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3" lift questions

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by tacofan09, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. tacofan09

    tacofan09 [OP] Member

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    I have an 2009 Double Cab TRD 4x4 tacoma, The susp. is all factory, I'm looking to install a 3" susp lift. My question is, do I need to change the rear factory Bilstein shocks if I add a 3" spacer under the rear springs? I also have 265/75/16 tires would this look okay with the 3" susp. Lift.?? Just wondering
     
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    there's tons of people running that size with 3" lifts. its all a matter of personal preference.

    You will need to change your rear shocks, stock are too short
     
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    I run 2" AAL with factory shocks in the rear. Its OK, however you wont have as much flex in the rear while off roading.
     
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    I have a 3" lift with 265s...see my sig. Will be running 285s soon though :)

    2" AAL with Bilstein 5100s for the rear.
     
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    You referring to a 3" block for the rear? You sure you want a block that thick? If yes, then consider a longer shock.
     
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    Thanks for the reply's back... ...
     
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    a 3" lift, does it make the truck sit level.? 3" in front and 2" in rear?
    and still use my stock rear Shocks?
     
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    I have 3" spacers up front and 2" AAL in the rear, my truck is almost level with very slight rake, almost not noticeable. Stock shocks in the rear...
     
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    does any one know if you need to install a diff spacer when you install a 2" spacer on the top of the front shocks,? 09 TRD Tacoma
     
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