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New suspension upgrade??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by icallhertaco11, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Jan 17, 2013 at 12:14 PM
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    icallhertaco11

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    Hey guys, i'll keep it short, basically I am looking to just kinda bedazzle my suspension area, and i'm just wondering what ideas you guys might have? Not anything extreme just looking to reinforce the suspensions area.

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  2. Jan 17, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    Justus

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    not sure what ur asking...........u want cheap remote resis for looks?
     
  3. Jan 17, 2013 at 2:55 PM
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    How about a nice suspension lift instead of the spacers, a tubular upper control arm, upgraded shocks, possibly remote reservior. Then again, that's a lot of coin just for a look.
     
  4. Jan 17, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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    Yeah...first thing you should do is ditch the giant spacer. Looks like you're running a drop bracket. Icon makes coilovers for 6" kits. Go that route! It will look better and drive a lot better!
     
  5. Jan 17, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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    That is a huge ass spacer... Pre-runner. Get a spindle lift?
     
  6. Jan 17, 2013 at 5:36 PM
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    Now does that mean that I have to buy a new kit with the coilovers, or can I buy them individually and install/replace what I have as far as the spacers?
     
  7. Jan 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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    It is a new coilover kit. The coil gives you the lift.
     
  8. Jan 17, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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    Your rear shocks look like crap too man. I see some broken shocks in your near future.
     
  9. Jan 17, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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    Oh okay cool thanks man.

    And yeah, that's why I didn't plan on doing any real offroading until I reinforced everything under there ahaa.
    Being a teen the mod process is slow and cheap for me ahaa.
     
  10. Jan 17, 2013 at 7:47 PM
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    No you won't need to buy an entire new kit. You can buy the coilovers separately. I believe Radlo also makes a coilover for the 6 inch kits.
     
  11. Jan 18, 2013 at 6:59 AM
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    Alright sweet!! that helps man i'll start the search:)
    Thanks guys!!
     
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