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Rcd lift kits

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by K1992f, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. Dec 21, 2010 at 4:45 AM
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    K1992f

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    I'm new on here so I'm look for the help from you guys to help me .. I have 09 tacoma double cab 4&4 trd sport .. Lookn to see if the rcd 4 lift is good choice or maybe the toytec 3" is better ??
     
  2. Dec 21, 2010 at 5:47 AM
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    What do you want to use your truck for?

    And which toytec 3" lift are you talking about? They sell 3" kits consisting of anything from spacers to adjustable coilovers.
     
  3. Dec 21, 2010 at 7:18 AM
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    I'll be doing ur norm everday driving. I do live in the country side of pa so maybe here there be doing some off rd .. The toytec lift kit that I'm lookn at is toytec ultimate 3" lift. I'm guess it comes with front c/o and rear aal .. If I'm missing anything with a lift just help me out like said I don't no much about what's good and what's not. But I do no there are good ones and bad ones like said the other other that I'm lookn at rcd 4" and fabtec .. So I'm just lookn for you guys to help me out .. The tires and rims I'm going with are rockstars 18 with a 275/70/18 open country mt tire any input would be great
     
  4. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:07 AM
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    Wow 52 looks and I can't get a nice person to help me out
     
  5. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    Decide what height you want first:

    Toytec: 3"
    RCD: 4.5"
    Fabtech: 6"

    The Toytec ULK and the RCD are nice lifts. Don't know too much about the Fabtech.

    I'm sure when you asked for input you didn't mean on the rims, but those are BY FAR my least favorite rims on the market. I beg you to get anything but those.
     
  6. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:11 AM
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    So I didn't help with my first post?

    Also FYI this has been covered a million times and if you search for a while you'll find more than you want to know about all of these lifts. That's likely why no one has responded.
     
  7. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:16 AM
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    Is money an issue? The Fabtech is nice but sounds like a bit of overkill if you just a casual off-roader.
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    The RCD is a drop bracket that will require you to cut the crossmember out. Personally, I am not a fan of DB lifts.

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    The Toytec ultimate is a solid lift that will give you good on and offroad suspension feel. I would recommend this or an OME setup.
     
  8. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    There have recently been quite a few thread where people who are, or have been running the Toytec Ultimate Lift Kit have been unsatisfied with the ride quality of their trucks. The rcd kit obtains lift from new spindles and the drop bracket set up, along with new extended length (I believe) front struts. By not pre-loading the struts up front this should theoretically provide a smoother ride. But remember your in a truck. It's never going to ride like a caddy. Expect a rougher (some people like it, some don't) ride from lifting your truck, and don't complain when someone warned you it could happen.
     
  9. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    I thought the fabtech lift he was referencing was a 6" drop bracket lift too....
     
  10. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:21 AM
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    He never specified....:notsure:
     
  11. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:22 AM
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    I believe that you only cut the front cross member for 4wd vehicles. Just the the ProComp and Fabtech kits, 2wd do not need to cut the front cross member due to the lack of needing to drop the front diff and drive line.
     
  12. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:22 AM
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    True enough.
     
  13. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    OP has a 4x4
     
  14. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:25 AM
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    Sorry, should have completely read the first post. I looked at the side under his name and it said he didn't have a truck yet???:eek::notsure:
     
  15. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    Ok I'm going to go with one of the two I'm lookn at 3" .. So witch one would you guys go with the icon toytec or the ultimate remember guys this my second day on here so I'm learning the website as I go.. So maybe in week I'll be telling :) so witch one to go with you all no more about this stuff then I do.
     
  16. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    Is that fabtec a 6" ???
     
  17. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    According to the directions, you need to remove the crossmember on the pre-runner also (at least as I read it?).
     
  18. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    Icons are very high quality if you are willing to drop the dough.
     
  19. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    Have Icons front and rear. Love em
     
  20. Dec 21, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    No, this is a fabtech 3" kit.
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