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Resi's

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BlueTaco07, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Feb 6, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    BlueTaco07

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    I dont want to sound like a troll but ive been looking into icon rear shock up grades from my 5100's. But im kinda confused on the purpose of a external resi? What does it do exactly?
     
  2. Feb 6, 2012 at 6:43 PM
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    Non resi heats up quicker and performs worse, at least I think. There will be plenty of responses though.
     
  3. Feb 6, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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    I got the basis I just want to know the exact purpose.
     
  4. Feb 6, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Remote resi shocks can hold more oil, thus stay cooler longer. They arent needed unless you really push your truck hard and fast off road.
     
  5. Feb 6, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    What he said.

    Personally, unless you are out running in the desert you don't need resi shocks unless you want the look. They hold more oil which allows the shock to cool faster and stay cool. If you are not cycling your shocks a lot then don't spend the cash on resi's
     
  6. Feb 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM
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    Okay and remote resi's are adjusted im guessing?
     
  7. Feb 6, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Not sure what you mean by that. You can adjust the N2 psi, and rebuild them, but you can do that on many non resi's too.
     
  8. Feb 6, 2012 at 8:15 PM
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    Yeah that pretty much summed up what I meant thanks chris!
     
  9. Feb 7, 2012 at 2:47 AM
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    You can change the valving on rebuild-able shocks. I have the icon 2.5 rear resi and they are smoooth as warm butta over speed bumps, and whoops. Depending on what you want you should be fine with 2.0 rear shocks.
     
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