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coilovers with or without reservoir???

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jr114, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Dec 5, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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    jr114

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    ok does having a remote reservoir on the front coilovers actually improve how the shock itself performs? just trying to figure this out and learn some more. because im not sure if i should order the coilovers with or without the reservoir. thanks guys
     
  2. Dec 5, 2009 at 9:44 AM
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    sweet thanks for the info man. gonna go without the reservoirs
     
  3. Dec 5, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    i say if you got the extra $ then just get the resi's if for only the bling factor. resi CO's just look bad ass
     
  4. Dec 6, 2009 at 7:55 AM
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    i have the resis.do i NEED them?NO.i got a great deal on mine and thats the only reason i got them.
     
  5. Dec 6, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    Like most said, it depends on your application. For most of us the ones without the resi will do fine. Unless you are a person that likes to run long in the desert where your shocks will have to work more then resi will help a lot. You are a prerunner so I am assuming you like the desert more than trails. So resi's might be worth it for you.

    With that being said I am getting Kings with Resi's.

    What are you looking to get?
     
  6. Dec 7, 2009 at 9:31 AM
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    ya im ordering later this week from offroadwarehouse.com they have packages with the icon and total chaos ucas for like 1500 right now. 1800 with the reservoirs i believe. think the fox ones are also 1800 with the tc ucas might go with those. need to make a decision by thurs cause thats when im placing my order
    http://www.offroadwarehouse.com/products/productID/39133
     
  8. Dec 7, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    Contact Sonny at Downsouth Motorsports. He can give you a better deal. He also ships for free I believe. He is a vendor her on TW.

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  9. Dec 7, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    Kings with resi's FTW...

    that way, you can go wheeling with us in the desert... put them to use...

    :D
     
  10. Dec 7, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    sadly i havent really taken my truck out and really run it. i want to. just honestly kind of scared of screwing something up. guess i just need to find someplace mellow to start out. any ideas
     
  11. Dec 7, 2009 at 5:22 PM
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    i hear ya on that...

    just dont go alone...

    best way to go though is...

    1. go with other rigs with some experience. in the event you do break something, you have the mechanical support of others to help you get out.

    2. run with some folks who are chill and won't leave you behind once out there if you can't keep up.

    3. don't be too nervous about trying it out. the older gen tacos are very capable and strong, just do it.

    PM me for more tips and info...

    you should cruise out to our december 18 weekend run in Barstow... you can park your truck at camp and jump in someone's truck... you can try your truck out too and have some fun...
     
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