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coilover question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BCTaco14, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:00 AM
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    BCTaco14

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    So I come from the Subaru WRX world prior to my Tacoma. When modding the suspension in a car it is frowned upon to use coilovers in places like new york that have shitty winters because shit will get into the coilovers and ruin them. Is this the same for tacoma/truck coilovers? I am about to order some and just wanted to make sure they are going to last in the weather I am going to drive in.
     
  2. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:03 AM
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    you will be fine. Get'em
     
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    Doesn't the WRX have coil overs from the factory? What else would you use on a WRX?

    To answer your question, coilovers will do just fine in New England. If you get new upper control arms, be careful, some do not use stainless steel ball joints and they can pit on you.
     
  4. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:04 AM
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    The truck comes stock with coilovers. Adjustable coilovers have some moving parts and what not...but they are higher up off the ground than a WRX.

    Use parts from a quality company and you'll be fine.
     
  5. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:29 AM
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    which coilovers are you looking at? Not that the answer will follow-on to answer your question, I am just wondering. Ive always had coilovers on my cars, but never lived in a snowy place.
     
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