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2in or 2.5 in front- long aal rear????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by yance, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Sep 15, 2008 at 7:42 PM
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    yance

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    I was wondering if anyone had pics of 05+ that was just lifted with 2in toytech spacers in front and an aal in rear. I am thinking about trying this route to keep my truck more useful in regards to not needing uca's and having alignment issues. I have been doing a ton of searching and just seemed to be getting more confused on how I want to do this in regards to wearing suspension components out, drivability etc. Or maybe I need to quit being a ween and just do 2.5 in front? I just dont know how "silly" it would look with that much lift in back? I want aal for being able to tow my 16ft utility trailer and bikes.

    I plan on mainly just using my truck for towing with very rare occasional wheelin. All I plan on for tires is 265/75-16 or 275's(which seem to be rare in a 16?) I just dont want rubbin or any trimming.

    My truck has 33,XXX and I dont know if I will make it to the dealer anytime soon to see about the tsb, my truck doesnt seem to be too bad loaded yet, but it did lead a babied life before me. Nearest dealer is around 30 miles away with no saturday service. So that route may be out.

    If I am beating a dead horse, I apologize in advance. I have searched up and down this forum and others as well with different advice all around. Maybe someone can set me straight. I am just wanting a small amount of lift without beating up my truck in the process. Thanks for any help in advance.
     
  2. Sep 15, 2008 at 8:16 PM
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    Here is my truck and I am running about 2-2.5" in the front and SuperSprings in the rear. You should seriously consider them for your needs, they will give you a little lift and solve your towing/hauling issues.

    Check it out: http://www.supersprings.com/

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    Hope this helps!!!
     
  3. Sep 15, 2008 at 8:23 PM
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    I am kind of thinking about more of a traditonal aal, but your rig looks pretty cool. That Super spring setup looks kind of "busy" with all sorts of stuff hanging around. How's it holding up?
     
  4. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:10 PM
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    I've had the Supersprings on the back of my Tundra before getting my Taco and it helped a ton! I had the ability to carry heavy loads and still keep my bed off the rear tires, it sank but not nearly as much as stock. I did love this set up. But I'm not in need of that much payload capacity as I am no longer going to haul concrete or tons of 4x8 sheets of material. Some tools, yes but not a ton. I'd recommend the Supersprings any day to someone in need of additional support for loads in the bed.

    Rob
     
  5. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:12 PM
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    This truck is badass! Thanks for posting. So you don't have any lift in the rear besides the Supersprings? And it gave you a lift? I don't remember my Tundra SS giving me a lift but your lift front and rear look great!

    Rob
     
  6. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:30 PM
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    I found some pics on my computer... I am running 2.5" Bilstein 5100's and 2" Alcan AAL in the rear. Sits most the time pretty level when I have stuff in the bed. If no load in the bed sits a touch higher in the rear but not much.

    Here are a few pics before the rims and AAL's

    Only 5100 Bilsteins 2.5":
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    Running 2.5" Bilsteins + AAL + Rims:

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  7. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:44 PM
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    Nice truck bro! What size are your tires?
     
  8. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:45 PM
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    What am I chopped liver????? Haha jk!
     
  9. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:48 PM
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    ahaha!!! not at all! I actually have a white taco as well. I'm going with some 16" black konig countersteer wheels. Just trying to decided what tire size i'm going to run. What size tires are you running? I plan to go with the nittos as well.
     
  10. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:52 PM
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    It's in his sig line...

    Goodyear 275/70/17 MTR
     
  11. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:53 PM
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    265's and I love them! IMO Any bigger would be silly... loose MPG and have to cut your truck to not rub most of the time.
     
  12. Sep 15, 2008 at 9:55 PM
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    I take it as 265/75's?
     
  13. Sep 15, 2008 at 10:11 PM
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    And black rims make your wheels look so much bigger, nice look!

    Rob
     
  14. Sep 15, 2008 at 10:17 PM
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    Holding up great! But they are not that old. I love the set up.
     
  15. Sep 15, 2008 at 10:18 PM
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    Hey, thanks Rob. :D Yeah I only have the SS and the rear TSB.

    On yeah I went with the 275/70/17 (32.4") because they are a nice compromise between the 267/70 (31") and 285/70 (33")
     
  16. Sep 15, 2008 at 10:19 PM
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    Looking Mighty fine!!!!! Like a storm trooper!
     
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    Haha thanks!... next is either a catback magnaflow exhaust or TRD catback exhaust... cant decide between the two :(
     
  18. Sep 16, 2008 at 12:37 AM
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    3" Toytec Spacer with AAL in rear 265/70/17r. Zero Rubbing or trimming.

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  19. Sep 16, 2008 at 8:54 AM
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    Your truck looks great! Very clean tastefully done.
     
  20. Sep 16, 2008 at 8:58 AM
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    TRD for the win. That is what I am going to go with. BTW I am not sure if you are also a member of TN buy if you are you can get these for $390 shipped. Check out the link below. Arron from motorworld is selling the TRD cat back for $390 shipped.

    http://www.trademotion.com/partloca...fo&PartID=560597&siteid=214645&catalogid=6210
     
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