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Getting my billies and AAL installed right now..

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by headhunter247, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. Dec 28, 2009 at 9:41 AM
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    headhunter247

    headhunter247 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I can hardly contain myself. I feel like a little kid...pics to come!:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

    Yea, I thought about doing them myself, but then talked myself out of it, since I dont want to learn on my DD.
     
  2. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:03 AM
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    wiscdave

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    Merry Christmas to yourself!! Great feeling...
     
  3. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    pataco

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    feels great doesnt it?good for u.
     
  4. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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    rclangelan

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    What front height are you setting them to?

    What size AALs are you putting on?

    Post some pics! :D

    Ryan
     
  5. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Congrats bro!!! I'm sure your going to love the new look!!:eek::D
     
  6. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Front Bilstein 5100's set to 1.75, Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/75/R16 tires, Black WeatherTech Floor Liners, aFe Pro Dry S air filter, lighted 4x4 switch......
    Up size your tires and your even be happier.
     
  7. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    headhunter247

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    Yea, the tires are the next thing. Im leaning towards goodyear duratracks. Im unsure about 285 vs. 265 current. I have a long commute to do away with gas mileage too much.
    After much consideration, Im setting them at 2.5 and the 2" AALs in the back. I realize that I will need new UCAs at some point, which I will get down the road a little.
    The best part about all of this, is the 4x4 shop is right by my office, and I can see my truck up on the lift from far away. This makes the anticipation that much worse!!
     
  8. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    Hahaha, I bet you cant even work. Your just staring down at your truck huh!?!:p Well when they are done with it, at least you will know how it looks lifted from hundreds of feet away!!:eek::D
     
  9. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:45 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Front Bilstein 5100's set to 1.75, Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/75/R16 tires, Black WeatherTech Floor Liners, aFe Pro Dry S air filter, lighted 4x4 switch......
    I'm also running the Goodyear Duratrac's in a 265/75/R16. So far this winter they have been excellant in the ice/snow. I would had liked to jumped on up to the 285's but didn't have the extra cash for new UCA's at the time.
     
  10. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    headhunter247

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    Yea, Ive been waiting patiently for them to pull it out of the bay. Pretty cool that a prominent 4x4 shop (in business for over 30 years) is right by my office. I visit and look all the time, but this is the first business Ive done with them.
     
  11. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:48 AM
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    Yeah Im sure it will be just fine. Did they give you a time estimate on when they might be done?
     
  12. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    Well I told them as long as its by 4-5p Im good. I drive 30 mi to work. I dont want to be stuck over here.
     
  13. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    :woot::woot:

    I need PICS!!!

    I am getting ready to pull the trigger on the same thing.
     
  14. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    At what height on the 5100s adjustability range are new UCAs recommended?

    Can't wait to see pics!

    Ryan
     
  15. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    Oh okay cool. Yeah i think it took around 7-8 hours for all my stuff to get installed but that was for 5100's all around, 885's up front, 2" rear AAL, TC UCAs, new wheels and tires balanced and mounted, alignment, and proper trimming up front so I wouldnt rub. So yours should be good to go by the time your off work.;)
     
  16. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Yea, I think they said 3 hours for the install of everything. Then time for an allignment. Im hoping by 2-3 so I could just accidentially not come back when I picked up my truck.
     
  17. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Congrats dude...post up pics asap :)
     
  18. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    Once you get to 2-3 in of lift they are recommended...you just might have a little wander in your steering wheel.
     
  19. Dec 28, 2009 at 11:32 AM
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    I've got the stock UCAs and it seems to drive fine, but I do have a vibe..

    I'd be more worried about having a vibe if your just getting it done, it will look sweet but do I have a vibe. Mine showed up like 2 months later...
     
  20. Dec 28, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    Yeah, Im keeping my fingers crossed that Im one of the lucky ones.
     
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