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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ToyotaKTMracing, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:16 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing

    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    on my new 285/75/16 BFG ATs and 885 coils to level my lift! Stepping up from 265s. Neither tires nor coils are in yet. Christmas and a local ice storm has slowed the process down, but I'm impatient. :D Can't wait until it all is here and installed! I will be sitting in a chair by my truck just :popcorn:'ing
     
  2. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Did you get new wheels too?
     
  3. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    No. Still have the same aftermarket wheels.
     
  4. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Cool. Enjoy !
     
  5. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:34 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    I'll try. I hope I made the right choice to level my lift. I have 5100s in the front, but with stock coils. So I ordered 885 coils and will set my shock to 0. That will raise the front some, right? I only need 1/2" more.
     
  6. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:38 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Yeah 885 will give 2 1/2 lift. Same setup that i run.
     
  7. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:40 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    Sweet. I know the shocks are supposed to be 2.5", but since I have stock coils, it only gets an extra like 1.9" so I only need 1/2" plus I have 2" in the rear.
     
  8. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Nice. You'll really like how it handles.
     
  9. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    Yes. I won't be bouncing everywhere now. Lol
     
  10. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:45 PM
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    And it will be level instead of the stock look right? I want the level look.
     
  11. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    I have tsb springs will an aal. I have a slight forward rake.
     
  12. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    Hmmm. Even with top plate spacers on the coils?
     
  13. Dec 27, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    No spacers except for 1/4 spacer on driver side for the taco lean.
     
  14. Dec 27, 2012 at 8:03 PM
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    Okay. Well dang. I want to get rid of the rake. I want level with the rear. Ideas?
     
  15. Dec 27, 2012 at 8:10 PM
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    Put it together and see how it looks. Go from there.
     
  16. Dec 27, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    Yeah. If its close to level, I'll leave it. If its not, what's something I could do to get it close enough?
     
  17. Dec 27, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    1/2 spacers but i dont think youll need them.
     
  18. Dec 27, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    I hope not. I'll just wait and see. Thanks! :thumbsup: Pics will follow after install.
     
  19. Dec 30, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    Tires tomorrow. Hopefully the coils will be here by the time of my appointment.
     
  20. Jan 1, 2013 at 3:39 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing [OP] The Blue Warrior

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    And the product:

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    285/75/16 BFG ATs. Love the new stance with the coils :D (It is level.)
     
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