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Mmmmm money money money

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Justin723, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Jan 22, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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    Justin723

    Justin723 [OP] Dont judge me

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    Alright as you all know its tax time, which means im getting paid lol. Gonna rebuild the engine and lift the truck 4 inches. Anyone have an idea of what lift to get and where i should go to buy it? Id like to get pro comp personally
     
  2. Jan 22, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    wolfgang123

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    4 inch you mean 3 right
     
  3. Jan 22, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    pro comp makes a 4" DB lift for the first gens, or at least they used to IDK if it's still avail. what kinda budget you looking to work with and what kind of wheeling you planning on doing? these are important details to help us decide how to spend you money :D
     
  4. Jan 23, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    Justin723

    Justin723 [OP] Dont judge me

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    Yes Pro Comp does make a 4 inch for the 1st gens. Around 2 grand and im more into mudding not so much flexing just hitting some mud holes.
     
  5. Jan 23, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    98_Mud_bug

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    just for mud i would just get a spacer lift. if thats the only kind of offroading you do. thats about all i use mine for any more and i have a spacer lift off ebay with a aal. in the back unless you just really want to spend 2 grand on a lift. Personally i would just get a spacer lift and lockers.. front and rear and possibly gears..
     
  6. Jan 23, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    Not a big fan of spacers i dont like how much stress it puts on the front end, plus i loose down travel
     
  7. Jan 23, 2010 at 10:48 AM
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    98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug 98_mud_bug

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    how does the 4 inch lift compare to a set of good coilovers and uca's? deaver or alcan leaf pack and new rear shocks or maybe just a aal. and new shocks. you would spend about the same, maybe a little more but probably get a better suspension than a "kit" from somewhere...
     
  8. Jan 23, 2010 at 12:40 PM
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    Jay W.

    Jay W. Whaaat?

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    IMO...
    If your looking to spend that kinda money on a kit..why not something with coil overs included? Or even piecing together some coil overs, an add-a-leaf, etc to make a kit?
     
  9. Jan 23, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    why you rebuilding your motor? how many miles are on it?
     
  11. Jan 23, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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  13. Jan 23, 2010 at 7:24 PM
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    Im rebuilding it cause it has a knock in cylinder one, it only has 168k miles. If i where to get that how would i solve the angle problem?
     
  14. Jan 24, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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