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Dangers of Lifting

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 06BLUEDBLSPORT, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    Im getting a lift really really soon, and my Dad wants to know the dangers of getting a lift and the risks you take, im getting a 3inch lift, 5100s all around and rear AAL
     
  2. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    You risk being fucking awesome.

    And you risk spending a ton more money on new rims, and trail armor, and new bumpers and a winch and lots of other stuff.

    You can also put some stress on your CV joints (which your rig doesn't have) and other "stock" components (carrier bearing, rear leaf pack)- but if you use a reputable brand of lift and don't try to go higher than 3 inches without making some other arraingments (like spindles for you) then you will be fine. Stay away from blocks and spacers and you'll be fine.
     
  3. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    haha thanks for the tips :D

    My brother somehow convinced my dad that i should get a spacer lift (long story) so i had to reconvince my Dad about getting new shocks, my brother is still getting a lift with rear blocks on his 02..oh well
     
  4. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    send him over here to TW...we'll set him straight :D
     
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    The longer wheelbase of the Tacoma helps a bit. Naturally a higher center of mass. My Wrangler has a 4" lift and rides nice but the short wheelbase makes me glad it's a third vehicle.
     
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    hahaha he already is a member but never stops by to say hi. He'll learn so enough :rolleyes:
     
  7. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    Thanks bro appreciate it!!
     
  9. Dec 6, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    I totally AGREE!

     
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    You got this Colin!!!
     
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    theres always that slight chance of my Dad saying no. but if all goes well tomorrow i should be ordering my lift tomorrow
     
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    Safest Bet. Get 5100's all around set the Front @ 2.5 & AAL in the Rear. You'll be golden!
     
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    thats exactly what i want :goingcrazy:

    by the way is your truck a 4x4?
     
  15. Dec 6, 2009 at 8:13 PM
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    Well same way with my dad ;) :p Get it from Sonny!!!
     
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    at downsouthmotorsports? I talked to Marco
     
  17. Dec 6, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    yeah. Well really anyone you talk to is going to give you great info and great prices.
     
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