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6" Lift on a Prerunner...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jmed99, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    jmed99

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    I have a 09 TRD OR DC Prerunner. If I were to do a 6" lift...what would be the best way since it's a prerunner? Keep in mind, I estimate I will only do minor off roading (no deep mud or bolder climbing) maybe once or twice a year....any off roading i do will not be anything close to hard core.

    PS. I have VSC so please take that into consideration

    I read some other threads but was left confused. I read somewhere that it was easier to do a 6" lift on a prerunner. I also read there's only 1 brand of lift you can use if you have VSC.

    Thanks for the help! :D
     
  2. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    call procomp or fabtech thats the only true way to know ?
     
  3. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    I'd do some 4" lift spindles and a quality coilover setup set to 2" of lift and be at 6" with awesome ride and great clearance.
     
  4. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:12 PM
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    ktmrider

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    x2 thats what i would do if i had a prerunner:thumbsup:
     
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    I agree
     
  6. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    Would I be able to use BFG KM2 35" with that setup?
     
  7. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:24 PM
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    Yesssir, just need to trim minimally and get the correct offset wheels for the spindles
     
  8. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    you can go all the way 2 7.5'' with spindles
     
  9. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:33 PM
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    So 4" spindles and coilovers for the front. What should I use on the back so it's level and able to run the 35" tires?
     
  10. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    Would it be recommended to re-gear with this setup (6 inch lift and 35")
     
  11. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    yea i would re-gear and get some custom deavers or all pro 3'' leafs
     
  12. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    Wouldn't I need something in addition to 3" leafs in the rear?
     
  13. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    a 1 inch block in the rear would make it level, thats what procomp runs in the rear 4 inches
     
  14. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    I dont need to buy UCA's right?
     
  15. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    no, with the spindles it retains stock geometry.
     
  16. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    but if you got lift from your coil-overs it would not be a bad idea especially if you are going over 2 inches
     
  17. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:58 PM
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    hah i have 3'' in front and stock uca and i got a great alignment, guess i got lucky!!
     
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    That's what I'm gonna do! :) Not meaning to thread jack either.

    My plan is to get some new leaf springs with shackles that will provide roughly 6", maybe a little less with the sagging of the leaf springs. Yeah if you plan on running 35" tires it's recommended to re-gear. I just plan on running 33" because I'm like you and I don't think it's worth it for me to re-gear.
     
  19. Apr 4, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    you could run the nitto 295/70/17 that would look sick
     
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    I have my billies at 2.75" with stock uca's and at full turn I rub but other then that it's not too bad. You're probably gonna wanna get new uca's but its not necessary.
     
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