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Is this a good body lift?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ajreyno1994, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    Hey guys, I'm thinking about lifting my truck with the money I get back in income tax and was wondering what my truck would look like if I did a 3 inch body lift and a 3 inch suspension lift. The body lift is what I would get first and I'm wondering if this is a good one. http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts.a...ies&canned_results_trigger=&partfamilyid=4421

    Please let me know anything that would help, and if anyone has a 3in. body & suspension post it
     
  2. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    There is not to many guys runing body lifts here its really not the best wat to go.
     
  3. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    What do you have Jlee? Your truck looks amazing. How much was your 3 inch lift?
     
  4. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    Please dont get a body lift..
     
  5. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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    No body lift is really a "good" lift. Just sayin as will many others will.
     
  6. Dec 23, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    Thanks

    I have 5100s and Eibach springs in the front and 5150s and a AAL out back. I have AllPro expos but haven't put them on yet.

    I payed 750 without the allpro leaf pack
     
  7. Dec 23, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    dont get body lift, get 5100s and at least a block in the back.
     
  8. Dec 23, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    If you want 6" get a drop bracket lift like fabtech or procomp. It will look a hell of a lot better than a body lift.
     
  9. Dec 23, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    The only good body lift is the one that's not on your truck.
     
  10. Dec 23, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    or one thats 1" or less.

    and just from looking at the hyperlink in the OP's post, no that is not a good choice of body lift lol. stylin trucks? :facepalm:
     
  11. Dec 23, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    There stylin
     
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    well thanks guys for your input. you just saved me 300 dollars. I guess I'm gonna go look up some eibachs now.
     
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    what are your intentions for your truck?
     
  14. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    its my daily driver (to school and work) but I drive on back roads and stuff like that too and would like to have the reassurance that if I ever put it on some ruff turrain that I'm going to have a suspension that will handle it. Also just the overall appearance of a lifted (to an extent) tacoma is appealing to me.
     
  15. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:18 PM
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    asking, "is this a good body lift?" is like asking, "is this a good way to start ruining my truck?"
     
  16. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    The money you spend on the 3" suspension lift then the body lift, and then the money on bumper brackets and everything to try and hide the body lift will end up being almost as expensive as a full 6"
     
  17. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    okay panda you can get off my back. thats why i asked before I went out and did it. 16 years old and busting my ass at a minimum wage job to buy stuff for my truck. Would rather not blow that hard earned money on junk so thats why I got on here and asked because all these guys know what they are doing.
     
  18. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    Don't do a body lift! Save your coin if you can't afford to do it right wait till next year. A stock tacoma will go almost anywhere you want to take it with a competent driver and decent tires. Get a set of Icon Vehicle Dynamics coilovers, a set of Deaver springs for the rear with some bilstein shocks. Search the classifieds, they go up for sale cheap all the time...
     
  19. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    Yea, thats why I want your guys opinion. If I don't have the money to do it right I will wait until summer and do it then.
     
  20. Dec 23, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    Don't worry man, people are just going to keep telling you not to get it, because most people just read the first post and then reply.
     
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