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What is the cheapest way to drop my 2wd taco?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by emglishe30, May 4, 2009.

  1. May 4, 2009 at 2:15 PM
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    emglishe30

    emglishe30 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am looking for an easy and cheap way to drop my 2wd taco. How to do it? Stuff I need to get to do it? Etc...
     
  2. May 4, 2009 at 2:17 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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  3. May 4, 2009 at 2:17 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Im sorry.....I had to....:)
     
  4. May 4, 2009 at 2:25 PM
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  5. May 4, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Someone will be hear to help ya...:)
     
  6. May 4, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    emglishe30

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    Might I mention its an 01
     
  7. May 4, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    TengoTaco

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    Cut the coils, and remove a leaf??? :confused:
     
  8. May 4, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    emglishe30

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    Thats what a buddy and I were thinking. What would be the outcome by going this route?
     
  9. May 4, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    tacoholic

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    Quite possibly, someday...
    Well you would have shocks designed for the current length but like 2 inches shorter so you could top them out over speed bumps and ruin your shocks. Or, it could work perfectly forever. I would buy stiffer springs and cut them...if that's able to be done/try and find shorter springs.
     
  10. May 4, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    EnolaGaia

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    The cheapest approach is a 3/4 drop using the ball joint flip and blocks.
     
  11. May 5, 2009 at 12:56 AM
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    2004Taco

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    Blocks for the rear and drop spindels in the front. DO NOT CUT YOUR COILS the ride quailty is crapy. Ive been in the mini truckin scene for years now, thats your best bet.
     
  12. May 5, 2009 at 3:01 AM
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    VooDooTrip

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    Balljoint flip and blocks x 2. pm beefedtaco and he can help you out with the hardware for the drop and also blocks (steel) that are of the best quality.
     
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