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3" lift installed on 09, trimming?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by norcalbb11, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:00 AM
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    norcalbb11

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    Hey everyone just got my 3" lift done on my truck and put some 285's on that bad boy and now i am wondering how you guys trimmed the fenders and if i need to take the mudflaps off or if i can leave them on and i think that is pretty much it for now thanks guys.

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  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:03 AM
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    BHLM Bilstein 5100's BFG AT 285's HID (6000K) Maglite Grillcraft Grill debadged
    That looks sooo sick!!! I'm still trying to save up for my lift...kind of sidetracked and bought 2 bikes!!! Anyway the truck looks sick!



     
  3. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:05 AM
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    thanks man yeah it took me awhile to get this on kept putting it off, thanks again!
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:06 AM
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    :drool:.. Why would you go and do that.. :smack: Put a Lift on a Mag Grey :annoyed: You know I dont have the money to do that right now.. :boom: And Now Im gonna have to drive out and and steal your truck because It looks good and mine is stuck stock for now.. :frusty: ... IT looks soo good I just want to.. :violent:
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:11 AM
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    hahahaha oh man thats awesome, easy bro easy, ill let you drive it? haha, yeah ill try to get some better pics up tomorrow, def need to put the bilstein 5100's on it, its a rough ride but i love it
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:05 AM
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    the trimming depends on how much rubbing you have, do you have any rubbing? Also, are you running spacers?
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    it looks really good. you guys are killing me with the lifts.im in the middle of buying a house and have zero spare money to lift my truck.damn all you to hell..lol
     
  8. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    Take the mudflaps off, I did and I think it looks better.
     
  9. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    What lift did you put on? Spacers? UCA's? How's your alignment? Any vibes? I've got the stuff to do mine, but haven't gotten around to it yet.
     
  10. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    its just the revtek 3" spacer lift and aal in the rear, couldnt afford to do a coil over, but with the 285's the uca's kinda rubbed on the tire and i dont believe they still are but i might look at getting some new uca's that wont come close to the tire? There is some vibrations when i take off but after that its good, the ride is really rough cause i still have the stock suspension on there, allignment feels fine, its not pulling off to the right or left, unless thats not what bad allignment will do, this is the first time i ever had a lifted truck so im still new to it all
     
  11. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    bump bump bumppppp
     
  12. Jun 3, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    Truck looks good dookie. what size tires are you runnin'?
     
  13. Jun 3, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    runnin 285 70 17's need to go out and look at what needs to be trimmed, does anyone know if it hurts to cut the inside of the fender? and what did you use to cut it?
     
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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    I cut the plastic with razor blade
     
  15. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    You better get an alignment asap. If you did the same work to each side the alignment could we way off but you won't experience a pull or anything because maybe both tires are canceling each other out at the same time. Be careful of your toe also, I seen a brand new set of tires destroyed because they were toed in badly.

    As for trimming. I would say most people take off the front mud flaps for starters, but then the easiest way is to make some turns, jump out and see where's the tire is rubbing.

    ps: you may not notice your alignment is off while driving, but for me after installing lift I only noticed that turning felt funny. And since you changed your caster also, your steering wheel may not want to return to strait as much as it used to.
     
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    O and I forgot nice looking Tacoma. I'm shopping around for some 285/75/16's. What tires are those? Didn't look to closely.
     
  17. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    they are the hankook 285 70 mud terrain, they look pretty sweet and they were pretty cheap, suppose to last around 40k, got them at americas tire, and les schwab did the allignment and once everything is settled in about a month im gonna go back and get it alligned again so it should be pretty good, i trimmed the front of the fenter wall cause it was rubbing pretty good there but now when i backed out of my drive way it was still rubbing on something so i dont think ill beable to turn all the way. the tire is pretty close to the uca so i might look for some aftermarket uca's when i put on the 5100's
     
  18. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    jus take front mud flaps off i dont have a lift and i am running 285 and i dont rub a all
     
  20. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    do you just pop the mudflaps off or what? after you un-screw those two or however many screws there are?
     
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