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New Coilovers

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by whiteknight303, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:41 PM
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    whiteknight303

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    Can i temporarily run new coilovers(Toytec, donahoe, or kings) With stock suspension in the back, and just adjust it to be level for now, until i get a new leafstack?
     
  2. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:44 PM
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    Yep. That's what I'm doing. I installed ToyTec coilovers and 5100s in the front, but haven't installed the rear 5100s or the AAL I bought.
     
  3. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:45 PM
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  4. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:46 PM
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    Yep.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:47 PM
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    Are those them on your taco in the pic? with just stock leafs?
     
  6. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:49 PM
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    Yeah - they are stock, but I had the rear TSB done. So that lifted the back end almost an entire inch.

    So, they are stock, but not really "stock"... :)
     
  7. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    ok sweet, so when i get the rest of my 3 inch lift i can just adjust the co's to level with the lift without buyin anything else right?
     
  8. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:53 PM
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    Sure you can. Just don't go over 3" in the front.

    How high are you lifting the rear?
     
  9. Nov 9, 2008 at 8:55 PM
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    um well id like a level 2.5 or 3 inch lift all the way around
     
  10. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:00 PM
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    Just noticed you have an '01. I don't know about them, but the rear of mine was almost 3" higher than the front (after the rear TSB). So, lifting the front brought it just about level.
     
  11. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:03 PM
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    hmm so how much do you think you would have to adjust the new co's on my 01 to level with stock leafs?
     
  12. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:06 PM
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    like 1.5 to 2 inches of lift
     
  13. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:26 PM
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    x2
     
  14. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:28 PM
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    does anyone know of any lower cost co's that are still good quality and can provide at least 3" of lift.
     
  15. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:29 PM
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    swayaway are the cheapest i believe, still good coilovers though, or do what i did and score a set of slightly used ones for cheap
     
  16. Nov 9, 2008 at 9:34 PM
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    toytecs seem to be cheaper than swayaways from the looks of it... does anyone know how the toytecs preform?
     
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