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Stock Tacoma REAR shock length, eyelet to top mount

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by 06RadiantRed, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Aug 15, 2011 at 6:25 PM
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    06RadiantRed

    06RadiantRed [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ryan
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    2006 Tacoma 4x4 TRD Off Road - RadRed!!
    ICON ext. Travel Coilovers, TC UCAs, Fox 2.0 FJ Rear Shox + 2"AAL rear
    I can not seem to find this anywhere. I would like to know how long on average your rear shocks are extended while the truck is on flat ground.

    Right now my truck, no TSB spring with a 2" toytec AAL is exactly 22". The distance from hub center to fender bottom is 24.75".

    I just ordered some Fox FJ rear shocks from DSM and want to make sure I didn't get anything that's too short, as currently I top out very easy with stock TRD shocks.

    They suggested I go with the longer Bilsteins and I agree, but they are backorded by 6 weeks. I have read about the FJ fox swap and asked the guys about it on the phone, sounded like a good solution. But looking at the sizes online of the FJ shocks, I'm thinking they might also be too short? Unless they have an extended FJ shock, I don't have the part number because I order over the phone. Hope I get the confirmation email tomorrow so i can compare, but until then any info would be greatly appreciate. Or a link to some!

    Thanks guys
     
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