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Here are some pictures of Front coilover install that I did on my 2007 2wd TBSS.

It is fully adjustable from 28" - 33" front.

Also have Coilovers on rear.

Here are the specifications:

The parts list: QA1 (Bought all from Chassis Warehouse e-bay name, email: [email protected] 410-796-8777)

DR9855P - 2 ea (***you can use DR7855P for shorter reach and possibly use the 12-375 varable rate spring) Have not tried but will soon.
14-350 - 2ea
HAL-SS110SDM - 2ea (Stud Mount Convertion) for top of Coilover

5/8 Bolts, nuts and Washers - 2 ea
Mounting Brackets 1/4 plate - 2 ea Homemade (Do have sketched drawings)

If you need any more information please let me know, or if you want any particular picture.

I had it aligned today, .750 negative camber drives great handles awesome.

Rear coilovers are DR7855P with 14-080 springs (Depending on if you run air bags or not. No air bags 14-350 are needed) Just depends on feel you are looking for.

All coilovers are single adjustable aluminum.

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Coilover Pics continued

All of this is for guys that have some fabrication skills.

All of this is off the shelf parts, with the exception of the lower brackets.

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Coilovers

Total cost for front to rear fully adjustable coilovers is $849.00.

This is 4ea coilovers, 4ea springs and all mounting hardware.

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Coilovers Front and Rear

Interesting.

How much do you have invested?
Total cost for front to rear fully adjustable coilovers is $849.00.

This is 4ea coilovers, 4ea springs and all mounting hardware.

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Total cost for front to rear fully adjustable coilovers is $849.00.

This is 4ea coilovers, 4ea springs and all mounting hardware.

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thanks for coming over and posting this info. I talked to spx-7 about a month ago at that time showed me his coilovers and great idea for those that can do it themselves. It will only work with 2wd trucks but nice set up for the price. He also has some other things coming out for us maggie guys so stay tuned
 

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SPX 7,

By modifing the bottom mount you have leightened the shock which would give you more travel. It looks like it also changed the angle of the shock, does that affect anything? Looks good!

God Bless!

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can you get pics of the rear coilovers?? like to see how close its to the tires.
SPX 7,

By modifing the bottom mount you have leightened the shock which would give you more travel. It looks like it also changed the angle of the shock, does that affect anything? Looks good!

God Bless!

Scott
Scott,

No, the ride is Great! You can make it soft ride or very aggressive firm ride. One nice thing is zero body roll in hard cornering.

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just looked up on summit rear single adjustable is like 330 shipped for just the shocks and then the springs like 80 shipped.

now im wondering if should go with the higher spring rate because my bags ill just deflate more. I just want to keep the bags in there because i dont trust taking the bags out completly and having the shock held up in rear by the little lower tabs
 

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just looked up on summit rear single adjustable is like 330 shipped for just the shocks and then the springs like 80 shipped.

now im wondering if should go with the higher spring rate because my bags ill just deflate more. I just want to keep the bags in there because i dont trust taking the bags out completly and having the shock held up in rear by the little lower tabs
Summit is not the best price to buy these parts. You need to buy from Auto Fab Race Cars in Maryland. Look at my first post it has their e-bay name and e-mail address.

If you go with the 140-160# springs, you can adjust the ride via the screw adjustment on the coilovers. If you run a little shorter coilover in the rear I believe part number DR6855P you can run the 12" variable rate spring and this is pretty cool. It all depends on how low you want to go.

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im thining about the shock that is 19.5 extended and 13.0 collapsed. 18.5 seems a tad to small for when you go up driveways sideways i dotn want to three wheel lol. Ill take measurements tomm.

also on the rear where did you buy the spacer so the shock fit snug in the lower mount?
 

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im thining about the shock that is 19.5 extended and 13.0 collapsed. 18.5 seems a tad to small for when you go up driveways sideways i dotn want to three wheel lol. Ill take measurements tomm.

also on the rear where did you buy the spacer so the shock fit snug in the lower mount?
The Spacers come with the coilovers or you can buy extras from any QA1 dealer.

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The Spacers come with the coilovers or you can buy extras from any QA1 dealer.

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k so spacers came with it right on. I think im going to do the 130 pound spring rate. I emailed the guy on ebay and seeing how much the double adjustable coilover costs. btw can you go lower on the rear of your truck more that what it is now and still be ok with that spring?
 

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well just went into the garage and measured. Currently my shocks are 20 extended so the 18.75 is 1.25 less travel which will be fine because we are so low in rear. Im going to order the rear ones tomm from that shop along with the 14-110 hal springs which are a 110 spring rate on them. Then i can adust the rear so the coilover sprigs will prevent it from dipping down on big bumps. hopefully he can give me a good price. Thanks again
 
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