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lift kits

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by lazybeach, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. lazybeach

    lazybeach [OP] Member

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    Ok I'm thinking about getting a three inch lift for my tacoma, but I'm not sure how much to lift the rear. I'm not sure if I should get 1.5 inches in the back or 2 inches in the back. I want it to be level or close to level but I don't know which would be best. Does anyone know which one will be the best. I have a 96 dlx extended cab.
     
  2. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    This is 3.25 up front and about 3 1/2-4 out back
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    5100's and eibach springs up front and custom built leaf packs.
    You have asked the most common question on this site and a quick search in the suspension or first en section section will yeild tons of results with pictures and all kind information
     
  3. saundern

    saundern Swerve for nothing

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    you need bigger tires
     
  4. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Tell you what, lets make it happen!
    You buy these and ill buy some bigger tires! Deal?
     
  5. saundern

    saundern Swerve for nothing

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    hundred and fiddy and theyre mine :D
     
  6. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    :rofl: meh dont think that will work... Keep going.
    And quit remiding me about how small my tires are
     
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    saundern Swerve for nothing

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  8. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Im just kinda liking my truck being level now without taco lean!!
     
  9. DarkShark

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    OP get a full leaf pack if you can like Dakar or allpro.
     
  10. lazybeach

    lazybeach [OP] Member

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    Thanks for the help
     
  11. 98cbtacoma

    98cbtacoma Well-Known Member

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    Cobra cb and 3' cb antennas, headache rack, bed rails, blacked out logos. Goodyear wrangler tires. Second gen Tailgate badge. Hella 500 series black magic lights and 500 series lights on top, led brake and turn lights on my headache rack. Custom Bumpers i built myself.


    Thats a good looking rig from a fellow stormtrooped first gen :woot:
     
  12. VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    This is my truck with essentially the same lift as Chad.

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