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Spacer on top of another spacer?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by caleb337, May 17, 2008.

  1. May 17, 2008 at 9:12 PM
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    caleb337

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    I have a 05 Prerunner with a 2.5 inch toytec lift with 2.5 inch spacers, I want to put 33 inch tires on so I wanted to lift it a little more, can I add 2 inch spacers to lift it higher?
     
  2. May 17, 2008 at 9:21 PM
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    No, bad call. Just get a full 3" lift and that should clear those tires. If not, keep your current spacer and add a 1" body lift. I'm sure there are other options out there, but the one you asked is NOT one of them.
     
  3. May 18, 2008 at 3:53 AM
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  4. May 18, 2008 at 12:19 PM
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    i say take out the sawzall and you'll clear the tires
     
  5. May 18, 2008 at 2:10 PM
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    6 inch lift on a 05 SR5 TSS
    6 inch Procomp Lift, 35 inch Mud Terrains.
    I don't want to do any cutting, what about cranking the torsion bar, and how high will it lift it?
     
  6. May 18, 2008 at 2:11 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    You dont have torsion bars, so you wont get any lift from them. :D
     
  7. May 18, 2008 at 2:18 PM
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    Could I add 3 inch coil springs to it?
     
  8. May 18, 2008 at 2:20 PM
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    3" coils springs added to a spacer will make your ride horrible. If you are really searching for more clearance, you may need to lookinto a drop bracket type lift. The addition of a body lift is a sound idea.
     
  9. May 18, 2008 at 3:05 PM
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    Get a 6" lift with a diff drop, problem solved.
     
  10. May 18, 2008 at 5:13 PM
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    Well, I was trying to save some money, the cheapest 6 inch lift I found was $1300, and if I did get a 6 inch, I've heard that I will need new gears and my transmission will die not long after I put the lift on. Are these statements true?
     
  11. May 18, 2008 at 7:09 PM
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    Gearing is dictated by the size tires you run. Since you are a Prerunner, another option to consider would be some 4" lift spindles. Less than a drop bracket lift. But, if you are going to be running larger than 33" tires you may want to consider re-gearing. :)
     
  12. May 18, 2008 at 7:17 PM
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    wat?
    u can run 33's on a 2.5" lift. u will have a lil trimming to do, but it'll work. roxspin has 33's on 2.25" spacers...if u dont wanna trim what u have, the next cheapest route will be to buy some cheap 3" spacers to replace the 2.5's that u have. coils will run way more than a 3" spacer
     
  13. May 18, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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    Keep in mind also, you won't be trimming metal. You'll have to remove your front mudflaps and probably trim some inner fender plastic.
     
  14. May 18, 2008 at 8:01 PM
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    I defintly won't be going any bigger than 33's, so I guess i'll get the 4 in. spindle lift. :confused: I've never heard of this, can u explain what it is, how much it costs, and what website I can find it at. Thanks it will help a lot.
     
  15. May 18, 2008 at 8:36 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I cant remember the name of the lift. Checkout Wheelers off road. I think they sell it. Its a good lift for those of us that have a Prerunner. :)
     
  16. May 18, 2008 at 8:49 PM
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    Spindle lifts are available for 6 luggers?????
     
  17. May 18, 2008 at 8:56 PM
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    wat?
    the spindles are over $1k i do believe. i cant remember who sells them, but i dont think i ever saw them on wheelers
     
  18. May 19, 2008 at 4:24 AM
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    GOOGLE is your friend....use it and it'll show you lots of things. :thumbsup:
    http://www.google.com/

    Here's a couple off the top of my head.

    http://www.explorerprocomp.com/PDFs/07cat/54-59.pdf

    http://www.trailmastersuspension.com/suspension/toyotachart.htm

    Also - search this forum:
    http://www.tacomaterritory.com/forum/
     
  19. May 19, 2008 at 1:13 PM
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    Procomp only has a 6 in. lift(too much money) and trail masters had only a 3 inch lift, so I guess i'm going to get the 3 inch toytec spacers unless their are any other suggestions... Could I buy the 2.5 in. shocks from toytec and keep my spacers?
     
  20. May 19, 2008 at 1:23 PM
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    Spindle lift, dude. Haven't found pricing but a phone call to the manufacturer is cheap.

    http://www.alliedoffroad.com/4_lift_spindle_2005_tacoma.htm

    Don't go stacking things. We're talking about your safety here. Plus, a little extra for the right solution could save you the cost of a new truck in the long run.
     
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