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Spindle Lift or UCA/Coils lift opinions

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by plupo5591, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. Feb 19, 2014 at 12:57 PM
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    Hey guys Ive got an 02 tacoma 5 lug Im trying to decide between the two lifts, basically the will run me the same amount of money. I would like to do the spindles but am unsure on the install and can't seem to find any write ups with pics on how to install first gen spindles on 5 lugs.
    The lift springs and ucas are pretty straight forward its just gunna be a pain to get the springs in place. Does anyone have any suggestions.
     
  2. Feb 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM
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    Spindles are a fun project. Literally bolt on.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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    I bought used fabtech spindles and they didnt come with hardware. What should I do about the steering arm inserts, should I just used the factory ones?
     
  4. Feb 24, 2014 at 5:15 AM
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    I went with factory, mine looked good so why not
     
  5. Feb 24, 2014 at 6:32 AM
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    Thanks man I appreciate the help I just didn't want to take apart the suspension and be screwed half way into the install ya know.
     
  6. Feb 25, 2014 at 8:37 AM
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    Post pics! :)
     
  7. Feb 25, 2014 at 10:28 PM
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    good choice on spindles
     
  8. Feb 26, 2014 at 5:43 AM
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    Im going to put them in this weekend then ill take a few and put em on here
     
  9. Feb 28, 2014 at 1:05 PM
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    Where did you find a lift uca for the 5 lug? Id love to get a little more height on mine and ive already got a lift spindle.
     
  10. Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 AM
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  11. Mar 5, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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    I would not buy that fabtech lift if I were you. Just save your money and keep your spindle lift
     
  12. Apr 27, 2014 at 4:06 PM
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    Nothing yet just got it
    I have a fabtech and uca set for sale desided to go with bags so I have no use for them.
     
  13. Apr 28, 2014 at 4:28 AM
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    Yeah i wanted them for a little bit but then realized how much it'd be for regearing.. also heard their shocks and coils are a rough ride, i'm staying with 30's, i like my wheel clearance anyways lol
     
  14. May 7, 2014 at 11:41 PM
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    How much you looking to get for the uca's?
     
  15. May 7, 2014 at 11:42 PM
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    The uca's just not work well or what makes then not worthwhile?
     
  16. Jun 6, 2014 at 10:21 PM
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    rough ride and not offroad worthy
     
  17. Jun 13, 2014 at 7:38 AM
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    I have v6 coils on my truck, would it be worth it to get the UCA's? would they supply more lift or change my ride at all?
     
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