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Spacer lifts

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by obsurfer1990, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Mar 19, 2009 at 11:18 PM
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    obsurfer1990

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    How many people have a 3" spacer lift and off road with no problemss?? i am debating on which type of lift to gett
     
  2. Mar 19, 2009 at 11:27 PM
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    derekabraham

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  3. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:03 AM
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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    x2 I have heard nothing but complaints and unsatisfactory talk. Just save a little more and get the OME setup. I just installed mine and i love it. Rides better than stock IMO.
     
  4. Mar 20, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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    Can you give me an idea of your components and the cost?

    I have the rear tsb completed on my 2009 DC.

    Thanks.


    I too have heard nothing good about spacer lifts. Do a search to verify.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2009 at 7:58 AM
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    El Duderino 480

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    K&N 77 Series,Flowmaster Exhaust, OME N140's, OME 885's, Billy 5100's, Toytec AAL's
    here ya go

    http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/05upometaco.htm
     
  6. Mar 20, 2009 at 8:02 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    The Toytec spacer lift rides pretty rough. But that's how I like it (that's what she said); I like feeling every bump in the road.

    That being said...

    I'd save up for the OME setup here if I were you. Or at least a set of Bilstein 5100's. Either one of those will ride WAY better.
     
  7. Mar 20, 2009 at 8:07 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    We talkin spacer inside the coils or spacer between coilover & frame? I'm doin 1.5 spacers between frame & coilover so it should be same ride on factory TRD bilsteins. Gonna be doin Toytec TSB 1.5 AAL & Timbrens out back.
     
  8. Mar 20, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Dont off road with that set up. 06Bluez broke his shock on his first off road trip with that set up. Also, his ball joints were toast after 5000 miles.
     
  9. Mar 20, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    OK, so if I wanna be able to light offroad on occasion & not break shit (or buy new ball joints) just go with 5100s up front set on 1.75 with TRD coils? Then 5100s with TSB 1.5 AAL & Timbrens out back? or run with the TRDs out back since I already have them?
     
  10. Mar 20, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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  11. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    BHLM Bilstein 5100's BFG AT 285's HID (6000K) Maglite Grillcraft Grill debadged
    I see quite a few people with revtek lifts....they actually sound good and i havent really heard anything really bad about them...if you arent doing too much offroading. Anyone have any comments on the revtek lifts?
     
  12. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    Icon Coil-overs, TC UCA, with Bilstein 5150 and Icon 3 leaf pack. 17" Moto Metal 951 4.5" Backspacing wrapped in 285/70/17 BFG AT's. Demello front bumper and Avid offroad sliders.
    True story
     
  13. Mar 20, 2009 at 12:50 PM
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    Icon Coil-overs, TC UCA, with Bilstein 5150 and Icon 3 leaf pack. 17" Moto Metal 951 4.5" Backspacing wrapped in 285/70/17 BFG AT's. Demello front bumper and Avid offroad sliders.
    The revtek is the same thing as any other spacer lift. Dont do it, you will F*** your S*** up. Let me be the example for all of you. Im pretty sure I have pics of the carnage in my gallery.
     
  14. Mar 20, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    Jedidiah

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    BHLM Bilstein 5100's BFG AT 285's HID (6000K) Maglite Grillcraft Grill debadged
    [​IMG]
    Oh crap thats messed up! So you have 5100's all around and do you have an aal or a block for the rear? I was really looking into the revtek lift but after seeing that..holy crap!
     
  15. Mar 20, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    yeah...but didnt u say u hit a gigantic hole or jumped the bitch for it to break? i offroaded trails w/ my 3" spacer lift w/ AAL on the 09 and had no issues....also wheeled in my 07 w/ a 2.5" spacer lift w/ TSB and 2" blocks and had no issues
     
  16. Mar 20, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    BHLM Bilstein 5100's BFG AT 285's HID (6000K) Maglite Grillcraft Grill debadged

    What brand of spacer lift did you use?
     
  17. Mar 20, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    Yeah I hit a slight ditch. I went back and did the same mud ditch with my new 3" Skyjacker platinum Coils and no dmg done. I actually think I went faster the 2nd time. That ditch is where I will be testing all of my new componets.
     
  18. Mar 20, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    wat?
    the 2.5" was a fat bobs or some shit off ebay....the 3" w/ AAL was from EZlifts...they sell on ebay too...i think the 3" w/ AAL was like $170 shipped or so...definately did not ride like stock afterwards. worked fine though. used it as a starter point for what i have now.
     
  19. Mar 20, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    I previously had the Toytec 2.5" spacer.

    Anyways here is my current set up.
    Total Chaos UCA's, 3" Skyjacker Platinum Coilovers, and 4" Camburg Spindle.
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Mar 20, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    jdkeller

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    How much lift is that giving you up front? 7"?
     
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