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Official 1995.5-2004 5lug tacoma lifted/lowerd suspension guide and general info

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  1. Apr 21, 2018 at 3:18 PM
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    Sperrunner

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    This thread is for 1995.5-2004 5 lug tacomas only

    Will update as i find more options for 95.5-04 5lug tacomas and threads when more info is found. All first gen 5luggers are welcome to comment with more info if you see something missing, if you have or know of a build thread/write up for any of the info below. Trying to make this as complete as i can for everyone to use.

    For 05-15 5lug info go here: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...-lifted-lowerd-guide-and-general-info.548413/

    5lug market place: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/5lug-buy-sell-classifieds.547314/

    With 3” lift max tire size will be 30x9.5 with minor trimming, anything larger will require more modifications.

    With 6” lift recommend tire size is 32x10.5 with trimming max 32x12

    With leveling kit it is possible to run 30x9.5 tires with minor trimming but you will still rub alot, would recommend 28x8

    Rubbing issues with larger tires have to do with rubbing on the back of the wheel well where the pinch weld is, on the frame during full lock, and top of the wheel well under compression

    What is a 5lug, what makes it different then a 6lug

    Commonly called 5lug or “mini truck”, A 5lug tacoma is a 2wd model tacoma designed for a more economical market that the bigger 6lug versions weren’t designed to target. They are a lowerd version of a tacoma utilizeing a spring under axel (sua) set up in the rear and up front uses a coil springs and shock. They were designed to have a softer/smoother ride then 6lug tacomas which tend to be more stiff. 6lugs tacomas use a spring over axel (soa) and use struts up front, for this reason 6lug suspension parts WILL NOT FIT on 5 lug tacomas. 5 lug tacomas also have a lower pay load rating and tow rating compared to 6lug tacomas. 5lugs came with either the 2.4 or 3.4 engine while the 6 lug came with either the 2.7 or 3.4 engine.

    Lifted Front suspension

    All front lifts except Doestech coils, and LT kits do not require new shocks for the front. The spindle lift, spacer lift and 6cyl coil on 4cyl all use oem length shocks. Stock shock length is 14.7” ext 9.34” collapsed 5.36” travel

    Daystar 1.5 polymer coil spacer(note most guys who run these only achieve about .75” on average) #ky09113bk
    http://www.daystarsuspensionparts.com/kt09113bk
    Install instructions: http://www.fatbobsgarage.com/instructions/41150-2WD.pdf
    Build thread showing install:

    Fabtech 3” spindles (requires rims with 3 3/4” BS) #FTS4130-7
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/toyota-tacoma-2wd-5-lug-fabtech-3-spindle-lift-1995-2004-p2138.aspx
    Fabtech install instructions: https://fabtechmotorsports.com/instructions/FT4130-7i.pdf
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...-general-1st-gen-5lug-lift-info.536614/page-2

    Doetsch tech coil and UCA #

    Instructions:
    Build thread showing install:

    Doetsch tech spindles #589504 (requires rims with 3 3/4” bs)
    http://www.shocksandsuspension.com/showitems_spindles.asp?dc=5
    Build thread showing install: same as fabtech spindles

    Jd fabrication LT kit #tt955lfek
    https://jdfabrication.com/products/mid-travel-front-suspension-kit
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/5-lug-long-travel-2rz-turbo-build.332111/#post-8763642

    Jd fabrication extreme LT kit #tt955lfekext
    https://jdfabrication.com/collectio...coma-95-to-04-2wd-5-lug-front-end-kit-extreme
    Build thread showing install:

    Esb fab LT #
    http://www.esbfabrications.com/5lugtaco.html
    Build thread showing install:

    V6 coils 1” of lift on average (applys to 4cyl trucks only) recommendation moog 81070
    https://www.amazon.com/Moog-81070-Coil-Spring-Set/dp/B002VK0AZW
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/v6-coil-springs-on-a-4cyl.493441/

    TC billet cross shafts #TCO98420
    https://offroadwarehouse.com/i-11651881-total-chaos-billet-cross-shafts-96-04-2wd-toyota-tacoma-pair.html#!model=TACOMA||make=TOYOTA||year=2003
    Build thread showing install:

    TC LT kit #TCF98000S= SAW coilover #TCF98000K= Fox/King coilovers
    Build showing install:

    Fabtech shocks #FTS2096
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/mobile/fabtech-performance-twin-tube-shock-single-p32083.aspx
    Build thread showing install:

    American motor sports Lt #
    http://www.american-motorsports.net/?page=suspension&suspensionId=2
    Build thread showing install:

    Lifted Rear suspension

    All rear lifts will require ext length shocks that are at least 22” ext 14” collapsed with 8” of travel

    Fabtech 2” shakles #FTS2096
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/toyota-tacoma-2-rear-shackle-kit-1995-2004-p23249.aspx
    Build thread showing install:

    Fatbob garage AAL short or long leaf #41150-2WD-AAL
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/toyota...a-leaf-lift-kit-2wd-5lug-1995-2004-p8505.aspx
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...-general-1st-gen-5lug-lift-info.536614/page-2

    Fabtech AAL #FABFTS200
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/toyota-tacoma-2wd-5-lug-fabtech-add-a-leaf-kit-955-04-p33952.aspx
    Build thread showing install: same as Fatbob AAL

    Fatbob garage lift shakles #41150-2WD-2096
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/toyota...hackle-lift-kit-2wd-5lug-1995-2004-p8506.aspx
    Build thread showing install:

    Fabtech shocks for lifted rear end # FTS7163
    http://4x4.fatbobsgarage.com/mobile/fabtech-performance-twin-tube-shock-single-p32084.aspx
    Build thread showing install:

    Bilsten rear shocks #F4-B46-0203-TA #33-245492
    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/bsn-f4b460203ta
    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/bsn-33-245492
    Build thread showing install:

    Daystar shakles #KT61010BK
    https://bilsteinlifts.com/shop/toyo...-rear-lift-1995-2004-toyota-tacoma-5-lug-2wd/
    Build thred showing install:

    Custom alcan leaf packs (call to have pack built to order)
    http://www.alcanspring.com/
    Build thread showing install:

    Lowering suspension

    Adding lowering to this tread just to keep all 1st gen 5lug info together

    Lots of good lowering info here:
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/5-lug-95-5-04-lowering-info-for-newbs.170553/

    6lug leaf pack #90-479 (LS) # (RS) (gives 1-2” of drop)
    http://www.sdtrucksprings.com/index...77mmKPdd5reM2vXtiRBqSi9BvizWhW3hoC8ZoQAvD_BwE
    http://www.sdtrucksprings.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=20874
    Build thread showing install:https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/leaf-swap-5-to-6-lug-pics.250587/#post-6093938

    DJM lowering kit #K2895-3-4
    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/djm-k2895-3-4
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/3-4-drop-tacoma.21415/

    Street taco 3/4 drop kit
    http://stores.streetacos.com/drop-kit-3-4-tacoma-5-lug-year-1995-5-2004/
    Build thread showing install:

    4cyl coils (apply of 6cyl trucks only) (about 1” of drop) #sc2050

    Build thread showing install:

    Rear drop blocks
    http://stores.streetacos.com/blocks...s-no-bump-stops-1969-2004-toyota-truck-5-lug/
    Build thread showing install:

    Ball joint flip #
    http://stores.streetacos.com/ball-joint-flip-hardware-kit-95-5-04-tacoma-5-lug/
    Build thread showing install:https://toyotaminis.com/forum/threads/how-to-do-a-ball-joint-flip-by-sd-yota.5272/

    Mods

    Pinch weld mod
    https://adventuretaco.com/finally-the-pinch-weld-mod/
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...d-and-adventures.484602/page-17#post-16606588

    Turn signal relocation for running bumpers without turn signals
    Build thread:https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/the-free-blinker-light-relocation-mod.186115/

    Big break kit
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/5-lug-budget-big-brake-kit-no-caliper-brackets.476849/

    Steering mod Custom LBJ bracket
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/1st-gen-lower-ball-joint-brackets.263397/#post-13824677

    Other

    Front break upgrade #K1232
    https://www.powerstop.com/product/power-stop-z23-kit/#y=2003&mk=TOYOTA&mo=TACOMA 2WD&ss=5 Lug Models
    Install instructions: https://www.powerstop.com/installationguide-frontbrakepad/
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...d-with-general-1st-gen-5lug-lift-info.536614/

    Regearing
    8.4
    https://eastcoastgearsupply.com/i-788575-tacoma-8-4-non-eld-t100-tundra-3rd.html
    7.5
    https://eastcoastgearsupply.com/i-18849164-toyota-7-5-low-pinion-3rd-rear.html

    Energy suspension bump stops #9.9101
    http://www.energysuspensionparts.com/9.9101
    2” tall LCA bump stops will help reduce rubbing by limiting up travel especially when running 30x9.5 tires
    Build thread showing install:

    Custom rear sway bar linkage
    Contact @Luv my yota
    Build thread showing install: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...d-with-general-1st-gen-5lug-lift-info.536614/

    Carrier bearing bracket drop for lifted 5lug #
    http://stores.streetacos.com/carrier-bearing-bracket-2-1-4-95-5-04-tacoma-5-higher-rear-lift/
    Build thead showing install:

    QA1 coil over adapter
    http://stores.streetacos.com/qa1-coilover-adapter-plates-w-o-bumpstops-95-5-04-tacoma-5-lug/
    Build thread showing install:

    C notch kit
    http://stores.streetacos.com/notch-kit-c-bolt-on-95-5-04-tacoma-5-lug/
    Build thread showing install:

    Extended break lines 3” #1055130 6” #1055131
    https://www.lceperformance.com/Stainless-Brake-Lines-95-04-Tacoma-5-Lug-3-p/1055130.htm
    https://www.lceperformance.com/Stainless-Brake-Lines-95-04-Tacoma-5-Lug-6-p/1055131.htm
    Build thread showing install:

    Oem/like oem replacement suspension parts

    Parts diagrams
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/media/albums/parts-diagrams-1stgen.45462/

    Moog #81070 (v6 coils)

    Acdelco (#45h0356 V6 coils)

    Husky spring #sc2050 (4cyl coils)

    Fcs #341513 (front shocks)

    Monroe #32292 (front shocks)

    Bilsten #24184991 (front shocks) #24-026758 (rear non lifted)
    https://www.amazon.com/BILSTEIN-SHOCKS-TOYOTA-PRESSURE-ABSORBERS/dp/B01BKSZ36Q

    Lower control arm to lower ball joint bracket #48627-35030

    2.4l 7.5” abs axel shaft #4231135370
    https://parts.genemessertoyota.com/oem-parts/toyota-axle-shaft-4231135370

    3.4 8.4” abs axel shaft # 4231135390
    https://parts.camelbacktoyota.com/parts/2004/Toyota/Tacoma/S-Runner/index.cfm?action=partDetail&section=UNIVERSALS & REAR AXLE&group=REAR AXLE&subgroup=REAR AXLE&component=AXLE SHAFTS&partnumber=4231135390&vehicleid=190379&siteid=214329

    Moog lower ball joint #k90269 (FL) #k90261 (FR)

    Moog upper ball joints #k90256 (FL) #k90257 (FR)

    Oem ball joints
    UBJ R #4335039105 UBJ L #4336039095
    LBJ R #4333039565 LBJ L #4334039445

    Break drums break best select #9481DGS
    https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/...6/2004/toyota/tacoma?fitAttr_10039=Rear&pos=1

    Ubolts
    http://stores.streetacos.com/u-bolts-1-2-diameter-high-quality-5-lug/

    Leaf springs #4821004330
    https://parts.camelbacktoyota.com/p...iteid=214329&vehicleid=457829&diagram=8510535

    Stainless steel break lines #1055129
    https://www.lceperformance.com/Stainless-Brake-Lines-95-04-Tacoma-5-Lug-Stock-p/1055129.htm
    Build thread showing install:

    01-04 27mm anti sway bar bushings #
    https://www.lceperformance.com/27mm-Front-Sway-Bar-Bushings-2001-2004-2WD-5-Lug-p/8481868.htm

    Websites and other resources

    Tire size calculator
    How to replace ball joints:
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...joints-1995-5-2004-5lug.558944/#post-18257729

    Tire size oem
    http://www.customtacos.com/forum/16-2wd-wheels-tires/75023-2wd-5-lug-info-tires.html#/topics/75023

    Wheel size oem
    http://www.customtacos.com/forum/16-2wd-wheels-tires/74917-2wd-5-lug-info-wheels.html#/topics/74917

    Fatbob garage
    http://www.fatbobsgarage.com/

    Alcan springs
    http://www.alcanspring.com/

    Amazon
    https://www.amazon.com/

    East coast gear supply
    https://eastcoastgearsupply.com/

    Street tacos
    http://stores.streetacos.com/1995-5-2004-tacoma-5-lug/

    Difference between 6lug and 5lug leafs
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/difference-between-under-axle-and-over-axle-leaf-springs.194214/

    Summit racing
    https://www.summitracing.com/?cm_mm...qzPJOR3ldIzVli7RVRpBthhpc5iEq0F4aAoshEALw_wcB

    Bolt pattern
    https://www.roadkillcustoms.com/whe...D+EXCEPT+PRERUNNER&bp=5+X+4.5&cb=60.1&os=&c=1

    Torque specs
    Figured ill start saving all the specs for when people need them

    Rear shock 19ft lb

    Build threads

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...d-with-general-1st-gen-5lug-lift-info.536614/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/joels-98-5lugger-
    build.193515/#post-4206275


    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/5-lug-long-travel-2rz-turbo-build.332111/#post-8763642


    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/the-black-widow-s-runner-to-beefed-runner.246644/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/480toyslowtas-build-thread.369264/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/my-400-dolla-pre-
    runner.137384/#post-2691195


    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/5-lug-mid-travel.517845/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/my-new-98-bagged-and-bodied-taco.128562/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/mowtacos-mini-build.71521/page-2

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...8-tacoma-5-lug-v6-manual-build-thread.534120/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/streetacos-bolt-on-4-link.121638/

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/3-4-drop-tacoma.21415/
     
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  2. Apr 21, 2018 at 3:22 PM
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    1uz v8 Locked 5 lug :D
    Got a lot of stuff lol
    Thanks you for doing this :thumbsup:
     
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  3. Apr 21, 2018 at 3:24 PM
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    No problem, ive been looking up part numbers to make this for like 3 days now, and still waiting for doetsch to email me back with there part numbers because its not clear on there website what they make. And surfed all 26 5lug pages and found no real build threads, so ill be searching other tacoma sites soon to hopefully find write ups.
     
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  4. Apr 25, 2018 at 10:21 AM
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    You forgetting the TC Taquito kit
     
  6. Apr 25, 2018 at 10:43 AM
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    I thought i read somewhere that tc stop making 5lug stuff i could be wrong
     
  7. Apr 25, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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    I talked to them last year at the offroad expo n they said they sell about 2 kits a year, they will still make them.

    To some companies the 1st gen 5 lug isn't a big market for them so they don't bother stocking anything for us
     
  8. Apr 25, 2018 at 11:01 AM
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    Im assuming that it would be an order you need to call in to make, do you have a part number and ill add it to the list
     
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    TCF98000S= SAW coilover
    TCF98000K= Fox/King coilovers
     
  10. Jul 17, 2018 at 9:36 PM
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    Doetsch Tech 3.5" Spindle Lift Fabtech FTS-7078 Front Shocks Bilstein 5125 Rear Shocks Daystar Front Coil Spacers Fabtech and ProComp Rear AALs 15x8 Black D-Window Steelies 4.0 BS Energy Suspension Front Poly Sway Bar Bushing & Endlink Kit Powerstop Brake Rotors Amber Corner Blinkers & Clear Fog Lights 2001+ Power Mirrors Keyless Entry & Alarm Pinch-weld mod Big 3 Electrical Upgrade w/ 1000A Battery Custom Led High Mount Brake Light 2001+ Rhino-Lined Fender Flares Gentex auto-dimming mirror w/ Compass and Temp 3rd gen 4Runner Map Light Console
    The front ball joints are unique for 5-lugs. The best quality other than OEM I have found are Moog brand. They are made in Japan, and are stamped with Moog and 555. I think they use an improved OEM design with larger ball joints and slightly larger castings. They also contain grease zerks and all associated hardware.

    Front Left Lower:
    Moog K90260 Ball Joint

    Front Right Lower:
    Moog K90256 Ball Joint

    Front Left Upper:
    Moog K90256 Ball Joint

    Front Right Upper:
    Moog K90257 Ball Joint


    The DT lift spindles will easily slice the LBJ boots if you don't put a jack underneath the LCA when removing the upper ball joint. I have had this happen a few times now because it's really easy to forget. I also want to source the part numbers for replacement boots. There are two companies I have found that make them: Febest (rubber) and Energy Suspension (poly). I'll let everyone know if I have any progress.
     
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    If you love the peace of mind of having a sway bar, but yet you have too much sway:

    95-00:
    Energy Suspension 8.5123G 25mm Front Sway Bar Bushing Set
     
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    Doetsch Tech 3.5" Spindle Lift Fabtech FTS-7078 Front Shocks Bilstein 5125 Rear Shocks Daystar Front Coil Spacers Fabtech and ProComp Rear AALs 15x8 Black D-Window Steelies 4.0 BS Energy Suspension Front Poly Sway Bar Bushing & Endlink Kit Powerstop Brake Rotors Amber Corner Blinkers & Clear Fog Lights 2001+ Power Mirrors Keyless Entry & Alarm Pinch-weld mod Big 3 Electrical Upgrade w/ 1000A Battery Custom Led High Mount Brake Light 2001+ Rhino-Lined Fender Flares Gentex auto-dimming mirror w/ Compass and Temp 3rd gen 4Runner Map Light Console
    Official part numbers for my rear setup:

    Bilstein 33185590 Shock Absorber
    Bilstein 33185606 Shock Absorber
    2 of Energy Suspension 9.8108G 3/4" Hourglass Shock Eye Bushing
    Explorer Pro Comp 13120 Rear Short Add-a-Leaf Kit
    Fabtech FTS200 Soft Ride Add-A-Leaf Kit

    This yielded about 4" of lift and increased shock travel to ~8.0-8.5 in

    I just went to Autozone to get longer U-bolts. The center pins for the AALs were included in their boxes.


    Here's a pic with the Daystar spacer lift on the front and freshly installed rear parts mentioned above.


    There was still about 1/2 - 1 inch of rake when I installed the DT spindles, but it looked fine after that.
     
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    fortiz619 yeh i drive a 2wd big woop wanna fight about it?

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    Searched this kit on Amazon and the end links seem different than the ones on our 5 lugs?
     
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    I think there are two different kinds depending on the year model. Those are the ones I have on my 2000. What year model is yours?
     
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    95-00 had a different sway bar end link then 01-04.
     
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    Those newer ones look easier to disconnect. What do they connect to?.. mine has a plate on the top of the strut rod where it connects to the lower control arm.
     
  17. Jul 19, 2018 at 12:06 AM
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    New ones connect same way but use a bj vs being solid so its better movement. You can swap to the newer ones if you wanted
     
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    The mounting plate must be different, unless I could bend it 90 degrees.
     
  19. Jul 19, 2018 at 12:27 AM
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    You have a picture of yours? Best i have is this of mine
     
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    You can see it unattached here. It's just completely flat, instead.
     

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