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Ordering lift, need input

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rrtaco, May 24, 2011.

  1. May 24, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    rrtaco

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    So im finally ordering my lift and i need to make sure i have all nessicary parts.

    lift
    http://www.4wheelparts.com/Lift-Kit...c=1&t_s=38&t_pt=5491&t_pl=1808&t_pn=EXPK5066B

    rims
    http://www.4wheelparts.com/Wheels/X..._pt=100106&t_pl=100249&t_pn=W/PXD79879068712N

    tires im going with cooper discoverer stt 33 12.50 17

    What am i missing?? The lift comes with brake extention brakets so do i need extended brake lines? Do i need top plate spacers for the tacoma lean? Please tell me if im forgetting something or left somethime out.

    thanks
     
  2. May 24, 2011 at 3:20 PM
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    Drop bracket lifts aren't my personal style, but I think what you've picked is pretty complete.

    Perhaps someone actually running a DB will chime in.
     
  3. May 24, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    Ya hopefully. I eventually will do coilovers and alcan leaf pack
     
  4. May 24, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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    Don't you have to hack out the crossmember for a DB lift ?
     
  5. May 24, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    i believe there its neccisary to cut a little for the crossmember...
     
  6. May 24, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    And you wanna do a coilover lift later ?
     
  7. May 24, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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  8. May 24, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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    Why not now ?
     
  9. May 24, 2011 at 3:41 PM
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    i dont have the money:(
     
  10. May 24, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    I would probably wait rather than hack out the crossmember to do a temporary lift , but that's just me.
     
  11. May 24, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    No cutting needed on the 2wd I think. I never understood the point of a temp lift. Why do it twice?
     
  12. May 24, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    I think he's doing the procomp stage 1 lift which has the crap coil spacers. If I am correct hes planning on buying the lift coils later to replace the spacers and factory coils and struts. I know alot of people who have done it but if I were you I wouldnt run spacers at all...just save the money for the stage 2 lift. Yes, for a DB you have to cut the crossmember.
     
  13. May 24, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    ya im just replacing the spacer for the coils later.
     
  14. May 24, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    Ah so
     
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    You Jelly a.m. boner ?
     
  16. May 24, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    Are you a 2 wheel drive or 4 wheel drive? If your two wheel drive just get the lift spindles and the new pack for the back.
     
  17. May 24, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    You are correct sir! Nothing axles to drop so it just bolts on I believe.
     
  19. May 24, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    Ah...I'll be honest though, if I were you, since your just going to run 33's...go with the RCD lift. You can fit a true 33 with 0 rubbin with the RCD kit...and from what I hear, it's better quality that other db lifts. Even comes with new struts that work with the factory coils.
     
  20. May 24, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    Ya i thought about that, but i would like to go with a 6".
     
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