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Pro comp stage 1 vs stage 2?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Stillfly199, May 3, 2009.

  1. Stillfly199

    Stillfly199 [OP] ( . )( . )

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    Ok, so I am set on getting a 6 inch lift for my truck. I am pretty set on pro comp. I know that the stage 2 is better than the stage 1, but is it really worth the extra $1000 if i'm not a hard core off roader? I mean I could use that for other stuff, All Pro front bumper or some skids. Any input I get would be greatly appreciated. The truck is an 07 TRD SPORT DC 4x4
     
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    Bump, anyone???
     
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    if u dont do any crazy offroading. u dont need the stage 2.
     
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    I hear the ride is better with the stage 2, and i think its for shear badassness. I'm planning on getting the stage 1 now and upgrading to the stage 2 later when the funds are more abundant. For your situation though, I think the stage 1 is just fine.
     
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    Thats what I was thinking about doing, was getting the stage one, then just upgrading it. Do you know how much the kit costs to upgrade?
     
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    uhh...everything? lol
    Pretty sure the only difference is that they give you "nicer" coilovers with the stage II kit.
     
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    Ya, I know the only difference is that the stage I comes with a spacer and the stage II comes with coil overs. I mean, are they really worth the extra $1000?
     
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    uhh...everything? lol
    hard to say really, probably wont make much difference
     
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    K then, I think i'll get the stage I and then if it is a horrible ride i'll get the conversion kit.
     
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    The conversion kits like 800 - 1000 more i believe, I may be wrong. its badass coilovers in the front, and adjustable shocks in the rear...i think it would be a better ride for sure, but nothing you couldn't handle with the stage 1. It'll probably be a lil stiff at first and then smooth itself out a bit.
     
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    Can someone give me a good ballpark estimate on what I'm looking at paying for a Stage 1 and then also the cost for a Stage 2 (installed)?

    Thanks
     
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    Well, you can get the kits offline for I think stage 1 1800ish and stage 2 2300ish. I could be wrong, its been a while. I found the stage 2 at a local wholesaler for 2199. as far as install, the shops I went to quoted me 1000 or more.
     
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    the stage one rides great for the street feels almost stock the after market coilovers will make the truck alittle stiffer i went with radflo they should be coming in this next week i ordered them with a 650 pound coil too :D
     
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    what happened to thinking of going LT????
     
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    I thought you were keeping that a secret until they came out?????:eek: I just found their kits through the FJ forum. Seem to be liked.
     
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    TexasIslandBoy THE RED DRAGON!!

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    yepp they are on there way well not yet they are getting shipped out firday so ill be seeing them next week and maybe put them on if i can find a jack stand that holds my truck up:rolleyes:
     
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    Haha, I had to go buy new ones because the 6 we had were to short. Good luck man, cant wait to see the results.
     
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    ha yea i know when you mean i ended up stacking some flag stone under my X member the other day and using them .....
     
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