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Rear Coil Springs?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by HARDSHELLTACO, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:55 PM
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    HARDSHELLTACO

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  2. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    chris4x4

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  3. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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  4. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    Are you sure you got the right kit - for a TACOMA?
     
  5. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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  6. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:58 PM
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    08pretaco

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    hahah wtf!!!! since when do we have coils :p
     
  7. Jan 8, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    BirdTRD

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    Hey Chris,
    Has anyone custom fabbed the rear from leaves to coils? I can't imagine a reason other than "Because you can", but heh, why not?

    Just curious.
     
  8. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Not sure. You can get more flex out of coils, But I dont know of anyone personally who has done it. Im sure someone has.
     
  9. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    Look at the size of the blocks in that kit! I wouldn't trust those for shit.
     
  10. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    HARDSHELLTACO

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    Try it yourself. I put in 2006 tacoma 4x4. I'm thinking about calling them tomorrow just to mess with them.
     
  11. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    I've seen kits to convert Jeeps from leaves to coils for improved flex. I know nothing is available aftermarket for tacos but I'm actually quite surprised no one has done it custom.

    It wouldn't really be that hard of a job for some one with fab experience.
     
  12. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    HARDSHELLTACO

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    Who needs fab experience, Pro comp makes a kit. Even better it's the same price as the kit with blocks. Thank you 4 wheel Parts!
     
  13. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:11 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Hardest part would be designing the link set up. The spring mounts and such would be easy.
     
  14. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  15. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    Borrow a linkage from an fj or something. Now I want to see it done. Who's a good candidate to talk into doing it?
     
  16. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    HARDSHELLTACO

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    I would do it but I might not want to give it back to the FJ. Thank you, Ill be here all night.:D
     
  17. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    it's a type O you can see the U-bolts in the photo
     
  18. Jan 8, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    I think member Tommigumm did a 4-link rear coil set-up on his Iceland Tacoma.

    They do some pretty crazy stuff to their trucks in Iceland...
     
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