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Old 06-08-2013, 06:42 AM   #1
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Noob needs help with lift

Hey guys/gals,

I need TW's help. I have read the stickies, read numerous threads and I'm still confused.

I have a 2011 DC Prerunner 2WD. Obviously, my lift is for looks rather than performance. Since I won't be doing any off-roading, I don't want to break the bank on a hardcore lift, but don't mind spending $$ for the right set-up.

I just want a higher stance for the Taco.

Most of you will probably recommend 5100s with 885 and AAL, but do I really need this?

Searching the various threads, I stumbled onto this cornfed suspension blocks. http://www.cornfedsuspension.com/0511Tacoma.htm Looking at the 3" front and 2" rear with the diff drop. I have read mixed reviews about them.

Is this something that could work for my truck and needs? What should I expect the drive to be like? Will i need to do an alignment often?

I plan on getting the FJ Baja black wheels and wrap them with BFG Mud.

Thanks in advance and go easy with the noob
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Old 06-08-2013, 01:18 PM   #2
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Haha. I'll assume by the lack of response that the blocks are probably not a good idea and not worth answering.

So, what should I get based on my needs described above?

I'm new to lifting, I just need a decent setup that won't give me any problems.

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Old 06-08-2013, 01:27 PM   #3
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I'm not into spacers lifts/blocks and never owned one so I can not comment on them.

What I can say is you have no front diff (only on 4x4's) so a diff spacer will not be needed.
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Old 06-08-2013, 01:29 PM   #4
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I have had a front spacer before.


If you like it rough, do the spacers.

If you like a smoother ride, go with shocks/springs.
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I'm not into spacers lifts/blocks and never owned one so I can not comment on them.

What I can say is you have no front diff (only on 4x4's) so a diff spacer will not be needed.
Haha that makes sense. Thanks

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Old 06-08-2013, 01:54 PM   #6
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I have had a front spacer before.


If you like it rough, do the spacers.

If you like a smoother ride, go with shocks/springs.
Perfect. That's what I needed to know. Don't need a rough ride. So billies 5100s. Should I do 884 or 885?

I see some kits on Toytec, probably the way to go right. Will I need UCA and LCA if I do 2"? From what I have read, I probably don't.

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Perfect. That's what I needed to know. Don't need a rough ride. So billies 5100s. Should I do 884 or 885?

I see some kits on Toytec, probably the way to go right. Will I need UCA and LCA if I do 2"? From what I have read, I probably don't.

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x2........For 2" of lift I would think you should be A-OK with OE UCA's based on seeing what many others have been able to achieve with similar specs.
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x2........For 2" of lift I would think you should be A-OK with OE UCA's based on seeing what many others have been able to achieve with similar specs.
This.

I just got Light Racing UCA's because at 3" and full droop I was hitting my springs. And my alignment was whack.

At 2in, you shouldn't need new UCA's.
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A guy around the corner from me has a 'RoughCountry' 3". http://www.amazon.com/Rough-Country-.../dp/B00B2B5V00
He says it rides good.
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