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tacoma broke :(!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by branct06, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    branct06

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    I broke the back right blisten shock on my tacoma, i plan on fixing it myself, am i going to need a shock compressor to install the shock? and how hard of a fix do yall think this is going to be?
     
  2. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    Jester243

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    How did you break it?
     
  3. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:03 PM
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    drew02a

    drew02a Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    I don't think you need a shock compressor for the rear.
     
  4. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    drew02a

    drew02a Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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  5. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    branct06

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    i broke it off roading i ran across a ditch in the woods and when i stepped into my bed today the truck just started sinking to the back rear, also a stock blisten shouldnt cost to much right?
     
  6. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:06 PM
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    No you dont need a "shock compressor". The fix is really easy all you need is a wrench set and your bottle jack.

    Take off the wheel remove the broken shock. let axle drop, put in new shock jack up the axle and install lower shock eye. Thats pretty much it.
     
  7. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    Your truck shouldn't sink when standing in it unless you also jacked up your leaf springs somehow.
     
  8. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    branct06

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    thanks yall
     
  9. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    I sold my sock bilsteins for $30. Im sure you can find a similar deal or someone would actually give you their old ones.
     
  10. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:09 PM
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    drew02a

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    ^^^ What he said

    Check the Buy/Sell/trade forum. I've seen several sets recently for cheep.
     
  11. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:10 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Its actually much simpler than that. No need to remove the tire or jack up the truck.
     
  12. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    Oh snap you are absolutely right!! I just remembered when I installed my billy 5100's in the back I didnt jack up or remove wheel. You are my hero Chris4x4
     
  13. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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  14. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Dont start with that Hero stuff again...:cool:









    :D
     
  15. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    ok sweet thanks all yall, im planning on running the same set up monkeyproof is running
     
  16. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:19 PM
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  17. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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  18. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    ya ill be going LT
     
  19. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    just need to get some more money saved up
     
  20. Jun 30, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    He already has! A few times. Everytime he puts his truck on a lift. :smack:
     
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