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Best Suspension/Lift To Compliment 265/75/16

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by IrishPilot, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:01 PM
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    IrishPilot

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    From what Ive read, it seems like 5100s with an AAL in the rear is the most common setup for a light lift for 265/75/16s. Are there better/other options for a guy who does minimal off-roading and would really like a decent ride?

    Im not thinking much of a lift, just something a little higher than stock to pair with the new tires to give a bigger look. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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    Depending on if you have the budget Fox 2.0's with the adjustable reservoir and not much preload.
     
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    265s will fit on your stock suspension... if that's what you want, there's no need to lift... :)
     
  4. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:40 PM
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    x2. But I was saying what would give him a great ride quality.
     
  5. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:41 PM
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    stock ride baby! :D :D :D

    :laugh:
     
  6. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    Ok. You win. :D
     
  7. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    Yeah I know she will fit stock, but from looking at peoples pictures, it seems some lift really helps the look of the truck in my opinion (I know...how shallow right?) Case in point:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/67688-my-taco-complete.html

    I was thinking 5100s at 1.75 and AAL in the rear would do the trick...but figured I would poll the masses just in case. Im pondering whether or not to go 5100s in all 4 corners as well or just the adjustable fronts.
     
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    I'm not a fan of the 5100s... however, they're a good way to lift your truck in the front at a decent price.
     
  9. Jan 1, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    If you only want a little lift I would do adjustable fronts and if possible get the leaf spring tsb to bring the back up.
     
  10. Jan 1, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    With that size tire I would just leave the suspension alone. Maybe use a 1/2 inch spacer on the driver side and a 1/4 inch one on the passenger side, then you can keep your factory ride.
     
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