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Good 3 or 4 inch lifts?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rallsp12, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. Nov 30, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    rallsp12

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    here is my deal. i have a 08 4wd DC tacoma and am wanting to lift it up. i cant go any higher than 4 inches. i am not wanting to spend too much. i am wanting to find a 4 inch since its as high as i can go but cant seem to find one. does anyone know of a 4 inch suspension lift? and also i have found a 2.5 inch rough country lift for $250 and is that the same as the 3 inch because it also levels it out too.? and it looks like a lot of tacomas have the rough countrys or tuff countrys. and last since i cant find a 4 inch i will probably settle with the 3 inch so how big of tires will i be able to run? i have 265 bfg all terrains. i am thinking 33's is all ill be able to fit.
    so?
     
  2. Nov 30, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    dunkhi

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    i am running toytec coilovers laying on some 5100's at 3.5 the ride isnt bad. and i fit 285/70/17 no rubbing at all.
     
  3. Nov 30, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    ktmrider

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    watch out anything above 3 inch without a differential drop bracket lift will cause your cvs to die, so i think your only option is the 4.5 inch from rcd or the longtravel kit from total chaos
     
  4. Nov 30, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Even with a diff drop, your endangering the CV's. X2 on the 4.5 RCD.
     
  5. Nov 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    does the 4.5 rcd level it out too?
     
  6. Nov 30, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    and whats the difference in the rough country 3 inch and the 4.5 rcd? the rcd is 2000 bucks and the rough country is only 250? why is this?
     
  7. Nov 30, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    chris4x4

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    The Rough Country is a top plate spacer lift. It can wear out your ball joints, and damage your shocks.
     
  8. Nov 30, 2009 at 8:10 PM
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    yea and with the Rcd lift it provides new shocks, 5100s which will much improve your ride, and if you go with the spacers its going to be a bad ride, and the blocks in the rear will ride badly and eventually wear out your leafs
     
  9. Nov 30, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    is it a good enough lift if im just wanting it for looks and for bigger tires and not really off roading as much as most people
     
  10. Nov 30, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    and really i only have about 1000 to spend on it and can only get up to 4 and thats just the best option ive really found
     
  11. Nov 30, 2009 at 9:21 PM
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    like you can and it will be fine until you get the funds, but alot of the people on tw that ran them regret it.
     
  12. Nov 30, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    with 1000 you can get yourself the toytec coilovers on toytec.com
     
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    for 1000 bucks id say go for something better than the toytecs, like icons of for a few extra bucks fox's
     
  14. Nov 30, 2009 at 9:32 PM
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    If your gonna drop the money on RCD, u might as well go Fabtech basic 6" so you can completely clear 33's

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  16. Dec 1, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    which toytec coil over lift kit is it?
     
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    that's the Ultimate Kit...
    little over your budget, but well worth the life time warranty everything in the kit comes with.

    a true life time investment to your suspension, meaning, once you put this on, the only thing down the road you will need to deal with, is your rear leaf pack.
     
  18. Dec 1, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    so that lift actually levels it and lifts everything up 3 inches? and would i only be able to run 33's or bigger?
     
  19. Dec 1, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    That has the leafs as well so you are not just leveling it. Lifting front and rear. You can fit 33"s with minor fender trimming.
     
  20. Dec 1, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    ok i see now. thanks. and what exactly do u have under ur tacoma?
     
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