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Torsion bar lift??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Sack17, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Oct 20, 2010 at 10:59 AM
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    Sack17

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    Okay this may be a "newb" based question so please forgive me, but is it possible to crank up the torsion bars on our 2nd generation tacomas? I couldn't find anything official giving me an answer.
     
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    we dont have torsion bars....
     
  3. Oct 20, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    If you had torsion bars maybe, but you don't, you have a coilover shock setup.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    Pugga

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    Have you been talking to your Chevy friends?:D
     
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    sounds like it :)
     
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    Huh...Second time in about a week this has been asked.

    They hit it tho. No torsion bars to be cranked. Either a spacer, suspension, or body lift.
     
  7. Oct 20, 2010 at 11:08 AM
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    Are people switching from other truck companies to toyota and not knowing or seeing a difference in suspension?
     
  8. Oct 20, 2010 at 11:10 AM
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    thats what i was thinking, my dad is a hard core chevy guy and thought i had a torsion bar, well until we scoped out the suspension the day my truck came in.
     
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    Don't the older toyotas have torsion bars?
     
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    i think the toyota trucks have them
     
  11. Oct 20, 2010 at 11:53 AM
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    My 95 4runner had'um
     
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    Never knew there was an issue with a torsion bar suspension. I'm not going to argue with you about the Ranger and Colorado sucking but wasn't aware of anything regarding a torsion bar suspension in particular.
     
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    Gotcha. The only vehicle I ever drove with a torsion bar suspension was my Z71 and it rode real nice. My last work truck was the Mazda B2300 (basically a Ranger) but it had coils, I'm guessing because they were 2wd or 4 cyl? Never had the pleasure of riding in a Ranger with a torsion bar suspension, guess I was fortunate in that regard. You are right though, Ranger to a Tacoma is a huge difference. I do miss the ride from the Z71 at times though...:cool:
     
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    Yes my 91 toyota pick up had them.
     
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    My 97 z71 had them, but I like my Tacoma so much better!
     
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    the Z71 colorado's have um too....all the others have coils tho. out of all the suspension stuff tho on the colorado i think the torsions are great. 2 piece uca's take the cake in regards to rediculousness...imho....
     
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    Hahaaa yea I'm a doe doe, thanks guys.
     
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