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Help with toytec lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 09YotaMan, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. 09YotaMan

    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    i just bought the 3 inch adjustable 3 inch lift from toytec and i could use some help with where i set it to get the three inches of lift when i have my springs put on my shocks. is there a reference point or something.
     
  2. KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Do you have a link to the lift? Are you talking about the adjustable toytec coilovers?
     
  3. ToyTec Lifts

    ToyTec Lifts Toyota Suspension specialist Vendor

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    This is the best way to get an accurate measurement. ^
    Drive around the block to settle the suspension, park on level ground, and measure straight up from the center of the hub to the bottom of the fender.
     
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    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

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    I think OP was referring to the shock setting:notsure:
     
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    Fink Motorboatin' SOB

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    This is how I interpreted it as well.

    I don't know which lift kit you are talking about, but I assume it is the adjustable kit with the 5100's and if so, click here for some instructions that another member posted up.

    Hope that helps.

    Fink[​IMG]
     
  6. 09YotaMan

    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    A link for everyone on the different clip settings for Height Adjustable Bilsteins

    SECOND GEN TACO

    FIRST GEN TACO
    Our D558 only has two lift settings- Middle 1.25", Top 2.5"
     
  8. 09YotaMan

    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    So I looked at that website . Why would it be set on .85 instead of 2.5
     
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    To minimize the lift you get? I guess I don't understand your question?

    Fink[​IMG]
     
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    Some may use the .85" setting to level their stock truck front to rear.
     
  12. 09YotaMan

    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    So ajohnson. How do u like that lift. How's the ride . And how hard was it to install. How long did it take.
     
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    I love the lift. It is what I expected for the price. The ride is firmer than stock but not harsh, and it greatly reduced brake diving and body roll through turns.

    It took me 4 hours to complete, including taking the shocks to a shop to swap the springs. I changed my UCA's while I waited for the shocks.
     
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  15. 09YotaMan

    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    Am I gonna need diff uca,s
     
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    Yes if you want the truck to drive well with a 3" lift, especially on the highway. I notice a lot of people say that their alignment is fine with stock UCA's on a 3" lift. I don't believe them. I think they just "tolerate" the driving characteristics. If you install new UCA's, I highly doubt you will regret it. Light Racing makes the most affordable/adjustable UCA's, that is what I use and I am very pleased with them.
     
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    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    Well guess I will be ordering them to..anything else you guys can help me with opinions or thoughts.
     
  18. 09YotaMan

    09YotaMan [OP] I love Tacos

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    i have been trying to figure out how to make a build thread.and so far its over my head cause i cant figure it out. any help here.
     
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