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Any oppionions of this suspension? Zone

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by P33Rob, Jun 17, 2013.

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Do you approve of this suspension kit?

Poll closed Jul 17, 2013.
  1. Yes

    1 vote(s)
    5.3%
  2. No

    13 vote(s)
    68.4%
  3. Dont know anything about it but why not go for it, let me know how it turns out.

    5 vote(s)
    26.3%
  1. Jun 17, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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    P33Rob

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    http://zoneoffroad.com/product?ki=488&gr=-1

    Does anyone know anything about this suspension it is supposedly all USA made and my local truck shop is recommending it to me. I want a 3 inch suspension lift so this is the one they recommended it is a 4 inch lift known as zone offroad suspension. I was looking at toyotech or old man emu.

    Any comments, concerns, or info from experience with these products would be greatly appreciated.
     
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  2. Jun 17, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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    drunktaco

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    Icon ext travel C/O's, Total Chaos UCA's, King R/R shocks, All-Pro leaf pack, lights, RCI skid, Brute Force sliders, ect.
    Idk much about it but its a drop bracket so your cross member is going to be cut and you'll actually lose ground clearance
     
  3. Jun 17, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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    P33Rob

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    I did not see anything about this.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2013 at 7:59 PM
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    TacomaMtnMan

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    stupid to cut the cross-member for a 4 inch lift IMO. You might as well get a 6 inch lift if you have to cut. Or stick with a 3 inch lift.

    You typically get what you pay for, and I would not put this on my truck.
     
  5. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:04 PM
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    MYT4CO

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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    Yup drop bracket lift, you have to cut the cross-member. You will lose ground clearance. I have a 6 inch lift with 35's and have less ground clearance than a 3 in lift with 33's. I've measured
     
  6. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    You can get a good quality OME full suspension 3" lift for less than this kit. I wouldn't waste my money on it
     
  7. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:07 PM
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    jandrews

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    Zone makes shit products.

    Putting that aside, 6" vs 3", 3" has better running clearance, 6" has better breakover. There are arguments for both. Personally I say stick with the ~3" or swap the front.
     
  8. Jun 17, 2013 at 8:12 PM
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    MGMTacolover55

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    Zone sucks go billies they are cheaper and much better
     
  9. Jun 17, 2013 at 9:39 PM
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    TacomaMtnMan

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    This is why I decided on a 3 inch lift... I almost did a 6 inch lift, even purchased the larger tires... then I changed my mind, took those big tires back and did a 3 inch fox shocks lift with TC UCA's and 285/60/17 tires.

    Glad I did the 3 inch lift for off-roading reasons... My rear is not lifted yet, just a 1 inch block, lift to be completed soon.


    This is my truck MGMTacolover55:
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    IMO, stick with a 3 inch lift... Many love the OME lifts.
     
  10. Jun 17, 2013 at 9:46 PM
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    The site states 90% made in usa.
    I dont like the crossmember being cut.
    There are less expensive options that would probably serve u better.
    Do some more searches in the suspension forum, & keep in mind simplier is better. One last thing, the kit states u can not use any stock wheels.
     
  11. Jun 18, 2013 at 6:28 AM
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    It all depends on what you want out of your truck. Do some extensive research before just going out and buying a shit product because its cheap. If youre stuck on 6" like i was for a while, BDS has the best warranty and Fabtech/Pro Comp are also pretty good with replacing broken parts.
     
  12. Jun 18, 2013 at 5:23 PM
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    P33Rob

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    First of all I don't mind put out a few extra bucks I even told this to the shop they still highly recommended this lift, saying it is better made than most and that they just did one on a tundra and that it looks good. I told them if I bought a different setup and brought in there would they be able to put it on, he said labor would go from 65 an hour to 85 an hour I thought he was joking he wasn't. Then he said it would take at least 10 I don't think I want to go with these guys but from what I can tell it is the only shop around here.
     
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  13. Jun 18, 2013 at 8:41 PM
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    drunktaco

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    Icon ext travel C/O's, Total Chaos UCA's, King R/R shocks, All-Pro leaf pack, lights, RCI skid, Brute Force sliders, ect.
    Exactly that sounds like a bad shop
     
  14. Jun 19, 2013 at 8:38 AM
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    I dont know if the shop is bad, but they do make some of their profit from the sale of the lift. Where r u? Maybe someone can reco a good shop within a good distance.
     
  15. Jun 20, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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  16. Jun 25, 2013 at 4:04 AM
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    I have the zone lift and have had no issues at all w it and installed it myself. The 4" and 6" are basically the same except the 4" kit comes w a 3" block in rear and the 6" kit comes w the 4" block in rear and a small preload spacer for the front which goes between the coil and top hat.
    I went with the 4" but also put 5100's all around set @ .85 for front), installed allpro leaf pack, extended brake lines so Im sitting at 5" front and 4" rear lift which is perfect for running 33's IMO.
     
  17. Dec 1, 2013 at 5:37 PM
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    I am interested in doing a 4 inch DB lift, does anyone else have experience with Zone?
     
  18. Dec 1, 2013 at 5:50 PM
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    Yes have one installed on my truck
     
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