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5100's plus spacer?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Evans381, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Oct 23, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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    Evans381

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    Daystar leveling kit, Bull Bar, Full TSB work. 5% Window tint. 20" Gear Alloy "Recoil" wheels wrapped in Cooper Zeon LTZ tires
    I was curious to know if anyone has put the 5100's or 3'' coil kit and added a spacer. Is it possible to put the 5100's on at 2.5 and then add a coil or top plate spacer to add more height? Thanks in advance
     
  2. Oct 23, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Get a spindle lift. It will work out better for you.
     
  3. Oct 23, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    I thought about it but theres a rather large price difference. Spindles about 600-700
     
  4. Oct 23, 2012 at 8:00 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Go with maxtrak 500 on ebay.

    Do it right the first time. Buy once cry once.
     
  5. Oct 23, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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    Don't do this... It won't work.
     
  6. Oct 23, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    What is that?
     
  7. Oct 23, 2012 at 8:32 PM
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    It's a lift spindle
     
  8. Oct 23, 2012 at 8:50 PM
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    *Maxtrac spindles. About $500 on ebay. Sorry for not being clear, typing with the phone sucks.

    They give 4 inches of lift while maintaining a good ride.
     
  9. Oct 23, 2012 at 9:11 PM
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    It is basically what Toytec does with the "ultimate lift". However, the top plate spacer is kept thin to keep total lift at about 3".

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    Above 2.5" lift (max possible with 5100s alone), you will need UCAs to maintain caster. For PreRunners, this defeats the price advantage over spindles.
     
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