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Toytec vs Sway-A-Way coilovers

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dylandercole, Sep 21, 2009.

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which coilovers?

  1. Toytec

    66 vote(s)
    39.3%
  2. Sway-A-Way

    102 vote(s)
    60.7%
  1. Sep 21, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I want coilovers to replace my spacers, i have and Ive been looking at the toytec coilovers for $700 http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...ategory_id=63&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
    But 4 wheel parts owe mes a favor and said they can get me Sway-A-Way 2.0 coilovers for $600 flat http://www.swayaway.com/VehicleMake_4.php Which ones should i go with. I need a full 3'' of lift which i know the toytecs do but i really have no information on the sway-a-ways. any experience anyone? Which one!?
     
  2. Sep 21, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    dude, dont start 2 threads on the same topic. i helped you out in your other one and this one i'm gonna say your dumb.

    your dumb. ;)
     
  3. Sep 21, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    dylandercole

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    i didnt mean to...? it said the first one didnt post.
     
  4. Sep 21, 2009 at 3:24 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    it's cool man, i was just messing w/ ya. but seriously, go w/ the SAW's
     
  5. Sep 22, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    straycat241

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    i had the toytecs before i got my saw's wish i woulda just bought the saw's the first time
     
  6. Sep 22, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    jefferson

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    Fixed it for ya ;)

    haha (just messin with you)
     
  7. Sep 22, 2009 at 7:50 PM
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    AH!!! now I'M dumb too :D
     
  8. Nov 16, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    Could you explain the difference's...thanks.:)
     
  9. Nov 16, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    plus, don't forget about how often you need to rebuilt the SAWs.

    I guess you have to ask yourself, what are you doing with your truck? going to work, or 4wheeling on rocks?

    ToyTec Lifts offers a better warranty than SAW's - LIFE TIME!!!

    some food for thought..
     
  10. Nov 16, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    They are also available in a 2" shock.
     
  11. Nov 16, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    FWIW, the Sway-A-Way's are gonna ride pretty stiff set at 3".....Most people recomend 2.5" max. They a use a 650# spring, where as the Toytec CO's use a 620# spring (some have a 600# spring). Despite the extra spring rate, they should still ride a bit better, as the 5100's are more valved for a stock spring, with a little preload added, and the SAW's are designed for their spring rate.
     
  12. Nov 16, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    We had the same experience with the toytecs over the mod day weekend. IMHO the design is pretty poor. The spanners bent very easily. Part of the problem is the threaded sleeve rests on the 5100 c-clip. It is not attached to the shock. this means you have to use two spanners to turn them. you need to hold the sleeve to keep it from spinning while you adjust the large nut. We also installed a set of Icons the same day. the design was far superior. The threaded collar part is on the top and attached to the hat that bolts to the coil bucket and holds it firmly in place to allow you to just turn one nut. The SAWs are a similar design. We ended up having to take the toytecs apart so we could relieve the pressure from the spring and adjust every thing by hand. IMHO they are no better than just buying standard 5100s and adding the eibach spring. Unless you want the fine adjustability for the taco lean in that case you should make sure to get them set where you want the first time you install them.
     
  13. Nov 16, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    All our adjustable coilovers use a 600lb spring!! (except for the new tundra's, they use a 700# coil)

    Those 620's you see on the group buy, are NOT what we use in our coil over. That's just a new spring we are selling separately.

    I just want to make sure he has the accurate information about the c/o's.
     
  14. Nov 16, 2009 at 4:27 PM
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    Good to know. Last set I saw had a 620# rate, so I asmumed it was the coil that came on it.
     
  15. Nov 16, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    I have the SAWs and they are pretty sweet, i would definetly recomend them, they are a little stiff set at 2.5 which is what i left mine at but it was still quite a bit better ride than stock.

    Also, am i correct in saying that the toytecs arent rebuildable?
     
  16. Nov 17, 2009 at 3:52 AM
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  17. Nov 17, 2009 at 6:25 AM
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    Been riding on my Sway 2.0 since Nov 07...still no rebuild granted mine is on road, low miles prolly 10k since my 02 has 58000 miles on the odo and it is always cleaned and recoated with anti rust so the coilovers looks new but I am in Nor Cal so all I see is rain no snow, sand...
     
  18. Nov 17, 2009 at 7:27 AM
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    have had my SAW's on since late '05 and no rebuild and they ride really nice at 2.5" for my prerunner. Not too much offroading just when I go hunting or fishing...
     
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  20. Nov 17, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    So...I when the Bilstein are blown, you'd replace them for free? :D

    If not, then what does the warranty cover?
     
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