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Break in a 2010 before lift?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Shamroq44, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    Shamroq44

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    I have read mention of waiting until 20k miles before lifting a truck?... i guess to let it settle? Is there any truth to this or should I go ahead and lift it? i don't want to wait!!!
     
  2. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    I say lift it!
     
  3. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    You can lift when you want. Most of the time you are putting new parts in anyway.
     
  4. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    ktmrider

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    I did it at 19k :anonymous:
     
  5. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    kasey200

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    We did my brother's 2010 with 19 miles on the odometer
     
  6. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    Let what settle? The parts you are removing?
     
  7. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    HBMurphy

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    Justin, I am certified in this area and if you need help breakin' that baby in, you let me know. We have a special circuit out here where we can break that baby in in less than 4,000 miles! :)







    I did it as soon as I could get the parts!
     
  8. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I think I had 20 miles on mine when I lifted it....
     
  9. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    mgage10

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    I lifted my '10 with 201 miles on her and she is still purring real nice :D
     
  10. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    Paul's TRD

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  11. Jul 15, 2010 at 10:06 PM
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    HBMurphy

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    I'd even add that it is a great way to get to know your new truck.

    If you are going to do it and you can afford it (while keeping money in the bank too!) - do it when you can.

    Otherwise if you are putting it off 'cause you haven't decided what or how to do it, or you will wipe out your savings - wait! It still can be a lot of fun and depending upon what you want to do with your truck - you may be good with it the way it sits! You can get to a lot of places in a stock truck than you can in a stock Civic!
     
  12. Jul 15, 2010 at 10:09 PM
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    While we're at it...

    What model?
    How do you plan on doing it?
    4? 2? or 6 wheel drive?
    TRD? Off road? Sport?
    What type of lift?
    What brand components?
    Are you doing a self-install? Shop?
    Where?
     
  13. Jul 15, 2010 at 10:29 PM
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    i had my dealer install a spacer lift and aal the next day after i drove it off the lot. now i can't wait to get it off.........


    toytec ultimate going on, waiting on back ordered leaf packs before i install
     
  14. Jul 15, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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    HBMurphy

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    And that kind of mistake/first take, was why I asked the OP what he was planning so he might be able to save the first take and do the 'right thang!' :)
     
  15. Jul 15, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    Yep, there's nothing that needs breaking in pre-lift.

    Like they said, make sure you do it right... or at least the way you want it. I guess the only break-in time is the time it takes you to break-in your lift knowledge.
     
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