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Getting ready to pull the trigger on my lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by motionridr8, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. Jun 5, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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    motionridr8

    motionridr8 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Alright, so I've done my research here and on the web and think I've finalized my lift. The last thing I need is blessing from the TW community so please let me know what you think of my plan! Suggestions, comments, criticisms, etc. are all welcome!

    Truck: 2012 Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab Short Bed V6 Auto, TRD Sport Package

    Goals and Purpose: approx. 3" lift for mild offroad use (I live in NH so some wooded trails, mud, and rocks; nothing extreme)

    Planned Build:
    Tires- General Grabber AT2 265/70/R17 on OEM Sport alloys
    Exhaust- TRD Catback
    Intake- aFe Dry Air Filter
    Suspension- Bilstein 5100s, OME 885s, Toytec 1/4" front trim spacer, Light Racing UCA's, Icon 3 Leaf Progressive AAL (leaving factory overload installed)
    Armor- 3/16" steel Relentless skids (full set, approx. 135lbs.)
    Bumpers- OEM

    Total budget is $3k for everything above.

    Thoughts? Anything I'm missing?

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Jun 5, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    get sliders instead of skids. and 285s instead of 265s
     
  3. Jun 5, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    motionridr8

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    Won't 285's rub? And part of the reason for the skids is to be a deterrent of catalytic converter theft. Which sliders would you recommend? Cost?
     
  4. Jun 6, 2013 at 8:18 AM
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    No other thoughts?
     
  5. Jun 6, 2013 at 8:35 AM
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    You will probably have to do some mild trimming for 285's as for sliders they are IMHO the best piece of armor to buy for our trucks. The approach angle on these trucks are good so with careful lines bumpers are not a necessity. That goes for skids too they help but careful lines will minimize the chance of damage.

    Also right now BAMF is doing another big groupbuy. And his sliders are 30% off. I have a set and love them.
     
  6. Jun 6, 2013 at 9:43 AM
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    Sounds good. I'll check into the banf skids now! Other than that the rest looks good?
     
  7. Jun 6, 2013 at 2:25 PM
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    well, pulled the trigger and ordered it all. Just waiting for the Relentless group buy for the skids. I'll post pics before and after!
     
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