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Best cheap tacoma level/small lift kit

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tocoma, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    tocoma

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    Hey everyone i have been a member for a while but this is my first post. I have a stock 2008 double cab prerunner rugged trail off road and am looking to level/lift to look good without having to get new tires without spending more than 500 bucks.
    Thanks
     
  2. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    stanman9

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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    spacer from hell bent steel, aal from toytec, alignment. around 300.
     
  3. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    rear spring tsb and a set of bilstein 5100s for the front..................all ya really need.
     
  4. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    bajamoon

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    or even just the 5100's in front and alignment.
     
  5. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    +1
     
  6. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    I had tried to get tsb but dealer's tsb said only 4wd not 2wd prerunner
     
  7. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    4x4x4trd

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    +2^^^.

    Depends on your needs when done, as in do you haul any weight in the bed, on where you would set the 5100's in the front to level it out.

    Downsouth motor sports has good rep. on the 5100's on price.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    That's not true. It applies to all pre-runners and 4x4. Print out the TSB and show it to them.
     
  9. Mar 23, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    Veccster

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    5100's in the front with a Toytec AAL in the back. Set the front to 1.75" and you have a lift for under $275 (+alignment).

    Plus, there is no need to fight with the dealer for the TSB because the AAL will compensate for the non-tsb spring pack.
     
  10. Mar 23, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    I had it printed when i took it in and they had theirs on their website that said 4wd only
    and no i dont haul much weight maybe a jon boat but nothing too heavy
     
  11. Mar 23, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    very true..................i had the tsb done on my 06 prerunner that i had.
     
  12. Mar 23, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    I'd try a different dealer if there's another near you.
     
  13. Mar 23, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    However, you're missing out on the rear Bilsteins you get with the TSB if you have a non-TRD.
     
  14. Mar 23, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    Get the TSB. Your truck qualifies and should not be a problem. Look at the Jan 12, 2009 Rev1 (4x4 and PreRunner)

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  15. Mar 24, 2009 at 8:11 AM
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    Call Toyota 1st and get a case number. Go back to your dealer or go to another dealer, tell them you want them to clarify the TSB with Toyota and tell them you qualify based on VIN because the TSB clearly states it applies to PreRunner as well.
     
  16. Mar 24, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    Is there any place that sells the 5100's the toytec aal and extended u bolts all in one package so it everything that is needed?
     
  17. Mar 24, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    Talk to Downsouth or the Toytec site folks- They can get you set up with everything. Might not be labeled as a "package" deal- but they will get you all set up!!
     
  18. Mar 24, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    sounds good... thanks!
     
  19. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:44 PM
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    You can get spacers and AAL from Hell Bent Steel (Lifetime Guarantee) for $139 or so on Ebay.
     
  20. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    these things hard to do by yourself?
     
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