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131 1302 03 Overweight Up Your Rate Coilspring Removal

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With the weight of a winch bumper, winch, and front skidplates, our Tacoma started to sag. The 500-pound springs only cleared 371⁄2 inches at the top of the fenderwell opening on 33-inch tires and struggled to keep from bottoming out off-road. To start, raise the truck on a lift or jackstands, remove the tires, and let the suspension droop out. Unbolt the coilovers at the bottom first and then the top three bolts and remove.

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