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Billy lift on new prerunner

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Swampmonkey, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. Nov 13, 2011 at 1:26 PM
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    Swampmonkey

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    Think I've decided what components to start my lift with. Got 2011 trd prerunner and spoke with Chris at toytec and think I'm gonna start off with Billy 5100s in front at 2.5" and aal in rear at 2". This will be my first ever lift and heard everyone giving this setup awesome reviews. I do mainly highway driving and occasional hunting and fishing. Will add coilovers etc. In the future. This sound like a wise choice guys? Need some input before I order. This is my first new truck ever and stoked about lifting it. Dont really like the stock look.
     
  2. Nov 13, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    A good choice for a budget lift.
     
  3. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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    Swampmonkey

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    Thanks. Want to do ultimate lift but not in budget right now.
     
  4. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    if you don't really need a lift, you could also just save the money until you have enough for the ULK, instead of buying the billys then switching them out later. my.02.

    the mod bug is hard to fight, though :cool:
     
  5. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    Thought I could just add the coilovers later with bully's when I'm ready or if not should I just go with 3" spacer and aal kit.
     
  6. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    Really want it for look right now but would like to end up with ulk for functionality and good ride.
     
  7. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    don't do the spacers, go with the billies.

    for the price, they cant be beat
     
  8. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    broken mods
    51--'s and an aal......
     
  9. Nov 13, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    I have the exact lift you want. I wish I would've just saved up enough money for spindles and got it right the first time
     
  10. Nov 13, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    Anyone else done the Billy, aal lift on there prerunner dblcab? How does it ride?
     
  11. Nov 13, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    Read a lot of threads with my predicament. Would like to hear some feedback from you guys.
     
  12. Nov 13, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    About half of the lifted trucks on this site have that setup. Head to the 2nd gen builds section and you can ask individual folks in their threads how they like the setup.
     
  13. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:24 AM
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    Thanks man.
     
  14. Nov 14, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    spindle lift is the only way to go on a 2wd imo
     
  15. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    Dang! Ordered the billys and aal before I read your posts about spindle lifts. What and how much are they?
     
  16. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    Not wanting to go that high. Ordered billys at 2.5 in front and aal @1.5 for now. May jump up to a 3" lift in the future if I decide to run 33s. Sweet taco by the way
     
  17. Nov 15, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    My lift from toytec shipped out today and I'm stoked!
     
  18. Nov 15, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    Without a doubt. If I had a Prerunner and had a moderate suspension budget I would go CST spindles, Toytec AAL, and Bilsteins. SPINDLES ROCK. Buy them first and upgrade other stuff later. Spindles will never need replacing either.
     
  19. Nov 16, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    Only issue now is I cant decide to set billys in front at 1.75 or 2.5. Wanted level look but now worried about look if I haul something heavy.
     
  20. Nov 16, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    Think I'll just start off with 1.75 since this is my first lift. I will still be running stock wheels and tires also.
     
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