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Slight lift for 1st gen, single cab 4 bangers?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bobwilson1977, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. Oct 26, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    none except for crappy hub caps and floor mats.
    I've decided to keep my old truck until the wheels fall off. But I've also kind of wanted to give it a more aggressive look. Have any of you put bigger wheels/tires on your stock 2WD tacos?
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  2. Oct 26, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Lots of 5 luggers have done this....Not sure if there is a lift that only gives a couple inches or so....Last I checked, seemed you had to get a long travle set up.....
     
  3. Oct 26, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  4. Oct 26, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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    chris4x4

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  5. Oct 29, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    trailmaker

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    Here's my gold reg cab 4x4, to give you an idea of what it might look like.

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  6. Oct 29, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    I got a 1'' lift:cool:
     
  7. Oct 30, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    higherlux

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    body lift?????
     
  8. Oct 30, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    ubermx5

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    The first link is for 2005 to 2008.
    Will that really work on a 96 or 98? If so killer find.

    The second one is a nice way to go. but you need something for the rear.

    Going to a 15 rim and bigger tire will also help.

    It is tuff, I looked all over to find a lift for my truck, but in the end they cost a bit much. If you Took the money and sold the truck I could get a high milage 4X4.

    So i am holding off till I can afford a low milage 4X4 or new one.

    what is your Budget?
    if it s low the spacer and blocks might be for you..
     
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