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do 4x4's really recieve less lift?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by texastacobueno, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:10 PM
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    texastacobueno

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    I've been reading posts, and being nonmechanical I've decided to just ask the question. Is it more than likely that because my BCSB taco is a 4x4, I'm more than likely not going to get the full 1.5" front lift from my Eibach/Bilstein setup?
     
  2. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    jandrews

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    What do you mean "less lift"? 1.5" is 1.5". You may have to get it differently from a PreRunner, but it can be got.

    The extra few hundred pounds added by 4x4 equipment may make you a few thousandths of an inch lower, yes. I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    There is a bit more weight in the front of the truck (400# by some reports) because of the 4x4 system.
    But I wouldn't expect to see a drastic difference...

    The other discussion about "less lift with 4x4s" is the fact that the drive line can not withstand radical lifts because of binding.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    a 4x4 has more weight than a 2 wheel drive so yes i believe that is correct
     
  5. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    What does "Just set your rig right" mean?? Cause 1/4 of lift or difference in lift could be what he wants.
    I have no idea what you are trying to get at with your post??:eek:
     
  6. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:16 PM
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    When I 3" lifted my truck, it actually dropped 1". It Sucks.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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    so a lift that lowered? odd...
     
  8. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    Dang are you serious?!?! Whats your setup?:confused:
     
  9. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    I think he means he lost 1" with settling, turning it into an effective 2" lift.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2010 at 7:23 PM
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    No. I was just joking. :eek:
     
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