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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by toyotadude5, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. toyotadude5

    toyotadude5 [OP] Breazeale- Pronounced Brazil

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    Hey guys im new to the site but have been into toyotas all my life.

    I am familiar with lifs and everything, but am on a tight budget.

    I want 6 inches of lift period.

    Now since i am on a budget i was thin kin a 3 inch suspension with a 3 inch body, i know i know body lifts= bad

    my other option is just a 6 inch suspension. Could io please get some input on what everyone else thinks? i have seen a pic of the 3+3 before and looks ok.

    Also if i do get the 6 inch suspension, im looking for a good price and place that does good work. thanks for reading and your time.
     
  2. 07trd4x4

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    toytec ultimate 3 inch....

    welcome!!!
     
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    isnt that only a 3 inch lift?
     
  5. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    If you want a 6" lift, dont go with a body lift. They will break thru the cab down the line if you wheel it.
     
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    pro comp... ome...
     
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    I looked this up too man, I was gonna do it. If you are absolutley set, pro comp and fab tech really make the only 6" lifts. They have a spacer lift and a coilover lift. When I looked into it the spacer lift was around $1800 and the coilover was around $2800. If I were to go 6" this would be the only way I would go.
     
  9. toyotadude5

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    ok thanks for the info. i probably will go with the 6 inch suspension from procomp. i need a price quote for labor and parts from a good company. i am willing to go to phx
     
  10. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Why dont you do the install yourself?
     
  11. toyotadude5

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    how hard is the install for a 6 inch lift? i am mechanically inclined, just didnt know the difficulty level
     
  12. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Its not too hard. The hardest part is cutting the cross member.
     
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    why does the cross member need to be cut? also is there a huge difference in the procomp stage 1 and stage 2? is the extra 1000 dollars worth it?
     
  14. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    You get different coil overs. Yes...I think its worth it. The cross member is cut to allow the front diff to be lowered.
     
  15. toyotadude5

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    so instead of spending the 1500 i should save for the 2500 then do it myself?
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Well...You said you have experiance with lifts (installing?), so Im guessing you can do it. If you havent done a lift before, have a shop, or someone you know that has, help you.
     
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    Ya, if you are going with a 6" I would save up and go with the stage 2. I found a tire wholesaler where I live that can get the stage 2 for $2200, I was gonna go that route. I just really didnt want to cut the cross member. There are deals out there, just gotta find them. I was told 4 wheel parts is a good place to deal with.
     
  18. toyotadude5

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    ok ya i am mechanically inclined. have done engine swaps, lowered cars painted cars, stuff like that but no lifts.
     
  19. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Hell, if you can do that stuff, a lift is easy. DIY and save some cash. You and a couple buddies should be able to do it in a day.
     
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    Ya, other than cutting the cross member, the rest is bolt on as far as I know.
     
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