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Poll "Spacer lift vs. Suspension Lift"

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by JoeyTacoma, Mar 24, 2011.

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Spacer or Suspension

Poll closed Mar 23, 2012.
  1. Spacer lift and I love it!

    45 vote(s)
    13.9%
  2. Had a spacer lift but then replaced it with some type of suspension lift.

    71 vote(s)
    21.9%
  3. Did it right the first time!

    203 vote(s)
    62.7%
  4. Why are you guys lifting your trucks I'm trying to slam mine!

    5 vote(s)
    1.5%
  1. JoeyTacoma

    JoeyTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Satoshi Grill, BHLM, K&N Coolair Intake, Bilstein 5100 Ajustables, Rear leafspring TSB, Toytec AAL, 16" M/T sidebiters, 265/75r16 Firestone Destination A/T
    Okay here is a new poll. Lets see how many people have eventually replaced their spacer lifts with a suspension lift.
     
  2. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    a spacer is still a suspension lift FYI

    Unless its a body lift.
     
  3. JoeyTacoma

    JoeyTacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Satoshi Grill, BHLM, K&N Coolair Intake, Bilstein 5100 Ajustables, Rear leafspring TSB, Toytec AAL, 16" M/T sidebiters, 265/75r16 Firestone Destination A/T
    Good catch hope everyone gets the idea.
     
  4. geoff06

    geoff06 Well-Known Member

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    i bought mine with it "done right the first time"
     
  5. bowhunter11199

    bowhunter11199 Well-Known Member

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    i have both. a suspenion and body:D
     
  6. 4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    & so it begins, you guys know your playing with fire with this thread....:rolleyes:



    Its gonna end up a pissing match between what causes problems, what doesn't cause problems until it hits a low point, then the MODS will break out the thread lock & maybe the BANHAMMER makes an appearance!! You guys ever see that thing ? It's fucking huge, I don't have it now, HEY !! ANY LONG TIME MEMBERS HAVE THE BANHAMMER TO POST UP ?? A MOD might see this & produce it, never know......:cool:
     
  7. johnw

    johnw Well-Known Member

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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    i got 5100's first so suspension
     
  8. Snowman

    Snowman I have a problem for your solutionÂ…

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    Check out my build
    I had spacers and lift shackles, replaced with ome springs and bilstein shocks. Much better ride in every way.
     
  9. badguybuster

    badguybuster Well-Known Member

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    6000K HID Headlights 6000k HID Fog Lights Window visors (all 4) Tri-Fold Tonno Bedlined Rockers Bedlined Bumpers Bilstein 5100 Toytec 1/2" spacers 3" TSB Leafs and AAL's (Toytec) Differential 1" Drop Sway Bar Relocators BHLM Mod Debadged Pro Comp 7089s Hankook Dynapro 35" M/T's Billett Grill 55 watt fog lights in grill 55 watt fog lights on Pre-Runner Light Bar Rear Bilstein 5100's Flowmaster Super 10's Yellow Fog Light Mod Titanium Burl Wood Grain Dash Mod Leather Arm Rest Mod TRD Steering wheel Mod Painted Engine Cover Painted Fuse Box TRD Seat Belt Covers Bed Light Mod Extended/Braided Brake Lines Back up light mod
    This has been beaten to death!!!:argue::deadhorse:
     
  10. Blacktacoma23

    Blacktacoma23 The Dank Tank

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    :bananadead:

    I have a Pro Comp suspension lift
     
  11. tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    how do you llike that procomp lift?
     
  12. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Spacer lifts are worthless...take it from me and the other guys that had to learn the hard way...
     
  13. KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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  14. Blacktacoma23

    Blacktacoma23 The Dank Tank

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    Mall Crawlers dream. 6" BDS DB, Total chaos UCA's w/ Heims, Fox c/o's Fr./Rr. 4-banger fenders, 37" Goodyear MTR's, AP Expos/wheel spacers(1.5"), 17x10 Fuel Mavericks, 5%/30% tints, 2 10" Rockford Fosgates, Magnaflow 18" custom catback exhaust, AFE intake, JBA Long Tubes, Trail Gear bumper
    I like it a lot!
     
  15. krumble

    krumble Well-Known Member

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    You need to put an option for those of us that did it right the first time but still wasn't happy
     
  16. shitroc

    shitroc Master of War

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    Listed in sig.......
    had a spacer lift then changed to my current lift
     
  17. qbert

    qbert Well-Known Member

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    Currently have a spacer lift and while I love the LOOK of my truck with beefy tires and wheels....I can't wait until I can afford to do the suspension up proper-like.
     
  18. woody6047

    woody6047 McGrubber

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    100%stock, except for the exhaust leak and custom windshield crack mod
    Had a spacer lift but got rid of it, and got Icons and allpro expo leafs in the rear.
     
  19. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf Well-Known Member

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    Got a rough country spacer lift for free. So, I put it on in order to go ahead and get my wheels and tires. I also like the look and haven't had any problems, but then again, I don't do much off-roading. Planning on upgrading to an AAL and some Billies in the near future; if not for anything else but to improve ride quality.
     
  20. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf Well-Known Member

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    ~This has been beaten to death!!![​IMG][​IMG] ~

    not everyone has been on this forum for over two years... forgive us if we haven't read every thread on every topic...
     
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