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Old 05-20-2012, 04:30 AM   #41
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Mine is 2011, We have the exact same truck except you have the new front end I like so much I bought it at north-town. I live in Olean but my girl lives in orchard park so I in buffalo every weekend. If your around town memorial weekend I can show what it looks like now. I wont have the 5100's installed yet, they wont be here until Thursday or Friday. I am still not sure where I am getting them installed have to do some price checking.
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I would email Toytec or DSM and find out from people that do this for a living on what is the best setup. I just installed a lift on my dcsb from Toytec and I had to contact them for additional info and parts and their customer service was top notch. I will always be a Toytec fan from that day forward. Dont be scared of spacers if you dont go extreme with them. It also depends on the struts you are pairing them with. I have top plate spacers on my setup and they are paired with the bilstein 5100's and the Toytec/eibach springs and it rides better than the stock SR5 springs did. And the stock SR5 springs are soft.
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I would email Toytec or DSM and find out from people that do this for a living on what is the best setup. I just installed a lift on my dcsb from Toytec and I had to contact them for additional info and parts and their customer service was top notch. I will always be a Toytec fan from that day forward. Dont be scared of spacers if you dont go extreme with them. It also depends on the struts you are pairing them with. I have top plate spacers on my setup and they are paired with the bilstein 5100's and the Toytec/eibach springs and it rides better than the stock SR5 springs did. And the stock SR5 springs are soft.

Your spacers are like what 1/4 maybe 1/2 an inch? Anything with that is fine. Its anything that 1 inch or more you want to stay away from. Toytec, Icon and OME are the best for Toyota lifts in my opinion from the research I have done. When I get the money I am going to do a complete lift and looking at the OME or eibach coils with Icon or Light racing UCA's. Since the OP's truck is stock without a TSB all he needs is the shocks set at .85 that should make it level. Inless I misread something above this should be all he needs.
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Mine is 2011, We have the exact same truck except you have the new front end I like so much I bought it at north-town. I live in Olean but my girl lives in orchard park so I in buffalo every weekend. If your around town memorial weekend I can show what it looks like now. I wont have the 5100's installed yet, they wont be here until Thursday or Friday. I am still not sure where I am getting them installed have to do some price checking.
ive got a buddy who has his own shop out in darien...hes a huge toyota guy, hes got a few rock crawler rigs...he put a ls1 vette motor in his old 4 runner...let me know what kinda prices u get and ill check with him...alot of times he works for a bottle of captain morgan haha and ill send you a PM about meeting up and taking a look at yours
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ive got a buddy who has his own shop out in darien...hes a huge toyota guy, hes got a few rock crawler rigs...he put a ls1 vette motor in his old 4 runner...let me know what kinda prices u get and ill check with him...alot of times he works for a bottle of captain morgan haha and ill send you a PM about meeting up and taking a look at yours

Sounds really good man, We can actually measure my truck and yours that might help both us figure out what setting on the Shocks we would need to make it level. That way you can see the difference with the TSB in the back. If you dont mind getting me a quote when you get a chance that would be Awesome. I called a few places yesterday and because I have the stock coils and they have to preload ( they have to load the stock coils onto the shocks, as opposed to ordering shocks with coils already loaded) they wont do it. And seeing how its Sunday I probably wont get very far with it today.
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have you ever tried the 2.5 slot? and at 1.75 does your sit level or close but a little lower?

If you have the stock leaf pack 3 leafs a 2.75 raise in the front will raise the front higher than the back and the ride quality will suck with the stock coils. The bigger issue because if you have the stock coils and your lift is purely from the shocks the stock UCA may hit the shock causing problems. Not all people have this problem but some do. I could be wrong but this is what I have read from numerous posts on this. According to what I have been advised from others on the forum If set my truck at to 1.75 in the front with the TSB in the rear it should look level. The back might still sit a little higher but you wont be able tell unless you measure.
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[QUOTE=alexander323bc;5113961]If you have the stock leaf pack 3 leafs a 2.75 raise in the front will raise the front higher than the back and the ride quality will suck with the stock coils. I could be wrong but this is what I have read from numerous posts on this. According to what I have been advised from others on the forum If set my truck at to 1.75 in the front with the TSB in the rear it should look level. The back might still sit a little higher but you wont be able tell unless you measure. I just read someone that as them set at 1.75 without the TSB and its level So I find that interesting. I wonder if my cover on the back makes any difference weighs about 50 pounds. It might make the difference for my truck.
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Sounds really good man, We can actually measure my truck and yours that might help both us figure out what setting on the Shocks we would need to make it level. That way you can see the difference with the TSB in the back. If you dont mind getting me a quote when you get a chance that would be Awesome. I called a few places yesterday and because I have the stock coils and they have to preload ( they have to load the stock coils onto the shocks, as opposed to ordering shocks with coils already loaded) they wont do it. And seeing how its Sunday I probably wont get very far with it today.
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i would love to get the 5100s but i dont have the money does any body know about the daystar comfort ride 2.5 leveling kit?
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I just bought FJ wheels, was wondering about the 15mm spacing. Will this set my tires out more or in?
Looking at them from the front and rear, they fit exactly flush with the flared fender wells. I'm lagging on the pics, I apologize. I will snap a few tonight and post them.
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Just got mine done. Perfect spacing.


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I can tell you the 5100 @ 1.75 are more firm but in a good way. I did mine a few days before I had the rear spring tsb done so I got a free alignment out of the deal. I can't post pics but I do have some on my profile if you want to know what your truck will look like.
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David does it sit level? your using Eibach coils though right? so your lifted in the front already? I am running stock coils looking to have the shocks installed Monday at 1.75 to level it out.
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David does it sit level? your using Eibach coils though right? so your lifted in the front already? I am running stock coils looking to have the shocks installed Monday at 1.75 to level it out.
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Yes I'm running eibachs, but I originally just had the 5100's w/rear spring tsb. It sat level @1.75 with tsb maybe a very small amount of rake. I've tweaked my setup a bit but I have pics of my original setup on my profile which consisted of 5100's @ 1.75 and rear spring tsb.
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Just got mine installed for to much money, but the truck is sitting with the back end just under .25 inch higher than the front with shocks at 1.75 setting. ( presuming they installed them right). Now I need bigger tires they look small
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