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coil or coil overs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by RC51, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. RC51

    RC51 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What is the one to go with coil or coil overs? With the coil is that all I need?:confused: I'm on a budget an want to do it one time. Coil overs are 600 or 700 but the coils are 299 wtf? Help
     
  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    What are you wanting? Looks? Better off roading?
     
  3. RC51

    RC51 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a 4x2 so looks an ride.
     
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    wat?
    i think u'd be best and cheaper to go coils..but also keep in mind its good practice to get new shocks for those as well
     
  5. RC51

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    How much can I off road a 4x2?
     
  6. jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    check my gallery or the 2008 uwharrie meet gallery and there are some pics of my black 4x2 in there...

    but generally, u'd be damn surprised at what u can do in that truck
     
  7. RC51

    RC51 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does it work out to the same price when you add the shocks?
     
  8. roxspin72

    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    when do coils become coil overs?

    I thought our set up's came w/coilovers, ie shock coil assembly; except that some aftermarket sets are Adj Coilovers. Just curious:confused:

    Its all symantics:D
     
  9. RC51

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    roxspin what do have on your taco?
     
  10. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Technically, any spring that goes over the shock is a "Coil over". People have started calling adjustable coil overs simply "coil overs". I have given up trying to tell people that the base suspension IS a Coil over.
     
  11. RC51

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    thanks chris so do i go with 882?
     
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    Thanks Chris, just wanted to make sure I was not smoking crack:D

    Nah, but I hear you on that, once a term is in play, might as well go with it... Coilovers they are LOL...
     
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    wat?
    w/ the DC, i think the standard is the 885's but let chris shime in
     
  14. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Yep! Jhodge is correct. 885's are the OME springs you want. Use with the OME n140s shocks for the best ride.
     
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