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toytec coilovers/LR UCA's/CV angles/ pics of some flex

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 907taco, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Oct 17, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    finally got around to installing my coilovers/LR UCA's from toytec> no pics of install as it was a last minute decision at work using someone else's tools and i did not have my camera. I did this by myself and it took about 6 hrs. It has settled a tiny bit > due to me romping on some trails trying to make it settle. on to pics.

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  2. Oct 18, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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    Looks great man :thumbsup:
     
  3. Oct 18, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    say goodbye to your cv's in 8k miles.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    Get a front diff drop!
     
  5. Oct 18, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    I would look at lowering the front some
     
  6. Oct 18, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    front dif drop is in, coilovers are set that way from toytec. Are my cv angle too out of whack?
     
  7. Oct 18, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    alright maybe i should now that you guys have said something, i thought it was good to go as they came pre set from toytec.........
     
  8. Oct 18, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    looks great man except those cv angles

    did you measure your lift in the front?

    I have 23 1/4" from centre of hub to bottom of fenders, whats yours?

    I just put SAW coil overs in the front, I set it to about 3" lift in the front and my CV angles don't look bad at all compared to yours.
     
  9. Oct 18, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    fyi diff drop doesnt do much if anything
     
  10. Oct 18, 2010 at 8:57 PM
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    i will measure tomorrow, i didn't measure when i installed as i was pressed for time to get it to the alignment shop after i installed. i am sure they are over 3" and i thought they would have settled down a bit, i guess i should hold off on the wheeling till i get this resovled.
    so your set at 3" with what size tires, i am rolling on 265 75 16's, so i am guessing my measurment should be the same as yours right?
     
  11. Oct 18, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    tire size won't affect the measurement from centre of hub to bottom of fender thats what it is better than measuring from the ground.

    stock is around 20" in the front I believe so you should be around 23" for a 3" lift.
     
  12. Oct 18, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    thanks for your replys, i feel better now that someone that knows more than me chimed in...........thanks again.....
    one last question, am i going to need another alignment for lowering it down to about 3"?
     
  13. Oct 19, 2010 at 3:40 PM
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    measured at 24" from center of hub to bottom of fender, getting it fixed tomorrow.....
     
  14. Oct 19, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    technically since you changed the geometry of your suspension you should get an alignment after it is lowered
     
  15. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    newb question here, but if you removed the factory clamps and slide the ends of the boots toward each other (maybe an inch) wouldn't it separate the bellows in the boots a little and relieve the rubbing? Or would the suspension flex/turning radius tear the boot?
     
  16. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    my cv's look like that, and i abuse the hell out of my truck and my cv's are fine..
     
  17. Oct 19, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    ummm I gotta measure mine, i just put some Toytec adjustable.
     
  18. Oct 20, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    i am retracting what i said "that it came that way from toytec" i raised to level the truck even, my shocks are over extended and way out of alignment, i have been driving over a week on them, my almost new tires are jacked due to having major out wear on my tires, totally pissed right now because i just had studs put in them, now i need new tires....................
     
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    alright, not that i am at 22 3/4 in. middle of hub to bottom of fender, my uca's are right where they need to be....properly aligned and what a difference it makes. I should have left the coilovers set at from the factory but instead i raised to level the truck which made it 24" in the front. my alignment was way off and instead of getting full potential of shocks working properly "it was on its tippy toes" and extended, (what a stiff freaking ride that was, and i was getting Heavy outwear on my tires) vibrations from hell, now that i dropped it back to where i should be no vibrations at all !!!!! <with proper alignment.

    I will post pics of cv angles when i get home and you can see the difference.
     
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