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sway-a-way coilover help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by speedaddiktion, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. Jul 23, 2010 at 4:07 PM
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    speedaddiktion

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    Just bought some saw 2" coilovers off some guy said he ran them for about a year but were on a 4 cyl tacoma. Are the spring rates different? Also wanted to see if the coilovers were in good shape to go on ie. Nitrogen, not needing a rebuild. Is there anyone locally that can help with this or a shop in the los angeles area that you guys can recommend?
     
  2. Jul 23, 2010 at 5:08 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    On the side of the spring, there should be a series of numbers....What are they?
     
  3. Jul 23, 2010 at 5:24 PM
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    Actually just called camburg they said they only make one in the 2.0 so the spring rate is the same for a 4cyl and 6cyl. I'm taking it to them to get refilled with nitrogen next week and inspected.

    Now for the fun part:
    Who wants to help me install them? Lol


    I don't have all the tools and or experience :p
     
  4. Jul 23, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Personally, You should get them re built. You dont know how they were treated, or exactly how old they are. It would be a bummer to install them, only to find out that one is shot.
     
  5. Jul 23, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    Yeah that's why I'm taking them to camburg to inspect them and see if they need a rebuild.
     
  6. Jul 23, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    That's the way to go. If the springs are ones that say swayaway then get some eibach coils to replace them> I bought mine used and when I replace the coils it rode so much better. Size is 14"x650lb with 2.5" diameter.
     
  7. Jul 23, 2010 at 7:08 PM
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    chris4x4

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    So an Eibach spring # would be like this:

    1400/250/650
     
  8. Jul 23, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    sure. I can't remember what it looked like. thanks for the clarification.
     
  9. Jul 23, 2010 at 10:51 PM
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    thanks for all the info guys
     
  10. Jul 24, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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    was this the cat on CL selling them in long beach? i was trying to get them myself
     
  11. Jul 24, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    yea that would be them
     
  12. Jul 24, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    Thanks im going to have camburg do that next week
     
  13. Jul 25, 2010 at 12:03 AM
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    Anyone have any experience rebuilding these?
     
  14. Jul 25, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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    Just wanted to see how hard something like this would be, or if anyone locally can rebuild them cheaper than a shop.
     
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