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I have a pair of barely used DR coilovers. The truck has only been driven on the street with them, 300-400 miles. Besides being dirty from the rain, and driving, they are in brand new condition.

I bought them brand new from Wheelers Offroad.

PM me and we'll work out the details or any questions.

I want to get $875+shipping for the pair.

I live in Napa, CA--94559
 

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Why are you selling them if I might ask?
 

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Toyota4ever said:
I have a pair of barely used DR coilovers. The truck has only been driven on the street with them, 300-400 miles. Besides being dirty from the rain, and driving, they are in brand new condition.

I bought them brand new from Wheelers Offroad.

PM me and we'll work out the details or any questions.

I want to get $875+shipping for the pair.

I live in Napa, CA--94559
get tired of the lack of flex? :rolleyes:
 

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I need a softer spring rate for what I use the vehicle for, and I could use the money to put into the ring and pinion gears that are getting done. :D
 

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Are the A-arms for sale with the hoes?
 

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Not at this time. Possibly in the future.
 

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Toyota4ever said:
I need a softer spring rate for what I use the vehicle for, and I could use the money to put into the ring and pinion gears that are getting done. :D
I may be doing the same shortly.
 

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Coilovers still up for sale.
 

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will they flex more than TRD coils with 3" spacers? Will they ride better than current set-up? and can I get 3" of lift on my DC without coil bind?
 

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will they flex more than TRD coils with 3" spacers? Will they ride better than current set-up? and can I get 3" of lift on my DC without coil bind?
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yes

but...cranking them that high reduces the ride quality a ton.
 

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so even with them cranked that high it will still ride better than the spacer set-up though?
 

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Not for long.
Cranked that high with the extended length will lead to cv joint failure fairly quickly. The only reason you can do it now is the limited down travel of the TRD shocks. I run them at 2-2.25, but hear 2.5 is about max without getting out of their tuning window. They are meant to best work at around 2 inches of lift.
You must be hating life with spacers and an add-a-leaf lift? Pretty stiff and rough riding?
 

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Toyota4ever said:
Not for long.
Cranked that high with the extended length will lead to cv joint failure fairly quickly. The only reason you can do it now is the limited down travel of the TRD shocks. I run them at 2-2.25, but hear 2.5 is about max without getting out of their tuning window. They are meant to best work at around 2 inches of lift.
You must be hating life with spacers and an add-a-leaf lift? Pretty stiff and rough riding?
actually, the CV joints can handle 3.5" just fine. it's the boots and the upper ball joints that crap out with that much lift.
 

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1. It will flex way better if you have uni-ball arms but even if you don't it will still flex better.

2. The ride will blow you away compared to your setup.

3. You can run 3" of lift w/o coil-bind becasue Donahoe uses a custom coil that has fewer winds and therefore more spring-travel. Like others have said though, the CV's are the issue (The boots first tear, then the grease spills out and then the CV's get containated with dirt and they wear out super fast) plus at that ride height you have almost no droop and all bump travel so when driving on-road if you hit a dip the suspension can't drop down into it so instead it just thumps over it. I think you know what I'm talking about judging by your current setup :D

Get the DR's they are hands down the best thing you can do to your Taco!
 

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SEAN_at_TLT said:
1. It will flex way better if you have uni-ball arms but even if you don't it will still flex better.

2. The ride will blow you away compared to your setup.

3. You can run 3" of lift w/o coil-bind becasue Donahoe uses a custom coil that has fewer winds and therefore more spring-travel. Like others have said though, the CV's are the issue (The boots first tear, then the grease spills out and then the CV's get containated with dirt and they wear out super fast) plus at that ride height you have almost no droop and all bump travel so when driving on-road if you hit a dip the suspension can't drop down into it so instead it just thumps over it. I think you know what I'm talking about judging by your current setup :D

Get the DR's they are hands down the best thing you can do to your Taco!
explain how they flex so much better with 650# coils vs the OE 480s?
 

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cool, lots of good info, and yes...its a rough ride, not unbearable, but choppy to say the least. When I got my truck I was EAGER to lift it and went with what I could afford, but have come to realize that I should have waited, saved, and done more research. I would really like to keep the 33s but am figuring that to go with the Hoes I should plan on losing about an inch off what I have now which will make the 33 impossible without a BL( which I am not crazy about ). So I guess the question is, should I plan on going to 32s when these wear out to get the better ride from the Hoes, or will I still be ok with 33s and just crank the coilovers up? will the Bushwacker cut-outs help with clearing the 33s...Argh, this is frustrating!
 

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There's a lot of variables in clearance. If you have 4.5 inches of backspacing on your wheels you maybe fine without additional lift. I don't know about 4 inches of backspacing, I'm just getting my info from the Donahoe Racing site. I am not a big fan of body lift kits, but that would be a cheap alternative to keeping the Donahoe ride quality and your tires. Tires are a heck of a lot more expensive than a body lift, and were just talking a 1/2 inch. If you were to go with the Donahoe's I would get rid of the AAL to level the truck out, and have longer bumpstops to limit the rear tire rubbing on stuffing, and see how things are with just the shackle lift. If it doesn't have enough clearance for your 33's then go with a body lift. IMHO.
I think there are a lot of happy people running around with a shackle lift in the rear with Bilstein 5100's, and Donahoe's up front?? Real good handling from what I hear, and you would be keeping your stock payload capacity with the stock springs until they break.
 

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well, I am running 3.75 BS now, sooooooo...we'll have to see. I have been thinking about a 2" RB body lift, but again am not big on BL's however, I dont wheel it "too" hard, but with the better ride I might be tempted to!!!! I guess its boiling down to the Hoes, 2" BL, and a Deaver 8 leaf in the back( I am always hauling some kind of crap around and may get a shell) Where can I get longer bumpstops? And thanks for all the help, I sure appreciate it!
 
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