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HELP - 6" Lift Kit

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Snow.White.Tacoma, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Nov 13, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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    Snow.White.Tacoma

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    I'm just starting to look into install a 6" lift on my '08 Tacoma Double Cab. I don't know what brand or what would be the best kit - - so I'm hoping someone could help me out! (Brand/price/parts/etc.) Probably gonna look at gears, dif locker, and whatever else you think I need. Thanks in advance! :D
     
  2. Nov 13, 2012 at 1:11 PM
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    You're talking about getting lockers and gears, which implies to me you're going to do some serious wheeling. Have you considered the detrimental effects of having a drop bracket lift and clearance issues? You can get the same, if not more clearance and travel from a mid-travel 3" kit.
     
  3. Nov 13, 2012 at 1:16 PM
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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    I have the 6 and if I could do over, I would either go long travel or sas
     
  4. Nov 13, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    I have a 3" right now...want something bigger. I'm also just curious to what everyone thinks about a 6". Too much work or what? And I'll be doing mudding..lol no serious rock crawling. Is it really worth it?
     
  5. Nov 13, 2012 at 1:33 PM
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    I should mention its a 3" leveling kit.
     
  6. Nov 13, 2012 at 1:33 PM
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    I vote Pro Comp or Fabtech for a six inch lift on your vehicle. Given you wish to maintain IFS.
     
  7. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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    DOnt do it man. If you get the ALL pro lift kit you can sit the same height is crap drop bracket.

    FOr instance i have 6 inch lift with 315/70/17 tires and Monkey proof has the ALL pro lit kit with 35's and he sit the same height as me. He way more travel then i do.
     
  8. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:13 PM
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    Is there a thread for the All Pro kit?
     
  9. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:22 PM
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  11. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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    ^ or this
     
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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    Total chaos x3
     
  13. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    a decent mid travel setup with extended coilovers will dramaticly outperform a DB lift anyday, on or off the trails. For the ultimate setup I would suggest the long travel kits either by All Pro or TC. Both kits are high in quality and performance.

    Here's my AllPro LT kit in action from a few weeks ago..
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  14. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM
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    hi :wave:. where is that at Tom?
     
  15. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    Last Chance Canyon in the Red Rock Canyon State Park. Pretty much on the other side of highway 14 and Jawbone /Dove Springs OHV areas
     
  16. Nov 13, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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    ahh ok cool. Been to dove spring with the quads.
     
  17. Nov 13, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    i have right at 4,000 in my DB with lift, rims, tires, and labor.

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  18. Nov 13, 2012 at 3:10 PM
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    ^^^^ SIIIICKKK!
     
  19. Nov 13, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    if you're just mudding a drop bracket will be fine. these guys climb rocks and other rough terrain and it would get in the way (aka get destroyed) in their situations. but if you just wanna be up high and fit some big tires, it's a pretty easy solution while still being able to retain stock angles
     
  20. Nov 13, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    No way jose , that DB acts like a giant shovel/plow lol

    :popcorn:
     
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