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Downey Off-Road Motorsports

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by MiikeyD, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 1:15 AM
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    MiikeyD

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    I was wondering if anybody has dealt with these guys. Downey Off-road motorsports in Downey, CA

    http://www.downeyoff-road.com/index.html

    Another taco owner on the trails told me about this place. check it out
     
  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:04 AM
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    johnecon2001

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    I've got their skid on my truck. My only complaint is the shitty hand written directions and "universal" fitment of the skid. You have to widen a few bolt holes and guestimate where brackets should sit in order to get it on.
    But for $185... you can't really complain.
     
  3. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:35 AM
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    Dealt with them several times in the past for stuff on the 82 prerunner. Never had any issues with them.
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:40 AM
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    Could the "universal" fitment be due to them not listing anything except the lift kit for 2nd gen tacomas?
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 7:15 AM
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    I'm running their coilover setup. It's pretty much the same thing as toytec's lift that has the Bilstein 5100. Only difference I see between the two are the colors. It suites my needs and since I went in and talked with the guys for a while I got a pretty good deal.
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 7:18 AM
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    i heard that they are going to be out of business soon, they are selling what they have left in stock.
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 7:19 AM
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    Hmm...wonder what else I could buy there. Might have to swing by this week.
     
  8. Jun 3, 2009 at 7:58 AM
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    i don't think they have much left, all the old employee's riped that place off from what i have heard, they don't have that much for the 2nd gen, ist gen i am sure they have some stuff.
     
  9. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:01 AM
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    they have been around for 100000 years but i just went to their website and they dont offer any suspension shit for the 2nd gen taco.WTF?????
     
  10. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:07 AM
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    my uncle has the kit for the tundra, its a nice setup for the price
     
  14. Jun 3, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    how are their fiberglass parts compared to glassworks?
     
  15. Jun 3, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    lol, the TRD one is made out of flimsy aluminum. That one is made out of 3/16" steel.

    No way I'd go off roading with the TRD one.
     
  17. Jun 4, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    Downey used to be the shit back in the 80s and 90s! However with all the new manufacturers for late model Tacoma merchandise they seemed to have been left in the dust lately! They're still one of the go-to guys when you have an older truck or land cruiser.
     
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