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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Canadianboy, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    Canadianboy

    Canadianboy [OP] Taco love in East Van

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    We just go this used Tacoma in. Its an 05 with a lift. As soon as we got it in I went and checked it out and took it for a ride to compare it to my 09.

    It has a spacer lift and blocks in the front. The spacer in the front is like 4-5" big!!! Never new spacers were that big, or is this some other kind of lift??

    Anyways, the only Tacoma I've ever driven is mine with the Icon stage 3 lift. My truck drives and feels sooo much better. You can really tell how the spacer lift is a lot rougher and the truck really rolls around the corners. Whereas with mine, it feels glued to the road and corners like it was on rails.

    Few pics

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    Canadianboy [OP] Taco love in East Van

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  3. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    DubyaDawg

    DubyaDawg Underprepared and Overconfident

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    I don't particularly like the look of it, instant reaction was "Mall Crawler"
     
  4. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    haha why cause it's clean? :p I think it looks like a nice truck, I work at a dealership too, wanna wholesale it to me? :D
     
  5. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    angles on the uca's looks good though?
     
  6. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    Canadianboy

    Canadianboy [OP] Taco love in East Van

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    The lift :eek:

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:28 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    there is something wrong here.......
     
  8. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    thats a 4-6 inch lift. i see the trailing arms or whatever they are called on the first pic drop bracket lift right?
     
  9. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    must have a db. those uca's are at a fine angle
     
  10. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    Surprisingly they don't look too bad
     
  11. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    i have never seen a 4-5 inch spacer lift, not saying that some idiot wouldn't make one up and i would also think that any 4-5 inch spacer lift would drive like crap, in fact any lift that high without being a drop bracket lift i would think would drive like crap.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    look for a manufactures name on it tomorrow.
     
  13. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    It's probably something homeade.
     
  14. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:33 PM
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    How do I tell if its a drop bracket lift?
     
  15. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:34 PM
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  17. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    Look under the front, and see if there is another cross member bolted to the frame, where the LCA's attach.
     
  18. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    Incognito

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    Looking straight on at the truck's front end, you'll see the crossmember that is right underneath of it.
     
  19. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    those 2 are drop brackets see where it says procomp on the black one. it drops the front diff for the 4x4 down and gives lift
     
  20. Sep 8, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    Its a drop bracket setup. Prob 6" look at underside closely
     
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