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Total Chaos UCA how-to Install

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SILVER06TRD, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. May 5, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    wilsonpj

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    I know the photo is not the best, but from what I can tell this is the Total Chaos UCA.

    Does anyone know if these are the stock shocks or coil overs? I'm not sure what a stock set up looks like.

    I'm looking at buying this truck but the dealer had no idea, obviously.
    Thanks!

    UCA.jpeg
     
  2. May 5, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    stock bilstein shock, with a coil spacer on top
     
  3. May 5, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    looks like a stock access cab bilstein coil over with a rev-tech lift, I say access cab because of the brown coil, its the only ones i've seen it on
     
  4. May 5, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    Looks to me like that is the stock spring and strut with a 3" spacer lift, and yes TC UCA's.
     
  5. May 5, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    Lame, that means I'd prob want to get new coil overs eh? I'm not sure what is on the back end. prob just a spacer. at least leafs are not that expensive.
     
  6. May 5, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    By the way this is on a '06 Double Cab short bed. 128.
     
  7. May 5, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    think of it this way, you will be $650 ahead by already having the TC uca's
     
  8. May 5, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    did you test drive it?
     
  9. May 5, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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    Not yet... why do you ask? What should I look for?
     
  10. May 5, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    drive a stock taco, then drive that one. see how the ride compares. spacers tend to ride stiff, but it depends on your personal preference. of course, coilovers would be bitchin under there with those TC's :cool:
     
  11. May 5, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    Any suggestions for a decent set of coil overs and leafs? or just add a leaf?
     
  12. May 5, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    Hit the search button at the top right of the page, if you still have questions - start a thread under suspension

    I don't mean to not help - but this thread was meant for the UCA install :p
     
  13. May 5, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    Cool no worries. I understand
     
  14. May 5, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    The Brown part of the coil is a rubber sound isolator. THe TRD springs on the double cab and Extra cab modles can slap the coils when compressed. Another reason I hate Progressive rate springs for off roading. :)
     
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    ohhh. check, new info learned today. wonder why my trd springs dont have that isolator??
     
  16. May 5, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    mine didn't either
     
  17. May 5, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I have only seen them on the 07 and up trucks.
     
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  19. May 6, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    Take a Zerk from the kit down to an auto store, and get some that are close in size. They come in packs of different sizes.
     
  20. May 6, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    ::nods::
     
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