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best lift

Discussion in 'New Members' started by justindwhite, May 25, 2009.

  1. May 25, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    justindwhite

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    do any of you know what the best lift is for the cash. also needs to perform well.
     
  2. May 25, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Toytec, Rancho,

    You can also use the search button to find some other suspension "ideas"
     
  3. May 25, 2009 at 10:17 PM
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    I'm searching for the best option as well. I think you might want to specify the height you're looking for, as well as the intended function/purpose of the lift. Finally, try posting this in the suspension forum. I think you'll get a much better response there. This forum is for new member introductions.

    Aloha, Kidd
     
  4. May 25, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    Welcome! Search around you'll find a lot of info. on lifts!!
     
  5. May 25, 2009 at 10:21 PM
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    sorry guys new at this still learning.
     
  6. May 25, 2009 at 10:21 PM
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    All good things to consider to determine what kind of lift you want...
     
  7. May 25, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    It's cool. We were all new once. :D
     
  8. May 25, 2009 at 10:25 PM
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    Bilstein 5100s from what I've seen are good. They are adjustable. You can get a discount on them.
     
  9. May 26, 2009 at 4:20 AM
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    There isn't a "BEST" lift. They ride a bit differently brand to brand. Some preload the stock coils, some have new coils, some have a combination. Some are designed for the street, some are serious offroad setups.

    What is your goal with installing a lift in your truck?? and What is your budget (roughly)?
     
  10. May 26, 2009 at 6:01 AM
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    Well I live in rule Oklahoma (dirt roads mud and pot holes). I was just looking for about 3 inches lift and better off road performance.
     
  11. May 26, 2009 at 6:11 AM
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    There are tons of options for you- You are going to want to get a replacement suspension lift-So new coils or coilovers, extended shocks, and related hardware.

    Toytec Lifts or Wheelers Offroad can hook you up.
     
  12. May 26, 2009 at 6:47 AM
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    Well the only thing I worry about is the cv's I went through a few of those on my old 86 toy. I know the gen 2 suspeniton is differnt.
     
  13. May 26, 2009 at 7:16 AM
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    If you go to 3 inches with Upper Control Arms and you make sure once the install is done you don't feel any binding/shimmy/vibration- You should be good to go.

    Lots of folks around here have gone to 3inch lift with no issues.
     
  14. May 26, 2009 at 9:07 AM
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    I'm wanting to go 3" north as well. I have read a lot of good stuff about the Bilstein 5100's and AAL combo. It's pretty affordable and seems like a very sound option.
     
  15. May 26, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    I have a fabtech lift and I love it!
     
  16. May 27, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    Welcome to TW! You'll find a ton of info on lift's here at TW. ;)
     
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