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Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by jmarquez808, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. Dec 16, 2012 at 11:42 PM
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    **Afe cold air intake w/pro dry filter, Yellow tint fogs, Daytime running lights, led dome light, led license plate lights, Led tail lights, 3 inch carbon antenna, spec d projector headlights, carbon fiber look interior trim pieces, Djm control arms, Djm notch, 4x4 leaf springs, beefed taco 2 inch blocks with offset pin, Rear Qa1 Shocks, Sittin sic stock height coils, x runner bilstein front shocks, weathertech digital fit floor mats, debadged.
    i got them for 120 i guess its kind of a gamble since i dont know exactly how much he used ten. he wrecked his truck and sold all the parts. Im getting this creakingtype noise from the front. Like the squeaky rear leaf sound. Im assuming its the stock springs. so Id like to get rid of that noise while helping to hold the front end up with this stiffer springs and have less bottoming out on the front end
     
  2. Dec 17, 2012 at 5:09 AM
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    I hate to be Captain Obvious, but have you greased the bushings on your DJM kit recently? You've got 4 on each side... that's a lot of opportunity for annoying squeaks.
     
  3. Dec 17, 2012 at 9:16 AM
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    **Afe cold air intake w/pro dry filter, Yellow tint fogs, Daytime running lights, led dome light, led license plate lights, Led tail lights, 3 inch carbon antenna, spec d projector headlights, carbon fiber look interior trim pieces, Djm control arms, Djm notch, 4x4 leaf springs, beefed taco 2 inch blocks with offset pin, Rear Qa1 Shocks, Sittin sic stock height coils, x runner bilstein front shocks, weathertech digital fit floor mats, debadged.
    lol yes captain obvious, ha ha nah yah i greased them prior to install like your supposed too. But i havnt been runnning them long at all. Maybe i have to grease them some more now that theyve had time to settle in and move around a bit. i donno. Ill try that too tho.
     
  4. Dec 23, 2012 at 9:32 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

    Who Dat Popcorn Dafuq

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    My truck squeaks too lol. It's a truck :p

    Nah, I'm prolly gonna get under it sometime next week and re-grease everything up :cool:
     
  5. Dec 24, 2012 at 1:03 AM
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    **Afe cold air intake w/pro dry filter, Yellow tint fogs, Daytime running lights, led dome light, led license plate lights, Led tail lights, 3 inch carbon antenna, spec d projector headlights, carbon fiber look interior trim pieces, Djm control arms, Djm notch, 4x4 leaf springs, beefed taco 2 inch blocks with offset pin, Rear Qa1 Shocks, Sittin sic stock height coils, x runner bilstein front shocks, weathertech digital fit floor mats, debadged.
    HA HA BUT EVERY SINGLE MOVEMENT IS CREAK CREAK CREAK, ITS SUPER ANNOYING. LOL , stupid caps lock. lol. How do you get to those upper zirc fittings with he grease gun. dammit my grease gun hose is too big. lol
     
  6. Dec 25, 2012 at 11:20 AM
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    **Afe cold air intake w/pro dry filter, Yellow tint fogs, Daytime running lights, led dome light, led license plate lights, Led tail lights, 3 inch carbon antenna, spec d projector headlights, carbon fiber look interior trim pieces, Djm control arms, Djm notch, 4x4 leaf springs, beefed taco 2 inch blocks with offset pin, Rear Qa1 Shocks, Sittin sic stock height coils, x runner bilstein front shocks, weathertech digital fit floor mats, debadged.
    Ha ha ha even used spit and it wont fit lol
     
  7. Dec 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM
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    i kinda made a mess w/ grease around the places where the control arms touched the frame. kinda helped. idk the squeaking will slowly get better but it never ends. rofl.
     
  8. Dec 29, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    Ha ha ill try that. Kinda sounds like its conong from my right shock on the top. Hmm we'll see!!
     
  9. Jan 2, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    **Afe cold air intake w/pro dry filter, Yellow tint fogs, Daytime running lights, led dome light, led license plate lights, Led tail lights, 3 inch carbon antenna, spec d projector headlights, carbon fiber look interior trim pieces, Djm control arms, Djm notch, 4x4 leaf springs, beefed taco 2 inch blocks with offset pin, Rear Qa1 Shocks, Sittin sic stock height coils, x runner bilstein front shocks, weathertech digital fit floor mats, debadged.
    Yesterday..... hungover..... lol changed the stock coils finally with the ss stock ride height coils that ive had since i installed the djm kit. The stock stuff was ok at first id bottom out somtimes on dips and potholes then after about 3 weeks they just turned to shit. They were squeaking like crazy and the front bump stop would hit the frame running over a pebble!

    Drove to work no squeaking no bottom out on the usual places ride is stiffer and way improved. What was i waiting for??? Well alignment is done now lets just hope these springs dont get the gay on me like the stock ones!!

    coils.jpg
     
  10. Jan 2, 2013 at 3:40 PM
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    Hmmm... well, I'm happy you resolved your squeaking issue, but is everyone with the DJM kit having the same issues or are you just *special*? :p (I just ordered the DJM front kit :eek: ) My guess is that the SS springs, being stiffer, prevent the suspension from moving as much as it did before and whatever was squeaking never gets it's chance to squeak :D

    Are you still using the stock front shocks?
     
  11. Jan 3, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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    Just read through this whole thread, this build is totally awesome. I love street trucks. Even though mine is not lowered and probably never will be, I like the look a lot. I find the 2.7s kind of funny looking when they're stock, but you've done a great job so far. I hope this truck becomes everything you've dreamt about.
     
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  12. Jan 3, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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    Actually for me i think it was the stock coils that were squeaking. I have brand new x runner bilsteins installed so once i removed those stock springs it was all good. Especially the right side and its probably because that one was worn out. I bottomed out and tweaked my frame long ago on that side on some back road so it was that one that was squeaking. But i reccommend the xii (ss springs same thing) highly because it really helps hold ur front end up.
     
  13. Jan 3, 2013 at 9:37 AM
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    Thanks man appreciate it!! More to come!! :)
     
  14. Jan 3, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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    i love the stock height coils. they kinda ride like shit though, but it's well worth it.
     
  15. Jan 3, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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    ha ha yah rough ride but better alternative to what i had before with the stock ones. Hmmm what about their drop coils i wonder if id be bottoming out again?

    Getting used to this drop already damnit.... I wanna go MOAR LOW!!!!!
     
  16. Jan 13, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    Comparison photos

    Stock VS. Modded Taco

    Who will win!!! Lol

    image.jpg
     
  17. Jan 13, 2013 at 4:01 PM
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    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    NICE!!! :cool:
     
  19. Jan 14, 2013 at 10:51 AM
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    Thank you gentleman!
     
  20. Jan 18, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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    **Afe cold air intake w/pro dry filter, Yellow tint fogs, Daytime running lights, led dome light, led license plate lights, Led tail lights, 3 inch carbon antenna, spec d projector headlights, carbon fiber look interior trim pieces, Djm control arms, Djm notch, 4x4 leaf springs, beefed taco 2 inch blocks with offset pin, Rear Qa1 Shocks, Sittin sic stock height coils, x runner bilstein front shocks, weathertech digital fit floor mats, debadged.
    Well I have an x brace available local for 200 dolla. Should i scoop it up. Not sure if that's overpriced or what
     

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