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Help me get a decent 3" lift!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TacoShredsn, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn [OP] Dezert Shredder

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  2. trussell456

    trussell456 Well-Known Member

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    that lift in the link you posted isn't for a tacoma.

    look into toytec or ome for quality lifts at a decent price
     
  3. hard2kill

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    NO PROCOMP........wheelers.com full OME kit (old man emu) with 885 front springs with top plate spacer and trim packer and dakar leaf packs with OME front and rear shocks....and when you get a few extra bucks go to fatbobsgarage.com and get spc LR ucas...those are the best prices on those items and i promise u the best affordable susp that youll never need to upgrade
     
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    id just go with 5100s and a wheelers AAL. i love mine, have had zero problems. then put some money into some better tires.
     
  5. trussell456

    trussell456 Well-Known Member

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    or uca's
     
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    ^
     
  7. mynewtoy

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    ome 3" lift, light racing uca's ,moto metal 951 wheels with 285/75/r16 gaurd dogs,bhlm,black tail lights,Satoshi Grill,4-low trac ,autoPage C3 RS-665 alarm with remote start,flowmaster 40 series exhaust,cruise control,bed/ground effect lights,cup holder leds,12-volt always on,wet okole seat covers,custom rock sliders built by me, tinted,windows,weather tech floor mats,avs vent shades,debadged, smoked fogs,hidden cobra 19 cb, 7" offroad lights behind grill, rear diff breather relocate, abs kill switch , future mods-front and rear plate bumpers, skids
    ^^^^this execpt i got a better price on the ome lift from scott at truckaddons.com. give him a call. here is a link to his weathtech thread his number is in his sig. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/group-buys/208801-weathertech-special.html.

    you will have to order the top plate spacers from wheelers if you want the full 3" lift
     
  8. k9cop

    k9cop if your not the lead dog, the view never changes

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    Get some maxtrax spindles and all pro leafs call it a day. You can use your stock setup for the spindles. get billies for the rear and be done! Prob under 1k
    Stay the hell away from pro comp...I just got rid of mine
     
  9. TacoShredsn

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    The $1000 is supposed to cover the kit+labor. Planning on getting 33" BFG or Duratrax tires next year. Anything that doesn't include spacers or a body lift works for me. So far these are good options keep em comin.
     
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    duramax tires? are those good?
     
  11. k9cop

    k9cop if your not the lead dog, the view never changes

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    Dude there are a ton of folks out there that would help ya out bro. I got good buddies on here that helped me out big time. I was the "light holder" People here love to help. I would help a tacoma brother at the drop of a hat.
     
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    If you need labor included you are screwed. Probably no choice but 5100 and 3 leaf add a leaf. Looks like you are done looking for parts.
     
  13. TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn [OP] Dezert Shredder

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    Apparently Duratrax tires have a high retention rating meaning that they don't collect rocks and throw them at your truck. Maybe the guy was just trying to sell tires I'm not really sure haha.
     
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    Yeah looks like this is the cheapest/easiest option. It might be worth it for me to just keep saving up. Or spend the whole grand solely on the lift kit and find a buddy to put it on for cheap instead of paying the shop.

    If anyone has a hook up with Fox I'd be willing to pay for one of those kits in the future.
     
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    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    Toytec or OME. Although including installation on both of those would put you over 1k.
     
  16. TacoShredsn

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    Damn, looks like I should definitely put more money into the lift. Is OME the Icon lift kit?
     
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    ome= old man emu , it is made by arb
     
  18. TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn [OP] Dezert Shredder

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    After weighing out the options it looks like I'm going to say hell with the ProComp and save up for a quality kit like Fox, Camburg, or Icon. Probably way better in the long run.
     
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    Good choice on coilovers im going to upgrade mine to either fox or kings one day :rolleyes:
     
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