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Lift kits/Tire sizing

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Awesome, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Apr 17, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    96 tacoma 4x4 xtracab-- Before I start ordering parts, was curious how big can i go without rubbing (too much)? I would love to go 3" with 33x12.50 but may have to settle with 2.5" with 32x11.50. Opinions and experiences appreciated! :)
     
  2. Apr 17, 2011 at 10:54 AM
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  3. Apr 17, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    You might rub on the frame a little bit at full lock depending on the BS of your wheels. Otherwise, just have some fun with a sledgehammer and they should fit just fine. Im about to get 33s but i have a 1'' BL.
     
  4. Apr 17, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    Once you go over 3 inches you start to eliminate down travel. Anything over 3" of lift should be a drop bracket lift...unless your a 2nd gen pre-runner with Camburg Spindles etc...

    The guy in the lnk have Eibach springs which provide a full 3" of lift for 1st gens...and he trimmed like crazy to fit those meats aswell :cool:
     
  5. Apr 17, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    Excellent. Thats a nice build. Ya I'm loooking at a 3" kit right now I may go ahead and order and ill jump on wheels/tires tomorrow. Gotta make it happen quick!
     
  6. Apr 17, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    no more taco :(
    like they said above, do like Jlee.
     
  7. Apr 17, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    my friend has the same set up as that guy, he did have to trim, but the duratrac runs small so a 33" tire is really only 32.5" tall, but you will have to trim on your cab mount and inner fender or get custom bumper.
     
  8. Apr 17, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    Sigh... Tired of these threads man. You can't put bigger tires and expect NO RUB at all. Put on bigger pants and tell me if they fall off without a support (belt) Same goes for your damn truck. JUST CUT THE F$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$KING FIREWALL :D thanks.
     
  9. Apr 18, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    Note the (too much)... I do understand that bigger tires rub.. but thanks for reading! :)
     
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