1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

My 3" lift round 2....

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by RDAY, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Feb 23, 2011 at 5:44 PM
    #1
    RDAY

    RDAY [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11700
    Messages:
    712
    Gender:
    Male
    NY
    Vehicle:
    07 Tacoma SR5 4x4
    Ok ive had my lift a lil over a yr now and sick of the dog shit ride.
    Right now i have 285/70/17 P rated NTG billy 5100s all the way around and ome 885 coils also have the toytec add a leaf for tsb models.
    Where do i start to get this thing riding good?
    I def want to change out the leaf springs wut should i go with and i need to get longer rear shocks if i do so correct?
     
  2. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:13 PM
    #2
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    How much lift are the 885's giving you? Billy's are set at zero right?
     
  3. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:30 PM
    #3
    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2008
    Member:
    #4544
    Messages:
    5,330
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Evan
    PNW
    Vehicle:
    13' Pyrite Mica TRD Offroad DCSB 4x4
    Color Match Grille, Bed mat, Icon's with JBA UCA's, Dakars and 295 BFG KO2, Bora 1" spacers, Snugtop Canopy, and my "Marshall Fabrication" Rock Sliders.
    I know what you mean! I hate my ride also! my plan is to do the OME Dakars and maybe taking out a leaf to lower the lift of them.
    Then maybe going with some 5125's. that should ride pretty good. :)

    For the front I sooner or later want to get Icon ext. travel coilovers, my Radflos suck at 3" lift. way too stiff....
     
  4. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:39 PM
    #4
    nick

    nick MURDERED_TACO

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2011
    Member:
    #50872
    Messages:
    526
    Gender:
    Male
    burnsville,nc
    Vehicle:
    - 2011 trd, sport, black
    - debadged, - flowmaster 40, - halo headlights, - rear tow skackle, - fog lite relay mod, - baja front bumper, - 6'' procomp sus lift (stageI), - blacked-out windows & taillights,
    maybe check your tire presure. that can make a big differance. i usually put 15lbs less than what the tire recomends
     
  5. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:40 PM
    #5
    jrobson

    jrobson Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2009
    Member:
    #12211
    Messages:
    1,094
    Gender:
    Male
    Mobile, Alabama
    Vehicle:
    09 DC 4x4
    Ultimate lift kit, LR UCA's, Bi-xenon 8000K headlights, Xenon 8000K foglites, (4) KC slimlites on N-Fab light bar, Extang trifecta toneau cover
    I wasn't happy with my ride until I swapped out my Ultimate Lift Kit for the RCD. Now I love it.
     
  6. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:07 PM
    #6
    RDAY

    RDAY [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11700
    Messages:
    712
    Gender:
    Male
    NY
    Vehicle:
    07 Tacoma SR5 4x4
    yes set at 0 and gives me 3" my truck is pretty damn close to level with my setup
     
  7. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:08 PM
    #7
    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2008
    Member:
    #4544
    Messages:
    5,330
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Evan
    PNW
    Vehicle:
    13' Pyrite Mica TRD Offroad DCSB 4x4
    Color Match Grille, Bed mat, Icon's with JBA UCA's, Dakars and 295 BFG KO2, Bora 1" spacers, Snugtop Canopy, and my "Marshall Fabrication" Rock Sliders.
    Yeah, But most of the crappy ride is from the rear, the leaf pack sucks, and having a AAL just makes the ride too stiff.
     
  8. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:10 PM
    #8
    Tacomanator

    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010
    Member:
    #40746
    Messages:
    4,634
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Clam Slammer
    Southern Cali
    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    885's only give 2.5" alone. do you have a top plate spacer?
     
  9. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:12 PM
    #9
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps

    Hmm okay. Just to confirm, the spring perches are installed right-side-up correct? They should look like a bell.

    I know it soudns silly but it's very easy/common to install them upside down. It looks just as "right" as installing them correctly, but it gives a little extra lift and would make the ride really rough.

    Not likely but just wanted to rule that out.
     
  10. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:14 PM
    #10
    tacosupreme54

    tacosupreme54 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2010
    Member:
    #39918
    Messages:
    1,456
    Gender:
    Male
    NW GA
    Vehicle:
    Off-Road 4x4 SR-5
    OME 885's, 90000 and n182 shocks, CB drop, 295/75/16 Hankook Dynapro MT RT03's, 16"x8" Pro Comp 7089 wheels, Avid Off Road Light Bar, Magnaflow 12226-14'' Muffler dumped after axle, color matched grille, Team Realtree camo seat and steering wheel covers, Husky floor liners, towing hitch, bed extender, Tacoma bed mat, all black emblems, black sockmonkey decals, bedlined rear bumper.
    subbed, i am thinking about getting this billy/885 setup, but not if it's like what he describes...
     
  11. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:15 PM
    #11
    RDAY

    RDAY [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11700
    Messages:
    712
    Gender:
    Male
    NY
    Vehicle:
    07 Tacoma SR5 4x4
    actually now that u mention it i do believe i have a top plate spacer sorry it was like 2 yrs ago now lol
     
  12. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:16 PM
    #12
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    Just the 1/4" thick one from the OME kit, right?
     
  13. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:16 PM
    #13
    Tacomanator

    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010
    Member:
    #40746
    Messages:
    4,634
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Clam Slammer
    Southern Cali
    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, TRD 1st gen CAI.
    i have almost the same setup up front, 5100's set at .85 with 884's, rides great. the rear rides like shit tho, but i plan on buying Icon AAL and Fox's to help improve the ride
     
  14. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:17 PM
    #14
    RDAY

    RDAY [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11700
    Messages:
    712
    Gender:
    Male
    NY
    Vehicle:
    07 Tacoma SR5 4x4
    i had a garage install the springs and everything i would think they did it right but ill have to check do u have a pic of wut it should look like?
    Thanks for the help guys
     
  15. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:20 PM
    #15
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    The spring perch should look like this:

    [​IMG]



    They are installed upside down in this picture:
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:24 PM
    #16
    RDAY

    RDAY [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11700
    Messages:
    712
    Gender:
    Male
    NY
    Vehicle:
    07 Tacoma SR5 4x4
    u mean it should not look like that pic right?
     
  17. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:26 PM
    #17
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps

    It should look like the top pic. The bottom pic is installed wrong.
     
  18. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:26 PM
    #18
    THExBUSxDRIVER

    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2010
    Member:
    #33508
    Messages:
    4,135
    First Name:
    GOO5E
    Vehicle:
    Old Man Tan!
    Not enough.
    Holy hell that spindle is rusted, it might snap instead of bending.
     
  19. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:34 PM
    #19
    ktmrider

    ktmrider Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2009
    Member:
    #19933
    Messages:
    4,969
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    07 DCLB 4x4 Sport S/C
    Junk
    thats from an f150 I believee
     
  20. Feb 23, 2011 at 7:36 PM
    #20
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps

    Either way, it's installed correctly....I just googled "5100" :eek:
     
To Top