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Nov 17, 5:55pm - #61156 
TRD Springs

Have any of you with the TRD springs stuck with the stock shocks? I know that most people that get other brand drops replace the shocks, but I think I've heard that with TRD, you may not need to. Thanks-

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Nov 18, 12:25am - #61157 
you don't have to get new struts with the TRD springs.


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Nov 18, 12:52am - #61158 
how about with hotchkis spring ?

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Nov 18, 1:09am - #61159 
You don't need to, but you'll end up replacing the struts with those springs anyway so you might as well get struts with those.

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Nov 18, 7:06am - #61160 
yeah, I wish I had got the TRD struts when i had the springs put in... My stock struts are feeling very rough now, 3 months after putting in the TRD springs...

There are a lot of pot holes and bumps here in nova scotia.


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Nov 18, 1:45pm - #61161 
Isaac has the entire TRD strut/spring set..
I have TRD springs with stock shocks..
no matter what kind of springs you have installed, eventually the shocks were wear and you will need to replace them.


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Nov 18, 4:51pm - #61162 
What other shocks are out there (other than TRD). I don't need the adjustable shocks, and I'm assuming thats why the TRD ones are over $500... confused Also, where did you all buy your springs and how much should I expect to pay for installation and alignment? Thanks-

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Nov 18, 5:03pm - #61163 
check out this thread and also try using the search function, as this topic has been covered many times; you should be able to find plenty of people's input on this topic.


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Nov 18, 5:06pm - #61164 
brand new:
TRD springs-189
TRD shcoks-450

used:
TRD springs-avg.130
TRD shcoks-avg. 350-400

install
from toyo-1 billion dollars (actually got quoted at around 400-700)
from a reputable performance shop-100-120
DIY-free

if you want the prices on new springs and shocks there was a guy in this forum asking for TRD websites..look in there thumbsup

aww hell-here it is

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_242922_1_collapsed_5__1.html


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Nov 18, 6:59pm - #61165 
Sorry - I forgot rule #1 grin After doing a little reading, I think I may go with Hotchkis since it sounds like the $250 camber kit is unnecessary even with their springs. I think for now I'll leave the stock shocks, but what are some prices on different aftermarket ones? Everyone seems to like the KYB's, but are there high-quality ones that aren't adjustable, and therefore cheaper? Sorry about all the questions...but you guys are a great help thumbsup!

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Nov 19, 8:29am - #61166 
Originally Posted by blk6speed
Sorry - I forgot rule #1 grin After doing a little reading, I think I may go with Hotchkis since it sounds like the $250 camber kit is unnecessary even with their springs. I think for now I'll leave the stock shocks, but what are some prices on different aftermarket ones? Everyone seems to like the KYB's, but are there high-quality ones that aren't adjustable, and therefore cheaper? Sorry about all the questions...but you guys are a great help thumbsup!


i hear tokikos are good.


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