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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bigred93explrer, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:12 PM
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    bigred93explrer

    bigred93explrer [OP] Member

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    Hello all!

    I am new to this Tacoma game and will be purchasing an 09 here in the next month. I have pretty much decided on a 4WD DC Short Bed with TRD package (mostly because I love the TRD hood). I will be lifting the vehicle once I get it.

    I have been looking into a 6" lift, but after searching on the this site, I am leaning towards a 3" of some sort due to costs of the 6" (Lift cost, regearing, brake lines, etc). I have seen many threads about 3" lifts, but what is the consensus on the best one out there?

    Other mods will include wheels/tires (17" wheels/ 33" Tires), grille saver, off-road lights, supercrewsound.com dual 10" sub box, subs, amp, dvd/cd headunit with GPS.

    Any input on any "must have" mods or advice on lift and accessories is much appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:12 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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  3. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:13 PM
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  4. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:13 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    sounds like youve got it pretty much figured out.
     
  5. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:14 PM
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    jolayiv

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  7. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:19 PM
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    bigred93explrer

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    Thank you all for the welcome! I will definitely post pics when I get it. I am debating between black and Timberland.
     
  8. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:20 PM
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    Timberland all the way!
     
  9. Sep 26, 2008 at 8:24 PM
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    bigred93explrer

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    I am leaning towards Timberland because everyone has black vehicles around here.
     
  10. Sep 26, 2008 at 9:03 PM
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    bigred93explrer

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    Do I need to replace the rear shocks with a 3" lift. The ones I have looked at say that the stock shocks are fine. I will be getting all the bells and whistles (TRD, etc) so that included upgraded shocks from factory right?
     
  11. Sep 26, 2008 at 10:05 PM
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    Welcome, sounds like yur truck will look sweet when u r finished cant wait 2 c the posted pics.
     
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