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Old 06-08-2011, 05:32 PM   #1
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6" or 3" pros and cons

i was looking to get a lift and tires for the yota but was wondering what are some of the pros and cons of getting a 6" lift and a 3" lift. obviously ground clearance is a good on but i do alot of highway miles but not so much worried about gas mileage but ain't looking to lose alot of mpg's. any suggestions and or knowledge?
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Drop Bracket lifts are lame
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:39 PM   #5
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I can't think of a single "pro" for a six inch lift.

Lowers ground clearance, way more expensive, and just way too much lift for a midsized truck IMO.
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:41 PM   #6
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i do alot of highway miles but not so much worried about gas mileage but ain't looking to lose alot of mpg's.
^ I'm a little confused here.

As far as lift height, for a freeway flyer it doesn't really matter too much.

You will probably find more people running the 2.5-3" lifts than 6".
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You guys are forgetting a huge con to 3"
there are just no pictures....
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...lift-kits.html
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I can't think of a single "pro" for a six inch lift.

Lowers ground clearance, way more expensive, and just way too much lift for a midsized truck IMO.
thats exactly it!
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Old 06-09-2011, 02:42 PM   #9
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what would be the best 3" lift to go with and what mods are there that go with a 3" that i may need to know about?
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Old 06-09-2011, 02:49 PM   #11
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How much do you want to spend? There are a lot of different options depending on what is in your budget, or what you want out of the lift.
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The best would be Fox, Icon or King. They cost the most though. Do some searching. The site if overflowing with info.
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Don't listen to any of these guys, 6" drop bracket lifts with shit all over our trucks.

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...installed.html
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I can't think of a single "pro" for a six inch lift.

Lowers ground clearance, way more expensive, and just way too much lift for a midsized truck IMO.
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I can't think of a single "pro" for a six inch lift.

Lowers ground clearance, way more expensive, and just way too much lift for a midsized truck IMO.
^^ This.

6" lifts make our trucks look funny. 4" is the max I would lift a Tacoma.
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^^ This.

6" lifts make our trucks look funny. 4" is the max I would lift a Tacoma.
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a 3 inch coilover kit with uca's and with 285s u get more front cross member to ground clearance than a 6 inch drop bracket kit with 35s
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3in still fits in garage.
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