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Best Suspension for Towing

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacoanglerr, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Feb 16, 2013 at 6:57 PM
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    tacoanglerr

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    I'm looking to beef up my suspension for towing. I have a 2009 Tacomo 4x4 TRD. I'm towing a 21' Cape Horn Offshore. I'm estimating the weight to be around 4500 lbs when fully fueled. I know i should get a bigger truck but its not an option right now. Plus I love my Taco :) I'm been looking at 5100 adjustable or ranchos. Anyone towing with the same amount of weight towing, have any recommendations? Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. Feb 16, 2013 at 6:59 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Do you want lift or stay at stock height ?
     
  3. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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    Iwould maybe suggest dakkars with dakkar aal or allpro expos(not sure about over loads)??? then add air bags. im sure someone will correct me sooner than later lol
     
  4. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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    ajohnson

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    I recommend a set of Firestone ride-rites. I love mine.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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    Is that 1000 pounds over ?
     
  6. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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    I already have a Reddy Lift Kit, 2.25 inch kit. Its a spacer kit. But i was thinking about taking it out if i needed to, so i can put adjustable's on.

     
  7. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    I just order Timbren for the rear, but i need to replace my shocks too. Just wonder which ones are the best for towing.

     
  8. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    Pugga

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    Air bags. Firestone seems to be a popular brand for those.
     
  9. Feb 16, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    im shock retarded... maybe blitsens that way you get adjustment for a fair price
     
  10. Feb 16, 2013 at 8:44 PM
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    tacoanglerr

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    I think the Tacoma is rated for 6000 or 6500 lbs with the towing package. I could be wrong though.

     
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