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Colorado B.S. Thread

Discussion in 'Colorado' started by Kappes03, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Nov 16, 2019 at 4:38 PM
    In4aride

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    Gotcha. Nope. Just doing a full c/o a little different than the norm. Was testing dual springs but the noise is a bit more than I want to deal with, so just doing a single 16" spring. The dual rates would have been nice, but just not enough throw to make it worthwhile.
     
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  2. Nov 16, 2019 at 4:40 PM
    bot102

    bot102 The guy who ask a lot of questions

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    Which c/o did you end up going with?
     
  3. Nov 16, 2019 at 4:50 PM
    In4aride

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    I have a few I am playing with. All are 2.0 resi 8" throw. However the collapsed/extended measurements vary quite a bit. The S-A-W are looking like best option so far for packaging.
    Went 2.0 as we do pretty slow stuff and with the resi, it's plenty enough fluid to keep from over heating. Plus being able to run just 2.5 spring vs 3.0 spring helps with packaging and limiting spring/uca contact at droop. Still deciding between uniball sizes. I know most run 1" but I'm looking between 1.25 and 1.5". Leaning to the 1.5 since I saved a little room with the 2.0's.
    Lots of mock up, change, mock-up, change, rinse and repeat.
     
  4. Nov 16, 2019 at 5:42 PM
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    Stuff and junk and things...
    FYI A larger Uniball won't increase your usable travel on standard length arms. All your gaining is strength and "longevity" going with Trophy truck part. FYI stick with the standard 1" ball that can be sourced easy and not going to cost you bank for the bearing and weld in cup.
     
  5. Nov 16, 2019 at 5:52 PM
    In4aride

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    Oh I don't think it'll help travel. If anything it'll hit the spring sooner and cause me to limit more than a smaller one.
    The 1" guys are readily available to the Tacoma crowd brands, but I see a lot of 1.5" from my other vehicle friends so the spare parts are more readily available from then on trails. And I can source them easily. Most are in the $100 range for kit including cups which is super cheap for a 1.5". I'm used to $100+ lifetime heims and ballistic joints for other builds.
     
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  6. Nov 16, 2019 at 6:03 PM
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    #baller!!!

    Price out some NHBB parts and LMK how that fits into the budget!

    https://nhbb.com/files/catalog_pages/page_8.pdf

    It's been years since I have priced out TT parts, it sure has come down in price for sure! I remember Herbst prep dudes couldn't sell the barely used 1.5" uniballs and hiems back in the day since no one else ran parts that big or expensive.
     
  7. Nov 16, 2019 at 6:14 PM
    In4aride

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    Haha. I just know I can pay now and be good or skimp now and have to pay again later. So I just accept that mindset. I usually run fk stuff since I've had good history and have a connection for them. I'll have to check those out though.
     
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  8. Nov 16, 2019 at 6:19 PM
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    FK is the average person's go to or at least should. That's all I buy for shock rod end replacements.

    NHBB is the best of the best and the aerospace go to for bearings.

    FK hook up you say...

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Nov 16, 2019 at 6:27 PM
    In4aride

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    Yeah I love their stuff on steering parts. Doesn't kill you but better than anything else in their range.
    Ha not my hookup, one of those buddy has to order for me kinda gigs. I wish it was my gig.
     
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  10. Nov 17, 2019 at 11:04 PM
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    Anyone able to confirm the thickness of the front plastic on our bumpers (If you cut them) is 1/8" thick? Looking to order some edge trim, best I could measure was 1/8"
     
  11. Nov 18, 2019 at 12:26 PM
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    Talk to Michelle Smith at Groove Toyota. I dealt with pretty much every dealer in the front range (even some in Kansas and Nebraska) when shopping for the wife's 4runner. She was by far the best. I emailed her telling her what I wanted to pay and she said ok. I drove in that afternoon and the paperwork was all ready to go at the price I said, no BS, just a quick easy sale. Her number is (720) 880-8384 and her email is msmith@groovetoyota.com
     
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    Thanks for the info!
     
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    I also had a great experience at Groove purchasing my Tacoma (after checking with every dealership in the state and a handful out of state). So much so that we also went back for my wife's Highlander. I dealt with Austin Leblanc for both.
     
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    I also got my Taco at Groove in September right after the 2020s came out. 15 minutes of talking price. Wrote a check. Out in about an hour on a Satuday. So nice when you don't have to deal with any financing BS.
     
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    When the cutoff discs come out the full face shield comes out. You dont wanna catch that in your nose, cheek, and or mouth either!
     
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    That and not putting your face in the line of the exploding centrifugal force...
     
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  20. Nov 18, 2019 at 10:15 PM
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    No one ever talks about the pesky braided wire wheels. Those damn things hurt. goes right through a hoodie.
     
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