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Did you install your ToyTec Lift on your own or get an install??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by ChopperCam, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. ChopperCam

    ChopperCam [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im purchasing the ToyTec Lift in the next few days. Just wondering if you guys installed it yourself or pay to get it done. If so, how much did you pay?:confused:
     
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    wolfdog2314 Well-Known Member

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    JLee The Man! Vendor

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    Do it your self if you have the know how and the tools. What Toytec lift are you getting?
     
  4. ChopperCam

    ChopperCam [OP] Well-Known Member

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  5. rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Very easy to do. I have always done mine. Its no joke 4 bolts to take your front coil overs out.
     
  6. BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    Lift- stock suspension with light racing uppers,tc coil bucket gusset, timbern bumps ,defined extended shackles with shackle brace. Armor- custom tube bumper, kr fab rear bumper,trail gear wiy 78 in sliders Performance-intake manifold spacer, vibrant resonator Random stuff- kenwood head unit,b&m t shifter, hood bug deflector.
    Wat jlee said if your mechanicly handy do it and also have the tool then do it but if you don't take it some where
     
  7. ChopperCam

    ChopperCam [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What about the rear leafs? Easy to do as well?
     
  8. 08PRELB

    08PRELB Don't Tread On Me

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    I installed the ultimate kit my self its really not that hard and does not require any special tools. The most difficult part was the rear add a leaf.
     
  9. rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    rear AAL its alittle bit more time consuming since you have to droop the axle and stuff to loosen it all but still not hard.
     
  10. ChopperCam

    ChopperCam [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Right on, thanks guys! Im sure I will be on here asking questions while Im trying to install this!
     
  11. jandrews

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    You don't even have to be mechanically handy, you just have to be not-retarded.

    It's all taking bolts out followed by putting bolts back in. As long as you don't suddenly find yourself welding, everything's going fine.


    The rear is easier to do than the front. Just make sure you have two jacks.
     
  12. rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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  13. ChopperCam

    ChopperCam [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ^^^^ hahaha, so is this kit ok? any bad experiences with Toytec?
     
  14. rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    :rofl:
    Thats going in my sig :)
     
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    we did the ultimate lift in my bro n laws 04 d/c. it was easy half day
     
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    A lot of guys are happy with that kit no problems with Toytec from me that's where I got mine at.
     
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    Im happy with mine but the front end will get a little stiff if you crank up the coil overs past 3" and i would recomend a good uca to go along with the kit.
     
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    i have the the ultimate lift ki w/ LR uca's, ome dakkar leaf pack, install was a breeze and i had no clue what so ever, you will do just fine. if you chose to get aftermarket uca's i would suggest getting a new set of bolts for the control arms and cutting them out ( you will see why if you go this route ) seems that toyota in their infament wisdom decide to put the bolts in backwards. < rolling eyes...........its alot easier to cut them out. the leaf pack was time consuming for me because i took my time and but easy as it was direct swap from the oem leafs. if i would have done this in one day i could have easily done it. basic hand tools, a good jack and stands. Remember PB blaster is your friend, spray the night before and before you start cracking them bolts/nuts. you will just fine.
     
  19. aficianado

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    it is alot easier with two people. it is a fun project.

    make sure you measure before and after.
     
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