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$3500 for a suspension

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Bubbarr, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. Oct 29, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    Bubbarr

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    Hello everyone. Its been a while since I posted but I have a question. I have been saving and I want to spend about 3500 on a 3" lift / suspension. What should I get? Please help me out. I want a good all around suspension that allows me to do some crawling if possible and allows me to do some bombing through the desert. I also need to be able to put a quad or motorcycle from time to time in my bed for hauling things to a track. Just thought I would mention that in case it matters. Thanks in advance everyone. By the way, I have a 2009 Tacoma shortbed Double Cab TRD off road 4x4.
     
  2. Oct 29, 2011 at 11:52 PM
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  3. Oct 30, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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    Konaborne

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    Coilovers (Icon, Fox, King, Sway-a-way)


    with new UCA's (Total Chaos, Downsouth motorsports, Light Racing, Camburg)

    new LCA's

    and a new leaf pack (Deaver, All-pro expo, OME dakar)s


    If I were you, I'd get the coilovers, UCA/LCA (Brands up to you, cant go wrong with any of them; but do some research into them) paired with the all-pro expo leaf pack. AP made them especially for people who carry loads in their beds, so you'll get good flex with good carrying capacity
     
  4. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:32 AM
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    Damn. I cant wait. I want a lift bad. So many options. So far I like King Coilovers and I like Total Chaos for UCAs.

     
  5. Oct 30, 2011 at 7:37 AM
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    you'll have a bangin truck if you follow konabornes instructions
     
  6. Oct 30, 2011 at 7:45 AM
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    Are you/have you upgraded tires yet? Is that included in that $3500? If not that may be nearly $1k out of suspension money. Like stated above: Coilovers UCAs Leaf-pack, don't forget rear shocks as well
     
  7. Oct 30, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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    Yes. I have duratracs on right now and have new rims.
     
  8. Oct 30, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    Yeah, I want the full Monty. As much suspension I can get for 3500. Front and rear.
     
  9. Oct 30, 2011 at 10:50 AM
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    Mid travel icon res coilovers, res 10in icon rear shocks , Allpro 3in leafs( expos if you haul 500lbs all the time) uniball uca's, as extended brakes lines and TIMBREN bumpstops
     
  10. Nov 2, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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    Working with SD Truck Shop on getting the following setup:
    OEM King shocks with Res. Front and Rear
    Deaver three pack
    Built Right UCAs
    Diff Drop
     
  11. Nov 2, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    DR coilovers AAl 285 kelly safaris lightbar/skidplate need more!
    just go full LT for that kinda money! im sure you could find some good dealleooo
     
  12. Nov 2, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    alot of metal, small engine, decent travel.
    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    dont get oem kings!!!! wasteee! get extended king coilovers, tc or camburg upper control arms, spindle gussets. no need for lcas, thats like 1400 and a waste of money.

    then for the rear i would get dakar 3 inch leaf pack with the new icon 2.5 rear resi shocks, u bolt flip kit, and timbren bump stops


    lol full lt for 3500. yeah right
     
  13. Nov 2, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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    dude you can use metals and make longer a-arms in your moms kitchen for well under 3500 duh!
     
  14. Nov 2, 2011 at 10:37 PM
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    Whats the diff between the OEM and the extended?
     
  15. Nov 3, 2011 at 2:13 PM
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    Dont quote me on this but I believe the extended ones have more travel to them
     
  16. Nov 3, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    quoted!!!!!! and yes u r right! and yeah like 97yota4wd said dont worry about lcas, they cost too much to be included in a $3500 list! and just fyi, right now there are a few threads started of people on here selling most of these parts for discounted prices so i would look a little before u pay retail for them!

    and Hard2kills list is perfect: Extended resi coilovers with ucas in front, resi shocks, allpro leafs, extended brake lines, timbren bumpstops in back
     
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    I am not seeing the King extended shocks. I can easily find the OEMs but cant compare them to the extended you speak of. Are they called something else?

     
  20. Nov 5, 2011 at 8:59 AM
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    king does not make an extended version of the OE bolt in CO's. i'm sure if you called them up and asked them to they can take care of it for you, but it'll cost a bit more.

    Icon is the only company i know of that offers the extended travel version of their CO's.

    the ext. travel CO's offer about 1" more droop travel when paired with an aftermakert uni-ball UCA. do not run the ext travel CO's with stock UCA or the LR UCA because you'll max out the upper ball joint and it will fail.

    the ext travel CO's are nice because you get the max amount of travel you can get with a bolt on set up, OE spec set up, but were talking about 1" of travel here. it's not the end of the world if you dont have that extra 1"
     
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