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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by houndsmen, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    houndsmen

    houndsmen [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok so i have 2.5 coil spacer with diff drops.
    i need new coils i just put a bumper on my truck so it sags a little in the front due to the weight.... :confused:
    any ideas of what i could do or add to the front to pick it up?
    im looking at the coilover lifts from king. the adjustable ones but does that mean i have to take off my spacers and diff drops.
    they are up in price as well! :eek:
     
  2. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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  3. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:34 PM
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    Thats a lifting coil to I beleive so you'd wanna set your Billy 5100s at a lower setting...maybe like .75 or something
     
  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    Year of you truck?? What you are looking to spend?? You trying to fit larger tires or just a little bit of lift??
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    He's looking to eliminate the front sag due to the new front bumper...the 886s would work right?
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    OME coils have always been known to sag on the 1st gen tacos...

    if within financial reach, go for the Kings like you initially said... you can always crank the coils up when need be, and you can revalve them as needed to soften/stiffen the ride....
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    it is a 2001 four door... so if i add the kings would i have to take off the coil spacers?

    Thanx for the help guys
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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  9. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    yes, you would take the whole shock/coil assembly off and replace it with the King coilovers... the Kings are a better ride...
     
  10. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:01 PM
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    oh ok! so whats the highest ride you can get off the kings? like from 1"-3"
     
  11. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    if you pushed it, you could crank up to 3.25" but your kidneys would kill you... 2.5" to 2.75" is comfortable... 3" is doable...
     
  12. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    haha.... ok sounds good! thanx for the help!
    what size of lift do you have on yours?
     
  13. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    im long travel so im up at a lil over 4" on King coilovers...
     
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