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toytec installation help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TCTACOSURPREME, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Feb 4, 2009 at 2:43 AM
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    TCTACOSURPREME

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    Hi T.W., New to the truck suspension modding, just got my toytec full coilovers, differential drop, rear tsb aal, with the 5125 billsteins. Toytec is the best in customer service and are true to their product time of arrival and communication, best company that i've dealt with when ordering parts online. Well, i have a question on the ride height on the coilovers in the front. I've heard it's easier to adjust the height when its off the truck and do i need to raise the coils to make it even with the back or is the preset height o.k.? How much, if adjustment is needed? Thank's guys for all your help!!:D
     
  2. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:19 AM
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    Yes, adjust the coils off the truck -- it's difficult to adjust while on.
     
  3. Feb 4, 2009 at 6:13 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If you do end up adjusting them on the truck, make sure the front of the truck is off the ground.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2009 at 6:22 AM
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    The springs will still settle after a few hundred miles.Measure the wheel well,write it down.After they settle,crank 'em back up.Then get your alignment.
     
  5. Feb 4, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    x2. ;)
     
  6. Feb 4, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    TCTACOSURPREME

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    thanks guys, i really appreciate it, i'm putting them on today, Do you guys know any pics online with any taco's with the black baja wheels w/ 33's on them.? tires are next, dayam this modding is addicting, i've put my gsxr in the back burner for my taco, hahah, its worth it though!!
     
  7. Feb 4, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    But even when the truck is off the ground, you have to be He-Man to adjust that stuff when they're mounted! I finally just took them off to adjust them. Easier and faster... :)
     
  8. Feb 4, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    18" or longer cheater bar w/ an inside dia.of 1.25 should do the trick.:thumbsup:
     
  9. Feb 4, 2009 at 12:30 PM
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    or Chuck Norris if he's available
     
  10. Feb 4, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    Yes it does! ;)

    Bah!
     
  11. Feb 5, 2009 at 10:03 AM
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    got the kit installed last night, took me and a buddy about 5 hours to install, had a little trouble fitting the bilsteins shocks on the back, the bushings on the bottom were a tight fight. Also,it was a pain to have to take off my bull bar, and all the skid plates off, to get to the diff. I was wondering what skid plate do i have to modify? I've gotten the front one on, didn't put the middle one on due to that, i had to go to work. The only thing is that after installing, i have the dreaded, driveline vibrations, Sucks but do any of you guys have a remedy for this? Can chuck norris roundhouse that vibration away :D
     
  12. Feb 5, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    Try the diff drop, and shimming the rear axel.
     
  13. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    i Have the diff. drop installed. I will look into the rear axel shim, thanks. I was also wondering which skid plate did i have to modify?? I took off the front skid and also the middle black one. I used the spacers that came with the kit for the factory silver skid plate. Do i have to drill new holes or extend the holes on the skid plate? Also would that vibration hurt my taco in the long run?
     
  14. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    Not sure on the skid plate thing. I never had to modify one for a lift. No telling what issues the prolonged vibes could cause, but I dont think they could hurt anything.
     
  15. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    TCTACOSURPREME

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    In the kit from toytec, they had a bag which i didnt know where it went to, a longer bolt, washers, and two square spacers, i think was for the skid plate, due to the diff drop, the plate had to be lowered:confused:. The instructions said i had to modify the skid plate, but didn't specify which one. I have the middle one off now so i'm guessing its that one. Ay chris did you do or know anybody who did the rear shims and did they stop the vibrations? thanks again man.
     
  16. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    Ah, Oh. Im pretty sure the bolts you have and the spacer are for the carier bearing drop. Yes, I know many people that have used the shims and the vibs have stopped. The skid plate they may be refering to is the stock black skid, that protects the front diff.
     
  17. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    That spacer was for the skid plate I believe. And I didn't modify anything on the skid plate to put it back on. It's pretty thin metal so I just made it conform to my wishes!
     
  18. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    Ah, HA! Thanks, man! :)
     
  19. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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  20. Feb 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    you guys on T.W. rock!! Your replies are very helpful and ya'll know your stuff. Will post pics when i get time, but i need some 285 75's on there to complete the package. Looks o.k. with the stockers, but oh well. gotta save up. Its wether a Trip to Vegas with my Girl or New tires? hahah.:D
     
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