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5 or 6 lug?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jimmy31185, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Sep 22, 2011 at 3:46 PM
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    jimmy31185

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    5 or 6 lug? Explain why...
     
  2. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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    well someone told me when i asked about putting a lift on an access cab nonprerunner that if it's a 5 lug, "what's the point?"
     
  3. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    5 lug isn't a good route to go if you plan on lifting. There are a few lifts out there but they're either pretty shitty or LT. And if you lift a 5 lug 3" you've got a stock prerunner pretty much but with the wrong gearing. I bought a 5 lug because it was the right price but if you have the option to buy a prerunner or 4x4 I would do that.
     
  4. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    well i like the look of the lifted tacoma, but don't want a V6 or 4x4 due to price and gas mileage, so i'm kind of at a loss of what i should do, that is why i''m asking questions. Thanks to those who respond promptly and politely :)
     
  5. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:18 PM
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    :)
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  6. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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    wat?
    then get a 4cyl prerunner...problem solved.
     
  7. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    looks is what i'm interested in, not planning on doing any offroading, i just like the looks of a lifted tacoma, just don't want to pay for a V6 or 4x4 and the gas mileage is worse on those
     
  8. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    Hopefully I "CAN" get a 4 cyl prerunner. I was just thinking that maybe it would be a little cheaper to buy the base and just put a lift on it, but maybe not.
     
  9. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    Ok, now how do I know if it's a 5 lug or 6 lug? I'm oblivious i know lol
     
  10. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    :)
    One has 5 lugs, the other has 6.
     
  11. Sep 22, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    IMO, the 5 lug Access Cab looks better because it doesn't have fender flares. That's why I got one.

    Total Chaos makes an UCA kit if you don't want a spacer lift but it is defintely true that 6 lug trucks have more lift possiblities.
     
  12. Sep 22, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    check my build.. its a prerunner single cab thats a 6 lug and a 4 cyl. click on the picture below VV
     
  13. Sep 22, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    5 luggers dont lift as well or with as much quality as a 6 lug
     
  14. Sep 22, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    Go back and look through the responses, it has already been explained above.
     
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