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Old 06-20-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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Talking Rcd 4.5" lift vs. Any long travel vs. Icon mid travel

Hey guys just trying to make my decision but since i dont know too much about off-roading i want to know what i should get. i have a 2WD TACOMA 4 DOOR, I DIDNT GET THE OFFROAD PACKAGE SO I HAVE NO REAR E-LOCKER, BUT GOING TO BE BUYING ONE SOON. i really like the rcd 4.5" lift, saw a shop on ventura, ca craigslist thats selling it for 05-10 tacoma's for $1595, but is that recommended for offroading or just looks? i am aslo thinking of engage offroad or similar long travel kit or an icon mid travel. i dont think ill have much time to offroad much so maybe leaning more towards rcd lift and icon mid travel. what do you guys think??? thanks for looking.
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Old 06-20-2010, 07:33 PM   #2
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I think it depends on what you are going to do with your truck, are you gona go out in the desert? wheel it in the hills? You need to pick the best kit for what you are going to put the truck through.
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:04 PM   #3
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i think use it on light trails and desert.
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:07 PM   #4
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Then I would probably get the rcd lift it will get the higher looks you want and if you want the long travel look you can always put spacers on. Now if on those light trails you are going to be jumping your truck then I would get a long travel setup.
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:20 PM   #6
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2wd trucks should get SPINDLES! without considering any drop brack lift!
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:31 PM   #7
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but is rcd recommended for offroading like the higher look more...
but just saw some king suspension front and rear with tc uca's... and some spindles aswell...
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spindles, King coilovers, and a UCA. new leaf pack and smooth body shocks for the rear.
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Spindles will achieve the same thing as the RCD kit will as far as height goes, but the advantage to spindles is that they are not a drop bracket lift.
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get spindles man!
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Spindles are the way to go!
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spindles, King coilovers, and a UCA. new leaf pack and smooth body shocks for the rear.
this set up would be beast. Do not waste your $$$ on the Long travel if you are not going to use it.

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get spindles man!
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yea spindles for a 2wd for sure!!
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thanks for all your help...
going to save up for front and rear kings plus uca and spindles... oh and rear locker....lol
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Hey where in la are you?
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Hey where in la are you?
im in city named huntington park, its about 10 min west of 710 fwy off the florence exit... why?
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O forsure.I saw u said a shop on Ventura,I work on ventura
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thanks for all your help...
going to save up for front and rear kings plus uca and spindles... oh and rear locker....lol
your gonna be stoked. thats gonna be a killer set up


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O forsure.I saw u said a shop on Ventura,I work on ventura
i didn't know you worked in ventura...

where?
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O forsure.I saw u said a shop on Ventura,I work on ventura

no i saw an add on ventura, ca craigslist for rcd lift for 1595.00 heres the link:
http://ventura.craigslist.org/pts/1800218004.html
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