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Replaced OEM shocks!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tmantstud, May 31, 2009.

  1. May 31, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    tmantstud

    tmantstud [OP] High Mileage Work

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    Just replaced my OEM shocks at 250,000 miles they were really shot! Replaced them with Billy HD's
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  2. May 31, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Congrates! I bet the ride difference is HUGE!
     
  3. May 31, 2009 at 11:51 PM
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    humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    Holy fvck, man! I'm surprised those shocks didn't break on you! Those leaf springs look like they need replacing too.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    tmantstud

    tmantstud [OP] High Mileage Work

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    The ride difference is Huge. The truck no longer bounces over bumps. I know the leafs are shot but that will be a project for a later day :D
     
  5. Jun 1, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    sirsaechao

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    Looks great. I had the stock leafs and got Bilstein 5125's and they was over kill so I swapped them out for some new yellow TRD Bilstein too. Much better.
     
  6. Jun 2, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    tmantstud

    tmantstud [OP] High Mileage Work

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    I wanted 5100's but didn't couldn't install them on my 5 lug without modification so I got the HD's and so far they work great.
     
  7. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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    TacoNut

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    Good Job! Bet your happy with the ride difference :)
     
  8. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:48 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    ive got the same ones..they ride great..Definately worth the money spent..All you need now is the 5100's up front
     
  9. Jun 2, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    tacoholic

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    Damn, I don't think I've ever seen shocks that bad.
     
  10. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    tmantstud

    tmantstud [OP] High Mileage Work

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    They were falling apart literally as i was pulling them off the truck :p
     
  11. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    bigyetti

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    my moms old 87 4runner same thing but with about 50k less miles. i wish this site was avalible back in 97. would have been a great help. and congrats
     
  12. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:25 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    lol I'd expect, dang...those things are just absorbing the last little bit that the springs don't.
     
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