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Mounting Wheels soon, not sure about lift

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by macampos50, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. Jul 26, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    macampos50

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    I bought the Bilstein 5100's for all 4 corners.

    I did the max lift for the front end on the truck. I think it's a 2" lift.

    When I mount my 285/70/17 BFG's do you think the truck will be level or be too high in front or are the tires too big for the lift the shocks give me?

    Thanks, I'm half retarded.
     
  2. Jul 26, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    2.5" is the max on 5100's. If you have a stock rear then it will be high in the front but not much
     
  3. Jul 26, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    The 285's should be fine with 2.5" but you'll have to cut some plastic and most likely do a cab mount chop. Also if you have stock wheels you'll have to run spacers
     
  4. Jul 26, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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    I put 5100 rears on too. Will that balance me out?
     
  5. Jul 26, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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    Shocks wont lift the rear, leaf springs will
     
  6. Jul 26, 2012 at 6:01 PM
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    dammit! I'm putting aftermarket 17's on...

    to balance the truck with adjustable from 5100's and standard 5100 in rear.
    what kind of leaf springs should I use?

    OR should I buy the 17's and get a smaller tire, like a BFG 265/XX/17?
     
  7. Jul 26, 2012 at 6:02 PM
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    I'm putting aftermarket 17's on...

    to balance the truck with adjustable from 5100's and standard 5100 in rear.
    what kind of leaf springs should I use?

    OR should I buy the 17's and get a smaller tire, like a BFG 265/XX/17? and lower the front end one level?
     
  8. Jul 26, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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    I see your from SD. Ill send you a pm. Talk to Doug. His screen name is 4wd. He does custom rear springs. You dont need to lift the back to run 285's but you will need the front lift at 2.5". If you want it level you will have to lift the back as well
     
  9. Jul 26, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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    thanks bud
     
  10. Jul 26, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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