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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Nailer28, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Jul 2, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Nailer28

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    Hi guys could you please give me a measurment in the front of your truck to see how tall it is after a 3'' lift has been installed mine is 39 and 3/4 running 275-70-17 the front just seems really high thanks to all
     
  2. Jul 2, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    I have a '09 TRD sport. Stock, the front was 34.5" ground to fender. I lifted 2.5" on coilovers and have 265/70R17 tires (so 1/2" lift from tires). Now I'm at 37.5". Your tires are about 1.5" over stock so 3/4" more ground clearance. 39-3/4" still seems about 2" too high.
     
  3. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    luk8272

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    What are your measureing points?
     
  4. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    Nailer28

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    from the floor to the center of the wheel well
     
  5. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    Nailer28

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    the truck seems like it is riding in a boat very tippy
     
  6. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    luk8272

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    Well here is mine: Toytec 3" lift 884 coils with Bilstien shocks. 285/70/17 (32.4" tall)

    Drivers 38"
    Passenger 38-3/4"
     
  7. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    Nailer28

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    does it seem to be to tall all i did was 5100s and ome coil 885 with the top spacer
     
  8. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    Nailer28

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    how was the ride luk when you got done did it seem tippy to you or did it ride better??
     
  9. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    Nailer28

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    yes thats how they come right i mean i didnt move the clip
     
  10. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    To be honest, I find the ride was pretty much like stock. Just higher. Then I pulled the swaybar. Now she is a little tippy, reminds me of older model chevys.
     
  11. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    1/2 inch what is your height
     
  12. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:33 AM
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    That is high. Smaller tires and 1" taller than me, on one side, lol.
     
  13. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    wat?
    question.....on the spring seat of the 5100's...is it above the c-clip and pointing upwards so u can see the c-clip...or is is above the c-clip but hanging down over it?
     
  14. Jul 2, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    Well I was planning on getting some 886 coils to replace my 884's. But if we are about the same height, i'll just stay.
     
  15. Jul 2, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    I was told by toytec that it would correct the sag I am seeing. My truck was level after the lift was installed but now has the factory rake back. I called them a few months after I purchased and was informed that they now reccomend the 886 coils for Double cab trucks, but when I purchased my lift the 884's were thought to be ok. I understand the load bearing concept, but thought lifting the front was called for. Now I think the rear may just be a tad too high.

    Maybe your bumper is playing a part in the height?
     
  16. Jul 2, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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    makes sence what we were talking about at coal creek, that lift sat at 38 3/4" on drivers side and 39" on passenger when I measured before taking it off last night.

    edit: taking a look back, not really that different...
     
  17. Jul 2, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    Our numbers are very similar.

    Thats kinda what I was looking into.
    Everyone on Tw was saying 885's but toytec said 884's. Then when I called back they said double cabs were 886. I was like wtf. But hey she wheels fine.
     
  18. Jul 2, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    pming right now
     
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