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Leveling kits

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Glocker23, May 15, 2012.

  1. Glocker23

    Glocker23 [OP] Rubber Side Down

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    Anyone have experience with these? Any pics of them installed with the new stance? 2012 pics prefered!!!

    I am not going to be doing tires and wheels soon so with that being said would it look goofy?
     
  2. RyanK1

    RyanK1 Well-Known Member

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    There is loads of info on here, hit up the search function.
     
  3. gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    I have a leveling kit on mine..you can see some pics in my build thread.

    I am eventually going to be lifting my truck but needed new tires and wanted to be able to clear 33s. That was 33,000 miles ago and I haven't gotten around to it yet. The leveling kit does what I need...for now.
     
  4. VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Leveling kits are like push up bra's.

    It's going to look better from a distance, but true enthusiasts are going to know better.
     
  5. The Traveler

    The Traveler REBELTACO

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    I have Pro Comp's leveling kit as a temporary setup just to clear the new wheels/tires. Purchasing a legit 3" lift from TJM very soon.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    True...but I only have so much $$$ so you gotta prioritize. My leveling kit cost me about $50.00 and I have no delusions that I'm ready to tackle any off-road situation. But, eventually I will be able to put the lift I want on (Toytec 3" OME lift) and be ready for more fun off-road.
     
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    not to thread jack...but will a leveling kit make a stock suspension clear 285/70/17 sport wheels on an 09?
     
  8. gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    With wheel spacers and quite a bit of trimming of plastic, I clear with a 2.5" leveling kit.
     
  9. Burns

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    I hear you there man I am tight budget myself but I got lucky and got in on a group buy on my eibach springs. I think I paid $106 for them and they leveled out my truck nice after I got the rear leaf TSB.
     
  10. CanisLupus

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    Bilstein 5100's at 1.75'' in front, Bilstein 5100's and TSB AAL in rear.

    (Truck looks a little nose high in the picture, but I'm just parked on a slight incline, my setup levels almost perfectly)

    [​IMG]
     
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    Only problem with the kits that are based on or coupled with the AAL TSB is, is there is no AAL TSB for the '12's (at least yet).
     
  12. T@co_Pr3runn3r

    T@co_Pr3runn3r XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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    It's still just leafs and adding another to lift it. Nothing scientific about it. Better than a block and less iffy than using spacers to lift the front. Just get one with desired amount of lift.
     
  13. jd17usmc

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    the add a leafs for the 11 wont fit a 12?
     
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