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Dobinsons 16+ Taco Suspension

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Crikeymike, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. May 3, 2018 at 10:21 AM
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    JAL

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    Do you sell in kits to simplify buying?

    So if I wanted a simple 1.5-2” front lift and a 1-2” rear to maintain factory rake and don’t plan on adding winch bumper or armor other than sliders.

    With the main goal of a better stance and keep close to factory ride quality what you recommend?
     
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  2. May 3, 2018 at 10:40 AM
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    Ubolts and rear springs compatible with u bolt flip kits?
     
  3. May 4, 2018 at 11:51 AM
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    The 448 coils were on it already before the bumper, so once it and the winch were added, we had to preload the front a lot more to regain lift height, so we don't recommend those for heavier weight fronts. Those were changed out to c59-352 afterwards.

    Yeah, don't put heavy load coils until you add the front weight. You won't like it at all and it will lift too much.

    314 coils, 2.5" with no weight, 2" with 150lbs.
     
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  4. May 4, 2018 at 1:22 PM
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    I like this setup. Seems pretty complete
     
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  5. Aug 14, 2018 at 11:38 PM
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    Reviving an old thread I have just shy of 375 lbs between skids and sliders on my truck. Looking at the spring options up front would the heavy option be the way to go?
     
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  6. Aug 15, 2018 at 5:49 AM
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  7. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:03 AM
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    I wish there was a 72-75mm option w/ ~650lb coils

    I want something that's going to lift me 2.75"-3.0" but also maintain that height with a lo pro / slimline bumper and winch
     
  8. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:19 AM
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    I'm sure we have options for you. Slider weight is normally balanced front and rear. Those and the skids must be super heavy. Normally you'd use a heavy spring rate on the front if you have a bumper/winch. Do you have any of that?
     
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  9. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:20 AM
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    We don't have any 650# rate coils, but I can get you that lift with 730# rate coils. We had the same height on the black Tacoma in my avatar right before we sold it.
     
  10. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:23 AM
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    so with the 60mm lift (2.4") lift with no weight on front end, 730#

    and a slimline bumper and a winch (synthetic line) I get more than 2.4 inches of lift?
     
  11. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:29 AM
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    I have the same right now with the 730# on my mrr's and its smooth as butter. They arnt rough at all and hold the weight very well.
     
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  12. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:30 AM
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    We had the GS59-220 struts (taller coil seat and longer length) with C59-352 coils with the steel bumper and winch and were riding at 3" full lift on the front. If you didn't want it to be quite so high, you can use the C59-350 front coils with the GS59-220 struts to come in at below 3" lift with the weight on the front.


    Edit: GS59-220 have a 13mm taller coil seat, giving an extra 1" of lift (26mm) at the wheel, so when using those with a coil, it adds additional height. They also have a longer extended length to compensate.
     
  13. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:31 AM
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    excellent! thanks for the clarification.

    I would love to see some more pics of that truck
     
  14. Aug 15, 2018 at 6:38 AM
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    Did you do anything to keep from rubbing on the UCAs with the stock wheels wrapped in 285s?
     
  16. Aug 15, 2018 at 9:14 AM
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    I don't remember what he did, sorry. Probably wheel spacers
     
  17. Aug 15, 2018 at 5:18 PM
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    Is that with skids and sliders or do you have bumper and winch up front?
     
  18. Aug 15, 2018 at 5:28 PM
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    @Dobinsons Mike Will your C59-352 coils fit on OME 90001 struts?

    Do you guys offer any other color on the powder coat on your coils?

    I am needing to step up in my spring rate too. My OME 2886 660# coils are leaving some to be desired with the weight my truck is carrying.
     
  19. Aug 15, 2018 at 5:32 PM
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    Right now just skids and sliders, front bumper and winch are not on yet.
     
  20. Aug 15, 2018 at 5:37 PM
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    So you have mmr with 730# springs and heavy leaf pack?
     
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