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6" lift purchase tomorrow

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by southerntaco171, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    southerntaco171

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    So after working this summer i have enough to buy the Pro Comp Stage 1 6" and 35x12.50r17 Trail Grapplers. Any last minute suggestions and or comments before the big buy?
     
  2. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    what wheels are you running...whats their backspacing? or what he said^

    cuz im sure you will need the right backspacing to fit the tires...i wouldnt know what that is for a 6" lift with 35s..but id imagine the info is somewhere on here.
     
  4. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    Regear lol...
     
  5. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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    ^ that too
     
  6. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    expect vibes and dont think the truck will ride like stock....good luck, good choice
     
  7. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    17x9 hello maxx 6 black. im not sure of the specs on it because i bought them through a truck accessory store in town. i have 265/70/17 on the rims now with a 2.5 inch spacer lift.
     
  8. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    This is a givin trust me, i just went up 3" and i am currently fighting some vib issues. But you must pay to play!
     
  9. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    hmm i have ZERO vibes
     
  10. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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  11. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:37 PM
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    look into the beefedtaco cb drops, it fixed tacoridinhigh's vibes
     
  12. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    OH im prepared for some vibrations and shudders just as long as it doesnt affect my abilitly to drive it properly ha ha:yay:
     
  13. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    maser Hello, my name is Maser... and I'm an alcoholic

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    I have this lift and love it. pro-comp stage I, with Nitto trails. No vibes at all. But..

    Couple things...

    First thing, 17's are the minimum size for that lift. Make sure you have the correct bs on your wheels. ( 4.5 )

    Second, be prepared to do some trimming in the wheel wells. Also, even after trimming, my 35's still rub the sway bar at almost full turn.

    Third, expect a very harsh ride. The ES 9000 shocks + the AAL make it very stiff in the rear. Airing down the tires helps somewhat.

    Fourth, without re-gearing expect a huge low-end power loss. My truck constantly downshifts even at cruising speeds.

    This lift will allow them to align your truck to factory spec. Big plus.

    All this aside, I am very happy with my 6" lift. Good luck and congrats on your new purchase :thumbsup:
     
  14. Jul 21, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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    fox resi amd alcan springs make for an extremely plush ride
     
  15. Jul 21, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    maser Hello, my name is Maser... and I'm an alcoholic

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    True, but if op goes with the pro-comp package it'll be a rough ride. I put 4 50lb bags of sand behind axel to help. LOL
     
  16. Jul 21, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    I definately plan on regearing aswell as adding trac bar. Helo maxx 6 blacks come with a 4.53 or 5.71 backspacing in 17x9 for our lug pattern. Im fairly sure i have the 4.53 backspacing because my rims are almost even with my fender wells. Sound about right?
     
  17. Jul 22, 2011 at 3:07 AM
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    maser Hello, my name is Maser... and I'm an alcoholic

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    My XD's are 9 in wide with 4.5 bs and are about even with stock flares. You sound like you're in the clear. You can always measure from behind the wheel to make sure.

    I know how you must be feeling right now...I was so f'n stoked when I got my lift.
    I was also pleasantly suprised to see my truck was higher than I had thought, The 35's add a little height on top of the lift. :D
     
  18. Jul 22, 2011 at 10:48 AM
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    :bananadead: i have to agree :)
     
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