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Help with toytec lift

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

  1. Oct 24, 2011 at 4:56 PM
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    09YotaMan

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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. Oct 25, 2011 at 6:09 AM
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    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. Oct 25, 2011 at 11:27 AM
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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.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    I think OP was referring to the shock setting:notsure:
     
  5. Oct 25, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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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. Oct 25, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...tegory_id=113&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
    thanks for the help guys . guess i should have put this link on there to start with. i kinda just went with it and bought alot of shit lol. i got this lift and xd crank wheels nitto trail grapplers k&n c/a intake. subwoofoers and custome box and amp all by kicker.and a cd player. hoping it all works out.
     
  7. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:14 AM
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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. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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    So I looked at that website . Why would it be set on .85 instead of 2.5
     
  9. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    To minimize the lift you get? I guess I don't understand your question?

    Fink[​IMG]
     
  10. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    I have this lift. I got the full 3" with the 5100's @ .85" with one of these on the driver side: http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...tegory_id=115&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72

    and the 1/4" spacer on the passenger side.

    My fender to hub is 23"
     
  11. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    Some may use the .85" setting to level their stock truck front to rear.
     
  12. Oct 29, 2011 at 6:53 AM
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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.
     
  13. Oct 29, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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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.
     
  14. Oct 29, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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    I have that setup. It works well for me. I'm slightly under 23 inches with my winch.
     
  15. Oct 30, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    Am I gonna need diff uca,s
     
  16. Oct 30, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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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.
     
  17. Oct 30, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    Well guess I will be ordering them to..anything else you guys can help me with opinions or thoughts.
     
  18. Oct 30, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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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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