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Off Road vrs Sport Suspension

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by tonyreo, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. Nov 4, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    tonyreo

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    Is there much ride difference between the off road tuned suspension and the sport suspension when driving on the road?
     
  2. Nov 4, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Its about the same
     
  3. Nov 4, 2010 at 1:23 PM
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    the sport is way softer. i test drove a sport and an off road back to back and the sport is much more forgiving on the road.
     
  4. Nov 4, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    My friend's 07 sport felt the same as my 10 offroad so that's why I said its about the same.
     
  5. Nov 4, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    The major differences affecting the ride are:
    The Sport has a larger diameter sway bar, constant rate springs (Off Road has progressive), and the 17" wheels and tires.
     
  6. Nov 4, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    NetMonkey

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    heh... i guess everyone perceives the ride differently. to the OP, go test drive both and see what you think :)
     
  7. Nov 4, 2010 at 5:06 PM
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    When I started looking I test drove both... a DC O/R and DC LB Sport. I thought the DC LB Sport drove nicer on the road. Since my driving will be 75%+ on pavement I'm in the market for DC LB Sport.

    Test drive them for yourself and see which one you like better.
     
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