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Good Lift Set-Up

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MWink, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Feb 20, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    MWink

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    alright guys, i have a 3 inch rough country spacer lift and i'm ready to replace it. i've searced through tons of threads and haven't been able to makeup my mind. i've been leaning towards the RCD lift because i don't have to replace my ucas and it cost about the same as a nice 3 inch set-up and it's an 1.5 inch taller. the only drawback is that i have 32" tires and they will look too small with this lift IMO (i'm 17 and don't have a lot of $ for another set of tires). 98% of my driving is in town or on the highway and the other 2% is going down a dirtroad to a party or someone's house, so nothing extreme at all. i wanted to know what y'all think would be the better set-up for me, a nice 3 inch lift like OME or toytec with ucas or save up for the RCD lift and new tires? i don't want any sag and want something that will be able to support a brushguard if i decide to get one in the future.
     
  2. Feb 20, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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    Get the OME lift, best 3" lift you can buy.
     
  3. Feb 21, 2012 at 1:08 AM
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  4. Feb 21, 2012 at 1:12 AM
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    Im running my eibach coils on 5100s, which gave me about 3.5" of lift...with stock uca's
    new uca's arent MANDATORY with 3" lifts, but help with vibes
     
  5. Feb 21, 2012 at 1:16 AM
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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    Me too.
    If you go larger than 33" tires you'll want to regear.
     
  6. Feb 21, 2012 at 1:19 AM
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    i would get 5100s with AALs for the rear.
     
  7. Feb 21, 2012 at 7:53 AM
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    i ordered my OME lift last night. Putting 285/75s on with new wheels as soon as it all comes in.
     
  8. Feb 21, 2012 at 8:01 AM
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    Fixed for ya :thumbsup:

    Sorry, OME doesn't beat out Fox, King, Icon, etc for best out there.

    Also, aftermarket UCA's cure alignment issues, can increase articulation and tire clearance, they're not for vibes.
     
  9. Feb 21, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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    thank yall for the responses! for the people with the OME lift, did yall get the full 3 inches out of the lift or did it just get you close? i guess the 885 coils will be stiff enough to not have any sag. once my BFGs wear out i'm gonna upgrade to 33s and i didn't think you had to regear since i have the 4.0 V6
     
  10. Feb 21, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    sorry, i misread the regearing thing.
     
  11. Feb 21, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    hows you tire wear.....and ya OP toytec eibachs ftw
     
  12. Feb 21, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    choosing a lift is hard! i'm lookin for a lift that'll give 3-3.5 inches of lift or the RCD kit. how do you guys with the RCD lift like it? ride height and performance.
     
  13. Feb 21, 2012 at 11:40 PM
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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    I have 885s & Dakars without spacers gave me a full 3" front & rear. You'll get more in the rear without a shell.
    I said if you go larger than 33" tires you'll want to regear. 33" tires are too much for my 4Banger with a 280 mile/week commute. Plus the Dungflops have too much rubber on them to throw out. Thats why I run two sets of tires.
    With my commuting tires 245/75/16 Dunflops on steelies.
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    With my wheeling tires 255/85/16 BFG KM2s on 1st Gen TRDs.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Feb 21, 2012 at 11:51 PM
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    885's , no top plate , got me 2 1/2" of lift on my DCLB 4x4 , the Dakars netted me 2 3/4" out back
     
  15. Feb 23, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    how is the ride quality of the 886 coils compared to the procomp 3 inch suspension lift?
     
  16. Feb 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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    How much weight do you plan on adding to the front?
     
  17. Feb 24, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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    The Procomp coils are a higher spring rate ( stiffer ) than the 886 coils
     
  18. Feb 24, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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    If you don't mind being as high as 4", look into spindles since you have a Prerunner. You'll still have a nice, stock ride, won't need new UCA's and will have a nice stance.
     
  19. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:20 PM
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    only 50 to 60 pounds, whatever a brushguard weighs. i like how the spindle lift works, i just don't like how it makes the front tires stick out further than the back tires.
     
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