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procomp coilover kit

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dunkhi, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    hey so i called toyota to see what they could do for me on a suspension lift.

    they said they could get me a procomp coilover kit with all procomp shocks.

    for 1160 which includes labor alignment and a lifetime warranty.

    the main reason i wanted to go through toyota was so just incase anything happens it would be under warranty so what do u guys think?
     
  2. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Pro comp is junk.
     
  3. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:44 PM
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    oh really?
     
  4. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    Your sig says you have the Bilstein 5100s. Those are much better than the procomp shocks. You should set those to 2.5" and then get an add-a-leaf or something about 1.5" to match the front.
     
  5. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    X2.
     
  6. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    there set at 1.75 but i would want more.

    is procomp actually that bad?
     
  7. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:51 PM
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    Everyone I know that has tried them has had them fail.
     
  8. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:51 PM
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    ABSOLUTELY. Had one on my 07 and hated it from day one. So, I bought a 09 and went with toytec coil overs in Ultimate lift kit and holy s%*t the kit is AWESOME. Truck virtually rides like it did stock. Go with ProComp and I promise you you'll regret it. Rides rough as hell.
     
  9. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    You can set them at 2.5" and get a top spacer to put you at a full three inches. Or combine them with a set of OME coils. You have great shocks on the front right now.
     
  10. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    the thing my parents are paying for it and they want the full coverage from toyota.

    so im not really sure what to do
     
  11. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    I can't believe Toyota would even put that on. Talk about having warranty issues. I guarantee they will hassle you over all the reasons you take it back to them for. Go with Toytec dude. There is a reason so many people here use them. It is because they specialize in nothing but toyotas. This is their job. Talk to your folks about it. I would not have put their kit on a brand new $30,000 truck if I thought there was going to be a problem. Beside, all you will void on your truck is any suspension warranty and you will have the warranty from Toytec for that.
     
  12. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    yea i know for sure toytec is better i know i want them but its mmy folks.

    their just worried that if something breaks from toytec and my truck ends up crashing then their fucked.
     
  13. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    No lift is gonna void any warrenty.
     
  14. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    Crashing and Warranty have little to nothing to do with each other.

    If they put something together incorrectly- then they are liable. If they put it together right but the parts are faulty- ProComp, not Toyota is liable.

    You can get better parts, and go to a shop and probably still pay less for the whole set up...ie OME Springs with the shocks you have now and an AAL.
     
  15. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:25 PM
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    Excellant point. The warranty on suspension would be ProComp and as far as Toyota goes with suspension warranties they definately are not batting 1000. Just tell your folks you would rather have parts from a Toyota specialist.
     
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    not rue. the dodge dealer(2 different dealers) screwed my friend and me. we had 00 and 01 dodge rams with 4" lifts.
     
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    Dodge may be an exeption.
     
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    Did you talk to them about the Moss Maggneson Act?? Did you say anything to them past "Ok" before walking out and giving up??
     
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    so if i got a toytec lift and a coil broke which caused something else to go wrong like my truck fell or soemthing random and the bumper broke. it wouldnt be covered right?
     
  20. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    Craig...Go to toyota of Garden Grove and get yourself a nice set of KINGS shock man...just a little bit extra but they hella betta and they back you up with their quality shocks + they're local from us too so if anything wrong you can always go and complain :D!! Procomp and Fabtech are shit, call or text me if you have any more questions about these shocks, i'd be glad to help you out bro
     
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