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Lift kits

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dman597, Aug 3, 2009.

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3" or 6"

  1. 3"

    905 vote(s)
    84.8%
  2. 6"

    162 vote(s)
    15.2%
  1. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:48 AM
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    dman597

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    6" Pro Comp Lift,285-70-R17,access rollup,Tint,front hitch,nfab step bars
    So I did a search a did not find the info I was looking for.
    I will give you a lil background first I am 21 with a 4 year old son so money is a lil tight. I have a lil bit of money left over after buying my son a four wheeler. My question is what size lift I should get. I like 3" kits but I would like to fir 33" tires or bigger. But I use the truck as my daily driver. And second where is the best place to get one. I have a friend that works at the local dealer and he will help me with install.

    UPDATE!!!lol
    So i went with the 700 some people(wow) that voted for 3"
    Here is how it turned out:
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    UPDATE: Got a new truck but went with a 6" this time
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  2. Aug 3, 2009 at 7:12 AM
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    I vote 3- if money is tight- The kit will be cheaper, you won't take as large a hit to gas mileage, and you won't have to change as much stuff about the truck.

    If you go a full 3 inches you can fit 33's (or like 32.8's)
     
  3. Aug 3, 2009 at 7:22 AM
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    Slypted

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    3" and 33's dude. Especially if funds are tight and it's a daily driver.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2009 at 7:52 AM
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    1337Taco

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    3" is the most practical for me but 6" are awesome as well. My vote went with 3.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:17 AM
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    3" considering money....

    when I get some more though, I'm going for 6" i think.
     
  6. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:21 AM
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    Kappes03

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    3", you can get by with a decent lift for around 300-400 bucks maybe less. I have a 3" with 285s which is almost a 33" tire, had to do some minor trimming is all.
     
  7. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    Definitely 3' for budget.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2009 at 10:48 AM
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    You could go w/ 4" Camburg Spindles and a Deaver Pack for the rear...that'd be sic!! But I voted 3" :D
     
  9. Aug 3, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    A think you have you answer OP. 3" and 33's.
     
  10. Aug 3, 2009 at 10:56 AM
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    Shoot, I forgot which one is feet and which is inches. :smack: :eek: :D

    :)
     
  11. Aug 3, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    3" inch on the Tacoma is best. Want a 6"? Get a full size truck that is better suited for such a big lift. 3" FTW
     
  12. Aug 3, 2009 at 10:59 AM
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    I voted 6". I don't know why.But it's be cool as hell.
     
  13. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:04 AM
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    Since its your daily driver and money is a little tight. i would go with the 3''. i think you will like that once its installed and you get bigger tires. unless your really thinking of off roading it, i would just go with the 3''.
    I cant wait to get mine..its coming soon.:)
     
  14. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    I like the look of a 6" personally. I know if I had a 3" lift I'd only want to go bigger.
     
  15. Aug 3, 2009 at 12:59 PM
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    That's what she said.
     
  16. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:20 PM
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  17. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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  18. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    how about 3" lift and 35's because i have no lift and i am running 33's
     
  19. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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  20. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    I COMPLETELY AGREE! I just didn't want to be that guy.
     
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