pre runner lowering

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by thewarriordinghy, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. TRON

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    If you get the TR kit, I would paint over the powder coat cause i had premature flaking for most of the parts. Also, getting a good alignment after install is always a good idea. Hopefully, none of eccentric bushings are seized for proper alignment. I'm curious about what size qa1s would best fit the tr kit myself.
     
  2. thewarriordinghy

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    Sooo what parts need it? Do I just spraypaint them black?
     
  3. Torspd

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    Just like the DJM, have if better powder coated.
     
  4. thewarriordinghy

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    That's expensive... Rustoleum flat black wouldn't work?
     
  5. justin13703

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    If you paint over bad powder coat, when that powder coat peels off, your paint comes right off with it...
     
  6. thewarriordinghy

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    How much is powder coat? My dad has no idea where to take it...
     
  7. justin13703

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    Completely depends on how much the shop you take it to wants. It's hard to give an estimate of what someone else would charge
     
  8. thewarriordinghy

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    What shop does it? Also one of my dad's trades is a painter. Is this something he might could do?
     
  9. justin13703

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    I don't live near you so I couldn't tell you. All I can tell you is the place by me that does it is hi-tech powdercoating in boonsboro md. Doubt you wanna drive there though lol. You just gotta look around and find local places that do it. You could probably paint them if the prep is done correctly.
     
  10. thewarriordinghy

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    I'll run that by my dad and see if he can do it right, or if I need to send it off.
     
  11. Torspd

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    Google. :top:
     
  12. thewarriordinghy

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    Well, got laid off, so this is on hold... For now.
     
  13. Torspd

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    Well boo. Chin up.
     
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    well, already sent out resumes to 20+ companies, and might have an interview with 2 already.... been in the hunt for less than 3 hours.... gotta love networking.
     
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    Good news! Just got hired for $2 more an hour, and they have plans for me... Project back on the table!!!!
     
  16. Torspd

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    Best layoff ever? Lol
     
  17. justin13703

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    Sometimes the best thing that can happen to people is getting laid off. Gives you an opportunity to find a better job. Happened to me when I got laid off from Grove Cranes. Now some people are happy sitting on their ass collecting unemployment though lol. I hated it.
     
  18. thewarriordinghy

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    Yeah, better job, they actually want to use me... Last company I was just an extra. And I still get 4 weeks severance pay while I work for the new company... Lowering kit financed lol
     
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    UPDATE: The tundra racing kit is nice, but I would like to go possibly 2 inches lower... maybe drop leafs and coils on top of the TR kit?, or am I SOL? if I drop it again itll be when my tires wear out.
     

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    It can be done to go lower. Basicaly you'd be gettimg rid of the TR kit though.
     

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