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How much lift do I need? Noob question...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ekms377, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. ekms377

    ekms377 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    OK...I just picked up a '12 TRD Off Road. It looks like it has a spacer up front and only 3 leaves in the back. It has 265s on it now. I want to be able to run 285s or so. I hear about all the trimming needed and wheel offset and spacers. Do I need a 6" lift to do it? Or will 3" suffice. Thanks in advance. Just trying to get my build plan in order.
     
  2. sirsaechao

    sirsaechao Well-Known Member

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    Full 3" + trimming + correct backspacing wheels can allow you to run 285's.
     
  3. Supra TT

    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    3" Lift will cost half the price of a 6" lift... And will provide a better ride quality if you do it right.
     
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