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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by blueNCtaco, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. Nov 13, 2011 at 11:07 PM
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    blueNCtaco

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    I know everyone is gonna hate on me, but im getting a spacer lift cuz im short on money right now. But i was just wonderin if the differential drop lit is nessersary for 3in spacers?
     
  2. Nov 13, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    diff drops are pretty much ineffective on 2nd gens, IIRC. Look into the boot slide mod for 2nd gens instead
     
  3. Nov 13, 2011 at 11:25 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    next time OP, make a title that's more descriptive to your situation-
    "Do I need a diff drop w/ a 3" lift?"
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    "Is a diff drop needed with this lift?"
    would be more appropriate :thumbsup:

    The only threads titled "help" should be for OP's in bad/ emergency-ish situations, like being stuck on a trail with nobody around
     
  4. Nov 14, 2011 at 12:11 AM
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    If you are short on money, then skip the lift, especially since you're doing a 3in spacer. You're going to end up doing more harm than good. Save up $200 and get the Bilstein 5100 replacement struts (front only). You'll get 3in of reliable lift. There was a thread here where another member ran a 3in spacer and it eventually snapped his OEM strut.

    You can still throw block in the rear to level it out, but upgrade that to an AAL eventually.

    http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-1...pre-runner-4wd-front-pre-load-adjustable.html
     
  5. Nov 14, 2011 at 5:39 AM
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    Another vote for no spacers, and going with 5100's instead.

    Spacers will just cause you more pain, and cost you more money in repairs down the road.

    $200 for 5100's and another $80 for an AAL and you're set.

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  6. Nov 14, 2011 at 7:32 AM
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