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Pro Comp VS Tuff Country

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TREDFOOT, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:08 PM
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    TREDFOOT

    TREDFOOT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a 2005 Tacoma 4x4. I am looking to put a lift kit on it to get a little more ground clearance while 4-wheel driving. I considering a 3" pro comp lift for $850 and a Tuff Country lift $1000, both including install. I am looking for a strong durable lift that will perform well romping around in the desert. Long story short I am wanting the pros and cons of these lifts. Pictures are appreciated!
     
  2. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:10 PM
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    ecgreen

    ecgreen overeducated redneck

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    R U ready for opinions!?!? Here they come...
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:11 PM
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    Unchained 5150

    Unchained 5150 Rick

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    Don't waste your money on Pro Chump or Junk Country. $1,000.00 you could do a lot better than that. OME/5100 Combo, or an Eibach/5100 Combo.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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    jgantzler

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    Look at toytec, or @HeadStrong Off-Road, way better options than precomp or tuff country. Go with ome 5100's, and an aal, and you'll be fine.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:16 PM
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    ecgreen

    ecgreen overeducated redneck

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    Told ya
     
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  6. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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    TREDFOOT

    TREDFOOT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How much does that usually run?
     
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  7. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:48 PM
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    gottaToy

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    movin' on up to the east side
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    His advice was free, but would probably accept donations via PayPal?
     
  8. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:52 PM
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    they are both junk. Get Rough Country instead, they are great. Plus, they also have lightbars.
     
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  9. Jan 31, 2017 at 12:58 PM
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    Sandman614

    Sandman614 Snarky TWSS elf, Travis #hotsavannahdotcom, LRGRNR

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    Can't give you any valid arguments without knowing which kits you are looking at specifically.

    Pro

    • you are getting a half way decent deal on install..
    • Cheap parts, spacers and blocks usually..

    Con
    • There are much better options out there than either of these
    • Both typically use spacers or blocks, lift coils and leafs are FAR better

    Better budget lift
    • Bilstein 5100 + AAL $445 @HeadStrong Off-Road
    • DIY install with some members or mechanic buddies
    • literally anything else...
     
  10. Jan 31, 2017 at 1:04 PM
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    ecgreen

    ecgreen overeducated redneck

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    Search, read, question -> repeat. Do this until you understand lifts. Then make a decision. Best advice I can give.
     
  11. Jan 31, 2017 at 2:18 PM
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    TegoTaco

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    It's what I did when I first joined the community.

    Learned to avoid spacer lifts, rough country/pro-comp lifts.
     

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