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LR UCAs? 3" lift? Favor please.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by maxamillion2345, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:28 PM
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    maxamillion2345

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    For those of you running LR UCAs and a full 3" lift, if you think your truck is close to level and 3" lift, would you minding taking a measurement for me?

    I need the distance from the top of the LR UCA ball joint, where the stud comes up through the jam nut on the arm, to the top of your fender well directly above it.

    Please park on a level front to back and side to side surface and tell me what you get.

    What kind of lift do you have and how level is your truck front to rear?


    Thanks guys!
     
  2. Feb 18, 2012 at 10:26 AM
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  3. Feb 18, 2012 at 10:35 AM
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    nice looking truck.
     
  4. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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    Thanks man!

    :)
     
  5. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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    Toytec ultimate lift kit set exactly at 3" with new dakar leaf pack in the rear. Truck sits level. 9.25" from top of ball joint to fender well directly above.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    Quick question Max , why would front to rear rake affect the UCA to fender measurement ?
     
  7. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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    maxamillion2345

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    As far as the truck sitting on a level surface, this is just so weight transfer doesn't affect the measurements. As far as front to rear rake, I want measurements from people with no rake. :p

    My 886 coils are a bit uhh saggy I think. I'm running no top plate just 886s and the nitrochargers and my truck is a lot lower in the front. I can't compare measurements to the top of the flares because my flares are hacked so I figured top of the ball joint to the top of the fender well would give me a good way to compare my lift to others' lifts.

    I measured yesterday on an uneven surface side to side and front to back and got about 7 1/8 driver and 6 7/8 passenger. I'll try again in my garage today when the truck is sitting level.

    Thanks a ton Infra! I really appreciate it.
     
  8. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:45 AM
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    Just for a point of reference , I'm at 7 1/8" with 885's , no top plate
     
  9. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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    What is your centre of hub to fender measurement ?
     
  10. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    24.75"
     
  11. Feb 18, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    Wow . High for a 4x4

    Thanks
     
  12. Feb 18, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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    Thanks for the link man!
     
  14. Feb 18, 2012 at 4:01 PM
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    7" driver 7 1/4" passenger for me.
     
  15. Feb 20, 2012 at 11:21 PM
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    Taking my idea on measuring your amount of lift I see. :popcorn: :D
     
  17. Feb 20, 2012 at 11:33 PM
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