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Going back to stock...no more DB kit. It can be done

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Coolidge, Apr 23, 2010.

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  1. Apr 23, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    Coolidge

    Coolidge [OP] Well-Known Member

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    King coilovers frt +3". Bilstein 5100 shocks rear w/AAL, K&N FIPK, Magnablow exhaust, Billet grill, clear corner lights, Sony stereo, JBL, Sub etc.
    As some of you may know, Im getting rid of the POS TM 6" drop bracket lift on my gen 1 (03 Pre Runner 2wd) 9 out of 10 people have told me "It cant be done" Well, it can. Work started yesterday:
    Parts:
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    The crossmember will be cut/trimmed here @ factory seam:
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    The truck will be trimmed/prepped same spot:
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    These are were measurements are taken w/tram gauge.
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    More to come
    Thursday 4/21/2010:
    The "fun" has begun:
    Prep/clean frame
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    Kit is gone
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    POS TM struts BLOWN/leaking:
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    as it was, and never will be again :)
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    Its going quite well....
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    $hit Kit:
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    Man, I "hope" its straight! lol :D :welder:
    3:00pm same day. Going back together....
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  2. Apr 23, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    IamJorgeEdward

    IamJorgeEdward Well-Known Member

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    nice work bro, waiting to see how it turns out, GOOD LUCK!
     
  3. Apr 23, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    Coolidge

    Coolidge [OP] Well-Known Member

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    King coilovers frt +3". Bilstein 5100 shocks rear w/AAL, K&N FIPK, Magnablow exhaust, Billet grill, clear corner lights, Sony stereo, JBL, Sub etc.
    Thanks man. Im stoked to say the least. With good preparation, having all parts ready, we buttoned up the frt end in appx 3.5hrs!
    Im getting the 315's swapped for 285's today and finishing up rear susp (removing blocks/keeping AAL's). I'll post more pics soon
     
  4. Apr 23, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Lookin good mang!
     
  5. Apr 23, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
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