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Help Choosing 3" lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by FFCooley, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. Jan 31, 2010 at 11:04 AM
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    FFCooley

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    Just trying to get everyone's input on which 3" to get? Iv been looking around and reading a lot.. My truck is my daily driver and I want to try to fit 32's or possibly 33's ..Just curious if anyone has one of these lift's on their truck and curious how the ride is?

    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72

    Also I found this

    http://www.truckaddons.com/Catalog/subpages/pro_comp_liftkits_toyota3.htm

    If anyone has any advice on either one I would greatly appreciate it...
     
  2. Feb 2, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    ToyTec Lifts

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    weird no one said anything even tho I know there are plenty of peeps running them.

    I think your first link is a great selection. Replacing the spring coil up front really does helps the ride improve.

    Plus we offer a forum discount. :D

    PM sent.
     
  3. Feb 2, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    Should be good, I only know of 1 truck on here running the Pro comp set up. What kind of truck do you have? Either set up will be good. I am waiting to install my OME front set up.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2010 at 2:46 AM
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    I have an 07 DC PreRunner
     
  5. Feb 3, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    avoid pro crap

    go with the toytec
     
  6. Feb 3, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    Toytec coilovers are nice in that they are adjustable and the provide a lift thats it. As far as ride, I prefer Stock. If you want a really nice Coilover setup spend some coin and go with ICON.
     
  7. Feb 3, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    oh god your on this forum too?!?!?!?! how would you even know anything about suspensions? you have threads all over the place asking people to tell you what to do with your truck. now go play with that toaster!!!
     
  8. Feb 3, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    If you go with the kit from toytec then you'll probably want to go with the 885's
     
  9. Feb 3, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    Well ur gonna need shocks with the first selection. Not sure if that's in your budget? But the ome coils are nice and toytec makes good aal's. I've not had any experience with the procomp stuff.
     
  10. Feb 3, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    lol.. sorry i had to
     
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    Ya, I suggest going with the OME setup. Its gonna be a little more, but its an awesome set up
     
  12. Feb 3, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    OME lift full three up front and AAL in back. LR UCA's 1300 total looks good and lots of people run it including myself.

    ask yourself why do i need adjustable shocks?
    if you need them great but you will have to rebuild them every couple of years. so cost over time. which will you need.
    i didnt need the adjustable shocks cuz... i wont adjust them ever. and i can squeeze a 33 in there but the 265 70 17s will look good all the same.
    add spidertrak spacers and your good.


    Just my .02
     
  13. Feb 3, 2010 at 2:02 PM
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    Yea Im actually buying some spidertrak spacers along with 17" fj cruiser wheels from sincitytaco ..
     
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    Not true with all adjustable shocks or coil overs. We use a maintenance free Bilstein 5100 series shock, which carries with it a life time warranty. We've been running them for years and almost NEVER have to warranty out the shocks.
     
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    My friend, we've done nothing to you, so we would appreciate it if you would stop forum blasting the company.

    We are a supporting vendor here also.
     
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    word. i dont see how he has the balls to blast a company with his single digit posts numbers on multiple forums while he has threads on multiple forum declaring how he doesn't know what susp set up to go with cause he lacks the knowledge.
     
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    nice if i didnt love the stock sport wheels so much i would get those too. but i want the spacers also. i am just trying to get the wife to allow me to buy bfg at ko's to go with my lift.

    nuebs is a great guy that got me a great deal on my lift. toytec has great products, and they ship quickly. i dont like the fact you are blasting this company, and take offense to it.

    dave- i got the lift on and looks great but i didnt get a toytec sticker in the kit so i cant tell everyone where to buy the OME coils and Toytec AAL from. is it too much to ask for for a toytec sticker? please.
     
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    i didnt know that i have a buddy with adjustable shocks on his bronco and he has had issues but like you say the billies are great my bad.
     
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    I am sorry that you did not get a sticker with the lift. I just sent you a PM to correct. :)

    To the OP - Your decision regarding the lift is really going to hinge on many factors. Here are a few factors you will want to consider when choosing a lift:

    1. How will the truck be used? - You mentioned that your truck is a daily driver, do you ever drive off road? If so what kind of terrain do you drive on?
    2. Do you have a ride preference? Do you prefer a firm ride over a soft and subtle ride?
    3. Will you ever tow or haul?
    4. What is your expected budget and how firm is this budget?
    5. What is your end goal? - For example are you seeking to achieve increase flexibility and articulation, better handling, increased load capacity, or are you seeking something is primarily just for looks?
    6. How soon are you looking to make a decision, or what is your expected time frame?
    7. How many miles are on your truck?

    These are just a few questions that I would consider before making a decision. As you are aware, there are a lot of lift choices available and choosing the one that best fits your specific needs can be a challenge. Hopefully, this post and answering the questions above will help get you pointed in the right direction. Here is another link that might address some of your questions: http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/suspension/11282-tacoma-lift-faq-guide-read.html

    Hope this helps.
     
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    told you ^ this guy is good at what he does. thanks again nuebs
     
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