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**toytec coilovers help**

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by kinkrider101, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:14 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    When I had them installed, I asked him to set them at 3" lift, right now there is 2 inches of thead showing. How many inches of thread needs to be showing for 1.5" front lift? Thanks.
     
  2. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    I would say an inch but for a most accurate answer I would call toytec and see if they know. They would know best!
     
  3. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:18 PM
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    All they said was " it depends on the vehicle".
     
  4. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:19 PM
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    OF COURSE, I would drop it down to about 1.15'' of thread and see if that does the trick and work your way from there. I say 1.15 cause its easier to still be tall and adjust down than having to adjust back up for going too low.... ya know??
     
  5. Feb 10, 2012 at 5:40 PM
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    Okay cool, the pasenger side won't budge!
     
  6. Feb 10, 2012 at 6:03 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    measure the center of axel to the fender, and see what the measurement is.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:43 PM
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    I think mine have 1.25" thread showing but I wouldn't go by what toytecs directions say.......I set mine according to that and had over 4" lift. Just go by vehicle measurements like Chris 4x4 said, think its around 23"?? I usually go from the ground and have 38.5" with 33" MTs!
     
  8. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:09 PM
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    The adjustment is a preload for the coilspring. The amount of actual lift will vary with vehicle weight.
     
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