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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TRDGoatFarmer, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. Jun 10, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    TRDGoatFarmer

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    Hello, I am BRAND new to this forum, and i have a few questions..

    1st, I have a BONE stock 2005 SR5 tacoma 4x4, i want to get a leveling kit, and bigger tires with 17'' rims. now.. whats a good, CHEAP leveling kit. we dont go off roading, just across fields and stuff for hay.

    2nd, whats the BIGGEST tire i can run with a stock tacoma? we need a good tire that will LAST but is still bigger than stock..

    so if yall can help, and please feel free to post pics!!! thanks!!!
     
  2. Jun 10, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    welcome....largest 17" tire on stock would be 265/70/17....
     
  3. Jun 10, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Bilstein 5100's.
     
  4. Jun 10, 2009 at 9:35 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Most leveling kits that people go for around here are the Bilstein 5100's where you can set the front up to 2.5"s.
     
  5. Jun 10, 2009 at 9:43 PM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    :tumbleweed:

    Check my stats, only you'll want 17's.

    Get some Bilsteins from Sonny at Downsouth Motorsports and set them at 1.75.
     
  6. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:18 AM
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    TRDGoatFarmer

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    And how much would these blisteins cost??
     
  7. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:25 AM
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    Daystar leveling kit, Bull Bar, Full TSB work. 5% Window tint. 20" Gear Alloy "Recoil" wheels wrapped in Cooper Zeon LTZ tires
    Those billies are about $150 more than my $100 Daystar leveling kit. Im sure the 5100's are great but if you dont ever go wheeling just get the TSB done and a Daystar leveling kit like me. My truck runs great and I dont ever wheel it.
     
  8. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Phew, thank you! i was looking at the prices for those and i saw 250,300, 350! What size is your leveling kit? and where do i order from?
     
  9. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:46 AM
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  11. Jun 11, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    Daystar leveling kit, Bull Bar, Full TSB work. 5% Window tint. 20" Gear Alloy "Recoil" wheels wrapped in Cooper Zeon LTZ tires
    Mine is just the Daystar 2.5" top plate spacer. I believe thats the only one they make for our trucks. You can honestly do it yourself.All you need to pay for is the alignment. 0 issues with mine. Rides straight and great.

    I picked mine up at a local 4 wheel parts but you could get it online from 4wheelparts.com or even the Daystar website.
     
  12. Jun 11, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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  13. Jun 11, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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    Daystar leveling kit, Bull Bar, Full TSB work. 5% Window tint. 20" Gear Alloy "Recoil" wheels wrapped in Cooper Zeon LTZ tires
    BTW if you have an 05 you should really go get the TSB done if you havn't already. Especially if its a non TRD like mine. :thumbsup:
     
  14. Jun 11, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    He can't the warranty has expired on the 05.
     
  15. Jun 11, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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    if you read my post carefully your questions have already been answered :thumbsup:
    rides slightly stiffer than stock.
     
  16. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:02 AM
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    I am selling a 2.25" readylift spacer if thats the route you want to go with your lift
     
  17. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    Good price on an economical front lift right there ^^^......dgerm's solid too!
     
  18. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    For reference,here's my truck lifted 2.5" (Billy's),17" wheels and 265/75's compared to my fathers stock height truck on 16's.

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  19. Jun 11, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    TRDGoatFarmer

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    Is that a 2.5 leveling kit? or a lift kit?
     
  20. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    My understanding is that "leveling" only refers to lifting the front.....By this definition,mine is lifted because I'm up 1.5" in the rear as well.Leveling is just that,it removes the factory rake (nose slightly down).I like that stance,so I did the rear as well

    Edited to add:Sorry,if you were referring to the Readylift kit,yes it only levels the front end....What you do with the rear is up to you.
     
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