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$1000 To "YOUR" Front End

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Yota_dvl, Apr 21, 2009.

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Someone's giving you a FRONT END package, who do you want?

  1. Fab Tech

    7.3%
  2. Donahoe

    12.3%
  3. All Pro

    9.8%
  4. Camburg

    12.3%
  5. King

    20.6%
  6. Toyotec

    17.1%
  7. Bilstein

    7.3%
  8. Sway A Way

    4.4%
  9. Tuff Country

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Other brand-

    8.9%
  1. Apr 21, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    Yota_dvl

    Yota_dvl [OP] Well-Known Member

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    SAS KIT - trail-gear 5" lift alcan springs greasable shackels gears front 410 rear 411 Kicker subs 3,000 mile drive to Alaska, 3,000 back "Mod" rear diff breather
    Lets say someone will buy you $1,000 bucks worth of front end suspension. I know I want Coil Overs SO bad! and some Uni Ball uca's but of what money I don't use they'll give me. (I LOVE MY grand parents!!! last few trucks it was the was 1st thing to break so they'll buy a new one so it can't :) )

    - -Post pic's of YOUR front end AND SAY what is it and you happy or not-
    - I got a 1st gen but want to know some if brands are shit off road/ can feel cracks in the driveway compared to others. ya know the specks of em all-

    - - I want some feed back of what to get...
    - Looking for: Total lift of give or take 3" to the front end. I do play offroad mainly mud, typical dirt/ rock roads and your occasional rivers/ lakes and snow. I don't want to fully drop the diff. like cut and weld shit like some kits, though I do have a spacer kit that has the 8" bolts and spacers rather just use that.
     
  2. Apr 21, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Skip the spacer lifts, go straight for some coilovers. My spacer lift isnt cutting it for me and now i'm having to do it over with better stuff. At least go for some OME coil springs on their shocks if you dont want to fork out the 1000 for a pair of real coilovers. Maybe get some SAW coilovers as they're a tad cheaper at around $750.
     
  3. Apr 21, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    DanGer

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    watch out people will start flaming you for having nice family like they did to Lentsnh haha. That and awesome set of grandparents!
     
  4. Apr 21, 2009 at 1:44 PM
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    sapper987

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    I got a spacer lift. It works for me but the ride can be a little "harsh". If I had the money at the time I'd have got either the Toytec ultimate kit, or the Icon c/o's. It seems that a lot of people start with spacers then upgrade.
     
  5. Apr 21, 2009 at 1:45 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    I love my Skyjacker lift

    Edit: 3" performance strut in front, 2" full leaf spring replacement in rear. good middle of the road price to give you money for the uca's
     
  6. Apr 21, 2009 at 1:49 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I voted Donnahoe as they're high end and very nice. They're actually called 'IVD' now just so ya know, Icon Vehicle Dynamics.
     
  7. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    So is that a complete package or just the rear?
     
  8. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    NoWayOut

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    Nevermind
     
  9. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    If thats directed towards me I know i'm retarded and its probably a dumb question, but it just didnt seem like a complete package to me.
     
  10. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    NoWayOut

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    No that wasn't directed at ya.
     
  11. Apr 21, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    ETaco23

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    My setup! Toytec coilovers, and TC UCA's!:)
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  12. Apr 21, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    Color Match Grille, Bed mat, Icon's with JBA UCA's, Dakars and 295 BFG KO2, Bora 1" spacers, Snugtop Canopy, and my "Marshall Fabrication" Rock Sliders.
    Rides great! and I love the UCA's! I dont much hard core offroading like I think you do... But it was 10x's better then my spacer lift. I also have a 2" AAL+1" block in rear.
     
  13. Apr 21, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    that is the complete package. Front struts & rear replacement springs. Your factory springs swap to the skyjacker front struts thats why it may not look like the complete package, heres a pic of the difference in size
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Apr 21, 2009 at 7:47 PM
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    derekabraham

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  15. Apr 21, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    JimBeam

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    i voted SAW because i LOVE mine...however...you can get a HIGH quality suspension setup for not a shit ton of money with OME stuff
     
  16. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:39 AM
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    I got Bilstein 5100's to start. I had the front ones set to 2.5" and then had a add-a-leaf in the rear for 1.5" of lift. I just recently got the Toytec coilover kit that coverts the Bilstein 5100's to adjustable coilovers ($430). I also upgraded my UCAs to the Camburg ball-joint based UCAs ($360 to my door). I would have went with Total Chaos or even the Camburg uni-ball UCAs, but since I was only looking to fix my front end alignment issues I decided to save some money and go with the better priced ball-joint based UCAs. Have a look at my signature for all the mods.
     
  17. Apr 29, 2009 at 3:24 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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  18. Apr 30, 2009 at 12:41 AM
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    Bearskill

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    When I first read "getting a front end package", I thought it was some porn. But as it is I would go with Danahoe, AKA Icon. I love my Icons. the only other one I would go with would be the Kings. Your truck is worth the best.
     
  19. May 6, 2009 at 12:09 AM
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    imsikotic

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    Fox pro 2.5 Coilovers and Camburg uni-ball UCA's. Or just save the $1000 and work towards getting Long Travel. Good Luck and I hope you make the right with choice with whatever you get. Post some pics when you get it setup.
     
  20. May 7, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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    i love my toytec ultimate lift kit, 3" [​IMG]
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