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Not sure which Coil over

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Tacoma414, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. Sep 23, 2011 at 2:19 PM
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    I'd get the first one. The second type with the threaded collar requires you to re-use your existing top plate, which may be worn and sloppy, and requires a spring compressor.
     
  3. Sep 23, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    Thanks man, and they guys at toytec said my ball joints would be fine if it's set at 3, I can't afford total chaos UCAs or I would get them
     
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    I have the 2nd one and needed a spring compressor to install. You'll like the first, it's all ready to go.......and that's a good price!
     
  5. Sep 23, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    how do you like them though? off road and on road
     
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    I really like them! Wish I had an extended travel coilover for the type of wheeling I do, but these are really smooth offroad! The valving is pretty damn good for these trucks and on road is pretty good as well. Firmer than stock but I had a spacer on so these are waaaaay better! I think they are as good as you get with out getting a full racing style coilover. They are maintenance free as well so once they are on nothing else to think about. Toytec has a lifetime warranty!
     
  7. Sep 24, 2011 at 2:03 AM
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    That seals the deal, thanks man I'm definetaly getting these once I get the money, most of my off roading like 30-40 mph over braking bumps, pot homes and small dips, it sounds like these will handle that perfectly, but do you think if they are set at 3" will I have ball joint issues?
     
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    You may end up needing a diff uca mostly for alignment issues.....you may not have any though! I'd wait and see!
     
  9. Sep 24, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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    Yeah I won't be offroading to much but I'll have money for them later on
     
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