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Billies and a spacer lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by wareagle5693, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    wareagle5693

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    this is probably not too good to do, but couldn't I achieve 6" of lift, with a 3" spacer, and Billies set at 2.5"? well 5.5" close enough.
     
  2. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    you can technically do it...but it aint safe, and you'll wear out major parts of your truck.......i would highly advise against it.
     
  3. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    X2. Dont!!!:mad: Your better off spending the money on a real 6" suspension kit then what you will be spending to replace the parts on your truck down the road!!!
     
  4. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    What all am I going to start wearing out?
     
  5. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    getting there....
    complete front suspension....
     
  6. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    silvertaco82 No way, get real

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    i am planning on getting the bilsteins with my spacer but ill probably just set them a 0". What would you be screwing up if you do set them to 2.5"?
     
  7. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    according to tacoman the whole front suspension... I have the bilsteins now and have them set at 0. But I want 6" of lift, and that's the cheapest way for me...
     
  8. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    wat?
    on 4x2 and 4x4 u'd be replacing ball joints ever other week and a 4x4 u can say good bye to ur cv's....just for starters
     
  9. Dec 17, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    for a good lift, u dont wanna go cheap
     
  10. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:04 PM
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    getting there....
    x2..........something,you just need to save $$$ for,and do it the right way.
     
  11. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    wat?
    the cheapest way u'll get a 6" lift and it still be good is to get 4" spindles and a set of CO's
     
  12. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    silvertaco82 No way, get real

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    nah maybe ill just get a 6" body lift lol
     
  13. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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    That's even worse.... I might just get a 3" body lift...
     
  14. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    3" body and a 3" suspension will be the cheapest way out.
    what do you want to go so high for?
     
  15. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:18 PM
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    I'm not going to do anything, yet! But I want to go 6" to fit bigger tires, and I like the look of the 6 inch lifted Tacomas.
     
  16. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    wat?
    thats just as bad. u may be able to use the 5100's in conjunction w/ spindles, but thats another $1k unless u can find some used. dont stack spacers and dont BL. u'll get tire clearance, but u'll expose more frame and gap the rear bumper and make it look like shit as well. ur not gonna gain any ground clearance w/ the BL except what u gain from the larger tires...not worth it
     
  17. Dec 17, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    silvertaco82 No way, get real

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    i was joking about body lift that would just be dumb
     
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