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TRD vs. Hotchkis #355671 Dec 20, 9:01pm Dec 20, 9:01pm
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TRD vs. Hotchkis
I was hoping that some of you could weigh in and help out somebody new.

Is the TRD strut/spring set (00602-48000-025) the same as the TRD shock set (00602-48500-200) plus the TRD lowering spring set (00602-48130-015).

Are coilovers too much for a daily driver? If not, which do people prefer, TRD or Hotchkis?

How does the full TRD set (sway bar, strut tower brace, struts, shocks, spring, and/or coilovers) compare with the Hotchkis tvs 1 or tvs 2?

Is the Hotchkis tvs 2 too stiff for a daily driver?

I have a 2004 GTS that is a daily driver. I'd like to improve handling and stick to either TRD or Hotchkis. Right now I have 16's but I plan on updrading to 17's.

Re: TRD vs. Hotchkis [Re: 2004_5_GTS] #355672 Dec 21, 7:17am Dec 21, 7:17am
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i am in the same situation and i think i am going to opt for the hotchkis set and there are different settings on it that you can change for daily riving or all out racing


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