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Toyota Tacoma 2.5’’ Shocks from Elka Suspension

Discussion in 'Elka Suspension' started by Elka Suspension, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. Apr 8, 2019 at 5:52 AM
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    Elka Suspension

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    Three shock options, two lifts available

    A- 2.5 DC Reservoir (2.5’’ body size, Remote Reservoir, Dual Compression adjustable)

    Top of the line truck shocks from Elka Suspension! Increased comfort and better handling on road. Plush compliance, firm and stable handling and extra bottom-out protection off road. Perfect for a daily driver truck with regular off-road use.

    Features:

    · Massive 2.5 hard anodized aluminum body

    · Heavy duty ¾” induction-hardened shaft

    · Internal hydraulic valving optimized for each truck models

    · Big bore design for increase response and less fading

    · External remote reservoir for extra cooling

    · Triple sealing system with dust wiper

    · Semi-synthetic oil blend, ultra resistant to high temperature

    · Fully serviceable and rebuildable

    · High speed and low speed compression adjustment

    · Spring preload adjustment (front shocks)

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    B- 2.5” Reservoir (2.5” body size, Remote Reservoir)

    These shocks offer the same great features as our DC shocks, but without compression adjustment. Perfect for a daily driver truck with occasional off-road use.

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    C- 2.5” IFP (2.5” body size, Internal Floating Piston)

    Tremendous improvement over the stock shocks, the Internal Floating Piston (IFP) Elka shocks are perfect for the drivers looking to improve the handling and comfort of their trucks with a simple and efficient shock package capable of light off-road duties.

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    All Elka Suspension Toyota Tacoma front coilover shocks are available in two lift options:

    · 0-2” lift. Set from the factory at 1.5” lift for the front shocks to achieve a level look with the rear. This is the “leveling kit” option from Elka.

    · 2-3” lift. Set from the factory at 2.5” for the front shocks to pair with a rear lift kit. This option should only be installed along with aftermarket Upper Control Arms (UCA) to allow proper suspension geometry, correct down travel and perfect alignment. *Currently only available as call-in special orders with Eibach springs in silver color*

    Factory preload is adjusted to correct the “Tacoma lean”, but please note that it can vary from a vehicle to another so an adjustment may be required.

    All Elka Suspension rear shocks (remote reservoirs or IFP) are compatible with a stock truck and lift kits up to 2”.

    These are a bolt-on installation, no need to cut or trim anything on the truck.

    The Elka Suspension Toyota Tacoma shocks are engineered to offer the best performance both on road and off road for daily driven trucks. Elka targets drivers doing overlanding adventure, gravel roads, light off-road trails, light crawling and daily driving on all kind of good or bad roads.

    Shop all our Toyota Tacoma shocks here:

    Elka Suspension - Toyota Tacoma 2.5 Shocks
     
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  2. Apr 8, 2019 at 6:02 AM
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  3. May 6, 2019 at 6:26 AM
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    Very interested!
     
  4. May 21, 2019 at 1:12 PM
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    taco-newb

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    I know Elka has a great reputation among the race atv and utv crowd and has for years. I hope these perform just as well.
     
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  5. Sep 23, 2019 at 11:12 PM
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    and available in Canada easily versus importing from USA.
     
  6. Dec 24, 2019 at 7:13 AM
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    All of these are answered in the post.

    3/4", No(?), the latter.
     
  7. Feb 26, 2020 at 1:47 PM
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    Do these have a top out "bump stop" built in them? Maybe I missed in somewhere but I thought I saw a video of it somewhere as well...
     
  8. May 21, 2020 at 10:01 AM
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    Is there any "deal"or discount for TW members?
     
  9. May 21, 2020 at 1:16 PM
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    I would recommend contacting Headstrong Offroad @HeadStrong Off-Road. I ordered mine through a GB they organized for Elka, but their normal prices are pretty good I have found.

    And I should also add, they are very helpful! Ask for Marie. Great service all around.
     
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  10. May 28, 2020 at 10:03 AM
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    Thank you for the recommendation @Wackyhacky we truly appreciate it! :cheers:
     
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  11. May 28, 2020 at 5:11 PM
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    Marie and the HeadStrong team took great care of me and was always responsive with details and other answers and solutions available. Now just waiting on my Elka 2.5 shocks and coilovers to be made, shipped, and installed!

    They are worth messaging and looking at their Elka offerings and full suspension packages.
     
  12. Jun 1, 2020 at 9:17 AM
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    Thank you so much @Greg's Outdoors we try our best :)
     
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    you? bahahahahahahah!:boink:
     
  15. Jun 15, 2020 at 8:21 PM
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  16. Jun 15, 2020 at 8:36 PM
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    Why a 1.5" spacer shaft spacer which finally leads into the lower rod heim instead of a solid 3" lower rod heim? Picture below for those who don't know what I'm talking about.

    IMAG0540_zpsb5c1b4ce_9e51c485c43d91af6902fa260ab8fe8fd534d93d.jpg

    I am not attempting to s**t on this thread, welcome to TW actually! I want to point out that spacer robs potential travel as it sits directly above the lower rod heim making that part of the shaft "dead space..."

    Unless these are being marketed as a direct OE replacement and not "extended travel" coilovers? Or is/ was there another reason for going this route?
     
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  17. Jun 16, 2020 at 8:11 AM
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    Our kits have added discounts built in but if you are only looking for front or rear you can PM again and I can see what I can do for you.
     
  18. Jun 16, 2020 at 8:52 AM
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    Do these come with a sway bar relocate spacer?
     
  19. Jun 16, 2020 at 8:53 AM
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    Yes
     
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  20. Jun 16, 2020 at 8:54 AM
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    Solid question.
    Curious about the reply.
     
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