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Safe lift kit Pro Comp

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mudthedoor, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    Im looking at a 3 inch pro comp lift kit and want to know if there would be any problems associated with the shorter lift kits. When i say shorter i mean lifts that use blocks and front spacers on the standard shocks instead of new coil-overs? Would i have problems with the CV or ball joints if i don't have somthing done like a front dif drop? \

    Thanks!


    edit:
    TheKit that I am looking at is the the shock and spring kit in comparison to the spacer lift kit. To see if the shock an spring kit is as potentially damaging to the truck has the spacer lift kit
     
  2. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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  3. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    I've gotten sore tired of typing up the negatives of spacer lifts that now I just quote this from the Camburg website.:


    Also diff drops have shown to have almost no impact on CV angles of 2nd gens.
     
  4. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    well there ya go.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:13 PM
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    Ok well seeing how this isn't a spacer lift does all that still apply?:confused:
     
  6. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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  7. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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    :confused: Your OP asked about spacer lifts....


    I wouldn't recommend the procomp shock/spring kit, but there are plenty of people on here who have it. It's been noted to be a pretty harsh ride.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    It's been 5 minutes....calm down there bud.
     
  9. Feb 20, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    Good call I should have made it clear that I meant the shock and spring kit.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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    You already know what im gonna say, GO FOR IT!!!

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  11. Feb 21, 2011 at 12:28 AM
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  12. Feb 21, 2011 at 5:25 AM
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    Hey thats a good price. I wonder how this front setup is compared to 5100's/OME springs?
     
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    The shocks are of poorer quality. ProComps shocks are twin-tube while Bilstein and OME are monotube.
     
  14. Feb 21, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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  15. Feb 21, 2011 at 9:02 AM
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    Bilstein=much better shock.

    However, if used with stock coils, you are preloading the coil, depending upon which level of lift you choose, so that can make the ride harsh.

    I have 5100s at 1.75, with stock coils, and I am happy. I had OME coils with 5100s at stock height, and found the OMEs to be much more firm.

    What I am wondering is whether or not that rear add-a-leaf in the ProComp kit is with or without rear tsb?
     
  17. Feb 21, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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  18. Feb 21, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    Thanks for all the input guys.
     
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    I dont think Pro Comp is as bad as everyone else on TW says
     
  20. Feb 21, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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