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Custom Lift!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TonkaToyTaco, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Aug 9, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    Alright so I have been doing research on lift kits and what I want. Now I need your help and ideas. I want about 3-4 inches of lift. This is what im looking at right now.

    1. Fox racing shox. 0-3 inch adjustable w/coilovers and reservoir. $1260
    http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-134716-fox-racing-toyota-tacoma-2005-2009-performance-kit.html
    2. Fox racing rear shox 2.0 7/8 shaft with 14" travel and reservoir. $540
    http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-6...e-reservoir-smooth-body-shocks-7-8-shaft.html
    3. Total Chaos UCA $650
    http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-1...2007-2008-uni-ball-upper-control-arm-kit.html
    4. Atlas 4" rear leaf spring lift. $705
    http://www.topguncustomz.com/Store/Gen2ProdDisplay.php?iview=247326269

    What are your guys thoughts and or ideas?
     
  2. Aug 9, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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    amaes

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  3. Aug 9, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    Cranking those coil overs to the point that they will provide 3'' of lift will make your truck ride very, very stiff.

    Your ass end will sit higher than your front end with that leaf spring. All Pro, Wheeler's, and a few others make 2-3'' springs that will make your truck sit level when lifted 2-3'' up front.

    That rear shock is tool long for your application. You'll be bottoming the shock before hitting the bumpstop, which will damage it.

    I don't see whether you're two or four wheel drive, but if you're two wheel drive a spindle lift with coil overs is hard to beat. If you search you can find picture threads of spindle lifts on here.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    thanks alot. that actually seems better than what I was looking at. Except I liked the chrome look of the total chaos UCA. And you are satisfied with this lift? How big of tires are you able to fit?
     
  5. Aug 9, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    Im 4 wheel drive. and I understand what your saying that makes sense. so what about the lift under mine thats 2.5. is that going to be stiff?
     
  6. Aug 9, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    Any one else have any ideas? Or suggestions on anything else to get?
     
  7. Aug 9, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    Will depend on the spring rate and valving, but the more you're cranking the C/O's, the stiffer it will ride.
     
  8. Aug 9, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

    TonkaToyTaco [OP] Hope you can run faster than 965 FPS

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    I mean how much difference in the ride are we talking about?
     
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