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3" Suspension Lift w/ 285/70-17 Nitto Terra Grapplers.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TevisAaron, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. Jun 28, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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    TevisAaron

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    Its been awhile since I have been on here but I just thought I would update you guys on what all I have done w/ my truck recently. I finally broke down and decided to put a lift and tires on my truck and now I regret not doing it earlier. My truck, in my opinion, looks so good now! I got the lift from Top Gun Customz and had my dad install it. It is a 3" suspension lift w/ Billestein shocks in the rear. It rides the same as without a lift and I could not be happier. I thought about keeping the original tires on but after seeing how ridiculous it looked after I got the lift on, I quickly changed my mind. I was hesitant at first because I have seen people talk about rubbing and all that good nonsense. However, I decided to just go with it. I got my Nitto Terra Grapplers installed yesterday. ($997 out the door from discount tire). The only thing I had to do was take the front mudflaps off and the small plastic flap in front of the front tire and I now have NO rubbing issues at all, even at full turn in forward and reverse. I didn't have to do any cutting which I am super happy about. Anyway, I'll stop yapping now. If you guys have questions just let me know. Thanks.

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  2. Jun 28, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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  3. Jun 28, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    Here's another picture I forgot to post.

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  4. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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    What did you put in the front for a lift? New coil overs? Billy's? UCA's? etc.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:18 AM
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    All I got on the front was spacers. A lot of people say its not good to do that but I don't do any off-road type stuff. Mine is mostly all highway driving.
     
  6. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:20 AM
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    Nice. We have the same wheels!
     
  7. Jun 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM
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    Looks good! Too bad you didn't buy my grapplers though! Only asking 675 and they're new
     
  8. Jun 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM
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    Hell, I should have! I was just in Greensboro the day before yesterday.
     
  9. Jun 28, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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  10. Jun 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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  11. Jun 28, 2012 at 1:01 PM
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    nice taco mang. welcome to the 285 club. :thumbsup:
     
  12. Jun 28, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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    selling 285 Nittos? :spy:
     
  13. Jun 28, 2012 at 8:28 PM
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    Nice truck...BTW, what leather do you have, Katzkins? Post some pics!
     
  14. Jun 28, 2012 at 8:35 PM
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    Thank You. & Yes, my leather is Katzkin. I don't have a picture of it on my computer or my phone at the moment but I'll take one tomorrow and put it up for you. I got my leather in solid grey to match my interior. I had read reviews on it before I decided to get it and some people talk about wrinkling and stuff but if you're like me and are a clean freak about your truck it'll be fine. I lay the leather cleaner/conditioner to it pretty often (every time I wash my truck) and its just as good as it was when I first got it. It shows blue jean stains like there's no tomorrow though. But nothing a MAGIC ERASER won't fix. HAHA. But really!
     
  15. Jul 1, 2012 at 9:38 AM
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    Here's some pictures of my leather.

    PS. I don't know why but they won't upload the right way. So the first two are sideways. Sorry.

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  16. Mar 5, 2013 at 10:25 AM
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    Did you have to put wheel spacers to fit these tires or did your offset of the rims allow clearance?
     
  17. Mar 5, 2013 at 10:32 AM
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    Hey op does your truck smell like leather still?
     
  19. Mar 6, 2013 at 6:25 AM
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    TO EVERYONE:

    I haven't been on here for awhile because I no longer have my Tacoma. I traded it back at the beginning of November.

    To NickH92, I didn't have to put wheel spacers on my Tacoma. The 3" lift allowed the Terra Grapplers with no rubbing. I did have to remove the front mud flaps because they were rubbing in reverse.
     
  20. Apr 14, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    I think what NickH92 was referring to was not your your lift but what wheel size you were running ie: 17x9? backspacing/offset?
     
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