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2003 Tacoma 3" front and 2" rear

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rginn, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. Feb 18, 2017 at 3:43 PM
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    rginn

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    Hello anyone, I just installed a leveling kit on my 03 Tacoma. this is what i got
    new struts
    3" front
    2" rear
    lowered sway bar with new links
    diff drop.

    now the problem is when i go over a bump like speed bump i get a clunk on the pass. side
    got to looking couldn't really see anything except today i installed new rotors and pads
    and this is what i found when i jacked the truck up. see photos
    tell this old man what the heck is wrong with this??? not really sure, everyone said it works great
    on the tacomas with no problem, famous last words.

    1st picture is pass side jacked up
    2nd picture is pass side on the ground
    3rd picture is drivers side jacked up
    4th picture is pass. side jacked up again
    5th picture is another shot of pass side up
    6th picture is closer picture of pass. side up
    7th picture is pass. on the ground
    8th picture is drivers side jacked up.

    what do ya think guys, I know where the clunk is coming from now so what the heck
    went wrong???

    I did not do an alignment yet.

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  2. Feb 18, 2017 at 6:20 PM
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    Theb0mb210

    Theb0mb210 Fuck Yeee

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    Pro comp 3' Lift Springs w/ 5100's all round. SPC UCA's. Pro Comp AAL rear
    Those stock UCA's? If so that is most likely where your problem is. Your coils and shocks look taller and thicker for the 3' lift and takes up more space. Bet it wont align within specs. UCA stressed out.

    Edit: UCA/UBJ rubbing on the coil
     
  3. Feb 18, 2017 at 7:03 PM
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    yes they are stock UCA's and I did notice after of course when i put the coils in that they are a little bigger then stock
    they told me they were OEM. but they are bigger coils, right now the tires have a big camber problem.

    so are you saying that if i went with another type UCA it would be OK??
    any suggestions?

    thanks
     
  4. Feb 18, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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    Theb0mb210

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    Yeah was gonna mention setting camber to max might rid of the pop/clunk but would alignment would still not be in spec. UCA's would correct that. There is no way the coil is OEM if you got a 3' lift. What brand? Is is adjustable?
     
  5. Feb 18, 2017 at 7:42 PM
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  6. Feb 19, 2017 at 8:12 AM
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    Theb0mb210 thank you for your input, very helpful. looks like I will have to order some UCA's

    thanks again
     
  7. Feb 20, 2017 at 11:25 AM
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    Ayyye, sorry I didnt get back to you. Have not been able to get on. I cannot tell if those are lift springs or OEM, link doesnt help much but if you acquired a 3' lift then you definitely need UCA's. I recommend SPC. Budget friendly and great for what you need them for.
     

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