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TRD vs. Hotchkis springs #364398 Jan 3, 1:15pm Jan 3, 1:15pm
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TRD vs. Hotchkis springs
which one should i get for 18's?

is the front going to be the same hight as stock or is it going to be lower?

how about shocks?...if i get either, do i need to get new shocks any time soon?

Re: TRD vs. Hotchkis springs [Re: asnRider] #364399 Jan 3, 6:56pm Jan 3, 6:56pm
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depends on what kind of drop you want. hotchkis is a lower drop. TRD is about 1.25" all around while hotchis is 1 3/8 front and 1 7/8 rear.

Re: TRD vs. Hotchkis springs [Re: ToiletPaper] #364400 Jan 3, 8:55pm Jan 3, 8:55pm
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hotchkis has a much stiffer spring rate, and you would need to get new shocks/struts with it


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Re: TRD vs. Hotchkis springs [Re: My Sixth Gear] #364401 Jan 3, 8:58pm Jan 3, 8:58pm
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with the TRD drop, you can use the stock shocks

Re: TRD vs. Hotchkis springs [Re: ToiletPaper] #364402 Jan 4, 11:29am Jan 4, 11:29am
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I'm looking at getting Hotchkis springs and anti-sway bars when the weather here warms up. I like the fact that the Hotchkis drop is more in the rear to level things out a bit.

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