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orlando (drinks on me!!)

Discussion in 'Florida' started by br217398, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    Hey, there anybody near Orlando that wants to get together and help with new struts and coils for my truck???? ive got the beer and pizza!!! :D
     
  2. Brunes

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    Dood...I wish I was still in Tampa-I totally would helped ya out!! You get them on??
     
  3. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    no not yet... i needed a spring compressor, and the auto shops arround here wanted to charge me 50 each to do just put the springs on the struts, and the cheapest i could rent a compressor for was $40 a day. So, i bought a spring compressor myself for $10 on ebay, and am waiting for it to get in. Its cool though nice little weekend task for me.

    Biggest issue is that they are TRD, and i have a Base.... Its a learning experiance to see if they really WILL fit, and if they dont, ill be able to let people know why. I have a 3 day weekend coming up ill let you know by next week if youd like
     
  4. MyToyTaco

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    You got it! Sweet. Good luck on the install! WHat kind of spring compressor did you buy? If it's similar to this...you should use 2 of them, one on each side of the spring:

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  5. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    hey yeah thanks!!!!!! looks good! thats the two i have, and it has a two safety rods with it (atleast i assume thats what they are)

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    PS( ups is still showing that they need have not been delivered :)
     
  6. rick

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    i'll help you. it would have to be on the weekend.
     
  7. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    hey rick that would be cool. Just an fyi it may or maynot work. if your cool with trying to help make it work well work a time out.
     
  8. MyToyTaco

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    lol
     
  9. tigerfan00

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    PLEASE be careful with those spring compressors...keep the springs aimed away from you...i really dont want to read a story about a spring hitting you in the chin
     
  10. Killer Red Taco

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    Chin would hurt, but think about the boyz. A cup might be in order!
     
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    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    i think either way i'd die and lose a particularly important part of my body
     
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    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    Wow, sketchy,is that aluminum? be careful for sure.
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  13. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    thanks for all the warnings!! i dont want to be lefty or become castrated!!!!!:eek: It is made out of steel or something pretty darn heavy even though they look pretty flemsy they weight 20 lbs total. Ill be sure to keey my hand legs and feet as far away as possilbl (ill let my brother do it):D ok just kidding.
     
  14. 8th sin

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    Did you ever get this done? I'm putting in some TRD shocks this weekend. I don't have a spring compressor, but I've used them several times in the past.

    and I have a IR titanium pneumatic impact gun :D
     
  15. hillbillynwv

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    I lived in Orlando 1999-2004, If I still lived down there I'd give you a hand. I rented spring compressors when I replaced my front shocks on my 95 Tacoma while living in Orlando. I rented them from Auto Zone I think for $40 and got my money back when I returned them. Cost nothing really. Your not supposed to use air tools to tighten these down, I really don't know why. It's best to have a friend tighten one side while you tighten down the other, it goes a lot faster. Good luck and be safe working on them.
     
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    Damn.....just realized this original post was 2 months old........hope you got them on.
     
  17. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    heh thanks for the reply! ^^^^^
    ive tried 3 times now with no success due to certain issues. but i should have everything solved by tomorrow!!! FEDEX can hurry up
     
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    when are you wanting to do this?
     
  19. br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    the front will not fit due to the bump stop..... ive got a friend that has a cutter to slice the damn thing off!..... just have to get a few days off again. but id love to get this done asap....
     
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