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Define a "Real" lift for off roading!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Junya808, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Oct 1, 2012 at 11:57 PM
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    Junya808

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    So of course I live in Hawaii, my so called friends says that a 12" lift is a real lift. I have a 3" lift with the icons coilovers up front and icons shocks with the resivior at the rear. For some odd reason I get ragged on for my performance lift while he has a 6" procomp lift with 3" spacers and blocks also a 3" body lift and to top it off he has 20" wheels!! How does it even perform off road and on?!!
     
  2. Oct 2, 2012 at 12:11 AM
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    HawaiiTRD

    HawaiiTRD "Some people feel the rain, others just get wet"

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    Your friends lift is a foolish waste of money, don't buy into it. My'86 had four inch suspension and three inch body to clear 36's, that's the max I would ever go. Just my personal opinion though I've seen a few trucks on the island lifted beyond the point of functionality and performance.
     
  3. Oct 2, 2012 at 12:30 AM
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    I guess it's just a status thing over here :/
     
  4. Oct 2, 2012 at 12:33 AM
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    I only have one thing to say about that setup. Braaaaapppp!!!!!
     
  5. Oct 2, 2012 at 12:46 AM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    thats just how it is here.


    supah wide tires with skyin lifts


    but theyre all for show

    and they ride like shit.

    nobody wheels their shit here, everyone's too worried about tiyah shine and stayin oily.

    there was a TTORA meetup awhile ago to wheel...people came once then stopped coming because they scratched the paint on their skids or chipped their 18-20" wheels
     
  6. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:15 AM
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    Most of them have a big ego and I still don't get the whole thing with wide ass tires?!!
    Oh by the way what does it take to get a "tacoma world" sticker from you?:D
     
  7. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:20 AM
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    dont let them get to you! Just point out how your 3in functional/performance lift actually has the same or more ground clearance than his 6in DB lift. That always cracks me up heh. Like others have said its all looks, and in my opinion the look isnt good. I am all about form following function. Just take your friend wheeling and the better truck will be obvious.

    that or just show him this... heh

    [​IMG]

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  8. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:27 AM
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  9. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:29 AM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    which island are you on? :spy:

    personally, I don't give a flying fuck. My 3.5" lift with 4" out back will outflex and outdo any of their shitty DB lifts with a stock leaf pack, bunch of AALs and blocks

    the last time someone laughed and did the whole "mine's higher, better offroad" I took a my tape measure and measured diff clearances. Mine was higher :D
     
  10. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:37 AM
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    10-4 on that!!
     
  11. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:38 AM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    or that too haha
     
  12. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:47 AM
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    I'm on Maui

    Oh and let's not forget the wide stretched tires with the spacers!!:cool:
     
  13. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:49 AM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    stupid IMHO.

    They say it's to float on sand

    but hardly any of them go in sand, or mud
    and they rarely change gears; a friend of mine use to run 15 wides...then his diff exploded.
     
  14. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:50 AM
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    I agree. Take him four wheeling. Do some hill climbs , flexing , then watch his attitude change. AND four wheeling at the mall Is Not four wheeling :p
     
  15. Oct 2, 2012 at 1:53 AM
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    Maybe I should just pm you my address, might get here probably sooner.:D
     
  16. Oct 2, 2012 at 2:16 AM
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    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    YEEEWWWWW!!!!
     
  17. Oct 2, 2012 at 2:20 AM
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    Haha true that, it may make the young boys and girls drooling but anyone that know there stuff is not gonna get fooled by it..lol
     
  18. Oct 2, 2012 at 2:22 AM
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    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    Oh btw how do you have 20" tires?! What is that 16" rims with the lowest profile street tires??
     
  19. Oct 2, 2012 at 2:23 AM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    A few lady friends used to subscribe to the "higher is better" way of thinking, then I took them wheeling with me...
    they dont think that way anymore :spy:
     
  20. Oct 2, 2012 at 2:28 AM
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    Haha it's 20" wheels not tires.
     
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