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Spacers on 3 inch body lift ???

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Mianotti, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Apr 29, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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    Mianotti

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    I got a 3 inch body lift on my tacoma, when it came out of the shop I noticed that the wheel was almost touching the suspension. I have been driving it like that and there hasn't been any problems. I would like to get bigger wheels, and if I do I know it will touch. do you guy think its a good idea to get spacers to make the wheels come out a bit? or would that mess up the transmission some how?
     
  2. Apr 29, 2012 at 11:00 AM
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    no wheel spacers dont mess up the transmission....why a body lift though...?
     
  3. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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  4. May 1, 2012 at 5:34 AM
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    It was cheaper for me to get a body lift,I only wanted it for the looks.I am also scared it might start to shake when I get to 60-70mph? What spacers do you recommend ?? And will it mess up the axele ?
     
  5. May 1, 2012 at 5:42 AM
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    Spidertrax are the best spacers out there for the tacos. They are hub centric and they will not make the truck shake at highway speeds. They will also solve the rubbing issue that you are worried about.
     
  6. May 1, 2012 at 10:33 AM
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    :facepalm: yes spidertrax will bump out your tires farther from your suspension.
     
  7. May 1, 2012 at 11:19 AM
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    If you're getting new wheels then just order them with the correct backspacing and you won't need wheel spacers.
     
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  9. May 1, 2012 at 11:23 AM
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    body lift for looks :confused:
     
  10. May 1, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    really? that's it?

    caught me off guard. ha
     
  11. May 2, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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    Welcome from SoCal! Lots of knowledgeable people here-take their advice, many have tons of experience with lifts/suspensions:)
     
  12. May 2, 2012 at 11:57 AM
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  13. May 3, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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    Thanks guys I really appreciate it I am new at all of this
     
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