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bent TRD shock

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Lentsnh, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    I was helping out Stillfly on another thread when I noticed my TRD shock was not straight.

    I looked a few days ago and noticed that there ARE rub marks along the body of the shock.. should i be worried?

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  2. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    ktmrider

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    well time to cage the rear before you do the front now hahaha
     
  3. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    I'd say it's not a good thing...
     
  4. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Oh dang! :cool:
    Agreed. I just wanted to make sure my eyes are not tricking me
     
  5. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    Yeah, I would say that's not a good thing but I honestly can't tell if it's bent or not by your pic.

    Fink
     
  6. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Dellosa89

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    How the hell did you do that, when i had my TRD shocks i beet the living piss out of them and never had that happen. Well as long as your shock mounts aren't bent im sure the shock will still work fine, but i would upgrade your shock soon.
     
  7. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    To me it looks like the lower mount is bent
     
  8. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    Pictures arent always the best reference but It seems like that picture is pretty accurate. Because it doesnt seem to have any pixelated areas or blurs
    Beats the heck out of me. I only have 86K on my truck. And I have beat the piss out of mine too. And I plan to keep it like this until I can afford the LT front and rear(far future).
    Dont say that!!!! :(





    :p
     
  9. Jan 26, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    Agreed.

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  10. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    Dont know how it could have happened...
     
  11. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    Curb, parking stopper, rock, small child...who knows?

    Fink
     
  12. Jan 26, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    a 16 year old driving. s**t happens.:D
     
  13. Jan 26, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    The only thing I recall going over a curb... But i wasnt going fast at all

    :eek:

    theres an excuse to get new shocks though!!!!:cool:
     
  14. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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    I have a pair of them off my 07 TRD Sport if you'd like a replacement set.

    :)
     
  15. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    I have no idea. I hope its neither:(
    And if it is the shock I will PM you. Thanks!
     
  16. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    which part?
     
  17. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    Oh haha ok. My bad.


    How many miles do you guys have on them?
     
  18. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Well...... I looked more closely. And Its the shock mount that has twisted sideways EVER so slightly.
     
  19. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    I know what that's from! Lents I think you know to
     
  20. Feb 1, 2010 at 4:54 PM
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    :boom::lalala::notsure:



    I dont know...... I guess this means I have to get a Tundra Axle....
     
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