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Comprehensive 5-lug 2nd gen lowering info.

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by ryanjboutin, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. May 3, 2013 at 6:50 AM
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    Phil Dammit

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    There is a giant group on xru already so I don't think they will be that bad.
     
  2. May 3, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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    Brendo Ballz808

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    I see so shouldn't be too bad but dayum I still don't have money
    Story of my life:annoyed:
     
  3. May 3, 2013 at 11:53 AM
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    Kavik

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    Damn, I would love to have some.
     
  4. May 3, 2013 at 12:10 PM
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    Right I'm in the process of saving for body panels and rear suspension





    I want adjustability
     
  5. May 3, 2013 at 1:32 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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  6. May 3, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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    I want full motor rebuild over these:-(
     
  7. May 3, 2013 at 3:08 PM
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    id love to have these but honestlry would be happy with a spacer i just cant find bolts
     
  8. May 3, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    Brendo Ballz808

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    can order them online from like fastenal just make sure its grade 8 quality i believe factory bolts stamped 10.9 and fastenal sells them too
     
  9. May 3, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    Fastenal will only supply in small amounts. You will be better off ordering in person. Fastenal tends to screw up orders on occasion. Grainger and copper state will only order boxes. 10.9 is the correct grade in metric. I machine the spindle spacers. You want legit cut spacers or you going to go ghetto with washers?
     
  10. May 3, 2013 at 4:29 PM
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    Legit ones would be better imo how much to make a set shipped to 21921
     
  11. May 3, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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    120 shipped, alum spacers, zinc washers, and corrected 10.9 bolts. What's size you want cut? I do .5 to 1.5
     
  12. May 3, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    1.5 would be what id like to have
     
  13. May 3, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    Ill pm u here in a bit
     
  14. May 4, 2013 at 6:58 AM
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    ok sweet
     
  15. May 6, 2013 at 11:08 PM
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    I don't know if this is the right thread to ask this in but I am currently running 3.5/4.5 (Professional install, notched) on my Tacoma and all I have installed on it is DJM 3/4 kit and Bilstein HD struts front and back.
    I would really like to get my truck to 4.5/5.5, and I was going to buy spindle spacers and a bigger leaf spring spacer to achieve that. But I was recently told that getting spindle spacers in the front is not recommended unless I get new coils, which I did not want to spend another 200$ to get different coils.

    Basically my question is what is the cheapest alternative I can do to drop another (1) inch in the front and back?
     
  16. May 6, 2013 at 11:40 PM
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    Thank you for the constructive response, however I just managed to come across a drop kit package that is being sold by XII http://www.xiiperformance.com/?page_id=1003
    Could you check that out for me and tell me if it's alright?
    What I really wanted to do is what whodatpopcorn did I guess. It seems to be the most cost efficient and simple.
     
  17. May 7, 2013 at 9:15 AM
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    Yup, you can do the spacer without buying new coils.
     
  18. May 7, 2013 at 9:25 AM
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    Does anyone know if you can take the stock sway bar from another Tacoma and mount it in the base model?
     
  19. May 7, 2013 at 9:48 AM
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    Phil Dammit

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    I'm the one that recommended he buy the stiffer stock height coils before doing the 1" spacers. Being that at 5" of drop up front he will want to be stiffer so as to not bottom out every where



    and no K only 5 lug sway bars work. I bought a 6lug one once, it no worky.
     
  20. May 7, 2013 at 10:11 AM
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    Phil Dammit

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    I'm the one that recommended he buy the stiffer stock height coils before doing the 1" spacers. Being that at 5" of drop up front he will want to be stiffer so as to not bottom out every where



    and no K only 5 lug sway bars work. I bought a 6lug one once, it no worky.
     
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