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Old 05-14-2011, 06:01 PM   #1
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After first offroad trip......Im convinced I want a lift now

I didnt want a lift kit or raise the truck at all for a few reasons.
1. I dont want to mess with the alignment, I hear people complain about it a lot
2. I dont want to mess with the new truck TOO much
3. Im green to lifting and dont want to make a mistake
4. I want a stock feeling suspension still (not too rough)
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But after today with a pretty serious dent in the stock skid plate, and realizing there is a surprisingly low amount of clearance, Im going to start planing the lift kit.
I asked a guy I know, and he seems to know a lot about lifting. He says the best bang for buck and still have decent components is to get the 5100's up front, and the 5th AAL in the rear.
My question is, does anyone think this will be what Im looking for with regards to my bitching list? Any input would be great. Im completely nooby for suspension on trucks. Just reading as much as possible now
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Old 05-14-2011, 06:03 PM   #2
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You'r on the right track. Do the research, decide what you want to spend and do it right the first time.
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Old 05-14-2011, 06:30 PM   #5
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lifting the rear wont gain ground clearance.
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Old 05-14-2011, 06:40 PM   #9
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lifting the rear wont gain ground clearance.
Didnt think so, but the rear is fine. Mine is a little tilted towards the front though because of the 4th AAL stock right? Rear honestly looks lifted right now
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price? anything else I need with it?
http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.php...mart&Itemid=72

You don't have to get it there , but that will give you an idea .

Think about some LR UCA's as well .
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http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.php...mart&Itemid=72

You don't have to get it there , but that will give you an idea .

Think about some LR UCA's as well .
Oh I know I will be getting the UCA's on any lift. Just the right thing to do for the truck, and you always have room to grow.
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Can anyone give me a link on the Diff drop? Didnt hear about this before
Use that Toytec link I sent you and go to the main page , eveything is there
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Forget OME lifts, go all the way cuz 90% of guys who really wheel there rigs start with 3in lifts or less and wish they had gone bigger. I got a 6in procomp with Allpro Baja leaf packs 5150 bilstein's in the rear and Icon CO's in the front. My tires sit just a tad bit higher than 33in and I have never had a problem when it comes to wheeling. But stay away from mud, taco's hate that shit. best of luck to you
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Forget OME lifts, go all the way cuz 90% of guys who really wheel there rigs start with 3in lifts or less and wish they had gone bigger. I got a 6in procomp with Allpro Baja leaf packs 5150 bilstein's in the rear and Icon CO's in the front. My tires sit just a tad bit higher than 33in and I have never had a problem when it comes to wheeling. But stay away from mud, taco's hate that shit. best of luck to you
Did you bother reading the OP ?
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I dont really do serious wheeling, but I like going in the woods once and a while, and here a lot of fishing spots are buried in the woods. Im thinking the 5100's, but I'm probably gonna ad UCA to go with them, and go from there
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People with dropbracket lifts have no more ground clearance than those with a 3" lift. A procomp lift is more for looks than offroading. You can do the same if not more with a 3" than most could do with a 6" lift. You gain no increased wheel travel, the only added benefit to the drop bracket lift is that your frame is an extra 3" higher than someone with a 3" lift.

Not knocking the procomp lift kit, just trying to state the facts

To the OP - you will be more than happy with the Billies and an AAL or a full OME kit, they are both excellent choices.

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OP- if you end up getting anything from the toytec website you can get it through silverwood toyota to save a ton on shipping. I ordered a toytec ULK and new UCA's for my 4runner from them and the customer service was excellent
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