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Installed Toytec Adj. Coilover and custom rear coils *PICS*

Well, it went pretty smooth until we got the rear and finally realized we could undo whatever the bar is that goes across back axle and that would allow the axle to drop further. After that it was gravy.

I couldn't have done this by myself and owe a HUGE favor to MemphibiousFJ for his help today. Overall a fun day of wrenching and getting to meet some new friends....spclays dropped by for a little bit as well.

Without further delay here are the pics!!

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After Front:

pic of bar we unbolted that helped a ton.


Now to just wait for those stock tires to wear out to complete the look.:rocker:

Once again I can't thank MemphibiousFJ enough....thanks dude!!!
 

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Does it still fit thru the garage door ?
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I just installed mine too. I like them. Is your collar easy to adjust? Mine seems to be frozen.
 

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Does it still fit thru the garage door ?
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Thats funny I did mine a couple weeks ago and I only had less 1/2" Clarence..

MemphisFJ,
you asked how I lost it off the jack stands well that bolt you mentioned on the rear axel..:cowfrown: As I was reading your thread I realized that I did not unbolt that arm on the rear that and being alone sucked..

Looks good
 

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looking good :bigthumb:
 

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Looks great!
 

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Does it still fit thru the garage door ?
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Well, it was in the garage when we finished. Memphibious kind of pushed the door up a little to help out. I am hoping with a little settling it is going to go back in...right now it is staying in the driveway a few days. I believe it will go in barely but when I move up to bigger tires forget it. BTW I think my garage opening is 80" tall.

I just installed mine too. I like them. Is your collar easy to adjust? Mine seems to be frozen.
I didn't have to adjust the collar, Toytec had already set them as it sits right now.


looking good :bigthumb:
Thanks!!

Looks great!
Thanks!!

BTW, I have always felt like calling B.S. to all those people that say "it rides better than stock now" but my initial impressions are exactly that. Given I have only driven it about 10-12 miles so far but I am surprised at how well it rides!!

A big thanks to Toytec for putting on the G.B. that enabled me to finally justfiy an adjustable coilover setup!!! Also another thank you to Terahex for the OME install thread, I printed it out and used it every step of the way(except for the coil compressing part of course) the info on this forum is priceless. Also thanks to FJ FunJunkie, Zombie 911, and awilson for posting their installs up and asking alot of questions I would have had otherwise. Oh and I would also like to thank the academy........ooops wrong speech.
 

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Update: Okay it does fit in the garage without anyone pushing the door up but it's pretty tight

 

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still stock tires ? that's close .
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still stock tires ? that's close .
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Yes, still stock tires for now. Yeah the radio antenna hits pretty good but the roof rack clears...it's scary close.
 

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3" lift ?
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3" lift ?
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Well, you can adjust the fronts from anywhere from stock to 3" +. I am not sure where mine is set because I didn't take measurements before install. Right now I believe the bottom of fender well is about 38" in front and 38.5" in rear. Toytec states the rear is a 2" lift.
 

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Update: Okay it does fit in the garage without anyone pushing the door up but it's pretty tight

That's about as much room as I have after I installed the Rouch Country 3". I am still on stock tires. But have a Hi Jack and shovel mounted. I clear it but barely. Once I add the AT tires, I am sure some of the stuff on the rack will need to mounted a little lower or removed.

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I installed the same and with stock tire's and 80" opening and clear by about 1" as well with 82" you'll be good to go
 

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Oh man, Please tell me that you do only have an 80" opening. Mine is 82 + and I'm wanting to lift mine.
Yes, just re-measured again to be sure 80" in the center from garage floor to bottom of door when open. I do have an extra inch on left side somehow, so if I back it in on that side the antenna doesn't even hit. I don't know what I am going to do when I get new tires. Either no rack, mini rack, park outside, or a new house!:lol:
 

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I think the mod bug finally got his little teeth through my stubborn hide. After helping MemphisFJ with his lift and seeing in person the difference it makes, it will be sooner rather than later that I get a 3" lift for my FJ.
 
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