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FYI about leveling out the front

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by Crossfit4Runner, Feb 21, 2021 at 4:55 PM.

  1. Feb 21, 2021 at 4:55 PM
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    Crossfit4Runner

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    I have the Toytec 3” lift installed. When I had some new tires installed Friday I had them level out the front to match the back by adjusting the front coils.
    That was a bad move as it now bounces like a rubber ball as I drive down the road. Needless to say I’ll be putting it back to the way it was.
     
  2. Feb 21, 2021 at 7:27 PM
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    That's good to know thanks
     
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    Sounds like the shop didn’t know what they were doing. They probably cranked it all they way up giving to much preload
     
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    With all due respect, this post makes very little sense. The front being described as bouncing around is very subjective and could be due to a number of things including new front springs, adjusted preload like ForRun said, and too much pressure in the new tires. Did they do an alignment after adjusting the front?

    I say this because a million people have lifted their front ends with no issues.
     
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    With no mention of - at an additional cost. Like hockey pucks or spacers. You're likely dead on.
     
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    Well since we don't know what a "Toytec 3" lift" is.. sorry to hear it?

    Judging from the sig.. "ready lift" .. looks like spacer lift so I'm not surprised it rides like crap.

    Sorry, OP. It would help if you understood the situation more. Without more detail, your post doesn't help us any. I do honestly appreciate your effort, though, as it seems like you are trying to help others avoid the same mistake.

    At least we are aware that the OP participates in CROSSFIT.. whew..
     
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  8. Feb 22, 2021 at 9:06 AM
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    first off I haven’t updated my profile in over a year. Second I didn’t know I wasn’t allowed to have a second hobby like CrossFit. I admit I could have been more clear in my original post.
    I have the Toytec Boss 3” lift. It comes from Toytec set at 2.75 front and 3 in the rear. The front are adjustable so I had my shop push them up to 3 in the front to level it out. By doing that it added to much spring preload which is causing the bounce. From what I’ve read the people who have leveled out their front have put on a spacer to make up that difference. All I was trying to do was get rid of the front rake a let people know what happened when I used the method I used.
     
  9. Feb 22, 2021 at 9:23 AM
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    flyinhoot

    flyinhoot When in doubt, Throttle out.

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    Seems reasonable...problem is you told the internet about it.:crapstorm:
     

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