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FOX FJ rear shocks in 09 Taco?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TACO619, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. Jan 8, 2012 at 11:27 AM

    TACO619 [OP] New Member

    Jan 8, 2012
    First Name:
    San Diego
    09 TACO 4WD DC
    I recently went to purchase some new FOX factory replacement shocks w/reservoir, and control arms for my 2009 Tacoma TRD 4X4. I found out they put FJ rear shocks in the rear, instead of Tacoma. I was told it was because my I had my original leafs replaced in the last 3 months with better brand new ones from Toyota. I was told from a pretty good source a while back that you only put the FJ shocks when you ran a Deaver add a leaf setup, and the new factory leafs from toyota (without Deavers) work best with the Tacoma shocks. :confused:. When I went to go pick the truck up I was told they had to "work at it for a while"
    to make the FJ shocks fit.:(
    Anyways any helpful advice that I can get would be very much appreciated.

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