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Old 06-21-2011, 01:50 PM   #1
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new Tacoma......ADVICE NEEDED

I just purchased a new 2011 Tacoma crew cab 4x4 sr5. want to lift it at least 3". the front end is lower than rear from factory, right? any help would be greatly appreciated!!!! want to keep lift between $500-1000

please advise
1. best kit?
2. best height?
3. best company/dealer to buy from?
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how much money are you willing to spend?
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the search button is on the top right... lol
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Welcome. Say good bye to your savings no that you found TW. Search it up you will find tons of options to fit your budget that have all been tested thoroughly by members here.
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Old 06-21-2011, 02:45 PM   #5
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thanks! stilllearning things here.
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Billstein 5100s up front, 5125 or 5150 on the rear and a AAL, block or full leaf pack on the rear depending on how much you want to spend.
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should add that i dont do any serious off roading. I hunt alot, fish alot,so it would be for looks more than off roading. i really dont want to get into steering components, longer drive shafts, brake lines, ect. want it to look nice but not cost a arm and a leg.

lol i've searched and read so much I think immore confused now than i was when i started.
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how much money are you willing to spend?
not wanting to go over $1000.00 if possible (on lift)
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should add that i dont do any serious off roading. I hunt alot, fish alot,so it would be for looks more than off roading. i really dont want to get into steering components, longer drive shafts, brake lines, ect. want it to look nice but not cost a arm and a leg.

lol i've searched and read so much I think immore confused now than i was when i started.
There ya go.

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not wanting to go over $1000.00 if possible (on lift)
toytec ultimate lift kit then. anything more than 3 inches will be more than $1000.
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3" lifts suck off road IMO.

You loose down travel unless your going to upgrade the LCA's and UCA's and at that point you might as well just go LT or SAS
good thing hes not looking for off road performance huh....
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3" lifts suck off road IMO.

You loose down travel unless your going to upgrade the LCA's and UCA's and at that point you might as well just go LT or SAS
That's why I don't think I'll lift. I'll get the better coilovers but I don't preload or I'll just level the truck out.
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That's why I don't think I'll lift. I'll get the better coilovers but I don't preload or I'll just level the truck out.
Yeah that's me.
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thanks for the info. keep it comming.
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which lift would be best?

http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.php...mart&Itemid=72

http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.php...mart&Itemid=72

and should i stay with the 16" WHEELS AND TIRES with this lift? or could i go up to 17"

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