1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by fsbrain03, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. Mar 27, 2010 at 8:55 PM
    #1
    fsbrain03

    fsbrain03 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2010
    Member:
    #32179
    Messages:
    2,819
    Gender:
    Male
    Guy at the shop trying to sell me Monroe Shocks over Billies!

    Hmm, what do ya'll think?
     
  2. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:03 PM
    #2
    fsbrain03

    fsbrain03 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2010
    Member:
    #32179
    Messages:
    2,819
    Gender:
    Male

    According to him, the billies are special order, and Monroe's are less expensive, and just as good.
     
  3. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:07 PM
    #3
    fsbrain03

    fsbrain03 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2010
    Member:
    #32179
    Messages:
    2,819
    Gender:
    Male
    Agreed, and going to get some of them. One of my front's are leaking.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:14 PM
    #4
    humanoid

    humanoid bite me

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Member:
    #1932
    Messages:
    2,744
    Gender:
    Male
    Sunny SoCal
    Vehicle:
    I had a '99 Xtra Cab PreRunner SR5 V6
    Monroes are OK if you drive on the street 99.9% of the time.
     
  5. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:47 PM
    #5
    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1138
    Messages:
    14,255
    Gender:
    Female
    First Name:
    Jandy
    Lancaster, PA
    Vehicle:
    2016 GMC Canyon SLT w/ LineX and....
    Monroes are for 10 year old junk economy cars that you don't want to sink any money into (because they're CHEAP)

    No offense, but I personally wouldn't put them on my truck.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:57 PM
    #6
    krisjw101

    krisjw101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Member:
    #12574
    Messages:
    199
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kris
    Spokane,WA
    Vehicle:
    09 Tacoma 4x4
    Autobot in my rear window
    Yeah be careful not to step in the bull shit.... All hail BILLIES!!!
     
  7. Mar 28, 2010 at 2:10 PM
    #7
    fsbrain03

    fsbrain03 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2010
    Member:
    #32179
    Messages:
    2,819
    Gender:
    Male
    Don't worry, I wasn't gonna buy into his BS. Just thought I would pass that along to everyone. I thought it was funny.
     
  8. Mar 28, 2010 at 2:30 PM
    #8
    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

    Joined:
    May 31, 2008
    Member:
    #7011
    Messages:
    17,641
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rotorhead
    DC or New Jersey - Depends on the day....
    Vehicle:
    08 Red/Graphite and Satin Black
    Inside: Tint, Wet Okole 1/2 Piped Red/Black Covers, Black Weathertech Digital Fit Mats, URD Short Throw w/ TWM Weighted Knob, USA Spec iPod adapter. Outside: 4300K Retro w/ Angel Eyes and Red Shrouds, 5000K Blazer Fog Light Retrofit, Debadge, Bed Locking Handle, Satin Black Rims Performance: TRD/Steigmeier Blower w/ 2.7 Pulley. 668 Injectors and 320 LPH AEM Fuel pump. URD UCON and 7th Injector. DTLT Headers, URD Y-Pipe, Wicked Flow Muffler. Suspension: Both: OME Shocks Front: 886X's and TC UCAs Rear: Dakars Armor: Relentless Front Bumper Relentless High Clearance Rear w/ Tire/Rotopax Swing Out Relentless Front, Mid, and TCase skids BAMF Diff Skid Recovery and Spares: Fullsize Spare Tire 2x2 gal Rotopax 1x1 gal Rotopax 1x1 gal Water Rotopax Warn 9.5XP-S Winch Hi-Lift Extreme 60" Ironman Off-Road Recovery Kit
    That is a pretty good laugh. Even funnier is how you'll never go back there and he's lost out on the business cause he's a dumbass.
     
  9. Mar 28, 2010 at 6:45 PM
    #9
    fsbrain03

    fsbrain03 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2010
    Member:
    #32179
    Messages:
    2,819
    Gender:
    Male

    True That! Worthless
     
To Top