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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 99TacoDriver, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:44 PM
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    99TacoDriver

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    so i was looking up spacer lifts and i was wondering what the difference between a spacer lift and a body lift is? which one is better?
     
  2. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    a body lift does nothing but raise the body of the truck off the frame.

    the spacer lifts lift the suspension

    suspension lifts are better per se, but spacer lifts are at the bottom of the suspension lift quality spectrum
     
  3. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    ok so is it possible to put a 2 or 3 in spacer lift when you already have a suspension lift?
     
  4. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    out of the two a spacer lift is better although neither are prefered. Body lifts are a huge PITA.
     
  5. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    yea see i have a body lift and it is cracking through my frame so thats why i was wondering if i could put a spacer lift when i already have a suspension lift
     
  6. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    Body lifts are those ricy silverado 1500's going down the road with big ass subs and 12k HIDS.

    Spacers are frowned upon typically.
     
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    a spacer lift is a suspension lift.
    you can have a suspension lift and a body lift at the same time, but

    TAKE YOUR BODY LIFT OFF!!!
    since it's already causing damage


    suspension is not the same as the body
     
  8. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    i know the suspension is not the same as the body but when i looked at the spacers lifts they justed looked like a block that fit right on the coils and im working to fix the body lift by putting some metal plates to reinforce the area its cracking
     
  9. Nov 2, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    no man, just take that thing off! it's just going to keep being a problem until it's gone.
    BLs weaken the connections between your frame and body too, so if you ever get into an accident you're screwed.

    there's two different kinds of spacers, look into the suspension section for more info.

    Get a real suspension lift, like coils and an AAL if you can
     
  10. Nov 2, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    yea its probably coming off when its time for a new set of tires and i got a 4in suspension but my truck was one of the really low to the ground types of toyotas and it still looks small w/o the BL
     
  12. Nov 2, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    and thanks for your input and info man its much appreciated
     
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