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lifts for an access cab

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by mainland_newfie, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Apr 6, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    mainland_newfie

    mainland_newfie [OP] Mainland Newfie

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    ok guys, I know alot of you are sick of this question. But its about time I lifted my Taco, I don't do off roading, but want it to look good, I'm thinking a three inch lift. My neighbor told me we should be able to do it all in his driveway. What would be my best option to do this, because I don't want to drop too much money when I don't need to. I want it to be a smooth ride like I'm sure you all know. Any help on this issue is appreciated, Thanks again TW builders.
     
  2. Apr 6, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    tacomajason

    tacomajason the anti mpg

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  3. Apr 6, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    mainland_newfie

    mainland_newfie [OP] Mainland Newfie

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    hence I'm asking here, I dno't want to save money and wish I didn't although I keep hearing I could spend between five hundred and three thousand, I just want to know what will be good but I'm not an off roader so I don't need to go so hardcore, because I'm not climbing mountains like some of you guys so I don't need to waste money on certain things.
     
  4. Apr 6, 2009 at 1:09 PM
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    TengoTaco

    TengoTaco Wish i was wheelin

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    Wheelersoffroad.com Look at Old Man Emu lifts. I have their 881's and i am very happy with the price and ride.
     
  5. Apr 6, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    yes wheelers or toytec. OME coils and OME shocks.
     
  6. Apr 6, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    mainland_newfie

    mainland_newfie [OP] Mainland Newfie

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    skid plate, side step rails, new rims, hose clamp, 20% tint, G4 Tonneau cover, JVC 7 in double din stereo/dvd
    is that all I need for the three inch lift?
     
  7. Apr 6, 2009 at 4:52 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    well the kit comes with an aal for the rear. I bought my setup a little used and without the aal. I decided to put the lift on and get the aal after if I needed it. Well my truck sits level so i didnt buy one. I do have the tsb in the rear done though. And also its recomended to get new aftermarket upper control arms to correct alignment issues. Im currently in the process of buying those.
     
  8. Apr 6, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    surfsupl

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    5100's all around!
     
  9. Apr 6, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    +1 something to lift the rear end.
     
  10. Apr 6, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Well you have a few options. Since you dont do a lot of off roading and it will be all cosmetic you can skip the coils and go with spacers. It will save you a lot of money and give you the lift but wont give you the performance like coils would. Now i dont know what kind of ride you will get out of it but i am pretty sure it will stay similar to stock.
     
  11. Apr 6, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    The ride on spacers can be very rough
     
  12. Apr 6, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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  13. Apr 6, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    rear OME shocks too
     
  14. Apr 7, 2009 at 12:08 AM
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    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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    what he said :)
     
  15. Apr 8, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    mainland_newfie [OP] Mainland Newfie

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    does anyone have any 3 inch lifts here with some pics so I can see, basically this lift is just for street use and looks, but I won't go cheapest routes either, I'm trying to guage what this might cost pre install.
     
  16. Apr 8, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    try these:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/18693-2nd-gen-3-lift-showoff.html

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/29891-bilstein-5100s-i-want-everyones-pics.html

    Theres other threads, I just found these first
     
  17. Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    Just got my lift today so no pics but I got a pro comp 3 inch lift. Comes with shocks, struts, springs, and aal for $377 shipped from truckaddons.com
     
  18. Apr 8, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    mainland_newfie [OP] Mainland Newfie

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    first that says it goes for almost four fifty??? second can anyone tell me if this is a good set up, remember I'm strictly a street rider, Guess I'm less manly than all you off roaders hahaha.
     
  19. Apr 8, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    Dockhead Formarly 08TRD4X4RadientRed

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    Call them to order or when you add to the cart it drops to 390 plus the code for free shipping and $20 bucks off brigs it to right around $370 (I think $376.68 if I remember correctly)
     
  20. Apr 8, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    I am in the same boat as mainland....I liked truckaddons.com but what manufacturer has been the most tested and liked on here? I know there are a lot of Toytec fans on here but I'd like to hear about some other alternatives.
     
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