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Anyone wanting a lift installed????

Discussion in 'South West' started by chris4x4, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:44 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    that will be a pretty good write up there man!!
     
  2. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:44 PM
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    PM on the way.:D
     
  3. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:46 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    That might just cover it. Maybe, we all can install different lifts, so as to cover all the bases.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:48 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    im up for installing whatever lift whoever wants, and doing a write up for it(either myself, or whoever the truck being lifted belongs to), and even if we have a few of the same lifts reviewed or whatever.....there still may be something that wasnt really discussed as much on one lift as there is on another lift install..........and then for sure everything will be covered that way. :)
     
  5. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:50 PM
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    chris4x4

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    True! :)
     
  6. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:51 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    yeah, i'll try to be as thorough as i can when doing it so as to all the bases but for sure, if you guys can get some other lifts and do some write ups on them, or even just do more on the same, im sure many will find it really helpful.
     
  7. Dec 7, 2008 at 5:58 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    and you never know whos gonna have a little trick or something up their sleeve that will help someone else out
     
  8. Dec 7, 2008 at 6:04 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    this is very true...............like your idea about using my bottle jack on my front suspension.........idea guy!!!;):D


    and jeff(tigerfan) already knows i dont charge anything for doing work on a truck or car(unless you happen to be my aunt.....and its only cause i dont like her:D)..................i just like working on stuff!!!
     
  9. Dec 7, 2008 at 6:09 PM
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    that wasnt my idea...i stole it from the guy who taught me how to do my suspension

    :D
     
  10. Dec 7, 2008 at 6:14 PM
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    yeah.........but you used the idea while we were workin on my truck.................therefore it was your idea at the time!!!:D
     
  11. Dec 7, 2008 at 6:20 PM
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    And he probably stole it from me when I did it in 2000. :D
     
  12. Dec 7, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    quite possibly...its a fairly popular concept...just not well known to people new to suspension work
     
  13. Dec 7, 2008 at 6:23 PM
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    Yep.
     
  14. Dec 7, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    How about a detailed write up on a stage II fabtech 6" lift? More of a challenge.... :)

    And, what's the "bottle jack trick"?
     
  15. Dec 7, 2008 at 8:21 PM
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    the bottle jack trick is where you turn the jack upside down between the fenderwell and the upper control arm to jack the spindle down so to speak...it makes it easier to squeeze a coilover in
     
  16. Dec 7, 2008 at 8:27 PM
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    Ah ha! That would make it easier...

    If I have to take my coilovers out again for adjustment, I'll remember this. Because it was pretty tough to get them out without taking off the UCA...
     
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    Hey Chris - I'm still a few months out from buying my lift but I would love to be a fly on the wall when you do a lift or two. I'll be happy to bring my camera and help with the writeup just for the learning experience.

    I'm also pretty good at holding a trouble light, gophering for tools, refilling beers and staying out of the way. Yeah, that's how I roll. :cool:
     
  18. Dec 9, 2008 at 1:33 PM
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    WOOHOO! Beer bitch! :)
     
  19. Dec 9, 2008 at 1:45 PM
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    hahaha well shit... if need be.. i will offer ONE install in so cal free of charge... buy the lift and the beer... if yall need a writeup and whatnot... im down to help out.

    this excludes LT installs... i will be more than happy to install a long travel system for a discounted price for yota owners... but i will not be installing a free LT system.
     
  20. Dec 9, 2008 at 1:46 PM
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    Ha, that about sums up my mechanical skills.
     
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