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Jan 3, 2:15pm - #364398 
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?

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Jan 3, 7:56pm - #364399 
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.

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Jan 3, 9:55pm - #364400 
hotchkis has a much stiffer spring rate, and you would need to get new shocks/struts with it


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Jan 3, 9:58pm - #364401 
with the TRD drop, you can use the stock shocks

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Jan 4, 12:29pm - #364402 
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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