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Cheapest way to lift 04 2wd?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by matt 300, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. Apr 21, 2011 at 6:05 AM
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    matt 300

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    Hi everyone, i recently inheritated a 04 auto 2wd single cab tacoma, as my fuel efficent driver. I was wonderign what is the cheapest way to lift it, maybe 3ins? I just put toyo a/t 225s on it, a big stepup from the orginal 195s i think. I didnt want to put a larger tire than that seeing it only has a 2.4 automatic. thanks for any help!
     
  2. Apr 21, 2011 at 6:06 AM
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  3. Apr 21, 2011 at 6:22 AM
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    spacer are the cheapest. you can get a daystar set for around 200. i got the rough counrty kit for 320 cause it came with new rear shocks. heres a pis of mine. im also rolling on 235/85R16 goodyear duratracs. there 32"inches tall so they give ya extra height and the dont rub.
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  4. Apr 21, 2011 at 7:03 AM
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    Mmm I was looking at that lift from rough country, is it loner coil overs in the front? I was also looking at spacers butthen I would need a addaleaf in the rear correct? And red yoda were did u get that lift bar
     
  5. Apr 22, 2011 at 5:02 AM
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    the rough country is a spacer the bolt to the top pf the coil and a lift shekel in the rear. its was real easy to do. and i made the light bar out of 1" square tubing and some brackets i found at a hardware store
     
  6. Apr 22, 2011 at 5:21 AM
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    I love these fresh new threads. Can't wait to see what you come up with? Please post pics.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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  8. Apr 24, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    That would be better than using a spacer for sure. Looks like a decent entry level lift.
     
  9. Apr 24, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    No no no you're all wrong

    He's got a 5 lug (like me :) )

    None of the previously mentioned lifts will work. Nobody makes lifts for 5 lugs really because who would buy a 5 lug to lift it? (Me and you both would, damnit!) I couldn't find any spacers that would fit our trucks when I was looking at mine so I went with spindles in the front and shackles in the rear. It gave me about 3" and I went up from 205 to 235/75/r15 tires. There's a link to my build in my signature if you want to learn more.
     
  10. Apr 25, 2011 at 3:49 AM
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    Your telling methere are prettymuch no. Lifts for my truck. What is a spindel? Were did u get the spindell and willa add aleaf workinstead
     
  11. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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    I was thinking the samething as I read the OP.....
     
  12. Apr 25, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    Ask Bergman, he has a lifted prerunner, if I remember correctly.
     
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