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Lowering Suspension

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ProCompTacoma, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Jun 27, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    ProCompTacoma

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    Hello Guys...

    Need you help on this... I have a 06 tacoma reg cab... I want to lower my truck but DO NOT want to lose comfort in the ride... I dont want to go to low either maybe 1.5 to 2 inch or somethin... My question is any good vendor out there that I can use with quality product? I would not mind have a X-Runner drop persay... Thanks again for all your help!

    AV
     
  2. Jun 27, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    NelsonTacoma

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    Hmmm, I think this question might be better handled by the guys in the x-runner section. IDK, that's just my suggestion, most of the threads in the 2nd gen section seem to be about lifts.
     
  3. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:25 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    x2 but the SOS DOES affect your ride quality. its a little stiffer but MUCH bouncier than stock. the only kit that really doesn't affect your ride would be the DJM kit. the only thing really is your bumpsteer will get marginally worse, because of the tie rod angle.

    Sittin Sic makes drop springs, but they are stiffer than stock. they do however ride better than the SOS drop.

    there are the C2C kit (you would have to find one used) and custom spindle spacer kits, i can't comment on the ride of these but theoretically do not mess with spring rate.
     
  4. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:28 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Im sure the bouncyness could be cured with new shocks.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:34 AM
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    they don't make any aftermarket performance shocks that are shorter for our front suspension.
     
  6. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:34 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Really?
     
  7. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:37 AM
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    yesreally. not at the moment, anyway. there are a couple aftermarket shocks that will fit but nothing that is really much better, or that would fit a shorter spring or a lower spring perch.

    the only real upgrade right now for us base model trucks running the stock tokicos would be to upgrade to the stock XR bilstiens
     
  8. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Dam. That sucks.. You would think with all the attention the lowered trucks get, someone would make a set.
     
  9. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:40 AM
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    we don't even have coilovers yet. :mad: pretty fail. hopefully soon though :D

    we do have rear shock options though, just not fronts yet.
     
  10. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    install some shock hoops and put in a second set of shocks :D
     
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