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Old 07-28-2009, 08:46 PM   #1
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questions about Toytec ultimate 3 inch lift

I saved up enough to get this kit but the thing is, my truck is bone stock. Like i literally did nothing to it after i got it.
but im gonna order 4 BFG MT KM2's and 4 Motometal 951's

but the thing is when i install my lift kit do i have to worry about anything else?

the wheels are gonna be 285/70/17
and the wheels are gonna be 17X9

so rubbing i understand and ill see if i can get a buddy to lightly trim my truck.
but will i sag in the back or anything? i think the kit comes with a diff drop kit for the front and rear billie shocks

and it says a toytec rear "long" add a leaf? what the monkey would i need it for, i thought if you had the shocks you wouldnt need the AAL's?
correct me if im wrong, im still a novice with this stuff.
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:51 PM   #2
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The shocks wont raise the truck in the rear. You need blocks, AAL or a whole new leaf pack. The shocks just have longer travel to adjust for the rear being raised buy the AAL or whatever you put in there!
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The shocks wont raise the truck in the rear. You need blocks, AAL or a whole new leaf pack. The shocks just have longer travel to adjust for the rear being raised buy the AAL or whatever you put in there!
So basically the whole thing is set?
i can install it and now worry about a thing?
im probably going to get total chaos UCA's, heard good things about them
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:58 PM   #8
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thank you guys!!!!!
hopefully i cant go wrong with this
i didnt wanna get the 6 inch because i didnt wanna cut the crossmember, i wouldnt offroad that much, AND it costs way too much. so hopefully this kit wont dissapoint me.
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So basically the whole thing is set?
i can install it and now worry about a thing?
im probably going to get total chaos UCA's, heard good things about them
UCAs are in the front. I'll break it down a little to try and help out.

The front is raised by either a longer shock, a stronger rated spring or a combination of the both in the form of a coilover. The UCAs allow you to get the correct alignment angles after the truck has been lifted.

The rear is raised by an AAL or a block, and a longer shock is needed to fill in the new extra space created by the lift
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So basically the whole thing is set?
i can install it and now worry about a thing?
im probably going to get total chaos UCA's, heard good things about them
Yeah you should be good to go! TC UCA's will make the alignment right.
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Yeah you should be good to go! TC UCA's will make the alignment right.

how much do they cost normally?
and instead of the UCA can i just do a little bit of trimming?
what is the allignment?
and i bet thats the noobiest question youve ever heard. sorry
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how much do they cost normally?
and instead of the UCA can i just do a little bit of trimming?
what is the allignment?
and i bet thats the noobiest question youve ever heard. sorry
Questions ar not a problem, its how you learn!

The UCA and rubbing are completely different issues. Alignment is the angles your tires meet the road. If it is out of alignment, tires will wear unevenly, the truck will wander on its own alot, etc. Aftermarket UCAs are needed to get you the correct allignment when lifting 3" or more.
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but then i saw the TC UCA's and they are wayyyy to much for my budget. i only have about 5 thousand saved up.
and the uca's i saw were like 2.5k
thats not right is it??
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but then i saw the TC UCA's and they are wayyyy to much for my budget. i only have about 5 thousand saved up.
and the uca's i saw were like 2.5k
thats not right is it??
No they ar generally around $700
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for front and back?
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$700 for UCAs only. they only go in the front
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$700 for UCAs only. they only go in the front
im such a chimp fucking noobie.
hahahaha im sorry for the dumb questions, like literally i feel like running into a wall.
but thanks for the help man. GREATLY appreciated.
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The UCA and rubbing are completely different issues. Alignment is the angles your tires meet the road. If it is out of alignment, tires will wear unevenly, the truck will wander on its own alot, etc. Aftermarket UCAs are needed to get you the correct allignment when lifting 3" or more.
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