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5100 question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by nb_tacoma, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Feb 21, 2011 at 4:46 PM
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    nb_tacoma

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    Hi all,
    I currently have a 2.5 inch spacer lift with an aal rear
    And would like to know if I bought 5100s if I could keep
    The spacer lift in with it and Achieve more lift this way
    or would I have to remove The spacer lift for it to work

    Thanks
     
  2. Feb 21, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    503TRD

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    Yes you can keep the spacer
     
  3. Feb 21, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    08pretaco

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  4. Feb 21, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    Just ditch the spacer and set the 5100's at 2.5''. If you want more lift you could get a .5'' top plate spacer and this would achieve 3'' of lift (the max recommended for your CV angles) Keep in mind that with 3'' of lift you may not be able to get your alignment dead on, unless u get some UCA's.
     
  5. Feb 21, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    This
     
  6. Feb 21, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    it is not exactly recommended to combine lifts,your CV's will hate you if you go to much.
     
  7. Feb 21, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    The shocks will hate it more, considering you will remove all of the down travel.
     
  8. Feb 22, 2011 at 1:19 AM
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    Nope, he could keep the spacer; but as others stated it isn't recommended and wouldn't be smart...
     
  9. Feb 22, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    As 98tacoma27 noted, the shocks will basically be topped out with a spacer and the billys set at 2.5 together.

    Saying he "Could do it" but it's "not recommended" is like saying "You could walk out in front of a bus, but I wouldn't recommend it" :D
     
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