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I am going to be changing my non-trd coilovers and rear shocks for:

TRD - Dbl Cab Coilovers and rr shocks.

Here is the question:

How rough of a ride am I going to get from this setup.

Also, what is involved in doing this swap. Is this a difficult thing to do or should it be simple?
 

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Cake to install, 4 bolts in the front, 2 in rear. First thing I took off my Extracab. I think they suck.
 

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baker34 said:
I am going to be changing my non-trd coilovers and rear shocks for:

TRD - Dbl Cab Coilovers and rr shocks.

Here is the question:

How rough of a ride am I going to get from this setup.

Also, what is involved in doing this swap. Is this a difficult thing to do or should it be simple?
As for the ride, it will be rougher. How much is hard to tell, but the one thing you should consider is what engine were these coilovers in and what engine you have. V6 coilovers and 4 Cyl coilovers are different(spring rate). Both will fit on either, but ride different and sit at different levels.
 

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aren't the dcab shocks 1" shorter than other models? I recall seeing that posted some time back. (or was it the other way around? LOL)
 

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hytenor said:
aren't the dcab shocks 1" shorter than other models? I recall seeing that posted some time back. (or was it the other way around? LOL)
You know I always get that mixed up and I have a DCab,... lol you would think I would remember. Ok well after looking at cornfeds site I remember to get max lift for a DCab with spacers you have to change out the struts, so I think you are right. The double cab struts do appear to be a tad shorter, while the springs are still the same.

baker34 said:
I am going to be changing my non-trd coilovers and rear shocks for:

TRD - Dbl Cab Coilovers and rr shocks.

Here is the question:

How rough of a ride am I going to get from this setup.

Also, what is involved in doing this swap. Is this a difficult thing to do or should it be simple?
Now to answer your question it should be as rough as a regular TRD packaged truck. So if you've ever been on a TRD equiped truck that is what you should expect. I don't think you will notice to much of a difference due to the 1" shorter shock.
 

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baker34 said:
How tough will it be to put these on?
if you are talking about the complete coil/shock assemblies they are a direct bolt-in...remove the old assemblies and slap in the new.

If the coils and shocks are separated then you'll need to put them together. it is best to have a shop do this on a commercial wall-mounted spring compressor.
 

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baker34 said:
How tough will it be to put these on?
If you are replacing the entire assembly with shocks and all, not hard at all. Just be sure not to remove the center nut in the top when removing the shock/coil assembly. If you want to just install the coils, well that is a job for a more experienced mechanically inclined person. The coils are under very high compression and have to be compressed further to safely remove them from the shocks. If you don’t feel comfortable about this, I would suggest taking it to a shop. Or a wrench-a-thon works too.
 

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hytenor said:
if you are talking about the complete coil/shock assemblies they are a direct bolt-in...remove the old assemblies and slap in the new.

If the coils and shocks are separated then you'll need to put them together. it is best to have a shop do this on a commercial wall-mounted spring compressor.

Damn, i guess i'm getting old here you beat me to it,... lol :D
 
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