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Lift w/ Rake or Lift & Level?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by All Beef Taco, Apr 21, 2010.

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Lift w/ Rake or Lift & Level?

  1. I lifted and maintained rake

    219 vote(s)
    48.0%
  2. I lifted and levelled

    238 vote(s)
    52.2%
  1. Jan 28, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    Funny you say that because I have the "taco lean" so the passenger side sits 1/4" higher in the front so it kinda does look nose high on that side. But also note that the factory step rails tend to angle down towards the rear which to me kinda makes it have the nose high look. I looked at them before the 5100's because it drives me crazy but couldn't see any adjustment for them. I may look at them again and actually put a wrench to them and try to even them up.
     
  2. Feb 17, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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  3. Feb 17, 2013 at 9:56 AM
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    tundrataco

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    i put bilstein 5100's to the 3rd notch from the bottom, and rear 2.5"aal's. front went fron 34 - 37.5". i didnt measure the back, but i still have a rake. im going to put the front shocks to the highest perch and hopefully it will level out..
     
  4. Feb 17, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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    tundrataco

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    to me my truck doesnt looked lifted/modded when theres a rake.. imo
     
  5. Feb 19, 2013 at 10:42 AM
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    Level or front end slightly higher. Can't stand rear end sitting higher. personal preference. Front end higher is my personal fave.
     
  6. Feb 19, 2013 at 7:49 PM
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    Drop the rear an inch and do 4 inch lift spindles and adjustable coilovers up front.

    Shit looks tight.:cool:
     
  7. May 1, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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    Kept just a little rake, Bilstein 5100's on front set to 1.75", Wheelers HD progressive AAL pack on rear. For me, it came out about right.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. May 2, 2013 at 12:44 PM
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    I noticed after putting 5100's up front @ 2.5" and doing nothing to the rear I don't have to strain to see if the light has turned green. On top of that my back doesn't hurt as much due from sitting so far forward. So I don't have to shim my seat.:woot:
     
  9. May 2, 2013 at 1:18 PM
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    Lift and level. Airbags for keeping it level with weight in it. Personally can't stand the rake.
     
  10. May 2, 2013 at 1:25 PM
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    No rake...I like it level...unless you're down with the bro lean
     
  11. May 2, 2013 at 1:49 PM
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    Here is my question, my 03 DC TRD sits almost level now w/factory suspension. Only 1/2 " difference front to rear. I assume my leafs have about had it. I dont want to have to go through this shit more than once. I also dont want a whole bunch of lift. Can anybody tell me how high the rear usually sits center hub to fender so i can allow for that when buying new leafs. I have almost zero rake now. The rear leafs are at level or maybe a little past.
     
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  12. May 5, 2013 at 2:05 AM
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    Rake for sure, cant really tell it in the crappy pic. I wanted rake cause when I didn't have my dakars I would bottom out with hardly nothing in the bed. Its a truck not a car.
    My hub to fender measurements are 25 inches In the back and 22.5 driver (need taco lean spacer) and 23.5 passinger side front.

    thanks,

    Brett
     
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  13. May 5, 2013 at 2:19 AM
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    Not enough
    Nope, looks like a truck should!

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. May 5, 2013 at 2:21 AM
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  15. May 5, 2013 at 2:34 AM
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  16. May 9, 2013 at 11:53 PM
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    Slight rake if you actually use your truck as a truck.
     
  17. May 10, 2013 at 3:50 PM
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    MrBean_zpsad45a566_a8de21245cd6dad3c51cd040f5aeb577b6e3717d.jpg

    Amen!
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  18. May 30, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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    Seems to me that if you lift and level, then when you haul a load, you get the Bro look.
     
  19. May 30, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    DAAAANG! That looks sweet! Sits perfect and good color
     
  20. May 30, 2013 at 6:03 PM
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    Sits about level. Bilstein set at stock height w/ eibach 620lb coils up front, new Dakar leaf packs (2.25" lift) with 5125's in rear. Had the slightest bit of bro lean after install but has settled to just about level. 33" tires comming soon!!!

    After measuring from ground to edge of fender flare its 38.5" in the front, and 38.25" in the rear. I guess it has the slightest bro lean. I don't mind, I like the way it sits!

    image.jpg
     
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