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What have you done to your Tacoma today? 1st Gen Edition

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SlimDigg, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:00 PM
    95 taco

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    Cool, thanks for the info.

    What spring rate did you have on the SAW's?

    Have you noticed any decrease in dampening as the need to rebuild gets closer?

    I'm mainly looking for 2-2.5'' and getting rid of my 5100's.
     
  2. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:01 PM
    Digiratus

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    Honestly, I haven't decided what I want to do yet. If you are serious, send me a pm so we can talk about it.
     
  3. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:03 PM
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  4. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM
    Digiratus

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    They are 650 lb Eibachs. Have not noticed any loss of dampening. I did have to add a little pre-load tho.

    If you intend to have a heavy plate bumper like the Elite and a winch in it and heavy aftermarket skids like budbuilts, they you have expect that extra weight to have an impact long term.

    As I said, these SAWs have held pretty good with all thats been thrown at them.
     
  5. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM
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    Acceptable!:D

    Looks good.

    As to SAWs, I've got a set of 2.0s I've had on for a few years, ride great, though I can't compare them to anything else other then stock. barely drooped even with bumper and winch.
     
  6. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM
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    Awesome, thanks for the info.

    Eventually I'll have a bumper and winch with synthetic line, but I't'll be 2-3 years down the road.

    I gotta do something about my front suspension soon, one of my front 5100's is blown, and I have ~2.5'' of rake from rebuilding the rear springs to tall.
     
  7. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM
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    If you're looking to save some $ and not in a rush, do what I did, find a decent used set of coilovers and rebuild them. All in all I got my saws for around $500.
     
  8. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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    Did you rebuild them yourself or did you have someone like DSM do it for you?
     
  9. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:41 PM
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    Did it myself.
     
  10. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:06 PM
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    Cool thanks for the info ;)

    How hard was it?
    Since we moved I haven't had access to a shop or garage, but I'm sure I know a guy who has a shop i can use.
     
  11. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:10 PM
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    Not hard, all you need is a vice and an impact gun helps.
     
  12. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:13 PM
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    Cool, thanks :thumbsup:
     
  13. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:14 PM
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    There's a few tutorials. If you end up doing it seems me a pm, there's a few things left out of the tutorials.
     
  14. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:16 PM
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    Will do, thanks for the info
     
  15. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:20 PM
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    If you do go the used route make sure to watch the classifieds on ttora as well, there are always coil overs popping up over there
     
  17. Jul 10, 2014 at 6:53 AM
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  18. Jul 10, 2014 at 7:32 AM
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    I added diamond plate to my sliders mostly to keep the sides of my truck clean since we live on a gravel road. I think it would also keep out sticks too!

    20140710_092735[1].jpg
     
  19. Jul 10, 2014 at 10:34 AM
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