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Suspension travel

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Jm1hawk, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Oct 17, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    Jm1hawk

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    Hey guys i am wanting to know your opinions on what is the best way for me to get more travel in the front. At the moment i have OME 885 coils and stock bilstiens. Whats is my best option for getting the most travel possible without doing a full long travel suspension. Coilovers? New UCA? Also looking to get a couplle more inches of travel in the rear. Thanks
     
  2. Oct 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    its not anything you can really buy its the 4x4 thats limiting your travel :(
     
  3. Oct 17, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    hahah yaaaa damn why does long travel have to be so expensive
     
  4. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    thats only the initial price also lol then you gotta build the rear, fenders, things break more often blah blah lol
     
  5. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    I might be wrong but I'm pretty sure just getting some OME 9000's should give you a few inches with those 885's?
     
  6. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    oh I did not notice the stock shocks part. IDK about inches but you might get an 1" or so and UCA's might help as well. There is no getting more than 3-3.5" or so from a 4x4 with just doing springs and shocks
     
  7. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:34 PM
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    Longer axles. It's more than feasible to get more travel. Hell even AllPro has a LT kit and a few other companies too for the 4x4's.
     
  9. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    any modification of the bumpstops? or just as it is
     
  10. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    OP did not want to do LT
     
  11. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    ^ so again how?
     
  12. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    Right but, just giving an example it's not that limited. You can also go mid travel with Fox's too...
     
  13. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    I know a great hook up for those too. I just picked up a set of the older blue ones
     
  14. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    Its worht going LT out front. DO IT!!!!
     
  15. Oct 17, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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    How much travel from those? Any side affects for the front axles with that much travel?
     
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