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Coilovers or Flex A Light

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by StAndrew, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Jul 16, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    StAndrew

    StAndrew [OP] Wait for it...

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    Hey guys, birthday is coming up.

    Im looking at either a Flex-a-lite radiator fan and controller (~$380 total) or some OME coilovers (~$150) to go with my bilsteins. Money is tight and $400 is pushing it.

    The problem is, getting the coilovers I still wonldn't be able to install until I get some control arms (~$400-$700).

    Anyone have a flex-a-lite fan and can give testimonial? If its a good buy, Ill probably get it over the coil overs for now. Otherwise Im going after the coil overs.
     
  2. Jul 16, 2011 at 1:17 PM
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    Nick_Taco

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    why would you need new control arms for the coilovers?
     
  3. Jul 16, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    get the coilovers... im running billys with eibachs and i dont have aftermarket UCA's
     
  4. Jul 16, 2011 at 3:04 PM
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    Dark Knight

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  5. Jul 16, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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  6. Jul 16, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    I dont need the UCA's, its just that I want to install all at one time. I dont get much garage time.
     
  7. Jul 16, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    TanSR5x4

    TanSR5x4 Hold my beer and watch this

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    coil overs if you need them

    but if you get the fan you should do a write up and review on it
     
  8. Jul 16, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    Will you be doing any barrel rolls??
     
  9. Jul 16, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    Hahaha. Hopefully not in my truck.

    I think Ill do the fan review. Ill save the coilovers and UCA's for Christmas.
     
  10. Jul 16, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    coilovers for $150??
     
  11. Jul 16, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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  13. Jul 17, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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