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billys and nittos

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Grande, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Oct 11, 2010 at 1:45 PM
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    Grande

    Grande [OP] Well-Known Member

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    well i got my billys installed and my nittos wrapped on this past weekend, i like it so far, i set the billys to .85 to level it and i didnt want it too nose high so i just put it at .85. love the nittos too. handled alright in fresh mud from last weeks rain fall. here some pics. gotta get a camera, theses are from my phone. i just didnt want
    " :worthless:" this all over my post lol. here they are, tell me what u think. the nittos are 265/75/16.

    Also since i leveled it out everything is cool except for my right rear sits about an inch higher and u can tell when its parked, any insight how i could fix this issue, maybe new leaf pack or shackles.

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  2. Oct 11, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    did it not sit high before the front lift? Find level ground and do a good measurement on all four fenders and readjust front billies if needed. Give it a few weeks for the shocks to settle. Maybe that right rear may settle to correct height. Don't think new leaf packs/shackles will solve your prob since you will have to replace both sides.
     
  3. Oct 11, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    Grande

    Grande [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Painted badges. Bedlined grille, wheels and lower valence. Billies 5100 @.85 up front. Dodger Jack Ball Mod. Custom trail damaged rear bumper (for the time being). Lil LED light bar on grill. Hard-wired Radar Det. Custom Projector fog lights, Anytime Fog Mod, HIDS, White LED accent lighting on a Single post double toggle swicht, so they light up wit my door/dome light, or always on, or never on. LED map and dome lights.
    yea i did measurements before i lifted it but the right rear always sat a lil higher than the left rear. im sure if i set it at 1.75 the front will level with the right rear but the left rear will be the lowest point on my truck. maybe my bed is just even. but somthin isnt right, i need to figure it out bcuz its just about a whole inch from the left and right, and u can tell too. anyone else run into issues with thier rears not being even with each other.
     
  4. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    Grande

    Grande [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Painted badges. Bedlined grille, wheels and lower valence. Billies 5100 @.85 up front. Dodger Jack Ball Mod. Custom trail damaged rear bumper (for the time being). Lil LED light bar on grill. Hard-wired Radar Det. Custom Projector fog lights, Anytime Fog Mod, HIDS, White LED accent lighting on a Single post double toggle swicht, so they light up wit my door/dome light, or always on, or never on. LED map and dome lights.
    i think i might just throw a sand bag or two on the right side of my bed so it will be even with my left rear. lol.. HELP, dont make me resort to this ghetto leveling kit. :rofl:
     
  5. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Looks good. Looking at pictures of Prerunners front suspension always throws me for a loop. I'm always like "Where the hell is the rest of his truck?"
     
  6. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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  7. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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    Grande

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    yea i kno whatcha mean
     
  8. Oct 11, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    Grande

    Grande [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Painted badges. Bedlined grille, wheels and lower valence. Billies 5100 @.85 up front. Dodger Jack Ball Mod. Custom trail damaged rear bumper (for the time being). Lil LED light bar on grill. Hard-wired Radar Det. Custom Projector fog lights, Anytime Fog Mod, HIDS, White LED accent lighting on a Single post double toggle swicht, so they light up wit my door/dome light, or always on, or never on. LED map and dome lights.
     
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