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solid pvc body lift

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by beach_yota03, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    ok i heard today that you can do a body lift using solid pvc pipe. i was just wondering if anyone else has heard this or done it. it seems like it would work because the body spacer that come in the kit are made from hard plastic so i dont see why it wouldnt work.
     
  2. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:20 PM
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    I wouldn't run a body lift period, you already run such a higher risk in an accident with a solid one engineered for lifting the truck. I can only imagine how hurt one could get hitting in the side at 40mph with Pvc holding their cab to the frame. :eek:
     
  3. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    im just wanting to get a little more clearance for cheap and its pretty much a beach truck so not much highway driving
     
  4. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:25 PM
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    tire clearance
     
  5. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    That couldn't be achieved with trimming?
     
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  7. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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  8. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:28 PM
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    If he doesn't even want to pay for a body lift I doubt he will want to do it the right way.
     
  10. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    The words "cheap" and "lift" do not go well together.
     
  11. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    ive already trimmed and i have 3'' race runner adjustable front shocks with 33s and dont scrub a bit but want more flex room
     
  12. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    You flex with those?

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  13. Jun 21, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    hell no! im running 33 1250 km2s
     
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    What's the backspacing on your wheels
     
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    And your running 33x12.50's with no rubbing off road or just on?
     
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    both i only rub if im flex all the way out
     
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    So then you don't need a body lift then :D
     
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