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Lift installed.... rides like butter

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rhowell, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. Mar 6, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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    rhowell

    rhowell [OP] Well-Known Member

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    -Leather with Heated seats -AFE cold Air Intake -DE-jr Rims -Upper and Lower grills from Black Diamond Fabrication -Light bar behind grill -Hella Black Magic Rallye 1000 lights. -OME lift cw Dakar leafs -LR Upper control arms -Rosen duel DVD headrests -Nfab steps -leer canopy
    Just picked up my truck from the Shop and it is all lifted. Had the complete OME lift installed complete with the following:

    Dakar Leafs
    CB drop
    front rear shocks
    885 coils
    New light racing upper control arms

    All I can say is wow. She rides waaaaayyyyyy better than before. Seems to glide over bumps now as apposed to the more abrupt impact I felt previous. I put about 60km on them today testing them on the highway and on one of our industrial park roads with a fair few pot holes. Rides way better than before with ZERO vibrations.

    Next up some new tires which will be next week.

    Thanks to everyone who addressed my questions regarding lift and tire questions. I have had alot of them.

    Here are some pics.

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  2. Mar 6, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    Indian Shifter

    Indian Shifter Well-Known Member

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    I like and I want.... Sweet ride
     
  3. Mar 6, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    rhowell

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    -Leather with Heated seats -AFE cold Air Intake -DE-jr Rims -Upper and Lower grills from Black Diamond Fabrication -Light bar behind grill -Hella Black Magic Rallye 1000 lights. -OME lift cw Dakar leafs -LR Upper control arms -Rosen duel DVD headrests -Nfab steps -leer canopy
    Thanks.

    Have to say I was nervous because you hear about viration problems and I was almost waiting for it to happen but I have zero issues.
     
  4. Mar 6, 2012 at 7:58 PM
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    rhowell

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    -Leather with Heated seats -AFE cold Air Intake -DE-jr Rims -Upper and Lower grills from Black Diamond Fabrication -Light bar behind grill -Hella Black Magic Rallye 1000 lights. -OME lift cw Dakar leafs -LR Upper control arms -Rosen duel DVD headrests -Nfab steps -leer canopy
    Oh I forgot to mention I also had new light racing UCA installed.
     
  5. Mar 6, 2012 at 7:58 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Looks great man
     
  6. Mar 6, 2012 at 7:59 PM
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    COMAtose HI

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    solid!!!
     
  7. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:01 PM
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    Banff2007Tacoma

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    Looks awesome Robert.:thumbsup:
     
  8. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:03 PM
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    Mr.Ed

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    Looking good, love the Dakars. how much lift ? Give us the stats.
     
  9. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:05 PM
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    especk

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    3" OME lift with 885 coils on nitrocharger 90000 shocks with 5mm trim packer on driver's side, TC UCAs, Rear OME Dakar leafs with nitrocharger shocks, All-pro U-bolt flip kit and 3* Toytec shims, extended rear brakelines, 16" Raceline Rockcrusher 887 wheels with 3.6" backspacking, BFG KM2 305/70/16 tires, Doug Thorley header, Doug Thorley catback exhaust, Volant CAI with ram air, Weathertech floor mats, Kicker 12" sub, Kenwood 500W RMS amp, Relentless Fab front and rear bumpers, 4.88 gears, custom flatbed with swing out tire carrier
    sounds like it rides like a truck should. good stuff man
     
  10. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    rhowell

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    Thanks all. Getting about 3 in the rear and 2.75 in the front.

    Hey OZ, thanks. You have answered a lot of my questions in previous posts.
     
  11. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:10 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    :thumbsup: glad you're happy with your decision
     
  12. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:16 PM
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    COMAtose HI

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    front is lower than the back...can't grumble about that!!! congrats man!!!
     
  13. Mar 6, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    rhowell

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    Tires, next week on my summer rims. Getting rid of the chrome and going either nfab or sliders.
     
  14. Mar 7, 2012 at 4:20 AM
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    JustinL

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    Edit your original post and put the UCAs on that list then. Your truck looks great!
     
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