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body lift or no body lift?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by beach_yota03, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    beach_yota03

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    i want to lift my truck a bit more body lift is lookn the cheapest. opinions please
     
  2. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    jjw1

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    no dont do it!!!
     
  3. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    RPain

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    check out the build thread
    i feel like one of these threads appears everyday. NO BODY LIFTS.
     
  4. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    beach_yota03

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    thats what i was thinkn is there any way to get 3 or so more inches? already got the sway away adjustable coilovers and add a leaf
     
  5. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    going to a drop bracket style lift or solid axle swap...both of which arent really considered "cheap"

    if you do a body lift...buy the ultimate kit from 4Crawler
     
  6. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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    well sas is a for sure but when its paid for lol got a dana 60 already waitin
     
  7. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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    if thats what you plan on...then i wouldnt even waste time with a BL...just save your pennies till you can sac the truck
     
  8. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    xodeuce

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    Enzyte?
     
  9. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    STLharry

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    Seconding that. Tigerfan knows what he's talking about too.

    NOOOOO body lifts!
     
  10. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    ya your right the BL was goin to be close to a G installed
     
  11. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    wtf?

    those things cost a couple hundred bucks tops...theres no reason it should cost you $800 in labor
     
  12. Aug 21, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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  14. Aug 21, 2010 at 5:08 PM
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    ya i got 3 now. i don't even need another 3 maybe 2 will be ok.
     
  15. Aug 21, 2010 at 11:55 PM
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    I don't think you could go any higher suspension wise without new ucas. if you're gonna SAS anyway just leave it for now... Trust me it looks fine.
     
  16. Aug 21, 2010 at 11:58 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    id stay away from body lifts if i were you. ive seen thos things litteraly poke through the cabs while off-roading.
     
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