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Lift kit required?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Karo, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    Karo

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    Is there any way I can lift my truck without buying a lift kit?
     
  2. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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  3. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    There is no way to make your factory setup lift your truck, some new part (shocks, spacers, etc) must be introduced in order to lift your truck
     
  4. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    Errrmmm....What are you defining "lift kit" as??

    You have to buy SOMETHING...Spacers, Springs, something...

    How much lift are you looking for? How much are you trying to spend??
     
  5. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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  6. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    4" lift after market front bumper bed mount lightbar/roll bar (4)6" kc's on the roll bar (2) kc flat back bumper mounts f/r gears for the 33's
    Nope. Old school Toys had torsions you could crank up and get about 2 inches out of and some blocks in the rear. Not the new ones though.
     
  7. Jul 31, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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    Can't edit my other post on my phone but shocks don't lift, springs lift
     
  8. Jul 31, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    Tacomanator

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  9. Jul 31, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    For both the front and back you could chop some 2x4 and make your own lift spacers:D.
     
  10. Jul 31, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    :infantry:
     
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    This has to be a joke.
     
  12. Jul 31, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    Haha Tacomanator. Awesome. I want to lift it 3" but the dealer says its $1000, and a friend of mine said he can get a lift kit (spacers, shocks, whatever is required) for $300. I don't know much about these parts, so what should I be looking out for exactly?
     
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    Research Bilstein 5100s.
     
  14. Jul 31, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    Ya I was kidding cause you left your first post so vague.
     
  15. Jul 31, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    tacomarotto

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    to lift a truck you...

    MUST install parts that will force more downward pressure OR space to push your truck higher.

    There are several ways of doing so

    i was just about to type up a HUGE list of crap that you can do but i just remembered about something i read a LOOOONG time ago when i was a noob

    http://www.customtacos.com/tech/index.php?article=137

    BEST LIFT ARTICLE EVER ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  16. Jul 31, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    tacomarotto "Change is inevitable, but growth is optional."

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    read that and report back to us with anymore questions buddy.

    goodluck
     
  17. Jul 31, 2010 at 5:24 PM
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    Lose some weight :confused:
     
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