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Will my toytec coilovers settle?

Discussion in 'ToyTec Lifts' started by MikeyD, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Jan 10, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    MikeyD

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    I have just ordered some toytec coilovers. I have a 4cyl so im guessing its because of the engine weight difference is why i got way more than 2.5"s of lift out of them when i installed them. I got 4.5"s of lift at first. I then adjusted them. Right now im at about 3.5"s of lift. I left them at 3.5 because i figured they would settle a little. My question is will the settle? and about how much?
     
  2. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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    They will settle but how much depends on the alignment of the stars. I think everyone is a little different.
     
  3. Jan 12, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    question. these measurements you speak of, are they a 'before and after' measurements?

    If they were, you have to realize that you probably had some front-end sagging prior to installation. Even tho you got 4.5 inches over what your suspension was sitting out, doesn't mean you got 4.5 inches of lift over stock. See the difference?

    The springs do settle some, but not a ton.

    What lifting option do you have in the back?

    Do you have a side profile photo of the truck with the kit on?
     
  4. Jan 12, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    Mine did but not a lot. Nothing you can't fix with a slight adjustment.
     
  5. Jan 12, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    I realize what you are saying. This is from before and after measurements. But i also measured from the center of the hub and that was 24.5"s. I believe before lift it is about 20"s. If some one with stock suspension can verify that would be great. i adjusted them a little and now they are at 23.5"s from the center of hub to the fender. I believe I am at about 3.5"s of lift now. And i dont think i had that much sagging. My truck is a 2007 regular cab with 30,000k on it.
    And ill make sure to get some pictures of the side of the truck on level ground by tomorrow. Thanks for the help, Mike
     
  6. Jan 13, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    Here is a picture of the truck on level ground
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    And I have 5100's with a 2" add a leaf in the rear.
     
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    see how level it is?
    your probably sitting at exactly 3 inches of lift up front.

    To level the front with the back, you need just 3 inches up front.

    If the front was raked high, then you would be more likely at 3.5 or 4.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    So you are saying i should be good?
     
  9. Jan 13, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    I think so.
    there is no way the AAL can give you more than 2 inches of lift so, yeah, I think your fine.
     
  10. Jan 13, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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    Thanks for the help I appreciate it!
     
  11. Jan 13, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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