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SUSPENSION RESTORATION HELP !!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by kz8yts, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Aug 27, 2012 at 6:50 AM
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    kz8yts

    kz8yts [OP] Member

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    kirby
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    96 tacoma reg cab 4x4 2.7l
    3in body lift , 3 inch suspension lift , cold air induction, exhuast header, high flow cat back exhuast, westin bull bar, customized skid plates
    NEW TO THE TACO WORLD , BEEN DIE HARD FAN FOR FOREVER JUST GETTING A LATE START.. ANYWAY I GOT THIS 96 TACO THAT I AM TRYING TO RESTORE AND DRIVE ON A DAILY BASIS TO AND FROM WORK AND WEEKEND WARRIOR STUFF. IT HAS A 3I BODY LIFT AND 3IN SUSPENSION LIFT (SPACERS IN THE FRONT BLOCKS IN THE REAR) I JUST ORDERED RANCHO RS5000 SHOCKS AND STRUTS (3 IN LIFT COMPATIBLE) , NEW LEAF SPRINGS , COIL SPRINGS , ALL FOUR BALL JOINTS , ALL FOUR TIE ROD ENDS, SWAY BAR LINKS (ADJUSTABLE), FRONT AXLE SHAFTS (O.E) AND A COMPLETE MASTER BUSHING KIT (RED IN COLOR TO MATCH THE RANCHO SHOCKS) MY QUESTIONS : I PLAN TO PAINT THE CONTROL ARMS (GOOD IDEA ??) OTHER THAN THE OBVIOUS BROKEN OR WORN PARTS AM I FORGETTING ANYTHING ??? ANY SUGGESTIONS OR CUATIONS TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT ?? WAS PLANNING ON PAINTING THE CONTROL ARMS SILVER , COIL SPRINGS RED , SWAY BAR RED , AND COMPLETE UNDER COATING (BLACK) TELL ME YOUR IDEAS PLEASE
     
  2. Aug 27, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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    Supra TT

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