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Sway bar hitting pro shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by scpete24, May 16, 2018.

  1. May 16, 2018 at 9:35 AM
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    scpete24

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    Not sure what is going on, but I was checking the torque on the bolts in the front and noticed I had some cosmetic damage to both of my front shocks. Looks like scrapes like the sway bar has hit them? I have hear a clunk when in full lock reversing, but didnt know what it was.

    I'm running 2 CB shims on both sides. Alignment hasn't been a problem.

    Any ideas?

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  2. May 16, 2018 at 9:38 AM
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    Stick a gopro under there and see whats going on....
     
  3. May 16, 2018 at 10:54 AM
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    the sway bar itself or the links? Did the same on mine with Kings shocks. I grinded the sway bar and also after alignment got better clearance.
    your truck is stock pro right ? did you change anything to suspension ?
    You can also remove it.

    You must live by the beach, shocks look pretty corroded for a 2 y.o. truck.
     
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  4. May 16, 2018 at 11:24 AM
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    Yep, I live in San Clemente about 5 min walk from the beach. I thought they looks pretty corroded as well. Any advice to keep them fresh?

    Hard to tell if it was the links or the actual sway bar. I couldnt see any marks on either...I am running (2) CB shims per side
     
  5. May 16, 2018 at 11:27 AM
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    I don’t have a Tundra anymore, but I ditched my sway bar on my Taco and it’s been fine.
    For keeping the corrosion down, I just spray some silicone lube on my Icons every month or so and it seems to work ok.
     
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    you got corrosion in 29 Palms ? :)
     
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  8. May 16, 2018 at 12:42 PM
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    thanks man, I'll give it a try!
     
  9. May 16, 2018 at 12:43 PM
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    Lol I know. I actually do it though because I do go to San Diego a lot and also there are a lot of areas out here that are dry salt lake beds and I for sure don’t want that stuff on my $$$ coilovers without some form of protection.
     

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