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What shocks to get.... not 5100's...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jackrules, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    Okay, so I was out in ocotillo this weekend, and now i'm itching for some slightly better shocks so that i can go a little bit faster out there in the desert. I don't really want any lift out of my shocks, but I'd take a slight lift if it was part of the shock.

    So i really just want something that will ride a little bit better in the dirt but really won't make my street driving more "mooshy"

    I'm looking at FOX, and I'm not sure if I actually need something with an independent resivoir, how do you think these would do?

    http://www.foxracingshox.com/offroad/shocks/oe/20_FACTORY_PERFORMANCE_SERIES

    Suggestions are much appreciated

    right now i'm going about 40/50 in the washes with my stock bilsteins... they probably won't last too long doing that... will they?

    I air down to about 20 psi on the dunflops... i'm just using them till their beat up enough to justify buying new tires
     
  2. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    No shocks in the rear give lift.

    Fox, king, icon, and a few others I can't think of will all suit you well. 2.0 for sure. 2.5 if you don't mind spending a little more.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    Correct me if i'm confused.. but could i not put those fox 2.0's on the front?
     
  4. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Your better off going to a vender website that sells bolt on rear shocks for your truck. I'm trying to think. All pro. Maybe downsouth motorsports. Offroad warehouse. They all have websites.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    i was looking to first put on front shocks and then rear shocks down the road...
     
  6. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:30 PM
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    OME, Good shocks and no lift if you use stock springs.
    Much larger and higher quality than stockers.
     
  7. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Am I trippin? Thought your post said rear shocks. In my opinion if your going to be doing a lot of that driving when you offroad, get a coilover with a reservoir. It helps keep them cool and last longer.
     
  8. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:52 PM
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    Haha, you're trippin i think.....

    so the revisions are really worth it? Do you know what the price difference is on the fox 2.0's vs the 2.5's ( with revisions )
     
  9. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    It's "reservoirs". Lol

    Not sure. Hope on those websites I said. Should have prices. Not more than $400 a set max. I may be off.
     
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    i'm not so good at spelling.. haha who knows how i'm in AP english....

    i'll go check out those web sites....
     
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  13. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    smoothh aha ive been in honors sophomore and junior year, taking it again hopefully next year:rolleyes:
     
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    I was smart for it. Just hated it. Decided to take AP physics and hard math instead lol.
     
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    Yes they are that price. Call sonny at downsouth. Tell him what setup you plan to run or are running an he will get you what you need.
     
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    physics is awesome, math sucks! have a C in regular trig right now:mad: haha back to the topic about shocks! are those Fox shox in the DSM link really 190 a pair? or each?
    edit: just read that ^^, seems like a good price! how are they performance wise, anybody know?
     
  18. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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    I'm in AP english junior year, always been in regular till now tho... it's go'n well... in AP physics AP art and AP History

    it's all going well, now back to shocks... how are ICON's
     
  19. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:26 PM
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    Juniors FTW! :D
    as far as i know...hella expensive dude
     
  20. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:26 PM
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    190 each, still seems like a good price tho...

    i'd probably have dealer install them though to keep warranty, the deal says they charge about 500 for instillation up front, so that's where my main cost is...
     
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