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Old 08-20-2013, 03:49 PM   #1
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Switching from a 6 inch to 3 inch lift...HELP!

Hey everyone,

I have a 2005 toyota tacoma 4x4 and absolutely love it! I bought it back during my senior year of high school, and I still have it now as a senior at UC Berkeley. I don't plan on ever selling it.

When I bought the truck, it came with a pro-comp 6 inch lift, which was cool and is a quality lift that has not given me any trouble, but I have lately wanted to go from a 6 inch 35 inch set up, to a 3 inch coil-over lift/ 33 tire set up. The problem is, I'm not sure what steps I need to take or what parts I will need. I do not have the original cross member or anything, just the truck as it sits. If you guys could help me out, i would greatly appreciate it. Thank you!
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:52 PM   #2
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You will need to have a guy rebuild your cross member. I would also find all your stock Bracing for your front diff. I would talk to nofords to see what complication he ran into.
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:55 PM   #3
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As far as lift kit

I would look into a icon ext travel, Fox or kings for the front.

I would also look into camburg,icon or Total chaos Upper control arms

I would check DOwnsouthmotersports.com or SDHQ.
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:55 PM   #4
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You will need to have a guy rebuild your cross member. I would also find all your stock Bracing for your front diff. I would talk to nofords to see what complication he ran into.
I was just about suggest this. His username is nofords08. He did this a little ways back.

His build thread
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...uild-page.html
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were you a member before? ive seen that picture somewhere.
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I'd attempt to find a set of Pro Comp lift instructions, then just back your way out of them.
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Hey man sorry I'll reply to your PM when I get off work. I've been at work since yesterday pretty much lol
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were you a member before? ive seen that picture somewhere.
Yes I was, but I don't know what happened to my account, I think I might have deleted it.
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Hey man sorry I'll reply to your PM when I get off work. I've been at work since yesterday pretty much lol
Alright thanks man, I really appreciate it.
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