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Best lift kit for a no budget limit.....

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

  1. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    Razorecko

    Razorecko [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thats my question, what is the total best full lift kit ( 3in ) you can get for the tacoma ?? So far I'm eyeballing the icon stage 3 or 4 kit....
     
  2. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    AR_Taco

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    No budget? Go long travel.
     
  3. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    lol, damn some of that ish costs a fortune....i might be better off just doing a toytec and trading in the taco for when the raptor 6.2 comes out
     
  4. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:19 AM
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    That truck has no soul.
     
  5. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    mjp2

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    Well, you did say no limit. :D
     
  6. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    if you get the LT kit you will be able to go places the raptor can only dream about
     
  7. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    ColtsTRD

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    You wanna buy a ford???...Have fun with that!
     
  8. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    I would be happier doing stuff in a truck I built, instead of buying a truck that's already built.
     
  9. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    Who makes a good LT kit ?
     
  10. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    Are you runnin a a prerunner or 4x4..??
     
  11. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:40 AM
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  12. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    Just did some light reading. Decent truck and really nice engine but the travel numbers are far less than I was expecting.

    "Suspension upgrades include new upper and lower A-arms up front, retuned leaf springs in back and a set of race-quality Fox Racing Shox that combine to allow up to 11.2 inches of travel up front and 13.4 inches in back."

    That kind of travel is possible on our rigs running Camburg coilovers, Camburg UCAs and Light Racing Jounce Shocks up front, and a set of Deaver leaf packs with appropriate shocks out back.

    Regarding full long travel, with my setup I should get about 14.5" up front and about 18" of travel in the rear.


    Note that I've owned 7 Fords and daily drive a diesel super duty these days while I'm building the Tacoma. I'm not bashing another brand -- just commenting on the numbers.
     
  13. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:42 AM
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    will i have to hack fenders w/ an lt kit ?
     
  14. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:42 AM
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    Nope. You'll completely replace them.
     
  15. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:44 AM
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    Well I know rcd makes a good 4 inch lift.... But if it's travel u want don't get a drop down bracket lift go with 4" spindles and adjustable coilover if u wanna spend the money.... King or fox coilovers are nice.... I just ordered the camburg 4" spindle can't wait to install it....
     
  16. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:47 AM
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    Picture for reference. These are the Glassworks fenders and bedsides with a spring-under conversion in the rear and mid-travel up front.
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    Here's a full-droop test fit of the Camburg LT kit I'm in the middle of installing.
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:52 AM
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    Ay MJ how much did u get those camburg lower controls for...??
     
  18. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    The long travel is a full kit that includes what you see here:
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    Without coilovers the kit retails for around $2900.

    http://www.camburg.com/tacomaP05.html

    EDIT: The 4x4 axles shown in the above picture are another five or six hundred.
     
  19. Jun 23, 2009 at 10:59 AM
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    for midtravel I'd say icon extended c/o with their billet UCA
    rear I'd go cutom deavers if you don't put load or custom alcans if you lan to load, and remote resi shocks.
     
  20. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    Im so jealous of you right now. I cant wait to get mine. Camburg is the Shiznit!!!!
     
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