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Maxtrac 6.5" lift kit...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by pgiroua, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Mar 19, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 5:48 AM
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  3. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM
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    These all talk about the 4" right? I am sub'd to a couple of those. I am talking about the 6.5" kit...
     
  4. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:05 AM
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    All the 6.5" kit is, is the same 4" spindles, with a crappy 2.5" top plate spacer included.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:22 AM
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    I saw that also. I was just curious if anyone had done it yet. What is the ride like? Pics? etc...etc...
     
  6. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:29 AM
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    That's bro Bro
     
  7. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:30 AM
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    :notsure:
     
  8. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:33 AM
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    Spindles + spacer is not going to ride good, and if you do any offroading, you'll prolly break something
     
  9. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:36 AM
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    It will ride just like stock because the spacers are top plate spacers. But the break something part is 100% correct.
     
  10. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:37 AM
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  11. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:46 AM
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    Definitely won't be doing any offroading...
     
  12. Mar 21, 2012 at 12:17 AM
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    Off roading to include pot holes and speed bumps, I've read horrible stories of top spacers.
     
  13. Mar 21, 2012 at 12:21 AM
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    Im running about 6 in with spindles, eibachs, and 5100s at .85"....better than the spacers...meh
     
  14. Mar 21, 2012 at 4:17 AM
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    What are the reasons for failure with spacers? Does it put stress on parts that would otherwise not have stress?
     
  15. Mar 21, 2012 at 5:49 AM
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    Yes, it allows the suspension to droop more than it was designed to do, causing ball joint binding.
     
  16. Mar 21, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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    Kinda crazy that companies would still sell this as an option for lifting a truck. I PM'd maxtracbob to see what he has to say.
     
  17. Mar 21, 2012 at 6:20 AM
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    He's going to tell you that if you don't offroad it won't be a big deal. Thats what all the companies that sell top plate spacers say.

    Here's some reading:
    http://www.camburg.com/toyota/00-06-tundra/read-before-buy-spacer-lift/
     
  18. Mar 21, 2012 at 6:24 AM
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  19. Mar 21, 2012 at 6:26 AM
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    Thanks for the link also...
     
  20. Mar 21, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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    So do y'all think the spacers would be OK to lift the back?
     
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