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1" body lift on 2008 Tacoma

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by chad68, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    Sack17

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    Here is my custom 1.5" BL on top of my 3" suspension lift...

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  2. Mar 30, 2011 at 3:18 AM
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    chad68

    chad68 [OP] Master Jedi Member I am...

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    Oh my God, I can totally see your frame!!!!! LOL that one always cracks me up. What do you expect to see more of. I'm surprised nobody has said anything yet on how good it came out. I'd rather do what you did than a 4.5" DB lift. But I change my mind all the time, so it doesn't really mean much.

    You gonna provide close up pics of what you did?

    So far you're the only 1.5" BL gen 2'er I've seen.
     
  3. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:12 AM
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    Haha well thank you. It came out great in my opinion. It will look better when I get my rock sliders welded on and my new off-road front bumper.

    Well I couldn't find anyone that made just a 1" or 1.5" besides Roger Brown and I didn't know exactly what I was gonna need as far as hardware so I just dove in head first. I am crunching some numbers right now for alexmxman185 to put a kit together for him so I'll let you guys know if anyone else wants one.
     
  4. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:25 AM
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    Soon to come 6" procomp lift Stage I 18x9.5 Black Rhino Sidewinders Kenwood DNX6960 Head Unit and 35x12.50 Toyo Open Country MT's JDM black head and tail lights and more!!!!
    just let us know when your ready im willin to buy one myself
     
  5. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    Best bang for the $$.

    Looks good Sack!
     
  6. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:48 AM
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    sack your truck is looking sick! you gotta get some close up pics of the body lift spots, how hard is it to install?
    Also what tires are those?
     
  7. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:53 AM
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  8. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:05 AM
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    do want. in for diy and prices.
     
  9. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    Like to c DIY n price had a thread bout a 1" body lift w on top of billies set at 2.5 defense interested
     
  10. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    just buy hockey pucks . shave them down to desired height. did it for a friends old international scout works perfect
     
  11. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    you should really consider doing a group buy for this. i know many people on TW think BL are just unsafe and stupid but hey if you just want a few extra inches and your not putting your truck up a mountain everyday it's for sure the way to go. Im anxious to hear what you got for me sack17! Thanks again bro!
     
  12. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    Any word on this I'm anxious to c if u take the time to make it a set n sell it.
     
  13. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    No i still haven't heard from sack since the 30th... Trust me iv been dying to hear about if he's got a kit together. I even have another 5lugger that wants to buy one as well. sure hope sack is ok.:confused:
     
  14. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I hope so too I had started a thread since I liked the look of a rcd lift but don't have the $$ to do it so I figured w the 5100 n another 1-2" of body lift it'd be the same purpose n this way to fit bigger tires there wouldn't be much trimming to do.....financially sound if u ask me Haha even tho everyone bashes body lift
     
  15. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    Post #69 ha had to!
     
  16. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    yea but 1.5'' isnt that bad if you do 3 or more inches then its not very smart:rolleyes:. man i really wish he would get back online and let us know! lol
     
  17. Apr 4, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    Yeah and with the 1.5" there is no need for steering extension or brakeline extension is there?
     
  18. Apr 4, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    from what i have heard no. i know that around or over 2'' is when you start to need it but you can buy it from roger brown if you end up needing it for some odd reason.
     
  19. Apr 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    Yeah I checked out his site kinda hard to navigate but I figured I'd c what this thread amounts too hopefully it works out..
     
  20. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    yea only bad thing about that site is it doesnt say if the body lift for the 05-07 would fit my 08?
     
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