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LOOKING INTO GETTING KING SHOCKS??

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

  1. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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    Pugga

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    It would be similar to short springs at a shorter lift height. It'd be like OME 884's vs. 885's.
     
  2. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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  3. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:19 PM
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    LT kits arent the same as Extended travel are they?
    If so i was reading there is a lot of tuning and shit you have too do more than an average off roading vehicle to keep them running good and not be obnoxiosly loud & squeeky.?
    im not looking too waste a bunch of money just want high quality products going under my truck and not regrett anything in the proccess:rasta:
     
  4. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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    No LT is not the same as extended travel coilovers, most people refer to extended travel coilovers paired with an aftermarket UCA that allows for more articulation as mid travel
     
  5. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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    You really have to ask yourself how much offroading are you going to do. I have a similar set up that you are looking at getting Kris, I do a fair amount of dirt driving on the weekend, and I still haven't found the need for adjustable compression shocks.

    TC UCA's are know to be really squeaky I know mine get that way if I dont keep them well greased.
     
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  6. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:38 PM
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    I'd call DSM and talk to them about what you drive, how you drive and most importantly your price range. We all want high quality stuff on our rigs but its silly to waste 3k+ (which is what you will be spending) if your not going to use them. If you want a true 3" lift to fit 285s look at the OME kit with 885 springs, 10mm spacer and full Dakar rear leafs. Over half the price and a solid kit
     
  7. Feb 26, 2013 at 4:40 PM
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    This. Good advice :thumbsup:
     
  8. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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    Thanks very much for all the help i will for sure look into the OME set ups.
    Also sorry DSM? someone help me with that one :confused:hah.

    And i plan on alot of moab driving, "rock crawling in a sence" alot of canyon and mountain off road trails, and ofcourse Utah has alot of SNOW:cool: lol soo alot of snow driving.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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  10. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:14 PM
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    Sounds like the OME with light racing Upper control arms with the Dakar rear springs is perfect for you
     
  11. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    But also with all that its saying you have to drop your front diffs too keep 4X4?:confused:
     
  12. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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    Nope no diff drop
     
  13. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:37 PM
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  14. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    Damn, this thing blew up in the last hour! :eek:
     
  15. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    You don't need a diff drop. For the 2nd Gen Tacomas, it's not really a diff drop, it just rotates the differential so besides the fact that it will not help your CV angles, it also rotates the differential so the rear of it is even more so out of the oil. Do what you want but I wouldn't put on the diff drop unless you're fighting vibrations that you can't pinpoint otherwise.
     
  16. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:42 PM
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    ^this, maybe i should have elaborated
     
  17. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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    So when it says front diff drop for 4X4 or you can select no diff drop for 2X2, they dont drop them just rotate the diffs? like you stated:confused:?
     
  18. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM
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    No just dont do the diff drop or anything with the front differential.
     
  19. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    So if i were to select the one that says No front diff drop(2wd). and installed the rest of this kit id still be 4X4?:confused:

    lol sorry about all the questions:cool:
     
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  20. Feb 26, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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    Correct, they just rotate the diff and provide for some low hanging bits to get hung up on trails.
     
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