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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-15-2002, 12:35 PM
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Rear suspension and multiple terrain race

I race on a State and Interstate Rallye at Fortaleza - Brazil. Just bought a one cabin Toyota SR5 - Hilux, it is probably the 4runner. Being used to a 2 cabin, I would like to know what should I do to keep the rear from oversteering, once the trunck is light and the leafsprings kicks the car up on a irregular ground or sand dunnes as we have here by the coast.
Any clue on springleafs and proper shocks?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 09-16-2002, 10:32 AM
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Re: Rear suspension and multiple terrain race

First your leaf springs are probably for a heavy load and have too much ' spring ' to them.. TRy a set from Deaver 714-542-3703 or National Spring in So Cal. .. They will make a custom pac designed for your vehicle and driving conditions.. After that find your shock from Fox, Bilstein, Sway-A-Way or King.. They make the sock for what you are trying to do..
http://www.kingshocks.com/
http://www.bilstein.com/

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Re: Rear suspension and multiple terrain race

I wouldn't worry much about the fact that you've got an extra "Cabin" attached to the truck. The main thing is getting the right spring/shock combo on it. Weigh your truck at each corner and call National Spring in El Cajon, California for the supreme set of springs. For shocks, I'm a huge Bilstein fan but you may have better luck with a company like Fox Racing Shocks. Either way, that's your call. Good luck! Report back.

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National Spring: 1402 N. Magnolia, El Cajon, California
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