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Rancho Quick Lift

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by MiikeyD, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Apr 15, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    MiikeyD

    MiikeyD [OP] The Green Machine

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    My uncle told me I needed to get my front struts replaced and so did my other mechanic friend. So I decide to shop around and come across Rancho Quick Lifts at a local 4x4 shop. The dude tells me that it will give me a lift and replace my front struts. I have been trying to find reviews on them and have not really seen any. I desperately need new front struts because I can not drive comfortably on the freeway without my car driving like shit. Should I just go with these or should I do something else?
     
  2. Apr 15, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Never heard of them which may be a bad sign. It might be a good sign because I have never heard bad things either. Sorry for the useless post haha
     
  3. Apr 15, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    Dustin03

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    If you just need the new struts and not springs, go with the Bilstein 5100s. There a big favorite around here. With those you can give yourself a bit of lift and not spend much. Other people can give you more details, since I went with a complete suspension from Old Man Emu, myself. :D
     
  4. Apr 15, 2009 at 11:54 AM
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    MiikeyD

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  5. Apr 15, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    MacTaco

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    That's a sexy lookin' Tacoma on their site.

    Don't know anything about the struts though.

    If I were you, I would go with something with a little more reputation.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    Rancho = BAD

    Stay away from them.

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  7. Apr 15, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    MiikeyD

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    so what is recommended guys? I need something on a budget. Any more suggestions for my 4 banger green taco?
     
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