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Need info on to remove 4” lift to stock

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by chino_rx3, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. Jun 3, 2020 at 4:02 PM
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    chino_rx3

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    I want to remove my front suspension and go back to store it has coilovers . Will this be a easy task , anyone have and old good used front end struts etc

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  2. Jun 3, 2020 at 4:05 PM
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    You sure that thing doesn't have a drop bracket lift?
     
  3. Jun 3, 2020 at 4:07 PM
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    JaCado

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    4wd or 2wd 4 inch lift.... 2wd... simple, 4wd drop bracket, simple enough if you can weld your cross member back in.
     
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  4. Jun 3, 2020 at 4:56 PM
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    gotoman1969

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    That’s more than a 4” kit. Also looks like it has a body lift kit.
     
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  5. Jun 3, 2020 at 5:04 PM
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    nudavinci64

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    Either way if there is a drop bracket it will not be an easy swap. You will need to remove the bracket and break out a welder to get it back to stock.
     
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  6. Jun 3, 2020 at 5:06 PM
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    sweet fb
     
  7. Jun 3, 2020 at 6:03 PM
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    I have some stock 2015 TRD sport stuff. Front struts, front springs, rear springs and I think I have the old strut top bushes and plates for front struts. No rear struts since I had to cut the nuts off the top and cut into the stud. You can have the rears if you want, but they would need new studs welded on or something, which seems like a bad idea. Upper spring seats are worn but yours if you want them. No leaf shackles, which you might not need anyway. it all has 65k on it but rode well, had good support and no clunks/leaks when I took it off about 2 weeks ago.

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  8. Jun 4, 2020 at 4:07 AM
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    Wattapunk

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    OP, a bit off topic but if you bought the truck this way and that aftermarket bed decal reads "TRD sport", you might have been misled.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2020 at 10:28 AM
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    nd4spdbh

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    the fuggin dodge tow mirrors.... LOL. Also def not a TRD sport... chrome grill, non color matched handles, no hood scoop.

    Take some pics of the front suspension.
     
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    Is not a TRD sticker looks cool
     
  11. Jun 4, 2020 at 8:28 PM
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    Thanks man I sold it bought me Another one but the GSL- SE and
    my 3 Rotor E- Shaft came in

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  12. Jun 4, 2020 at 8:29 PM
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    yep it does have a drop bracket , I know how to weld but how will I find that bar now .
     
  13. Jun 4, 2020 at 8:30 PM
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    cool I may need that but I don’t need leaf springs since Toyota swap for new ones and all I Have to do in rear is remove block and change shocks . Front is going to be the tuff part
     
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  14. Jun 4, 2020 at 8:33 PM
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    I’m like those V6 guys putting a V8 sticker on it sorry .
     
  15. Jun 4, 2020 at 8:35 PM
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    how will I do it ? I have a 2005 Tundra now and want to put this one back to stock to sell it
     
  16. Jun 4, 2020 at 8:40 PM
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    Is this the part I need ? I just checked Ebay . Will it be different from ext cab to a 4 door ?

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    No. That’s a transmission crossmember.
     
  18. Jun 5, 2020 at 4:24 AM
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    Wattapunk

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    I suggest to just remove the decals and simply try to sell it as is first before investing in removing the lift. There may be buyers that like that look. Just don't mislead the potential buyers.
     
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  19. Jun 5, 2020 at 5:50 AM
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    chino_rx3

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    Really , dam it ok
     
  20. Jun 5, 2020 at 5:58 AM
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    I'd try to sell it with the lift first before spending time and money reverting it back. If you lower it, you'll also probably need to get new smaller tires, maybe different wheels, etc. Cost will add up. Probably can make up the difference just selling it as is.
     
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