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Lift with 3rd Generation Tacoma Coils and Shocks

Discussion in '4th Gen 4Runners (2003-2009)' started by Libagui, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. Sep 7, 2019 at 8:45 PM
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    Libagui

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    I just bought this set of shocks and coils in Tacomaworld. Will pair rear shocks with Bilsteins B12 coils SKU 36-2817. I expect to get 2" to 2-1/2" lift front, and 1.8" to 2" rear.
    Tacoma 4 corner $ 325.00
    Rear Bilsteins B12, $208.00
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    This are the rear coils that I've selected. Pending to buy.
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  2. Sep 13, 2019 at 8:22 AM
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    MattAK

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    Interested to see how this will work out.
     
  3. Sep 13, 2019 at 8:46 AM
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    If it were me.....I would hold off on the rear springs. Install the shocks and see where you are at up front.

    also I can't be quite sure but i think this is going to change how your 4runner rides as the shocks look to be from an off road model and the springs could very well be progressive
     
  4. Sep 13, 2019 at 9:27 AM
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  5. Sep 13, 2019 at 12:15 PM
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    Yes, they are from a 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road.
    I was thinking same as you, regarding doing the front and see how it looks, since this 4runner has a lot of rate.
     
  6. Sep 13, 2019 at 12:19 PM
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    Are the eyelets in the front shocks the same size on a 4th gen 4Runner as a 3rd gen Taco? Might need to press in some new bushings if not.
     
  7. Sep 13, 2019 at 12:27 PM
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    As per my research, only the rear shocks need new bushings. Fronts are plug and play.
     
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  8. Sep 13, 2019 at 1:51 PM
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    I can confirm this, I have 18 trd or front and rears on with fj coils. The front is direct the rear requires 9.8108G 3/4 eye bushing. Easy install and better than stock but mine still has a little sway to it! Curious as to how the billies work in the rear!
     
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  9. Sep 13, 2019 at 4:56 PM
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    The sway could be from the progressive coils. or that you dont have the rear matching shocks?

    You could see if there are some SR5 coils available from a third gen Tacoma. I know the 2016 Tacoma I traded in had linear springs. That is if it doesn't quite feel the same after adding the rear shocks
     
  10. Sep 14, 2019 at 11:49 AM
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    The rear Tacoma shocks don’t handle the rear weight of the 4runner very well which is why it happens. It was a huge improvement from the worn out xreas but not quite as nice as Toytec or more expensive setup
     
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