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Help: Measuring Spacer

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 99TOYTaCO, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Feb 22, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    I just picked up a 99 Toy and was trying to figure out how much is my spacer lift in the front so I can figure out what size tires to put? Is there a way to measure the spacer with it still on the truck?
     
  2. Feb 22, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    Spacers lift twice their thickness. So measure the thickness of the spacer, and multiply by 2. That's how much lift it is giving you.
     
  3. Feb 22, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    you should be able to get a rough measurement with it on. Keep in mind though that the size of the spacer does not equal the amount of lift. A spacer that is about 1.5" will give you about a 2.5" lift.
     
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  5. Feb 22, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    Here is a pic of it on the truck. So would that be a 2" lift? Or am I measuring it wrong?
     
  6. Feb 22, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    It may actually equate to larger than that if it is a 2" spacer
     
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