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Off Road shop needed (lift installation)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by longbow, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. Jul 8, 2008 at 4:07 PM
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    Ok guys, everyone has given great advice, great pic's and lots of information. Now I am ready to get a lift installed and need direction.
    I live in Indianapolis (close by) and need a shop to do it, their is a shop close by, but the never return my calls, plus they send the truck out for 2 to 3 days to get the alignment done, and the labor is almost three times as much as the lift.
    Any and all help is needed.
    Thanks
     
  2. Jul 8, 2008 at 4:10 PM
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    stay away from 4wheelparts.... they'll rip ur nuts apart with their labor pricing. just plain horrible
     
  3. Jul 8, 2008 at 4:16 PM
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    Cant do it yourself?
     
  4. Jul 8, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    Well?? don't know if I want to tackle this job myself. Have alot of tools needed for the job....but still missing key pieces.
    Besides my friends under my truck:eek:
     
  5. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    HAHA good call, What kind of lift is it space,coils?
     
  6. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:35 PM
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    Going with Toytec spacers and the leaf. Was also thinking of Moto Metal 995's and BFG's mud terrain KM or KM2.
    But not sure if I'm gonna get any bad rubbing.
    ? in the 285 by 16" range what tire would give the least trouble, I know front mudflap is gone, no biggie and have that covered.
     
  7. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:38 PM
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    wat?
    w/ 3" up front, a 285/75/16 would look nice, but prolly have to remove the mud flaps...and those KM2's are pimp if u can find the size
     
  8. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:46 PM
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    The front is a pain you have to disassemble the coil for the space the rear is eazy, Unless you know what your doin, I would bite the bullet and take to to the shop its dangerous to mess with them coils and not know what your doin.
     
  9. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:50 PM
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    wat?
    but are the spacers in the coils or on top of the assembly?
     
  10. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:54 PM
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    Mine were in the coil we had to take it apart to install it.
     
  11. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:55 PM
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    wat?
    some go on top...thats y i ask...mine were in the coils too....not too bad of an install, but much worse than the assembly type
     
  12. Jul 8, 2008 at 5:56 PM
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    True that
     
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