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Shock installation help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by scyot89, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. Sep 21, 2011 at 5:38 AM
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    scyot89

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    Im about to order some bilstein hd shocks for my 02. I was wondering if anybody had a Thread on exactly how to change the shocks and struts out, or had any pointers. Thanks
     
  2. Sep 21, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    UndefinedTaco

    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Unbolt em...take em to Sears..get springs compressed on new shocks..bolt back in.

    :D
     
  3. Sep 21, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    JLee

    JLee The Man! Vendor

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    Why are you getting the HD's?
     
  4. Sep 21, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    Why not get the hd's
     
  5. Sep 21, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    Wouldn't autozone borrowing be cheaper and less hassle? Or is there more to it that I am unaware of?
     
  6. Sep 21, 2011 at 1:27 PM
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    UndefinedTaco

    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Cheaper? Yes
    More hassle using vatozone spring compressors? Yes
    Chance of you scaring the shit out of you? Yes
    Your balls growing 3 sizes up if your successful? Yes
    Spring compressor malfunctioning or breaking? Yss
     
  7. Sep 22, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    LMAO !
     
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