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Installed Toytec 3" Ultimate lift with pics!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by soilsample, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. Mar 14, 2010 at 8:24 AM
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    soilsample

    soilsample [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I know that many people are in my situation:

    Want a lift,
    Don't have a spring compressor,
    looking for a direct replacement for stock,
    Want to be able to return to stock without too much trouble,
    Not ready or can't afford new/bigger tires.

    These are the reasons that I went with the Ultimate lift kit. Install was not too hard. I did it by myself in about 5-6 hours. Could have been much quicker, but I banged up the threads on UCA ball joint......

    Pictured here with the lift set from the factory, which is near 3".

    Stock wheels and 245 series tires.
    I have ordered some spidertrax spacers because with the lift, it looks like the wheel base is too narrow. Other than that, I love it!

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    Have to say that Toytec was easy to do business with! I got the forum discount code by PM quickly.
    Called 2 times with questions before I ordered and was helped quickly.
    Shipping was quick and packaging was fantastic.

    Thanks for looking
    Donald
     
  2. Mar 14, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    Sprink669

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    How does it ride? Looks good:D:D
     
  3. Mar 14, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    soilsample

    soilsample [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ride is basically unchanged from how it felt from factory.
    My truck is only a couple of months old and I loved the way it drives from the factory. It still feels about the same to me. Maybe a touch more firmness in the front, but that could be my imagination!

    BTW, I forgot to compliment the LOOKS of the pre assembled coilover set from Toytec. These things are VERY nice looking. The aluminum collars and spacers with the red springs look awesome.
    It is easy for anybody to look at my truck and see that I've installed high quality parts.... not spacers and washers!
     
  4. Mar 14, 2010 at 8:37 AM
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    07trd4x4

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    Looks good
     
  5. Mar 14, 2010 at 8:51 AM
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    R.etheridge

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    looks awesome man. how much did the kit run you?
     
  6. Mar 14, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    nvdeserted

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    Good work. Those spidertraxx will def help even out the appearance. You now have plenty of room for some bigger tires, those will even it out more.
     
  7. Mar 14, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    akyota

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    Looks great!! :D
     
  8. Mar 14, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    only_K

    only_K 1st Gen. Pride

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    New wheels and tires, STAT!
     
  9. Mar 15, 2010 at 12:23 PM
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    Oskie_78

    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    Looks good! Did you install some aftermarket UCA's? Also, what are you running in the rear?
     
  10. Mar 15, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    soilsample

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    Still running stock UCAs, have not done alignment yet.....
    Rear has AAL and Bilsteins.
     
  11. Mar 16, 2010 at 8:04 AM
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    ToyTec Lifts

    ToyTec Lifts Toyota Suspension specialist Vendor

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    Looks sweet!
    Thanks for sharing.

    Good reference for stock tires with the 3" lift. - thanks!
     
  12. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    jrobson

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    Welcome to the club. Do it the right way though and don't use spacers. Just get a wheel with a 4.5" back spacing and your good to go. Here's mine.

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  13. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:53 AM
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    Daudio

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    Looks good! Bigger tires are gonna look awesome on that
     
  14. Jun 5, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    jrobson, best looking mod I've seen yet. Would like details of lift kit
     
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