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Lifting my 2011 Taco!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 2011TacoSport4x4, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    2011TacoSport4x4

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    I'm installing my OME lift sunday, I will post pics and measurements for those who would like to see and have some measurements!

    Anyone know just how much you need to compress the coils to install them on the new struts? Just curious.
     
  2. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    And now its lifted! Supposed to be a 3" lift, ended up being just over 2.5"??? It is the OME 3" from Toytec with top spacers installed.[​IMG]
     
  3. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    2011TacoSport4x4

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    [​IMG][/url][/IMG] Lift installed!
     
  4. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    2011TacoSport4x4

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    [​IMG][/url][/IMG]
     
  5. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    Larry

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    3rd try is the charm :D

    Looks great. :thumbsup:
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    which kit is that? and how much for everything? that truck looks awesome. i get the TSB next week and i want this lift
     
  7. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    2011TacoSport4x4

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    [​IMG][/url][/IMG]

    I think it looks good, just wish the front was about 1/2" taller!
     
  8. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    you got plans for wheels and tires? Looks good
     
  9. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    It looks great. If the front was taller it may look like it's draggin' ass.
     
  10. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    OME lift, driveline spacer, iPod interface, rattle canned center console and radio face flat black, LEER topper, Yakima rack, 20% tint all around
    x2
     
  11. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    This is the kit I used, OME 3". It was easy to install and rides great! I did the top plate spacers and 885 springs. It was about 750.00 with shipping. The kit gave me 2.5 inches in the front and about 2.25 in the rear. I am doing the shims and carrier bearing drop this weekend. I would suggest getting those 2 items when ordering the lift. I have a very, very slight vibration when letting off the throttle. It is very minor.

    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...tegory_id=113&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
     
  12. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    Yeah, going to get some 17x9's with 33x12.50 Baja Claws or MTZ's.
     
  13. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    I wonder if i would have the same vibration with having a manual. To most people these kits are easy. I have no clue how to do this stuff. What do you think the cost would be to install it?
     
  14. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    isn't there a coupon code for the Toytec website
     
  15. Sep 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    stock and very pissed about the issues
    Machine gun mount. Would love to blow the shit out of it since it has nothing but issues. QA at Toyota USA is shit. Start making them in Japan for Christ's Sake!
    I want to see more close up pics pls. How long did it take you. Never done one and I really do not want to break my toy.
     
  16. Sep 12, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    I'm not sure about the vibration, I would say a shop would charge about 5hrs labor.

    Yes-82099

    I will get you some tomorrow, It took me about 4 hours with no power tools, and little help from my 13 and 15 year olds;) I have done several lifts on many types of vehicles and this one was the easiest I've ever done. That being said-I have experience and with no experience it may be a different story. If you get the front struts with the coils already installed on them it would be much easier!!!:D
     
  17. Sep 12, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    OP , did you go with the AAL or the Dakar leaf pack option ?
     
  18. Sep 12, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    2" Toytec aal.
     
  19. Sep 12, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Thanks
     
  20. Sep 12, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    I also didn't do the tsb.
     
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