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884s or 885s???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by basktaco, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Dec 16, 2008 at 5:36 PM
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    basktaco

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    hey guys i know i keep asking dumb questions, but i just want to do the right thing the first time. anyways i have an 08 access cab and i am about ready to order the lift, but what coils should i get 884's or 885's? Why or why not? thanks again guys, i dont know what i would do without ya;)lol
     
  2. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:00 PM
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    does that go for the 1st. gens too?
     
  3. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:02 PM
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    thanks man
     
  4. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:05 PM
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    on the 1st gen it's the 881 & 882's
     
  5. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:23 PM
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    chris4x4

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    and the 880's. :)
     
  6. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:26 PM
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    Really? i would thing those would be too soft? Probably wrong though. My buddy has 881's on a xtra cab and I still wouldn't think it's enough. Thanks for the correction :)
     
  7. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:35 PM
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    My bad. I thought you were listing all the OME replacement coils for the first gens. :eek: Yeah, the 880's only give about an inch of lift.
     
  8. Dec 16, 2008 at 6:43 PM
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    I just looked it up,
    They say that the 800's are "Comfort" spring with 1.25"-1.5" of lift, 881's are medium with 1.75" to 2" of lift, and 882's are firm and recommended only for double cabs and access cabs with added weight.

    I had just never heard of anyone using the 800's so MY bad :)
     
  9. Dec 16, 2008 at 7:44 PM
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    It depends on your usage and off-road mods. I'm running 886s and with full armor, a shell, & ARB bumper they required 1" Toytec spacers to maintain even lift.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Dec 16, 2008 at 7:51 PM
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    got 881's on my 04 trd double cab......got some lift out of it, and the ride is great.
     
  11. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:38 PM
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    So if I wanted a full 3" lift. I would go with the 882's?
     
  12. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:38 PM
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    would the ride of the replacement be better then the spacer?
     
  13. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:52 PM
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    Yes.
     
  14. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:58 PM
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    so would the 884s give me a full 3" of lift?
     
  15. Dec 16, 2008 at 9:02 PM
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    On a second gen? Use the 884's and the top plate spacer they come with.
     
  16. Dec 16, 2008 at 9:05 PM
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    ok thanks chris, i always know you will have the right answer. thats sounds kinda gay but its true lol
     
  17. Dec 16, 2008 at 9:13 PM
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    :eek: I have been wrong a few times, but there is always someone here to give a correct answer. ;)
     
  18. Dec 16, 2008 at 9:41 PM
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    if you use the 885 rather than 884 on the access cab is it bad? i understand they are used for heavier front ends but what if i wanted to buy the 885 just incase i decided to put on a heavy bumper in the future?
     
  19. Dec 16, 2008 at 9:43 PM
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    you wont have any problems......the front may sit a little higher unless you add an aal .....maybe 2 inch aal to the rear...and the ride may be a bit stiffer.....but it should be ok.
     
  20. Dec 16, 2008 at 9:44 PM
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    It may ride more stiff. The 885's are recomended for double cabs because of the extra weight. It wouldnt hurt anything running them on an acces cab, other than put the CV's at a bad angle, since it would give a little more lift.
     
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