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3 inch leveling kit thots

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tyler.rowell1025, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. Nov 26, 2015 at 5:32 PM
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    tyler.rowell1025

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    Go ahead, totally worth it if you want your truck to ride like ass :mudding:
     
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    Im not looking for a very big change in ride i don't offload at all just want a taller look with a bit more tow weight. Would this not do what I want. I just don't know alot about lifting trucks.
     
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    just a friendly pointer. "thought"
     
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    as far as spacer kits, they are almost all the same. For those leafs its hit or miss.. you could be getting some decent ones or absolute crap.. If you want to go the spacer lift route, get any brand spacer you want, but find some rear option that is well known. A lot of people will scream Bilstien lift or OME. both are great kits but it comes down to your money, your research and your ride.. if it will never see dirt or big potholes.. spacers will be fine. Drove around for 2 years on my 2007 Spacer lift. Im doing a bilstien on my 2008 because i do plan on goign off road.
     
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    Would it help with sagging from towing my motocross trailer
     
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    They make "helper Springs" which should help but a Progressive leaf pack will really help you with the sagging.
     
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    Ok cool yea the leafs I've noticed have sagged all on there own since I got the truck 2 years ago I didn't start towing my trailer or any weight for that matter till the end of this summer.
     
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    Hay man I'm pritty shure its thot, so kwit bin mean ta me.
     
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  10. Nov 26, 2015 at 5:51 PM
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    What you show is a top plate spacer for the front. You'll end up with essentially the same front suspension you have now, just with the strut moved down, raising the front end slightly. There are rear AAL's that are better than some others, but I'm NOT a fan of AAL's. (Had bad experience with 'em on a couple trucks) For the use you specify, the front top plate spacer should do just fine (provided you're happy with what you have NOW as far as coil springs)

    For load hauling ability, I'd look at either different leaf packs OR air bags to increase load capacity.
     
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    Any ways so spacers in the front with a better leaf spring like a sky jacket 2 " soft ride be a better idea?
     
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    Sorry jacker mot jacket
     
  13. Nov 26, 2015 at 5:54 PM
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    Skyjacker isn't exactly the first choice, but yeah, it would be a LITTLE better....Just not the choice of leafs I'd want.
     
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    What's a good leaf?
     
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    Or wood a spacer with an air bag be an even better route
     
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    No personal experience with air bags, so I'll defer to someone who knows better on that subject.
     
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    grammer is killing me... ouch! But in seriousness. If you want a spacer in front, any spacer. If you want AAL there are a lot of places to get one, but check out some builds that use them and see what they are running. Airbags would be a really good option.
     
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    I'll be praying for you, OP :facepalm:...
     
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    Grammar...? What grammar?
     
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    :D
     

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