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front eibachs are shot

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Greensystemsgo, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. Oct 6, 2012 at 1:21 PM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo [OP] 1 owner with clean car fox.

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    to much weight from the front bumper, whatre my other options?

    sas to come, but for now it looks silly, i bottom out on the easiest of whoops, and im starting to develop bump steer :(
     
  2. Oct 6, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo [OP] 1 owner with clean car fox.

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    elite offroad.

    heres how it sat in july,
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    heres how it sits now.
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    picture doesnt really do it justice for how bad it is, and with the springs having no real strength to them, like i said, backing out of my driveway to hard i bottom out, and now i rub more and more while full lock.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2012 at 2:45 PM
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    pippen

    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    What springs do you have and how long have you had them?
     
  4. Oct 6, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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    tomtom

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    I'm waiting on a set of Elite bumpers and will be stepping up to OME 882s when I install them. Although, I think it is recommended that they only be used on OME strut assemblies.
     
  5. Oct 6, 2012 at 3:54 PM
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    pippen

    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    Thats what I was thinking, I bet he's running 882 or something the like.
     
  6. Oct 7, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo [OP] 1 owner with clean car fox.

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    I have the ebachs as stated by the thread title, a hair over a year. the bumper ive had sense may. i do some light offroading, more highway miles :/
     
  7. Oct 7, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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    ...315's,2in bora wheel spacers,safari snorkel,wheel spacers,bruteforcefab rear bumper and sliders,afe filter,hi-lift jack,5100 with OME 886 & 1/2in spacer,allpro expo's,icon 10in rear shox,flip kit,ss brake lines,cobra cb,fog light mod,yellow fogs,weathertech mats,fullsize spare tire and extra sport rim,tinted windows,aeroturbine 2525 muffler dumped over axle...rear diff breather mod...removed factory spare...removed 2nd air filter...THULE roof rack and fairing....bud builts front to back,allpoo front bumper,BAMF lca skids,overland Offroad roof and bed racks,
    886's are for 2nd gen......but i recomend the heaviest ome spring for 1st gen
     
  8. Oct 7, 2012 at 3:19 PM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo [OP] 1 owner with clean car fox.

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    bout 45k, in a year, mostly highway.
     

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