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Help me Chose/Build a Lift for 2.5 Grand

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SilverTacoZack, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Dec 31, 2010 at 4:03 AM
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    SilverTacoZack

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    Alright guys, so I've waffled back an forth about 5100 kits, OME kits, and all of those other lifts under 1,000 dollars, only to realize I will ultimately be dissapointed if I don't go with something a little higher quality. So I've decided to spend in the 2,000 to 2,500 range in a couple months when I get my tax return money. Problem is, there are SOO many options when you get into this price bracket. I was originially considering the Fabtech 3 inch lift kit with Dirt Logic coilovers that was being offered by my local offroad shop, which was 2900 installed. However, after reading some things about poor durability of that kit, it is no longer being considered an option. So I want you guys to help me choose/assemble a kit for my prerunner. Here's some options I've sort of come up with:

    1. Lift spindles from Camburg. These are around 1,000 dollars, but I'd need some type of matching rear lift to get a level truck, and I've yet to find anyone on this site that actually had a fully level truck who didn't use something like blocks in the rear. I don't want a "bro lean".

    2. Icon Stage 2 suspension. This is Icon front coilovers, Icon resi rear shocks, and an add-a-leaf. About 2100 dollars.

    3. RCD kit. 4.5 inchs of lift, 1800 dollars. However, since this is a DB kit, i've heard if your a prerunner to stay away and go with the Camburg spindles instead.
     
  2. Dec 31, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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  3. Dec 31, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    X2, good setup. If you wanted to set your Bilsteins up front to a higher setting, Alcan makes custom leaf packs based on your height preference.
     
  4. Dec 31, 2010 at 10:24 AM
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    Get spindles then contact alcan and have them build u a custom leaf pack. Or all pro leaf pack with a shackle flip kit
     
  5. Dec 31, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    Thanks guys, looks like its gonna be Camburg Spindles + All Pro 3 inch leafs.
     
  6. Dec 31, 2010 at 5:32 PM
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    the RCD is a waste... since it is a drop bracket lift and you have no need for that since you have no front differential....

    Just get spindles and whatever else for the rear... I suggest

    Spindles
    Bilstein 5100s
    Custom Leaf pack
     
  7. Dec 31, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    Just throttling it out there I would get Billy 5100 for the front just to have a bit stronger shocks if you are going to be offroading. Also I think you are going to need longer shocks for the rear. Maybe the Billy 5150s
     
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