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Just ordered elite off road bumper... recommenced new front shocks??

Discussion in 'Elite Off-Road' started by BeTacoma, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Oct 28, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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    BeTacoma

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    Hey guys, i just bought a 99 tacoma with 3 in lift and 33 micky tompsons. I ordered an elite off road front bumper (steel) but im worried about the weight. Im wondering what other people have done for the weight compensation. Any info would be great :):)
     
  2. Oct 29, 2013 at 9:54 PM
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  3. Oct 29, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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    These ^^^^
    Or coilovers
     
  4. Oct 29, 2013 at 10:42 PM
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    yeah, coilovers for sure, preferably over a high-pressure monotube style shock, like a Bilstein.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2013 at 8:20 AM
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    This is a picture of what I have right now. I havnt been able to find anything like these that are brand specific. Hopefully I attached the file correctly.

    front shock.jpg
     
  6. Nov 1, 2013 at 8:26 AM
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    Those should be perfect you could always crank some more preload on them if it sags
     
  7. Nov 3, 2013 at 10:39 AM
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    Ive only have about an inch and a half left in adjustment. I cant even find a brand name on these shocks so im wondering if anyone knows what they are. Id like to get an upgraded version of the adjustable style shock i have now.
     
  8. Nov 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM
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    The coil overs you have now are toytec adjustables,basically a bilstein 5100 with a threaded base instead of a 3 ring perch.

    i'd just get OME or eibach coils, or get SAW (sway-a-way) coilovers
     
  9. Nov 16, 2013 at 7:08 AM
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    right on, thank you :)
     
  10. Nov 16, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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    If you get new coilovers get heavier springs. I am running 700lb springs on my extended king c/o's with no swaybar. Ride is good on road but more importantly it is awesome off road. Or just get heavier springs for your toytechs.
     
  11. Nov 16, 2013 at 7:55 AM
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    whats the spring rate on the red coils? 550 or 600 #'s?

    Its a decent setup and you should be fine with just a bumper. but if you add more weight then you should probably get stronger coils. Plus you have plenty of room for adjustment left.
     
  12. Nov 21, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    @mainmo02 - im not sure what the spring rate is. Im also planning on a winch which is another 80lbs or so.

    @HBtaco02 - what was the purpose of taking the sway bar off? and I think im gonna look into getting stiffer springs for the coilovers I have now but the toytec website dosnt have what im looking for
     
  13. Nov 21, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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    I thought you might have 600 rate springs, if so you could go to the 650s?
     
  14. Dec 5, 2013 at 11:09 PM
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    is there a way i can find out?
     
  15. Dec 5, 2013 at 11:11 PM
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    There may be writing on the coils stating the model# or spring poundage.
    If not you can contact toytec and ask what coils come with the toytec coil overs.
     
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