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new Tacoma......ADVICE NEEDED

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by Treedawg37, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Jun 21, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    Treedawg37

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    I just purchased a new 2011 Tacoma crew cab 4x4 sr5. want to lift it at least 3". the front end is lower than rear from factory, right? any help would be greatly appreciated!!!! want to keep lift between $500-1000

    please advise
    1. best kit?
    2. best height?
    3. best company/dealer to buy from?
     
  2. Jun 21, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    cantac09

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    how much money are you willing to spend?
     
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  4. Jun 21, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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  5. Jun 21, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    Treedawg37

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    thanks! stilllearning things here.
     
  6. Jun 21, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    Billstein 5100s up front, 5125 or 5150 on the rear and a AAL, block or full leaf pack on the rear depending on how much you want to spend.
     
  7. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    Treedawg37

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    should add that i dont do any serious off roading. I hunt alot, fish alot,so it would be for looks more than off roading. i really dont want to get into steering components, longer drive shafts, brake lines, ect. want it to look nice but not cost a arm and a leg.

    lol i've searched and read so much I think immore confused now than i was when i started.
     
  8. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    ULTIMATE LIFT KIT (TOYTEC) FTW!!!!!
     
  9. Jun 21, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    not wanting to go over $1000.00 if possible (on lift)
     
  10. Jun 21, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    There ya go.

     
  11. Jun 21, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    toytec ultimate lift kit then. anything more than 3 inches will be more than $1000.
     
  12. Jun 21, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    Toytec ULK is a waste of money. get the OME or just go with Billies.
     
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    good thing hes not looking for off road performance huh....
     
  14. Jun 21, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    That's why I don't think I'll lift. I'll get the better coilovers but I don't preload or I'll just level the truck out.
     
  16. Jun 21, 2011 at 4:49 PM
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    Yo bud, rough country!!! 3" lift, threw it on mine, yes it is spacers, i know i know. Its easy to put on. blocks in the rear and BOLT on spacers up front, all otheres require a spring compressor and pulling your coilovers apart. (not an easy backyard workers task) The rough country lift is cheap, easy, works and can be done in an afternoon. That being said its only $269 shows up at your dood and all ya need is a jack and some basic hand tools, maybe a case of beer!
     
  18. Jun 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM
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    Oh man. That spring is about to explode.
     
  19. Jun 21, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    thanks for the info. keep it comming.
     
  20. Jun 22, 2011 at 6:24 AM
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