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My 3 in suspension lift, Do I need anything else?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by R.etheridge, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. Mar 14, 2010 at 6:16 AM
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    R.etheridge

    R.etheridge [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a 03 4x4 TRD DC and I have put together a suspension lift. I wanted to know if you guys think I need anything else to go with it. I am doing this on a budget but if I need something else then I can go get it. Tell me what you think:
    Bilstein D558TO front shocks
    Bilstein D559/0560 rear shocks
    rev tec 10mm lift enhancer kit
    rev tec dif drop kit
    wheelers add a leaf set with extended length U bolts
    extended rear brake line
    I have all new energy suspension bushings as well that will be going on. Am I missing anything for a solid 3in lift?
     
  2. Mar 14, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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    R.etheridge

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    anybody, just tell me if im good with this or do I need something else
     
  3. Mar 14, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    Looks good to me. The only thing that you might want to add is a shim to put under that AAL. When you lift the rear it changes the angle on your driveline, a shim will effectively rotate your axle a few degrees so that it's closer to stock angle.

    It's kind of a hit or miss on a 3" lift. The best way to find out is if you have vibration coming from the rear after the AAL it's probably your driveline angle = get a shim. If no vibration then you're good!

    Also, I don't know jack about the Bilstein setups really, but do you need aftermarket springs to achieve more lift? Somebody can chime in.
     
  4. Mar 15, 2010 at 3:28 AM
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    R.etheridge

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    My stock springs should be fine. Ive installed a 3in before on a 98 and sued stock springs and had no problem with it. Thanks for the input. Im ordering the parts today
     
  5. Mar 15, 2010 at 3:49 AM
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    What are you paying for that setup if i might ask? There is a member on here selling their toytec 3" never used
     
  6. Mar 15, 2010 at 5:34 PM
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    getting it for about $650. I heard there are lots of problems with the toyo tec lifts for the 01-04's
     
  7. Mar 16, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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  8. Mar 16, 2010 at 8:12 AM
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    Bump for an answer. I've never heard a complaint but this would definitely be the place to get a concern addressed!
     
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