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does your 3 inch lift look noticible?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BAP_29, Jul 6, 2009.

  1. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    i was talkin to my dad the other day tryin to convince him to let me lift my tacoma. i showed him a pic of one with a 3 inch lift and he told me he could hardly tell it was lifted. so i was thinkin, maybe you can see the difference in person better?? what do u guys think of the ones who have 3 inch lifts? Can u tell a noticeable difference after you lifted from stock? pic comparison would be great too. thanks
     
  2. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    yes you can tell. because most of the time you also go to a bigger tire, like a 33. so from a 29'' tire (thats what was on my 01) to a 33, you get 2 inches of clearance. plus the 2 to 3 inches from your lift.
     
  3. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    A little off topic, but can you guys with a 3" lift and 33's still fit in most underground parking lots?
     
  4. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    ^^yes, but your antenna will hit unless you get a shorty
     
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    u prolly could. but u might break your antenna if u dont get a stubby
     
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    Yes you can tell for sure! You will love the new look of it if you end up doing it. I really like the 3" because its not to high and its not to low. I think the 6" is a little to much for me.:cool: But I do like the look of 6"s on the long beds though.:D People that own Tacoma's will definetaly know your truck is lifted. Others some times don't really notice.:rolleyes: I can care less what others think, I love my truck the way it is!!!:eek::p
     
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    X2. I had to get a stubby cause mine kept hitting my garage door!!:mad:
     
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    i got a shorty because my old apartment in north hollywood had underground parking, and the OEM antenna would ding all the pipes driving through the garage. annoying i tell you
     
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    Well we're all glad your getting a Tacoma!!:D
     
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    Heres a pic of a tacoma with the new pro comp 3 inch lift. its under $500 and sounds like a bargain with all it includes. but imo it doesnt look like this truck has quite 3 inches of lift on it. im not puttin this guy down, cuz he has an awesome truck. i just dont see it. whad do yall think?

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  13. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:45 AM
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    That looks pretty close to a 3" lift to me.:cool:
     
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    Looks like it is lifted more in the rear
     
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    haha maybe my eyes aint workin today. but would you say its easier to tell in person than from a picture?
     
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    I'm doing 1.75" up front and 1.5 in the rear. I don't really care if people notice its lifted. I actually prefer they think the truck is stock and just that badass!

    3" is just too high for me (actually my wife) but it's the norm around here...and for good reason - it looks badass!
     
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    i want to be noticed!! haha :D
     
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    Yeah you can tell better in person.;) I always know right off the bat if someone is a running a 3" compared to stock height.
     
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    Are you going to be getting different tires or wheels, or both if you end up lifting it?
     
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    well i would hope so, but i dont know if ill have the money for that yet. i might just try to get some a/t's and leave my sport rims to save money. id love to have bfg at's but there a little pricey. ill prolly try to find somethin else cheaper
     
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