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3 inch body lift

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Tankoma04, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Apr 6, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    Tankoma04

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    I currently have a 3 inch fabtech suspension lift on my 04 Tacoma and Im looking to lift my truck an additional 3 more inches. I was thinking about gettin a 3 inch body lift...not really sure what im getting into with a body lift though...any opinions and suggestions would help!
     
  2. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:09 PM
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    tigerfan00

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  3. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    Just say no to body lifts man...
     
  4. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:15 PM
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    TW friends dont let TW friends get bodylifts
     
  5. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:15 PM
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    well since you asked opinion about body lifts - BL simply looks stupid IMO
     
  6. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    If you want to run tires like these, then by all means.. BL BL BL!

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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  8. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 PM
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  9. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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    ^^^^ he needs ductape..badddd!!!!!!!!! it only bent a few of the body spacers and tore 1 off completely. now we need the video of the heep with the strap tide to the roll cage that get the tub ripped off.
     
  10. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    This is what I have right now...i wanted to get a 6 inch fabtech but its realistically out of my price range since im only a college student.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    its beautiful the way it is. why do you wanna change it?
     
  12. Apr 6, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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    check out the build thread
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  13. Apr 6, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    Thanks guys...but i wanna be higher up. Ive had the 3 inch for about 2 yrs now, i think its mostly just wanting a change..
     
  14. Apr 6, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    is a 1 in body enough? looks like you could put a little more in the back to lvl it perhaps
     
  15. Apr 6, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    i ran a 3 inch body lift on my isuzu pickup ever since i started driving it and ive jumped it and beat it beyond what i thought to be its limits and its still holding together fine. and if you only do street driving and dont drive like an idiot i dont see where it should be a problem. just make sure to locktite everything. and check the tightness every now and them.
     
  16. Apr 6, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    Well I do alot of driving back and forth to school...with the occasional off roading every now and then...maybe once month...no mudding or anything like that..just trails and sand
     
  17. Apr 6, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    its your truck, im not going to recommend it though.
     
  18. Apr 6, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    ^^^^ red taco. whats on that?? 3in body lift?
     
  19. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    Nah its a 3 inch fabtech suspension lift but i did 3inches in the front and 2inches in the back....I want to put a 3 inch body lift but not sure if I should go that route
     
  20. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    Nah.. its not worth it.. that much gap in between the frame and the body is just awful.. plus with that much BL you have to relocate fan shrouds and stuff like that..

    Plus theres what TigerFan posted.. if the proverbial crap hits the fan, you don't know if its gonna hold up, or just sheer off.

    IMO..stay with what you can afford until you can do it right.
     
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