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Best Lift plan help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by BigBawlzTaco, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    i was thinking about doing billie 5100s all around and raise up about 2.5 inches then putting like a 2 inch body lift on. but someone told me not to do the body lift, what should i do then?
     
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    Body lifts aren't safe, you'll regret it in the end. You know the saying "you get what you pay for". There's no cheap way to get around a bigger lift than 3".
     
  4. jhodge83

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    wat?
    if ur looking for around 4" of lift, the ways would be either the RCD 4.5" lift or if ur a prerunner, u can do the 4" TC spindles
     
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    Lift spindles are for 2WD. He has a 4WD.
     
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    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    thx for bringing that up...haha. didnt see the 4x4 anywhere. but i did say "if ur a prerunner...."...uh huh
     
  7. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    Do not do a body lift! Get this idea out of your head. Now work on finding the right suspension lift. Oh, and just incase: DO NOT GET A BODY LIFT!
     
  9. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    can i do the billies thing and do a 2 inch suspension lift....?
     
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    My plan is Billy 5100's & 885 coils with a 3/4" spacer for a full 3" lift....Billy's alone are 2.5"

    Billy 5100's and AAL rear.

    Again.....don't do a body lift.

    Around $600 for the setup.

    COME ON AUGUST!!! lol
     
  11. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    should i just get the toytec ultimate lift kit?
     
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    Bingo! If you can afford it......good choice! :D....and there's a group buy on it right now
     
  13. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    alrighty then
    i dunno what or how you do a group buy but if its under 2000 i can do it. :D

    thanks
    what kinda tires should i get?
    i was just gonna stay with the same wheels and paint it black.
     
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    Toytec Group Buy...click the link
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/to...100-coil-over-kits-ultimate-lift-lr-ucas.html

    Tires....woo that's another can of worms....lol.....everyone has an opinion on tires.

    Good luck on the lift/tires!:cool:
     
  15. jhodge83

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    wat?
    tires depends on what u want and what u do....if u wanna stay w/ stock rims and want to get a 285 tire, you'll need wheel spacers or new UCA's to avoid rubbing the stock UCA w/ the tire
     
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    whoops, didn't catch that ... sorry haha. Read it faster than my brain could comprehend.
     
  17. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    what does rubbing mean?
    im sorry im retarded with all this stuff. but id rather learn about it then do something stupid and mess my truck up.
     
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    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    rubbing as in the wider tire hitting the UCA. a new rim w/ a smaller backspacing, stock wheels w/ spacers, or new UCA's will fix. spacers and stockers being the cheapest. many people use the spidertrax spacers w/o no issues at all
     
  19. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco [OP] Wanna know how I got these scars?

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    where can you get those? and is installing easy?
    i saw some guy called yoku58 or something that had spidertrax and they looked nice
     
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    wat?
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