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Feedback needed on cutting front coil springs.

Would like to know if anybody has knowledge or feedback on cutting the front coil springs to lower a Tacoma. How much drop can you do?How's the ride quality? I currently have the DJM front Calmax kit with a 3" drop and would like to cut the coil springs to get an additional 1" to 1.5" drop.

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Re: Feedback needed on cutting front coil springs.

Cutting a coil affects the effective spring rate of the spring. If I recall correctly, shortening the coil will make it stiffer.

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Re: Feedback needed on cutting front coil springs.

Rummage around in the 2WD Suspension archives to see what others have done and experienced.

For example:

https://www.customtacos.com/forum/54...t-springs.html

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Re: Feedback needed on cutting front coil springs.

Rummage around in the 2WD Suspension archives to see what others have done and experienced.

For example:

https://www.customtacos.com/forum/54...t-springs.html

"If i saw a old dude with what appeared to be a cat over his mouth driving faster than me I'd stop driving fast." - Firdaddy
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