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Just bought my lift!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by JLee, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Sep 10, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    So I couldn't wait until i got back from NYC and with Mod day coming up I had to do it. This is what I got

    5100's & Eibach springs for the front
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    front Diff drop kit
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    Toytec AAL
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    5150's for the back for the super flex
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    I'll post pics after it's installed
     
  2. Sep 10, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    Awesome! How much lift are you expecting from that combo in the front? I know you've been talking about running 33s. Do the eibachs alone give anything?
     
  3. Sep 10, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    leo08pirate

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    how much did u spend
     
  4. Sep 11, 2010 at 10:01 AM
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    Well Dylan from Toytec said it sould be about 3" of lift with the 5100's and the new springs. I am going with 33/12.5's I hope I don't have to much cutting.

    I spent just under 750 for everying with shipping and the coupon code and I will be instaling it next week at the Nor Cal Mod day.

    I will be posting before and after pics next weekend. But I won't have the wheels & tires until I get back from NYC in November.
     
  5. Sep 11, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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    Did you need UCA's?
     
  6. Sep 11, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    I HOPE GEARS ARE ON YOUR LIST NEXT.....
    GREAT LIFT COMBO THOUGH.....
     
  7. Sep 11, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    5150 with stock leaf pack are a little over kill for flex purposes but DAMN in jealous you baically are doing what i want
     
  8. Sep 11, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    I perceive that in the context of how you asked that question, that it is about being able to get a "good" wheel alignment after installing a lift. Is that correct?

    It would seem that whether UCA are "required" depends a lot for one's tolerance for some of the side effects of lifting our trucks.

    Not sure how much this translates over to 2nd gens but on 1st gens it does seem possible to have a less than optimal (2.4 degrees) caster number and still be able to "like" the way the truck drives.

    On my truck they were only able to attain a caster of 1.6/1.7. From some perspectives, this number is too low. So far, I've been able to tolerate it. I may at some point go with aftermarket UCAs but right now its not that bad.
     
  9. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    Send that diff drop kit back. If you are running 33's with a 3" lift there's no need for it i promise. But other than that, good set up for a first lift.
     
  10. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    I know But I bought them for future applications I didn't to buy 5100's all around and end up selling them later because of an upgrade.

    I'm going to see how it drives first.

    I didn't put the lift on yet if I don't get it to align with the stock UCA's I will be buying after market ones.
     
  11. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    Really good to know i guess that's going back good lookin out.
     
  12. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    Why would he need new gears at this point?

    And cool setup JLee, I ran it awhile ago. You shouldn't have to much cutting to do.
     
  13. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    Thanks man if you were coming to Mod day you could help put it on.
     
  14. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    Yea, I know. Sucks that mod day had to be on the same day as pinks.
     
  15. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    Yeah maybe next time Pinks would be sick.
     
  16. Sep 15, 2010 at 10:43 PM
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    UPS just delivered the lift it's going on Saturday.
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  17. Sep 15, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    def gonna need to post some pics when ur done installing it
     
  18. Sep 16, 2010 at 8:14 AM
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    I will but it's going to look goofy for a wile because I'm lifting it 3" and I'm not getting my wheels ans tires until November.

    But I will for sure post pics.
     
  19. Sep 16, 2010 at 9:18 AM
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    cant wait for the pics

    are you leaving the 5100s at 0?
     
  20. Sep 16, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    You know i don't know i want to clear 33's so I'm going to go with 3" now the springs are apparently 3" higher so if I can get a 3" lift at 0 that's what I'm doing if not I might set it in the middle.

    If anyone with this setup on a 1st gen can chime in that would be great.
     
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