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Old 06-15-2011, 05:02 AM   #1
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Angry Its all hopeless

Dude seriously? Is my '04 5-lug that friggin worthless? I was really hoping to get a LT look/effect without having to drop that much $$$. So since that seems to be out of the question. Whats going to give my truck a higher lift in the front without damaging my drive? I got a 160 mile daily drive and dont want anything that'll kill the drive.
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:05 AM   #2
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larger tires that don't require a lift is what i would suggest with out compromising the ride, to achieve a slight lift, and not cost a bunch of $$$
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:22 AM   #3
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Yea I went 235/75/15 already was looking to do something more than that. I had heard specific coils would and spacers would compromise the ride, which is what I was more talking about.
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:28 AM   #4
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Yea I went 235/75/15 already was looking to do something more than that. I had heard specific coils would and spacers would compromise the ride, which is what I was more talking about.
Part of the beast, lift it up, ride gets stiffer.

Guys have been replacing their struts/shocks with the bilstein pre-runner stuff to help, at least with the spacers.
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:37 AM   #5
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so what would I need then bilstein + spacers? Whos spacers should I go with?
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:41 AM   #6
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and which bilsteins?
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:45 AM   #7
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Forget the spacer lift man. Buy a set of hubcentric spidertrax and poke the wheels out a little, that should give you the look you want, you don't need a lift.
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Forget the spacer lift man. Buy a set of hubcentric spidertrax and poke the wheels out a little, that should give you the look you want, you don't need a lift.
good suggestion, but he is a 5-lug and spidertrax does not make any for us, i contacted them...
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Are you serious? You want a LT look without actually having LT? Why? Do you actually off road it?
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Front Spacer with Bilstein struts , bigger tires and stock rims. That will get you close without killing gas mileage.

I am running ReadlyLift with bilstein shocks and struts. 16x8 KMC Enduros and 31" tires. I get 350 miles to a tank.
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good suggestion, but he is a 5-lug and spidertrax does not make any for us, i contacted them...
Well, you can get a lug-centric spacer. I don't see any problems with that if it's just for looks anyway, right?

Or you can go with a different manufacturer.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/HUBCE...-/130381633458
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wait you have a first gen taco right? lift spindles for sure look on here rdc or dr to find some for sale
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:51 PM   #14
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I don't think any of those will work with a 5 lugger. Spindles up front and a new leaf pack or shackles/add a leaf depending on how worn your stock leaf pack is. New extended length rear shocks will be needed as well. I think only fabtech makes spindles for the 5 luggers. Fatbob's garage sells a lot of 5lugger lift components as well.

Fabtech Spindles

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I posted this in another thread. Here ya go
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Old 06-15-2011, 10:01 PM   #15
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