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Heard you can have a lot of problems lifting the truck

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BigHoss, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. BigHoss

    BigHoss [OP] Member

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    I have debated whether or not to lift my 06 crew sport I would do nothing bigger than a 3 inch lift but I heard it can be really hard on the truck. What lift would recommend? Would I need all new suspension?
     
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    Front coils / shocks, rear leaf pack or add a leaf or blocks. If you lift the front higher than 2.5" it's a hit or miss that you will need new UCAs to get alignment in specs, that means if you think you'll be fine go for it, if the caster is out of spec you'll need new UCAs. There are lots of good vendors on the site for suspension components, check Toytec and downsouthmotorsports
     
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    medic2230 Ditch Doctor

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    I've had my full 3" OME lift on for almost a year with LR UCA's and haven't had one problem out of it. The truck actually handles better than stock.
     
  4. BORNWILDGUY

    BORNWILDGUY Well-Known Member

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    4" zone offroad suspension lift modified with Rcd bilstein front shocks w 1/2 spacer for 5.75" front lift and allpro expo leap pack with 2" block for 6" rear lift, extended length stainless brake lines front and rear, beefed taco carrier bearing drop brkt, 1.25 alum driveshaft spacer, avid lightbar powdercoated w 2 9" led lights, , amp research power steps, anderson aluminum drop hitch, ss grill insert w color matched grill, color matched door handles, color matched rear bumper, color matched pop n lock tailgate handle, 2012 sport mirrors added, color matched mustang hood scoop, borla ss exhaust, extang full tilt tonneau cover, windows tinted darker,oem roof rack, 2014 touch screen radio w navigation, infinity kappa speakers front and rear, rockford fosgate amp, 2 10" kicker subs, 2tone katzkin leather, hydro dipped interior parts, inalfa 925 power moonroof, lexus F sport shift knob
    Just don't go with the chespest lift and if you do it just do it right
     
  5. BigHoss

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    My buddy has a RC 5 inch on his tundra and he loves it what do you think about a RC 2.5 or 3 in heard any rumors?
     
  6. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    If you're referring to the Rough Country 3" lift, I wouldn't touch it. That kit uses lifting blocks for the rear and top plate spacers for the front. I would recommend getting your lift from either a replacement leaf pack or an AAL for the rear and lift coils for the front. Spacers and blocks can cause the truck to ride like crap and has the potential to cause damage to your truck.
     
  7. BORNWILDGUY

    BORNWILDGUY Well-Known Member

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    bilstein 5100's set at .85, ebiach springs, progressive 3 leaf pack for rear w bilstein 5100's as well
     
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    Welcome to TW Jake,
    here is a link that has a lot of lift resources and such.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/suspension/
     
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