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Lift a Prerunner??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 03redtaco, May 27, 2010.

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Would you lift an 03 Prerunner?

Poll closed May 28, 2010.
  1. Do it.

    61 vote(s)
    82.4%
  2. Dont its stupid

    13 vote(s)
    17.6%
  1. May 27, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    03redtaco

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    Would any on here put a mild lift on a 03 prerunner? I have been thinking about it but just not quite sure yet. Anyone have a prerunner that has put a little lift on it?

    If you would put a little lift on a prerunner what would you use?
     
  2. May 27, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Alot of the members on here have lifted Prerunners.
     
  3. May 27, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    LeadFootCaliKid

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    Do whatever you want to do. If you off-road it, I'd say lift it. If you have a lot of money with nothing better to do but blow it on a truck that you will only drive on the street, I'd say lift it. If you have something better to spend your money on, save it.
     
  4. May 27, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    jandrews

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    I would imagine that MOST people would put a lift on a PreRunner so that it would sit higher. Not coincidentally, this is the same reason many people lift 4x4s.
     
  5. May 27, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    bill-e-boy

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    I'm gonna lift my 04 prerunner double cab this saturday with the toytec ltimate lift...pics are soon to comewith a write up.
     
  6. May 27, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    BirdTRD

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    Yes, it's probably pointless, but who cares? Americans proudly do pointless shit everyday. If you like it, do it.
     
  7. May 27, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    tim920

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    What's a "little lift" considered to you? A person with a 6" lift may consider a 3" lift "little." Others that don't want to go up to 3 inches would consider 1-2 inches "little."


    But yeah...there are plenty on here with lifted PreRunners.
     
  8. May 27, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    The voices in your head say.............. DO IT!! Mas Rapido
     
  9. May 27, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    03redtaco

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    I was thinking about 2 to 3 inches. I have a 1998 z71 that has a 4 inch lift that i use to play with. Just want a diff stance for the taco. Whats the opinion on spaces and blocks?
     
  10. May 27, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    Why? If you ever get a chance to get to see the SCORE Baja 500, check out the PreRunners and you'll be amazed at how many there are.
     
  11. May 27, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    It's hated by most. There are some that don't mind them but most hate them. People say not to get blocks because they can cause axel wrap. Some say spacers aren't bad if you're not offroading.
     
  12. May 27, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    X2
     
  13. May 27, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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  14. May 27, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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  15. May 27, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    it'a already lifted kinda compared to regular tacos. go ahead and lift it even higher if you want, but your mpg will go down a little.
     
  16. May 27, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    supremetaco2

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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    iF iT aInT lIfTeD thEn Itz nO gOOd.
     
  17. May 27, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    tacomaforlife

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    heres my lifted prerunner 3" lift :D

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    and people say lifted 2wd trucks cant off-road!
     
  18. May 27, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    lifting a prerunner is dumb :D

    here are the lifts i've had

    spacer lift
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    coilover

    [​IMG]

    long travel

    [​IMG]
     
  19. May 27, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    you should lift it! 99% of us Pre Runner guys did :)
     
  20. May 27, 2010 at 11:15 PM
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