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If you had a few thousand dollars to drop in your Yota...what would you do??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by battleyota, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. Feb 16, 2012 at 6:20 AM
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    So, after reading through a bunch of threads...Looks like I'm wanting a new suspension...to a certain degree. So here is my idea:
    ---I got a 1st Gen Yota, I wanna replace my shocks. I was thinking of Fox 2.5 coil over, I already have some All Pro UCAs, and have OME leaf springs in the rear. And wanted something a little more performance wise for shocks in the rear also. So with this set-up what would you guys suggest?---

    any info will be greatly appreciated. thanks fellow Taco owners.
     
  2. Feb 16, 2012 at 6:39 AM
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    If I had a few grand to drop in my yota.. that's easy... Supercharger!!
     
  3. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:02 AM
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    LOL, :eek:well shit, never actually thought of that one...but I was mostly referring to the suspension of my truck.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:04 AM
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    Just got Kings all-around, TC uca's, and OME Dakars in the rear. All from DSM with a great discount. Then I promptly left town. :( Loved the few moments I had with them, though!
     
  5. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:15 AM
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    Kings?? Arent they similar to Fox? (i know we got some die hard fans on TW so don't kill me if I try to compare the two[​IMG])
     
  6. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:21 AM
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    If I dropped a few thousand dollars in my truck I would... pick it up.
    3in lift and 285s would do it for me.
     
  7. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:25 AM
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    Similar? Yes, but still different enough to make me go Kings. Along with the numerous reviews on this site, I also checked out reviews like http://www.offroad-engineering.com/foxvsking.html for a comparison.

    Some friends of mine race Baja w/ Kings, and that helped my decision, too, although I despise their blue color.
     
  8. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:26 AM
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    Smooth
     
  9. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:28 AM
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    Deffently appreciate the info.:)
     
  10. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:30 AM
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    with a few thousand dollars i would buy a gas card and load it up. #mpgsucks
     
  11. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:30 AM
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    :thumbsup: No worries. Post pics once you get them on!
     
  12. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:43 AM
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    Ohh you better believe I'll post some pics.
     
  13. Feb 16, 2012 at 7:51 AM
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    ya, so it looks like I may go with the Fox 2.5 Coil overs in the front..should I get a new lower control arm?

    And I still don't know what I should get for the rear. I looked on AllPro.com and found they have Walker Evans...does anyone have any experiances with those shocks??
     
  15. Feb 16, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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    kings or icons!! all i have to say! LT or lift! 4 inch is perfect not to much not to little just perfect!
     
  16. Feb 16, 2012 at 8:40 AM
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    I'm more leaning towards the Mid Travel and long travel suspension.
     
  17. Feb 16, 2012 at 9:35 AM
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    Any info on what type of Rear suspension....anyone??
     
  18. Feb 16, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    just depends on what you plan on using the truck for
     
  19. Feb 16, 2012 at 9:45 AM
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    gonna pick up my off-roading more than normal. more like trail ridding through different terrains.
     
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