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2010 Tacoma Lift Help

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by mgage10, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    mgage10

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    I put my deposit down on my brand new Super White 2010 Tacoma TRD Sport Package with Long Bed on Friday. I want to get it lifted before I take it off of the lot.

    I am looking for a good 3" suspension lift. I will be using my truck primarily as my daily driver with occasional off roading so I want it to handle well in both scenarios. I will be putting 32" or 33" tires on it with 18" wheels.

    I would appreciate any help that you all could give me.
     
  2. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    coilover lift upfront forsure.
     
  3. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    Who makes a good coilover kit?
     
  4. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    icon, sway-away, toytec.. might be a fewothers to consider!
     
  5. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    Thanks for the help. What should I do for the rear end?
     
  6. Feb 21, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    add-a-leaf? or a new leaf pack from like deaver or alcan
     
  7. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    any idea how much those run?
     
  8. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    expensive. get an aal unless you offroad alot and dont tow then go with an alcan or deaver pack

    toytec ultimate lift kit is 1k with front coilovers and rear aal
     
  9. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:08 PM
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    i just did the ome lift and it's great. $1000 installed.
     
  10. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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    1000 bucks :eek: 300 bucks to have someone else install it for you :( why didnt you do it? that would be 300 more bucks to spend otherwise on your truck
     
  11. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    yeah good point
     
  12. Feb 21, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    Do any of these lifts void your warranty?
     
  13. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    only if the problem is directly caused by the part. you do suspension mods everything but the suspension and possibly powertrain because driveshaft angles get changed a little bit go out the door. but they still have to prove that your suspension is what caused the failure.
     
  14. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    Alright cool. That was a concern about lifting it. The drive shaft angle shouldn't change too much on a 3" lift should it?
     
  15. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:10 PM
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    everyone experiences differences. it shouldnt but a large number of people experience shakes which are easily fixed by driveshaft spacers and shims that come with the toytec ultimate lift kit. those 2 items help with the issues
     
  16. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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    They have to be able to prove that the problem was caused by the lift. What lift really depends on how much you want to spend. We did the install on my OME and it is pretty easy to do an install.
     
  17. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    I'll take a look at some toytec stuff.

    What do you guys think of the Tuff Country 3" lift kit?
     
  18. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    i think the tuff country is a spacer lift and people try to shy away from spacers and lean more towards aftermarket springs and shocks for their lifts
     
  19. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    If you want to go as cheap as possible, I suggest just saving your money until you can get an OME set up. I think its $700 for the kit.
     
  20. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:57 PM
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    I'm going to stay away from the Tuff Country set up then.

    I just looked at the Ultimate Lift Kit from Toytec and I really liked the set up.
     
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