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Looking for some Road tailored shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by DeedleBag, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. Apr 1, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    DeedleBag

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    Hey there TW! I am looking for some new shocks for my Tacoma. Recently I took a new job and it requires me to drive a lot more than I used to. I am looking to change out my shocks for some more road worthy shocks. I have just the Bilstein 4900s that came on the truck and I just need something that is not quite as stiff, something with a little more "give" in it, but not too giving to the point that I will bottom out driving over a curb haha. Any ideas, I know you guys are the best.
     
  2. Apr 1, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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  3. Apr 1, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    i think the bilstein 5100 do well on road, better than stock
     
  5. Apr 1, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    They'll do better but I think the OP is looking for a softer ride.
     
  6. Apr 1, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    Yea, I know the Bilstein's are fantastic, I've been looking at the 5100s, but I just think I need something slightly softer, anyone know anything about Monroe shocks?
     
  7. Apr 1, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    You have a trd sport and the shocks are specificly made for street. If you want a smooth ride try the regular sr5 shocks or if you have the extra coin shoot for some kings. I hear the ride like a caddy
     
  8. Apr 1, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    i'd focus on your tires, get a nice highway tire
     
  9. Apr 4, 2011 at 6:41 AM
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    My tires are already road tires, they have plenty of life in them still.
     
  10. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:21 AM
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    Personally I think the 4900's work well but you could try this route and go with the stock SR5 struts (Tokiko I believe??). They're definitely softer than what you've got and you could probably find a set on here pretty cheap.
     
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