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Pro Comp/Tuff Country decision

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by CrsOne22, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:49 AM
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    CrsOne22

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    I have an 05 taco 4x4 I'm getting ready to buy a 6" lift kit my first choice was the stage 2 pro comp but that's out of my budget so I'm looking at the stage 1 pro comp and at the "Tuff Country" 6" lift almost the same as the stage 1 pro comp what I'm trying to decide is wether to go with pro comp 6" lift in the front & 3.5" in the rear or go with the "Tuff Country" 6" lift in front & 5" in the rear?
     
  2. Feb 18, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    TacoSupreem

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    6" up front and 3.5" in the rear sounds like your truck will be higher in the front?
     
  3. Feb 18, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    mws4ua

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    Oh... you meant help w/ your decision, not w/ your punctuation. My bad.
     
  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    CrsOne22

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    I get what your saying most defenitily i'm gonna go with the pro comp stage 1 lift kit. Do you think that "Tuff Country" is a good quality brand?.....and no I wasn't asking for help on punctuation but thanx anyways.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    isnt tuff country spacer on top of body sounds like it would ride like shit. Im looking into buying the pro comp stage 1 or the fabtech kit
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:37 PM
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    dont even touch tuff country lift it is garbage. there is a reason everyone here has procomp or fabtech.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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    People always give Tuff Country a hard time. Perhaps because they cost less? I had a Tuff Country lift on my Bronco. It worked great. I put it on myself. All of the pieces fit like they were supposed to, it was quite beefy, and it drove and wheeled well.

    I can't speak for their Tacoma set-up though.
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:48 PM
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    if everyone has fabtech or procomp, how do u know the Tuff Country is a p.o.s? fabtech and procomp were the 1st two out, and it seem on this site people seem to follow the crowd and have the same mods on their trucks...

    i also read somewhere that BDS makes a 6" kit? but idk :notsure:
     
  9. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    The tuff Country 6" lift kit is similar to the Pro Comp Stage 1 just a lil different on the price.
     
  10. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:08 PM
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    Thanx yeah its really similar to the pro comp and its 100$ cheaper.
     
  11. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    I'd like to know the quality of a tuff country life as well. Who's using this?
     
  12. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    Pro Comp 6" lift
     
  14. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    haha what exactly did that do for us?
     
  15. Feb 18, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    I was showing that the lift kits are very much alike.Lol
     
  16. Feb 18, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    ha gotcha. but yeah ive heard more bad reviews than good on tuff country. but it is 300 bucks cheaper:cool:
     
  17. Feb 18, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    I personally think that 6" lifts are a little to much unless you have a DC LB.:eek: I have a DC SB and was thinking about upgrading to a 6" lift but said the hell with it. I'm more then happy with my 3" lift.:D
     
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    i am friend with this guy. who has pretty much the only 4x4 shop here on long island and he personally would never touch the tuff country lift. he toolk 2 out of outraged taco owners however and installed procomp kits. in both cases at full flex were the front suspension droops the most the half shafts seperate from the front diff. when customers complained to tuff country the answere was thats just the way its designed.

    and no no 6" bds kit.

    just stick with whats reputable and stop looking for cheaper alteatives it always comes back to bite ya in the ass when u go that route.
     
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