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Any Lifted Taco's that Tow out there?

Discussion in 'Towing' started by SamSter0077, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. Sep 2, 2008 at 7:37 AM
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    mvega1969

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    Thanks for your suspension info, I will start to look that possibility. Yes I saw pictures from that Ink's visit of yours, it is impressive to see how many places you have gotten in and for so many years now, I just started and I'm on my way to create a lot of memories from these trips, next: Falcon State Park and Choke Canyon, next year we will start with Cedar Hill (near Dallas) and hopefully the Woodlands before the end of May, first God of course.

    Regards.
     
  2. Sep 2, 2008 at 9:01 AM
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    Ok, this is what I am looking for.. [​IMG]

    judging from the picture.. he has Stock Bilsteins? is this a 3" lift? does it look lifted to you?

    -Sam
     
  3. Sep 2, 2008 at 9:48 AM
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    It is difficult for me to tell you, but appears that the only big in this truck are those tires, and the stock blistein can be bearly seen, I looks lifted.

    But really Im unsure about it.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2008 at 10:53 AM
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    And after the Dakars (leak pack), did you include anything else to strengthen the rear suspension? Did you add something to the front to level the truck?

    How many leafs has the Dakars included in the kit for each side?

    Thanks,
     
  5. Sep 2, 2008 at 11:22 AM
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    madmic

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    3" revtek suspension lift
    i got an 07 prerunner tacoma double door.just got it lifted this summer 3" toyotec and put air bags in the back also.truck rides awesome with no sag what so ever .my trailer i tow is a 24' aerolite,tows the trailer like a hot damn.to level it out a bit i put about 15 psi in my airbags.now for the bigger tires and rims and giddy up:D.but honestly i have no problems towing with the 3 inch lift..enjoy.hopefully i can put some pics up if i can figure it out..
     
  6. Sep 2, 2008 at 12:24 PM
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    What a BIG difference, Do you know if there is any sale on Dakar's?
    What is included in the OME 886 setup?
    Coils, Blistein 5100's? Any special sale going on?

    Believe me, I have searched these two before and at that time I was so confused on what directions to follow, but now I think I'm getting close based on your experience and your application.

    Thanks again for all your information.
     
  7. Sep 2, 2008 at 1:42 PM
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    Please post Pics Towing. Upload picture to Webshots and place link. Thanks for the input.

    -Sam
     
  8. Sep 2, 2008 at 1:49 PM
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    Silverback, great pics. Those Leaf Springs look like they should handle what I am wanting... What is the Tongue weight on your Trailer? do you Carry anything in the back of your truck when towing? and you are not using Bags or runner stops or anyhting.. just the Dakars?

    I am VERY glad you mentioned about the 886 vs 885.. I do not plan on changing the bumper. :)
     
  9. Sep 3, 2008 at 4:54 AM
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    That's right, I forgot you told me. The Dakars look right to me.. I would be very interested to see what kind of sag you get with them. Great looking Family of Toyotas you have.. :D
     
  10. Sep 10, 2008 at 6:15 PM
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    I pull this boat..... 05 Super Air Nautique Team Edition
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    With this truck.... 3" OME lift
    [​IMG]

    Not the greatest tow vehicle in the world but I live minutes from the lake so it isn't a biggie. I'll get a picture of them together. I'd really like to order some custom green TRD decals to match the boat!

    boat1sml.jpg
     
  11. Sep 11, 2008 at 5:13 AM
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    If you hook up your trailer Silverback, maybe you can hook me up with a photo. Thanks for the reply.

    Duck Commander, how much does the boat way.. does the rear sag a lot?
     
  12. Sep 11, 2008 at 8:14 AM
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    not a lot of sag... the OME leaf strings are pretty stiff. I'd say my set-up is probably close to 4,500+lbs. I actually just picked up this boat last week and haven't towed it much yet. Pulling a 17' duck boat it is like there is nothing back there.
     
  13. Sep 16, 2008 at 9:35 PM
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    well got a couple pics of her hooked up to the travel trailer but cant figure out how to put em on the post ..so there in my profile..theres only 5 lbs in the air bags
     
  14. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:55 AM
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    that is with Bags? Wupps! didn't realize it. how does it drive up to hwy speed?
     
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    Ouch! That is a rough argument! Mine just wants to ensure that we can still haul around the (future) kids. I told her that by lifting it - that I could not only haul the (future) kids around - but do it better and safer in the snow, heavy rains/storms, and muddy washed out roads. :)

    She agreed. :D
     
  16. Sep 17, 2008 at 12:28 PM
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    but theres no air in the bags.5 lbs is just to stop the chaffing.i usually run 18-20lbs when towing.i havent found any problems on the highway at speeds up to110 km/hr or 60 mph,it does slow down some on the hills but not to much and it is to be expected
     
  17. Oct 20, 2008 at 10:08 PM
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    If you save the picture you see this as the pic name "3inTuffCountry-285-75-16" Thought this might help you out.

    Murph
     
  18. Oct 22, 2008 at 5:05 AM
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    Yeah, I noticed that.. and the TRD shocks.. it just didn't look lifted to me, maybe it's the tire size. Either way, I settled on 5100's.. Maybe Santa Claus will leave them under the tree..
    :)

    -Sam
     
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