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Need help identifying lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by D1EHARD, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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    D1EHARD

    D1EHARD [OP] Got the Fever

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    I picked up this 2007 Tacoma a couple weeks ago. I've added some wheels and tires. However the lift was already on there when I purchased it. It looks to me like the Pro Comp 3" lift.

    My pics:

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    It kinda looks like this one:

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    I'm wanting to change it. It's not really level and the ride is harsh. I feel every bump on the road. Maybe it's the shocks that are so stiff, not sure.

    Here is how my truck sits:

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    Not bad, but I would like to level it out more.

    Would replacing the coilovers with the bilstein setup from toytec level it out and provide softer ride?
     
  2. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:47 AM
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    nfs257

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    Getting rid of the blocks in the back would be a great start to a smoother ride....
     
  3. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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    Sunner

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    That is a GOOD looking truck, It looks like you guessed right, is that rear shock supposed to be angled like it is??? Doesn't look right.
     
  4. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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    memario1214

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    My guess is that the shock is straight. The boot is just cock-eyed. OP, I would take a picture of the entire rear shock though. You don't wanna be rolling around on it if it actually is bent.
     
  5. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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    Hiatt1991

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    I cant see no blocks.
     
  6. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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    D1EHARD

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    I may be missing something but I do not see any lift blocks in the rear? Could you tell me what you're referring to?

    Just looks like leaf springs on the perch.
     
  7. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:55 AM
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    D1EHARD

    D1EHARD [OP] Got the Fever

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    Shock boot is just tilted. It's straight.
     
  8. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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    Konaborne

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    It appears to be that lift you posted. Pro comp lifts arent known for having a good ride, they're hella stiff
     
  9. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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    memario1214

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    I see no blocks as well... AAL doesn't help, and neither do the Pro-Comp shocks. Not known for being smooth that's for sure
     
  10. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    D1EHARD

    D1EHARD [OP] Got the Fever

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    That's what I've gathered from researching on the site. I'm probably just going to replace the whole setup then, entire coilovers, leaf, shocks. Maybe add UCA's. Guessing that should improve the ride.
     
  11. Jun 9, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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    You all are right. The picture on My phone is too small... :eek:
     
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