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LOOKING INTO GETTING KING SHOCKS??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 07COMA801, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Feb 26, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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    07COMA801

    07COMA801 [OP] TOYOTA.. Because barbie drives a jeep..

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    looking into getting King 2.5" King Remote Reservoir Coilovers w/ Adjusters, for my 07 Toyota Tacoma

    and am also looking to to getting a 2.5"-3" lift but and am wonering witch order to buy all of my items?

    Lift & tires then springs or what? not very experienced under the hood but i am learning more and more every day and dont plan on stoping..

    Would research more but im currently working and dont have the spare time.

    Thanks guys:rasta:
     
  2. Feb 26, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    I would save the tires for last. And by springs you mean leafs or coil springs?
     
  3. Feb 26, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    07COMA801

    07COMA801 [OP] TOYOTA.. Because barbie drives a jeep..

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    King 2.5" King Remote Reservoir Coilovers w/ Adjusters:rasta:
     
  4. Feb 26, 2013 at 12:49 PM
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    well the kings would technically be your "lift". you adjust the coil with their spanner wrench. I dont know enough about the stock replacement stuff you may need after market UCAs and spindles.
     
  5. Feb 26, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    SoCaltaco65

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    the king OEM replacement system will give you safely 2.5"-2.75 in stock config, UCA replacement up to 3 inches.
     
  6. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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    So in other words the King 2.5" King Remote Reservoir Coilovers w/ Adjusters im looking at will be giving me a 2.5"-2.75" inches higher than stock??
     
  7. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM
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  8. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:16 PM
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  9. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:26 PM
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    Awesome thanks fellas

    And what would you guys recomend to get the extra 1"-.5" lift after the KINGS? theres soo much that can be done :cool: lol. but i dont want to drop my diffs either.:rasta:
     
  10. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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    like said before aftermarket UCA.
     
  11. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:37 PM
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    Crank the kings up till you get your desired height
     
  12. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:39 PM
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    Get some total chaos UCA's. Just wondering what you getting the adjusters for?
     
  13. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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    Wont that make for a really "stiff" or unpleasant ride?
     
  14. Feb 26, 2013 at 1:48 PM
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    nope you arent compressing the springs you are only moving them down.
     
  15. Feb 26, 2013 at 2:03 PM
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    Ok thanks :rasta:.
    So wanting a 3" lift and 285 tires (maybe 33x12.5) i can go with the KINGS im looking into and get about a 2.5"- 3" lift just with thoes?:D
     
  16. Feb 26, 2013 at 2:05 PM
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    well in the front yes.
     
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    You need a rear lift too, like blocks, add a leafs, or a new leaf pack.
     
  18. Feb 26, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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    Are these King 2.5" Rear Remote Reservior Shocks w/ Adjusters, 2005+ Toyota Tacoma going to do the same thing as the front pair would do?
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    http://www.offroadshocks.com/product...5001-121A.html
     
  19. Feb 26, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    By "Cranking" up a set of coilovers, compressing the springs is exactly what you're doing... You're gaining lift by preloading the coils so yes, it will make the ride stiffer. You can avoid this by buying taller springs.

    Rear shocks do not provide lift, they just dampen the ride.

    I gotta ask... King is great and all, but their remote reserior shocks and coilovers are pretty high end and built specifically to perform in high cycle rate applications. Do you have a need for that level of performance, if not you could save yourself some serious money. Do you need the performance of a remote resi shock or would a non-resi King, Icon or Fox shock do everything you'll need? If you have the money to blow, I'm not trying to talk you out of it, but at that price range you should know what you're buying.

    Lastly, if you're going to dump all this money into your suspension, I'd consider extended travel coilovers.
     
  20. Feb 26, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    Pugga: Would the ride quality be the same with longer springs (just less preload on the longer springs)? I'm wanting 3" of lift out of Icons but I'm afraid it's going to be shitty if I crank them that high without longer springs!?
     
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