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Old 09-24-2011, 11:19 AM   #1
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Question 2011 leveling kit questions

exactly how much to i need to lift the front to exactly match the back? i have a 2011 trd sport 4x4. and how big of tires will fit? would rather not lift the back.
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You only need to raise the front about an inch or so, if you were to get bilstein 5100's the first or middle settings would level you out in the front.

the largest tire size you can get with no rubbing is 265/75r16

There's tons and TONS of info about these exact questions from literally hundreds of members, take a look around the site a bit and you'll see more info
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ok thanks, im guessing those ride the best? im new to tacomas. i just got my first one 4 days ago.
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it depends on how much you're willing to spend but 5100's are one of the most popular/cheapest ways of leveling the truck out
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i got ya. can you send me a link to what you are talking about im seeing a few diff ones
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http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/05uptacoadjbils.htm hope this helps out
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Old 09-24-2011, 02:26 PM   #8
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http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-13...djustable.html

if you want to swap out all of the shocks/struts

http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-13...djustable.html
If you just want to switch out the struts


The 5100 struts have different settings where the coil sits on the strut, and by adding pre-load to the coal when the higher settings are used, lifts the truck
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exactly how much to i need to lift the front to exactly match the back? i have a 2011 trd sport 4x4. and how big of tires will fit? would rather not lift the back.
Get a tape measure and find out how many inches the fender is above the deck in the rear and then in the front. Then subtract the front from the rear and you'll find something between 1-1.5 inches.

You can fit 265-70-17 with that lift
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i was just about to ask about the back. thanks for your help guys
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Ok if he gets these on.. does he need to get an alignment?
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Ok if he gets these on.. does he need to get an alignment?
yep
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Ok.. I was wondering.. Im considering doing the same thing.. does it void your warranty tho?
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anything else i need to do? are the rear shocks even worth it? will they make the ride better?
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not if your not lifting the rear... You already have good shocks back there if your a TRD sport
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:04 PM   #16
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I leveled mine up front by 1.75 and it sits almost perfectly level now, put 5100 on front and rear and love it, the ride is much better.

check out my build, I have before and after pics

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...ere-build.html

is yours a double cab or access cab, little difference in how they sit

before


( look at the front end before compared to after)
after

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I have a DBL Cab TRD 4x4..
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:12 PM   #18
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with a double cab I would only lift in .85 but that is just my 2 cents, the double cab is a little heavier than the access cab and the rear end isn't as high
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