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3" Lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Flmxrider, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Jan 31, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    I have a 99' Prerunner and I'm trying to figure out what 3" lift I should get. I don't have enough to spend on coilovers, but eventually plan on upgrading to those. I've read some pretty bad things about spacer lifts so I don't know if thats a good choice, even though I don't offroad. What's the best option out there besides coilovers?:confused:
     
  2. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    Check toytec lift they have nice stuff also on 4wheelingonline have a procomp 3" for 467 bucks ...
     
  3. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    I looked at the toytec lifts and those are pretty reasonable. I'll probablly go with the spacer for now and either AALs in the back or blocks. Which is better out of those? Also do I need extended rear shocks if I do that? If anyone of you guys can help me with that, thanks.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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  5. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    AAL's are a better choice than blocks. Blocks tend to promote axle wrap. I'd avoid spacers in the front also.

    You won't need longer shocks in the rear.
     
  6. Jan 31, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    Yeah I'm trying to avoid getting a spacer lift. I've heard good things about OMEs but what about If I did 5100 Billies front and back with a top spacer in the front. How does that work?
     
  7. Jan 31, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    Why the top plate spacer on the 5100's?
     
  8. Feb 1, 2011 at 4:11 AM
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    Nevermind about the top spacer. So you can set the Bilsteins at a certain height or how does that work?
     
  9. Feb 1, 2011 at 5:32 AM
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    You can set them at 0.85", 1.75" or 2.5". Each setting preloads the stock springs slightly more.
     
  10. Feb 1, 2011 at 7:59 AM
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    OKay cool so then should I do AALs in the back? or can you set the back?
     
  11. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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    AAL. The rears are not adjustable.
     
  12. Feb 1, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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    Thanks for the help.
     
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