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Squirrelly at higher speeds

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by hawkislanding, May 11, 2010.

  1. May 11, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    hawkislanding

    hawkislanding [OP] Active Member

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    My new Tacoma is great! During the break-in period (under 1,000 miles) I have been driving it conservatively with the every so often "gun-it" with the supercharger. Tons of power in the mountains.

    I have been noticing a "looser" or "squirrelly"feel at higher speeds. :burnrubber:
    Suspension is stock. Wheels and tires are not. I am riding on 265/75R/16
    BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO's with FJ 16" rims.

    Still being new to TW, I am looking for some feedback on what I might do with the suspension to 'tighten' it up. I am willing to put an inch lift all around- nothing too dramatic.

    Thanks gang.
     
  2. May 11, 2010 at 9:10 PM
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    Timicha

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    throw an add a leaf into to stiffen up the suspention and maybe some nice coil overs up front if you got the $$
     
  3. May 11, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    If the tires are new too they'll be squirrely for a little while. Mine sure were.
     
  4. May 11, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    just a couple comfort items.
    Talk to a good old school alignment guy, Not some kid on a computerized machine. He will set you right.
     
  5. May 11, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    07DblRunner

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    Mine are too.
     
  6. May 12, 2010 at 4:36 AM
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    What kind of "higher" speeds are we talking about?? Cause if it's 80 or 90...Just slow down and see what happens. If it's 70, Is it th tires like mentioned above- or body roll or what??
     
  7. May 12, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    Check your air pressure. Bfg ta ko's have a high max. presure. If your air pressure is too high it'll give you a floating feeling.
     
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