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Here's a question about a lift...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 4X42HEL, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Aug 3, 2010 at 7:26 AM
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    4X42HEL

    4X42HEL [OP] Don't really understand 2WD trucks....

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    So, I'm sure the question has been asked tons of times "what lift should i get" or "what lift would you recommend".

    How about this question, I'm planning on doing a 3" lift/leveling kit (whatever you want to call it) What kits would you NOT recommend? Going at it from a different angle.... Also, if you can please state the "why factor"

    Thx ahead of time.
     
  2. Aug 3, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Any spacer lift. You can read up on the issues they have.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2010 at 7:47 AM
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  4. Aug 3, 2010 at 7:53 AM
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    First, search, there is a ton of info on this forum about this topic.


    Then, answer the question. What are you trying to accomplish? Looks, rock crawling, desert running?
     
  5. Aug 3, 2010 at 8:00 AM
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    4X42HEL [OP] Don't really understand 2WD trucks....

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    Great point. To answer, I'm trying to accomplish looks, and drivability. I do minimal off-roading, and would be willing to deal with whatever quirks I have to. I just want a decent looking 3" lift/leveling that will clear 33's without too much fuss. But it has to drive well on regular road (I drive at least 60 miles a day). I just dont know that a $1100 leveling kit that much better than the $200 kits I see on ebay....
     
  6. Aug 3, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    Did you follow my first instruction?
     
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    Judging by that, I'd recommend the OME complete kit. It's $700 and will produce a great ride (I've heard from many people) and will last for you. It's a quality kit. It contains coilovers (coils & shocks), therefore making it a whole lot better than a spacer kit. Stay very far away from spacer kits, as I've heard of very rough rides and other problems. Many people have the OME kit and love it... Good luck!
     
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