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How Hard Is It To Lower My Truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Sidehack, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Feb 2, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    Sidehack

    Sidehack [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I got my Tacoma because I wanted a double cab long bed mid sized pickup and the Tacoma was the best around. My wife is real short and has a problem getting into the truck. For that matter, I am a senior citizen, and sometimes it is bit high for me. I don't do off road, heck I haven't seen a dirt road in a few years. It would be nice to drop it down two or three inches. I have the TRD Sport. I know lowering goes against what most guys want to do, but this is something that would benefit us a great deal.

    Any suggestions? Don't send me the picture of the pink stool that was used when the guy said people were scratching the sill getting in. I took off the stock running boards and put on Nurf bars that are a couple of inches lower.
     
  2. Feb 3, 2010 at 6:57 AM
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    Lurkin

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    I looked into the lowering thing to a while back (never did it though), and the tundraracing.com kit was the only one that I found. Not much out there for this unless you want to DIY with some lowering shackles and spring cutting -> I wouldn't do that, but to each there own.
     
  3. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:10 AM
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    Simon2150

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    have you considered bolt on running boards? they would at least help you step up to the truck.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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    I would look into running boards. Dealer might have a truck on the lot with them installed, check and see if they will work for you.
     
  5. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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  6. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:50 AM
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    98tacoma27

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  7. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:48 AM
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    Sidehack

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    The link to http://tundraracing.com/prerunnerdropkit.htm is jsut what I am looking for. I never though about looking at a racing site. I will get this and suprise my wife by doing this while she is off on a girl day out thing.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    Cool, Post up some pictures after its all said and done!
     
  9. Feb 4, 2010 at 7:04 AM
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