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Leveling kit vs. Lift

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by DannyH77, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    DannyH77

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    how do leveling kits on the second gen look compared to a lift?
     
  2. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    Konaborne

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    can't really tell much of a difference other than the rear is lifted as well
     
  3. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    Spacers kill your ride... FYI
     
  4. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    Leveling kit = Trash
    Actual Lift = Good
     
  5. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    is it worth how good they make the truck look ?
     
  6. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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    Nope. I personally got offered spacers for free and turned them down. I would rather have a stock height truck than a crappy riding slightly lifted truck.
     
  7. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:51 PM
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    Definitely not, from experience. I had them on for about 48 hours before they came off. Look into Bilstein 5100's.
     
  8. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    i don't have a bunch of money to spend on a lift
     
  9. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:56 PM
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    Don't lift then.
     
  10. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:57 PM
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    He speaks the truth.
     
  11. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:59 PM
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    what are you trying to achieve?
     
  12. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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    thats why i was asking about a leveling kit.
     
  13. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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    But then you are putting junk in your truck. Why not just skip the junk and save until you have money for at least 5100s? Is there a lift race going on that I don't know about?
     
  14. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    Not to be confused with junk in your trunk... Way different :D

    Don't talk yourself into spacers because they are cheap, your ride will suffer.
     
  15. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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  16. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    im not putting junk in my truck.
    and yeah there is a race?
    and by the way this thread was about a leveling kit
     
  17. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    Ok. So leveling kits are junk like we all have been saying. They look like a lifted truck so there is no difference in looks between the lift and the leveling kit.
     
  18. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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    So you gonna buy a leaveling kit?
     
  19. Oct 26, 2011 at 10:38 PM
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    no i don't think so.
    i'm gonna look into it but i'm thinking about the
    Bilstein 5100
     
  20. Oct 26, 2011 at 11:15 PM
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