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PcBuilder's 2003 Tacoma Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by PcBuilder14, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. PcBuilder14

    PcBuilder14 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Suspension: Front - Bilstein 5100's/Eibach coils Rear - All Pro Expo Leafs/Rear Icon Remote Reservoir Shocks Wheels & Tires: 33x12.50x15 KM2's/Summit Racing 85 Black 8 Series Wheels/15x8/3.75" Backspacing [U]Armor:[/U] - [URL="http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/relentless-fabrication/152694-just-released-re
    Hmm, okay... So basically the tools would be a flat head, phillips head, pliers.... Anything else?
     
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    Theres a special tool that attaches to a socket wrench that tightens up the clamps super tight...ive seen people use hoseclamps..(I wouldnt you cant get the suber tight)....hobby shop may/may not have one IDK
     
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  4. PcBuilder14

    PcBuilder14 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hmm... May have to do some research on that... :spy:
     
  5. PcBuilder14

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    Okay, now it's picture time! :D

    First off though, here are some specs on how much lift I got...

    Stock Tire to fender:
    Driver Front - 5.75"
    Driver Rear - 6.5"
    Passenger Front - 5.75"
    Passenger Rear - 7"

    Lifted Tire to Fender:
    Driver Front - 9.25"
    Driver Rear - 8.75"
    Passenger Front - 9.5"
    Passenger Rear - 8.75"

    Overall I got about 3.5" of lift in the front, and 2.25" of lift in the back.

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    Here are some pics of my cv angles, they really aren't bad for 3.5" of lift in the front... They are literally either millimeters within touching each other or just barely, so hopefully what little amount of difference the differential drop makes will be enough.

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    w00dy Hey Now!

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    Looks real tight!!!

    I bet you feel relieved that lift is finally on?!
     
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    Looking good mang:thumbsup:
    Those are some sweet pics!
     
  8. PcBuilder14

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    Thanks! Yeah I'm glad it's finally on! Haha Now I need new tires, hopefully that'll be done in a month or two.

    I can't find anywhere to flex it out all the way. All of the snow that I find packed in isn't steep enough to get a tire off the ground... Haha But hopefully some other people and I are going to an Off Road park this Saturday so I can test it out then.

    Thanks! They're okay for Iphone pics, I really want to get a good camera. I like doing photography stuff, I just don't have a camera to do it with!
     
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    love the signature pic! Lift looks great and hey nice grille where'd you get that? ;)
     
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    how much was your lift/what sites did you get it off ?
     
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    thanks! I'm probably going to edit the original pic in some better software since Instagram distorts the photos so much.

    As for the lift, all the parts cost me $590. That's for all four shocks, the coils, add-a-leaf, and new u-bolts. I ordered a differential drop kit to try to get rid of some vibrations I have now. So that's something you may or may not need.

    Here's links to what I bought...

    Shocks
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    You have to have new u bolts when you do the AAL ? I guess I missed that while reading other threads. But yeah that's the same lift I want to do but I think i'm going to get the shocks from toytec too
     
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    Just thought of something, you need some front window tint to complete the blackout!
     
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    Yeah, it's just easier to put new ones on than trying to use the old ones. I'd order the shocks through the link I sent you. It's cheaper there and they have free shipping. Toytec's shipping is overpriced.

    Hmm, what do you mean? Haha I was just going to have somebody tint them for me.
     
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    Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I checked my tire pressure today. It's supposed to be at 44PSI and they were all in the low 20's! :eek: Once I aired them all up it did get rid of some of the vibration. This makes me think that after getting an alignment to compensate for the lift, my wheels and tires somehow got out of balance.
     
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    subbed to you as well..

    good looking truck!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    travis9287 Roll Tide!

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    Good looking truck man!
     
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    Thanks! Same to you! I'm jealous of your bumper... Haha
     
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    haha i went without a bumper for over a year! it was def worth the wait! thanks!
     
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