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Measuring lift

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bellassaiw10, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Mar 31, 2011 at 5:17 AM
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    bellassaiw10

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    Long story short my Tacoma was handed down to me from my stepdad and he doesn't remember how much lift he got put on :der:, I'm curious to figure out how much is on it. Im thinking its just a spacer a body lift :confused:. So my question is when I measure the spacers is that the lift height or is it a little different ?? And measuring the body lift just measure the gap :confused:

    The reason why im curious is beacause I'd like to do it right Coilovers,New leafs, aal, and all around new suspension.

    Pics will be added soon and im currently clearing 35"s right now
     
  2. Mar 31, 2011 at 5:40 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    If it's a body lift, the thickness of the gap will be the lift amount. If it is a spacer lift, the lift will be roughly twice the thickness of the spacer.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2011 at 6:07 AM
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    Ok thanks! Anybody know how hard it is to get the body lift off ?? havent had a problem with it but it just seems like bad juju
     
  4. Mar 31, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    not that bad, you just need to get stock body mount again.
     
  5. Mar 31, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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  6. Mar 31, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Haha what makes it that much more amazing ??
     
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    body lifts can be unstable and imo seeing the frame at the bottom of the truck looks cheap. if u want lift get a real suspension lift and u will be way happier;)
     
  8. Mar 31, 2011 at 11:38 PM
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    here is a GENERAL measurement of how a stock 3.4l tacoma is. Measure from ground to middle of inner fender.
    stock-
    fr-34.75"
    rr-36"
    fl- 35.75"
    rl- 35"

    again GENERAL measurement! found this on TW and my truck measured pretty close.
     
  9. Apr 1, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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    Alright thanks
     
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