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Lift Kit. Will this one cause driveline vibration?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TAC1, May 15, 2011.

  1. May 15, 2011 at 10:10 AM
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    TAC1

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    Hello Forum,

    Will this kit work on a Tacoma Double Cab without causing driveline issues? (Go to ebay & enter item #300553592446). I just want a mild lift kit without having to change drive shafts or any other parts. I am new to this & have never owned a truck before so any help with this will be appreciated.:)
     
  2. May 15, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    Doubt anyone will know for sure, it seems to happen in some trucks and not others... I could be wrong but doesn't this happen most often in double cabs?
     
  3. May 15, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    OZ-T

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  4. May 15, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    Dude I would not go with this kit. $165.00 plus shipping for some aluminum spacers and ubolts is way too much plus your ride will not be the greatest and run the risk of damaging other components if off roading with this setup. You could get bilstein 5100's for another $20.00 or so. and just buy an AAL for around $40.00-60.00.
     
  5. May 15, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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    Sorry for the noob question but what is an AAL?
     
  6. May 15, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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  7. May 15, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    AAL = add a leaf

    Is an additional leaf spring that goes under the existing leaf pack with the arch facing down like the letter U. Most come with new center pins too b/c the old one will be too short.
     
  8. May 15, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    Will I have drive-line vibration issue with the AAL?
     
  9. May 15, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    chris4x4

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    No vibes in mine, and none in the other dbl. cabs I have put lifts on.....
     
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