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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ETaco23, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. Jan 23, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 [OP] Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    I want some help here.. I was thinking about getting headers for my 3.4L for awhile now, But I resantly have been hating my front spacer lift. I actually think its my shocks, they have a little over 100K on them and feels really stiff. So I was wanting to get Toytec's coil lift with new shocks.

    What to do: New front suspension, or go for the power upgrade, (DT headers)?
     
  2. Jan 23, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I would replace the shocks since you feel they are bad. The should feel spongy after that many miles. My .02
     
  3. Jan 23, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    Janster

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    Definately get the front-end taken care of first.

    Everytime you get in that truck and drive around, you're gonna wish you had a smoother ride.
     
  4. Jan 23, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    True! thats what I figure. But, sometime I get in my truck and wish it had just a little more power.:D
    But no, I will def. like a smoother ride, and better lift. I just hate spacers! or ready got rid of my rear block. thanks for the reply!
     
  5. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    not really, I just have delt with them before, and I know they have good quality products.
     
  6. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    I would deal with the suspension. With more engine power, the already bad suspension is going to feel that much worse.
     
  7. Jan 23, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    Alrighty, Now its just whether or not I want to go with C/O or just do a coil lift with new shocks, and save the couple hundred...

    And I dont do any offroading, just like quality products. I'll be getting Toytec products. ANY INPUT IS HELPFUL! thanx
     
  8. Jan 23, 2009 at 2:42 PM
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    lol, yeah thats what I'm thinking. Plus If I just do the coil lift and shocks I'll be getting them installed by a shop. So really I wont be saving much at all.
    I'll be installing the C/O myself. I geuss Its coilovers for me.

    Should I get my trucks alignment done after words?
     
  9. Jan 23, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    Hey guys! I've been doing alot of reading, and was wondering if the C/O's have to be re-charged or rebuilt over time? If so, how often?
     
  10. Jan 23, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    I hope not! Really I dont know what Im ganna do yet. I've heard good and bad things from C/O's. So I think Im just ganna do a Coil lift with new shocks. (3" 882's, N-91S shocks) thanks for the help!
     
  11. Jan 23, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    i wouldnt want more power and my truck rides like shiit
     
  12. Jan 23, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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