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NEWBIE here looking for lift kit advice

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 1mrwatermaker, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    1mrwatermaker

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    hey guys new here and looking for some advice on a lift kit for my 2006 access cab 4x4. the front now sets 2" lower than the back , in the proccess of ordering wheels tires and lift. the wheels are 17x9...4.5 backspacing, not sure on tire size yet want to lift and level. no offroading other than a good fishing hole just mainly for looks. anyone want to steer me in the right direction on lifting or just leveling. thanks
     
  2. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:39 PM
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  3. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:40 PM
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    5100's up front for leveling. Cheapest option.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    Welcome to Tacoma World. The best advise I can offer is to read the stickies in the suspension forum to find out what suits your needs and wallet. It sounds like you would probably be happy with the bilstein 5100's.
     
  5. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:42 PM
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    You can get bilstein 5100 adjustable shocks for fairly cheap. Adjust them to 2.5" and you're leveled/lifted a bit. You could also run 285/70/17 tires no problem.
     
  6. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:43 PM
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    budget is not a big problem , just not gonna get stupid. i wld love to run 285/70s those tires should get me another 1.5". 5100s and coils in the front what about the rear
     
  8. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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    i have read so many threads im about to go blind and theres to many options to pick from
     
  9. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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    there are so many threads on this already. follow the link i posted and look thru the million of them to find the general consensus on what is mostly used.

    there must be a notification that pops up on this site when youre a new member that says, "Hey! congratulations on becoming a new member to tacomaworld.com! start out by posting a thread about what lift you should use!"
     
  10. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    5100's in the rear and if you want some more lift, an AAL from Wheeler's is a nice easy way to go
     
  11. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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    lol. your right it says "what lift should i use and will these tires fit? "
     
  12. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:15 PM
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    op your cheapest route is going to be the 5100's.

    if you want to spend a little more $ you could look into the full ome kit
     
  13. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:25 PM
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    im leaning toward the 5100s instead of the tuff country leveling kit, looks like it would be about the same price, now to find the cheapest price on the shocks
     
  14. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:25 PM
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  16. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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    looking at wheelers now $170 for the kit, local shop priced tuff country leveling kit for $159 plus labor
     
  17. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:35 PM
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    ^^^
     
  18. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    IKD about the tuff country kit, post a link if you can but 5100's are the hands down favorite around here for that application, I have them on mine and I'm happy
     
  19. Oct 25, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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    post a link of the tuff country I meant :)
     
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