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Best rear shock for a 3 in lift

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cmytacoma, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. Feb 20, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    cmytacoma

    cmytacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Eclipse AVN 6620, Diamond audio 4.5" component in kicks, center channel with same mid and 2 tweets, infinity kappa perfect component 6.1 in front doors, kappa 6.1 coax in rear, sx900.4, fosgate power 1000, 06 L7 in ported box. BHLM, custom made sliders,
    I have walker evans coils , camburg UCAs, and a deaver 11 pack leaf. What would be the best rear suspension for a smoothe street ride. i know everyone loves billies but what about OME. and for the price i'm considering fox for less then 400 shipped but any suggestions are always great
     
  2. Feb 20, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    pataco

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    FOX 2.0 RESIS,LRUCAS,BILLY 5100S ON THE REAR.MAGNAFLOW 11264,COLOR MATCHED GRILL,YELLOW FOG MOD.OVER HEAD DVD,FEDERAL COURAGIA M/T
    ide say go for the FOX then.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2010 at 11:56 AM
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    SpaceMonkey

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    If you can get a good deal, go for icon resi shocks. Very smooth.
     
  4. Feb 20, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

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    Icon Extended Travel Coil Overs, Fox Rear Resi 8-Way Adjustable Shocks, Light Racing UCA's, OME Rear Leafs, M/T Classic Locks 17x9, Nitto T/G (285/70/R17), 5mm Billet Aluminum Spacers, Demello Sliders, All Pro Front Plate Bumper & IFS Skid Plate, PIAA 510's, Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers, O2 sims, Rear Timbren's & U-Bolt Flip Kit , 3* Rear Axel Shims, Extended Rear Brake Lines, 48" Hi-Lift with a ton of accessories, Wet Okoles, TRD bed mat, Borla Air Filter, Garmin Nuvi 765T, Viper 5901 remote start, 50% tint.
    I'm investigating the fox shocks that All Pro is selling. A little steep but they've got my eye.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    singlefin

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    Total Chaos UCA with Fox 2.5 RR coilovers, OME Dakars with Fox 2.0s on the rear, BFG KM2 on KMC Enduro's, All-Pro Hybrid Bumper, SDTruckShopRock Sliders, Warn 9.5XP winch, LightForce 170s, Leer 100XR, and ATO Hi-Lift Mount.
    im using the fj specific fox shocks re-valved 30/70. you can order 'em that spec for like 380 shipped from ORW or probably down south motorsports. i need to radius the mount slightly for peace of mind, but they do fit fine.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i have the walker 2.0 rear non-resi and they ride pretty smooth
     
  7. Feb 23, 2010 at 12:11 AM
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    cmytacoma

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    thimk im gonna give those fox's a try!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Feb 23, 2010 at 2:26 AM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

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    I'll be pulling the trigger on/around March 4th. Gotta make 100% sure that my promotion goes through at work before I can "justify" the purchase. :D
     
  9. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    cmytacoma

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    Eclipse AVN 6620, Diamond audio 4.5" component in kicks, center channel with same mid and 2 tweets, infinity kappa perfect component 6.1 in front doors, kappa 6.1 coax in rear, sx900.4, fosgate power 1000, 06 L7 in ported box. BHLM, custom made sliders,
    That's it Group Buy on Fox's who else we got?
    Taxes are coming back so its like your getting Free shocks. :D Congrats on a promotion in this economy! CHEERS
     
  10. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:29 AM
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    ktmrider

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    im liking the omes
     
  11. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:42 AM
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    cmytacoma

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    Eclipse AVN 6620, Diamond audio 4.5" component in kicks, center channel with same mid and 2 tweets, infinity kappa perfect component 6.1 in front doors, kappa 6.1 coax in rear, sx900.4, fosgate power 1000, 06 L7 in ported box. BHLM, custom made sliders,
    If they weren't neon yellow i'd be all over em:cool:
     
  12. Feb 23, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    ktmrider

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    That's what I thought too, but it's actually pretty legit seeing the bring yellow underthere. Also that's nothing a lil DIY black raddle can't fix
     
  13. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

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    Icon Extended Travel Coil Overs, Fox Rear Resi 8-Way Adjustable Shocks, Light Racing UCA's, OME Rear Leafs, M/T Classic Locks 17x9, Nitto T/G (285/70/R17), 5mm Billet Aluminum Spacers, Demello Sliders, All Pro Front Plate Bumper & IFS Skid Plate, PIAA 510's, Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers, O2 sims, Rear Timbren's & U-Bolt Flip Kit , 3* Rear Axel Shims, Extended Rear Brake Lines, 48" Hi-Lift with a ton of accessories, Wet Okoles, TRD bed mat, Borla Air Filter, Garmin Nuvi 765T, Viper 5901 remote start, 50% tint.
    I'm in! You put it together and I'll give Sarah at AllPro my cc#. :D
    I also need new u-bolts for my flip kit from them too.
     
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