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New shocks, new tires, and new tunes

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by o.b., Dec 7, 2007.

  1. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:10 PM
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    o.b.

    o.b. [OP] Active Member

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    Installed new bilsteins 5100 adjustable shocks set at 1.75", got my dunglops replaced under warranty with new some 275/70r16 yokohama geolander at-s and installed a new in dash dvd player. Early christmas for me.
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  2. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:12 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    sounds good man!!:thumbsup: so, how do the yokohamas ride??? should be really good for some off road fun!!
     
  3. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:27 PM
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    o.b.

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    The tires are p rated so they ride smooth. The shocks are awesome.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:30 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    Looks good.
     
  5. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:30 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    how'd u get the tires replaced w/ a different model under warranty?
     
  6. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:39 PM
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    o.b.

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    The toyota dealer blew me off and sent me to discount tire. They wanted to replace with the same brand, but I asked if I could upgrade. They said yes and I would have to pay the difference. The sucky thing is that those dunlops were only $63. I only paid $311 for all new tires.
     
  7. Dec 7, 2007 at 2:44 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    geez...cheap tires they put on....my stocks from tirerack.com are listed as being on special for $114 a piece.
     
  8. Dec 7, 2007 at 3:24 PM
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    sawdust

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    Is that Mustang Island?
     
  9. Dec 7, 2007 at 3:50 PM
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    das56170

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    did you install the bilstein shocks yourself? if so, how difficult was it?
     
  10. Dec 7, 2007 at 4:35 PM
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    Bill in Ky

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    Very Nice!
     
  11. Dec 7, 2007 at 5:16 PM
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    concrete jedi

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    Really sweet, is there much highway song with those tires ? :typing:
     
  12. Dec 7, 2007 at 5:33 PM
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    o.b.

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    I did install the shocks by myself and I do not recommend it. I didn't have any directions so it was difficult. I winged it off the toytec installation on their website. I went to oreilley and loaned a spring compressor. That was the easy part. The hard part was getting the new assembly back in. I am very mechanically inclined and it took me 5.5hrs. If you try it have someone help you. And to answer concrete jedi the tires are quiet.
     
  13. Dec 7, 2007 at 6:47 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    Looks good! Which DVD player is that? And can you post up some info about your front hitch (or point me to it if you've already posted it)? I've thought about doing one myself and wasn't sure how to mount it.
     
  14. Dec 7, 2007 at 7:31 PM
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    The DVD is a UV8 phase linear made by jensen. The reason I got that one is because you can bypass the parking brake switch and play it while you're driving. I paid $250 thanksgiving day at circuit city. I bought the hitch from jc whitney. It is a curt mfg. brand. I paid around $154 with a $40 coupon plus shipping. The hitch was an easy install, around 30 min.
     
  15. Dec 7, 2007 at 7:39 PM
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    Very nice. I hope Santa is as good to me...
     
  16. Dec 7, 2007 at 8:03 PM
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    Thanks! The hitch just bolts up? No modification or fabrication? Seems to good to be true if it's just bolt on! :laugh:
     
  17. Dec 7, 2007 at 8:45 PM
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    TuRDTACO

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    small dent on the hood, new foglight bulb, roughed up bedliner, been smoked in, suspicious stains on the passenger seat, boogers on the drivers seat, dirty floor mats, girl doodles on the dirty windows, loose wiring
    hey i live about a half hour from JC Whitney's Warehouse/home base lol
     
  18. Dec 8, 2007 at 5:38 AM
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  19. Dec 10, 2007 at 9:35 AM
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    I like those bilsteins, i'll be getting those whenver my TRD bilsteins wear out, but thats prollly gonna be a while
     
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