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Toytec Coilovers

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Duff Man, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Feb 28, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    Duff Man

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    Have any of you had problems trying to adjust your coilovers? I've been at it for a while and can't budge the damn things, just keep bending the wrenches. Is there something your supposed to do before you adjust them to loosen them up? I searched this morning and couldn't find much about them online.
     
  2. Feb 28, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    I think you fixed his problem :)
     
  3. Feb 28, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    Yeah It's up in the air, damn things are just stuck I guess. I was wondering if theres something your supposed to do prior to adjusting them.
     
  4. Feb 28, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    Just spray some wd40 on the threads and it will make it much easier. It worked for me.
     
  5. Feb 28, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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    OP-Mine were pretty easy to turn but i've heard that putting some lube on the threads then waiting an hour or so might help. Make sure you're keeping those wrenches horizontal. If/when you bend the wrenches, try to bend them back in to shape before trying again or it will get worse and worse.
     
  6. Feb 28, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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    get a piece of 1" steel tube, cut it about 2 feet long, flatten one end leaving enough gap to slide the wrench in. slide wrench into flattened end and use it like a breaker bar. this worked wonders for me....the wd40 helps a ton also.
     
  7. Feb 28, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    I thought he was already using a breaker bar, if he's bending the wrenches with just his hands..........:eek:
     
  8. Feb 28, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    I had the same problems when I went to adjust mine about 6 months ago. Tried by hand, with a breaker bar, throwing my weight into it... took forever and totally sucked. I then sprayed it with some WD40, waited a bit, sprayed some more, waited some more, then tried again. MUCH easier...
     
  9. Feb 28, 2010 at 3:25 PM
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    Alright well I'm going to give it some lube and give it another shot, maybe I just need to crack open a beer and go manhandle it. I appreciate all the help guys.
     
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