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Just got these off a 2020 Tacoma that got instantly lifted. I've read the front springs will level out my FJ (tired 10 yr old TT suspension) with a lil lift & the rear shocks will work. Not certain about any of this but you know what'd be awesome, if it all worked, haha, what's the chances, anyone know???
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Well install them and post some pictures if it works...Good luck :)
 
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Well dang, was hoping someone done done it. I'll get to asap & update of course. If I was still 17, I'd do it tonight, haha
 

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Did it, gained just under 2", seems to ride great, have just been on a short test drive, hit a few curbs on purpose to just make sure everything was seated. It's dead level with the back, now to find 1" rear springs & shocks for the finish!
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If you have the left front lean, now would be the perfect time to fix it. The fix is a 10mm disk that goes on top of the left back spring. Bilsteins Lift sells the disk (sku 150PR10). I’m sure there is a supporting vendor that sells them as well. I try to support forum vendors when I can. It helps the left front lean by raising the left back which in turn slightly lowers the front right. Think of a four cornered table and raising one leg, it puts stress on leg that’s across table. This lowering of front right helps even out both right and left front heights. I hope that makes sense. I wish I would have done mine a long time ago. If you don’t have the right front lean I wouldn’t worry about it but now is the perfect time to fix it if you do. By that I mean that you’ll be working on rear left spring next and that’s were the disk goes.
 

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Thanks for the information on Tacoma coils. The upgrade looks good. Do you happen to know what the spring rate is on them?
 

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These were from a 2020 Tacoma, and you put them on an FJ from what year?

Curious because a friend has a set from a 2014 Tacoma, and I have a 2007 FJ that I just learned needs new shocks/struts. :O
 

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He called his a 10 year old Trails Team. Ten years ago would have been 2010. The 2010 Trails Team color was a solid sand storm which agrees with the color of the FJ in his pictures. So his truck is a 2010 Trails Team. But it’s just a guess.
 

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If you have the left front lean, now would be the perfect time to fix it. The fix is a 10mm disk that goes on top of the left back spring. Bilsteins Lift sells the disk (sku 150PR10). I’m sure there is a supporting vendor that sells them as well. I try to support forum vendors when I can. It helps the left front lean by raising the left back which in turn slightly lowers the front right. Think of a four cornered table and raising one leg, it puts stress on leg that’s across table. This lowering of front right helps even out both right and left front heights. I hope that makes sense. I wish I would have done mine a long time ago. If you don’t have the right front lean I wouldn’t worry about it but now is the perfect time to fix it if you do. By that I mean that you’ll be working on rear left spring next and that’s were the disk goes.
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Thx Noe, I think bc it was a stock setup directly from a TRD vehicle, it already accounted for a lean. The springs are marked with different colors for driver/pass side
 

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Thanks for the information on Tacoma coils. The upgrade looks good. Do you happen to know what the spring rate is on them?
No clue, probably not hard to find (Google) 2020 Tacoma Off-Road 4x4 coil/strut combo from DCSB Tacoma spring rates though
 

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Correct
To clarify, you did the front only so far ?
Correct, and it was pretty much dead nuts level by measurements but it looked slightly nose high. I like a little rake from front to back so I installed these 25mm rear spacers to give me back a little rake from back to front which I much more prefer. These made the back about 1/2" higher which is pretty much a perfect rake to me.
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These were from a 2020 Tacoma, and you put them on an FJ from what year?

Curious because a friend has a set from a 2014 Tacoma, and I have a 2007 FJ that I just learned needs new shocks/struts. :O
I think it may work. Not 100%. There are 2 factors to consider here.
1. I believe the FJ was slightly different in 07-08 (not sure if suspension was affected by changes)
2. 2014 Tacoma was before the body change of 2016 which yielded a 1" higher Tacoma. That's why you get a nice boost of lift like I did if you add the 16-20 spring combo.
 

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Sorry it took me so long to get back with you guys, I never saw the notifications, it's like they all just came thru today, weird.
I'll try to get a better pic but here she is, stock tires, new Tacoma strut/spring combo & 25mm rear spacers.
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Correct, and it was pretty much dead nuts level by measurements but it looked slightly nose high. I like a little rake from front to back so I installed these 25mm rear spacers to give me back a little rake from back to front which I much more prefer. These made the back about 1/2" higher which is pretty much a perfect rake to me.
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Thanks for the follow up

looks great !
 
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