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Spacer Question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by militia858, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. militia858

    militia858 [OP] Member

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    flowmaster 40 exhaust, two kicker 10"cvr, kicker 750 5 channel amp. bfg all-terrian 285/70/17
    i was wondering how big of a tire i can fit if i were to get the 3 inch spacer and can i also run the bilstein 5100s with the spacer ?
    my goal is for my tires to fill up the wheel wells and give it a drooping kind of look
     
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    1st off do you off road? Cause if you do Spacers are NOT the way to go. I'd just set the Bilstein 5100s at 2.5" up front and getta 1.5" AAL then run a 285/75/16
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    OP , do you mean you want to get spacers AND use the 5100's for lifting as well ?
     
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    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

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    Drooping look? what the hell is that?

    Oh, and 285's are the biggest you can go with 3", but you'll have to do some fender trimming and a cab mount chop. And dont combine a spacer with 5100's.
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I think he wants teh Brah lean
     
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    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    Thats what I thought, I just never heard it called that way lol
     
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    Don't do spacers unless you want your truck to ride like crap...
     
  8. militia858

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    i only want to put this on temporary for a couple weeks and then i am putting on dz adjustable coils and the camburg uni ball a-arm with the deaver 44 in the rear.. and then i have been debating going hankook or kumo
     
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    then save the money and wait the couple of weeks :crazy:
     
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    Suspension: Front - Bilstein 5100's/Eibach coils Rear - All Pro Expo Leafs/Rear Icon Remote Reservoir Shocks Wheels & Tires: 33x12.50x15 KM2's/Summit Racing 85 Black 8 Series Wheels/15x8/3.75" Backspacing [U]Armor:[/U] - [URL="http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/relentless-fabrication/152694-just-released-re
    I understand what yals reason is for not liking spacers in the front, but I have the Daystar lift with spacers in the front aal's in the back. And my ride quality improved if anything. Definitely not worse.
     
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    same shit as everyone else
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    Why get a lift that you are going to use for a couple of weeks? :notsure:
     
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    I wouldn't do the spacers and 5100s. I'd get two sets of spacers and stack them on top of each other. You might need to disconnect your UCA but that doesn't matter, it doesn't really do anything anyway.



















    Please don't actually do that.
     
  14. PcBuilder14

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    I bet you can find a pic of something like that haha
     
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    Hows about a 6" fabtech with a 3" spacer?

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    same shit as everyone else
    How about a 6'' fabtech with a coilover adjusted 2.5'' higher with a 3" body spacer?
     
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