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valentines day present to myself... not 56k friendly

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by HolyReptar, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. Feb 14, 2012 at 12:39 PM
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    HolyReptar

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    My shocks and uppers were ready today so I went to pick them up and figured I would show them off before they go on this weekend :D

    uppers
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    coil overs with 700lbs spring
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    rears
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    I'm not worried about the install I think I got it, however when I look at the coil over I can help but wonder how to adjust it when its on the truck :dunno:
    I have searched but getting mixed ideas
    if anyone has any tips thanks

    and I'll post before and after when the install happens
     
  2. Feb 14, 2012 at 12:40 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Very nice. Your right hand definitely owes you some action tonight.
     
  3. Feb 14, 2012 at 12:41 PM
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    neonlazer

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    Nice! Looks like the top mount for the coil is on the threads..so bet you turn that to tighten or loosen the coil. How you do it..or if you can do on the truck..no idea :laughing:
     
  4. Feb 14, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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    Redfox1

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    I want all of it!! haha lucky bastard
     
  5. Feb 14, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    Redfox1

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  6. Feb 14, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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    HolyReptar

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    I was really hoping I could do it on the truck lol oh well
     
  7. Feb 14, 2012 at 1:56 PM
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    Nice setup! :thumbsup:
     
  8. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:04 PM
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    Cr250jumper

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    I have LT King shocks but its the same concept. I dont remove my shocks to adjust, but you do want to get the wheels off the ground so the spring has as little pressure on it as possible. I use an allen wrench (not sure of size) that fits in the hole pretty snug. You can flip the wrench around and move it in all different angles and you can get around the resi hose. It takes a little while but easier than removing the shock IMO
     
  9. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:14 PM
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    do people still have 56k?
     
  10. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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  11. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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    Cr250jumper

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  12. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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    think it will be harder to do since I have the larger coil?
     
  13. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:26 PM
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    Cr250jumper

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    Larger is in how? Like higher spring rate?
     
  14. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:48 PM
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    HolyReptar

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    higher spring rate
     
  15. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    Cr250jumper

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    What rate? It will be a little harder but should be able to do it
     
  16. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    jtav2002

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  17. Feb 14, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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    HolyReptar

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