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Questions on going from 3 to 6 inch lift.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bdwsrjoe, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. Feb 12, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    Hello everyone, I need your help. My bro in law is getting a 5 inch lift on his 2010 Frontier! I'm currently running toytec's 3in spacer lift and i cant have him tower over me like that!:eek: I was wondering if there's a 5-6 inch lift out there that will work with my 16in wheels & 33in tires? I'm running 16x8 xd series wheels with what i think is 4.5 backspacing. Please let me know! I don't want to buy new wheels and tires, my money is kinda tight due to building a house in a few months. Please let me know what i can do. Thanks.
    My Truck is a 2008 TRD OFF ROAD CREW CAB
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  2. Feb 12, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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  3. Feb 12, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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    TRUE! But you know the whole, "Mine's bigger than yours!" conversations.
     
  5. Feb 12, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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    if you are 2wd you can get spindles
     
  6. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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    X2. They'll take some abuse, just don't hit a wall.
     
  7. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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    its a 4x4
     
  8. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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    If you're looking for cheap, go for a body lift.
     
  9. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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    I'm telling you, man. Leave your truck how it is to sacrifice the pain to follow going the cheap way later. Your truck looks and performs better than his Nissan Frontqueer ever will.
     
  10. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:21 AM
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    thanks man, i went with the 3in spacer lift so that my son wouldn't have a hard time getting in/out of the truck and now i regret it. i should of went 6in when i had the chance.......
     
  11. Feb 12, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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    i'm pretty sure than you have to have 17 inch wheels for the rcd, pro comp and fabtech lifts
     
  12. Feb 13, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    Has anyone tried using wheel spacers to make a 6in lift work with 16in wheels?
     
  13. Feb 13, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    Really! Would u happen to know anybody on TW that's done this?
     
  14. Feb 15, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    Don't spend your money on a 6" lift.
     
  15. Feb 15, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    Get a fabtech or pro comp lift with all pro or spidertrax spacers
     
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  17. Feb 15, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    Do any of you know of any cons with this setup? (6in lift with wheel spacers)
     
  18. Feb 15, 2011 at 9:55 PM
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    Really, what is your suggestion?
     
  19. Feb 16, 2011 at 9:29 PM
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    what are the cons on using wheel spacers to make a 6in lift work?
     
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