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1 inch closer to the ground!

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by Kavik, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Aug 27, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    Kavik

    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Changed my 2 inch drop to a 3 inch drop. Not that noticeable by looking at it but I can feel it.

    Out with the old.

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    In with the NEW.

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    Before.

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    After.

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  2. Aug 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    Engine bay: aFe Pro Dry filter Secondary air filter deleted Sokie Tech hood damper kit Xscorpion dual 0g wire ring terminal (3) Big 3 upgrade (0g wiring) HID kit (headlights - 3k) Bullz Audio 0g wire Exterior: Blacked out OEM headlight housing Front grille swap (to chrome, dipped red) XR front bumper valance (dipped red) Aftermarket fog light kit w/OEM switch Rear bumper swap (to chrome) 99 Cents Store tailgate lock Suspension: 1" spindle spacer kit (Addional nuts and longer bolts added) 4x4 leaf pack swap (middle leaf removed) 1" Drop Blocks Air Lift rear helper springs Rims: 18x9.5 Asuka ST 15-2 rims et26 all around 5mm billet aluminum wheel spacers 225/40/18 tires all around Neochrome lock nuts Pepboys valve stem caps Interior: Wink Mirror rear view Center console lid fabric Metra Dash kit Pioneer DEH 5000ub Hifonics Zeus ZXi 6410 PB 6 1/2" component speakers up front 10" JBL GTO 1014 (2) 4 ohm svc in dual ported box JDM Fuchsia shift knob (old Dickies pants shift boot)
    SO MUCH NICER imo.
     
  3. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:06 PM
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    Kavik

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    Is it weird that I can tell the difference when I sit in my truck?
     
  4. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:10 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    since you ride in it so much, you tend to notice the little things

    when I swapped my AAL for my leaf pack, I went up 1.7" in the rear
    holy shit, the first time I got in I felt like the truck was going downhill :laughing:

    looks good!
     
  5. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    Kavik

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    I like it! It feels a little bit more level haha I probably won't notice it in a week.
     
  6. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:28 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    like previously stated you will notice eventually or will instantly. I stare at my truck a lot ... more so that my parents seem to think I have mental problems ... .. :p but I notice the little things to the larger things here and there but mostly due to watching/listening for them even though I have the stereo up. In all honesty it's your ride, you should in a sense be in tuned with it since it's your method of transportation as well as something you ride in a lot.
     
  7. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:29 PM
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    Nice, good job.
     
  8. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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    Oh I am right there with you, my girlfriend thinks I am mental about my truck because I take care of it, but I like the drop, I really want better suspension now. goodbye paycheck! lol
     
  9. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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    Az lowtacoma

    Az lowtacoma Mini Truckin'

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    See told you those blocks are sweet. I haven't been able to get mine on yet I'm jelly.
     
  10. Aug 27, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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    Kavik

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    Really nice quality blocks. Beefed Taco blocks are the way to go!
     
  11. Aug 30, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    Your truck looks dope to i forgot to add
     
  12. Aug 30, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    I'm digging the lowered tacos looks good
     
  13. Aug 31, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin Mob dirt parking lots.

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    No bump stops, no notch...are you hitting frame or 3rd member with the stock shocks & leafs?

    If not, you will be soon. lol
     
  14. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:15 PM
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    Kavik

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    yep, I hit frame the other day, I am about to get some bump stops, any shock recommendations guys?
     
  15. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:19 PM
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    ryanjboutin

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    QA1 -TS7003

    You'll love them; 18 settings from spongy to F1 stiffness.
     
  16. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    Know of any place I can get a good price for them?
     
  17. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:34 PM
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    Call and talk to Luis.

    He's well known on customtacos, good guy.

    http://paradiseracing.com/Store/
     
  18. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    Kavik

    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    Any big differences between the single adjustable kit and the double adjustable kit?
     
  19. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:45 PM
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    ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin Mob dirt parking lots.

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    The price and the double gets it way stiffer.

    It's not reeeeally needed, but since you don't have a notch, you might want it.

    You should be fine with the single adjustable shocks though.
     
  20. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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    Kavik

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    hopefully I can put some money towards these soon, pretty easy install I assume?
     
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