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Stock Hieght First Gens

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Anthony250, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Jul 6, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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    Well when i first bought my truck it came with sport rims 17"s and then i lifted spacer lift and i dont have old measurements. Now i have 16" rims with 265/75/16 tires. And i got coilovers up front and got add a leaf out back that gave me 2 inches of lift from stock rear. But i want to know your stock hieghts so i know how much lift im getting up front. I feel like maybe i cranked the coilovers alot, and i have no idea how much height im getting since i dont have stock numbers.So if you stock guys or others too tell me the size between the center of the top of fender. I have no fender flares so im guessing thats a inch or so less removed. Or a measurment from floor to Toyota logo on grill. Thanks guys ,
     
  2. Jul 6, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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    The only way you can know for sure where you are in relation to a new, stock truck is by measuring ride height per the FSM.

    I've attached that info. You need to find your truck's code on the door jamb sticker where the VIN is. It will be something like:

    RZN140L–TRMDKAB

    Find this, then refer to the spec sheet, then measure your height. It is the difference between the hub height and the LCA front bolt center (front height), and for the rear, the front main eye bolt on the leaf and the rear hub.

    Another FSM page shows these measurement points, but I do not have that handy at the moment.

    EDIT: I've attached SA-10, which shows the measurement points.

    BTW, the spec height assumes stock tire size for the given model...so that is a factor too.
     

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  3. Sep 13, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    anybody give me some hieghts?

    To make it easier from floor, to bottom of door. And what size tires.
    Thanks
     
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    Scott, that gave me a headache. :p

    Anthony, I have measurements from before lift. Not sure of their value to you because there was some sag going on from the stock TRD coils. FWIW, from center wheel hub to bottom of fender flair was 21.125" driver and 21.25" passenger.
     
  5. Sep 13, 2011 at 9:29 PM
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    Thanks, but i have fiberglass fenders now. LOL. Probably switching to 650 coils too,
     
  6. Sep 13, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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  7. Sep 13, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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    What Mike said is how most people measure this, so you'll have to wait for some motivated stocker owner to go take special measurements for you.

    :popcorn:
     
  8. Sep 13, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    Or even others with 3" lifts. Measurements from Floor to bottom of door,
     
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    Why not just carry a tape measure with you. When you spot a stocker in some random parking lot, go grab a measurement off of it. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Sep 14, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    How can you be that smart and not understand my post? Hmmm. :D
     
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    Cause im lazy lol, are you racerunners leaking? LOL
     
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    :anonymous:

    No. Why?
     
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    Just saying, haha remember that PM you sent me you were like "F%$# You i think they are leaking now" or something haha
     
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    Oh yeah, I do remember that now.

    No they aren't leaking (yet) but they have softened up a little bit. Probably because of all the weight I've hung onto the front end. :eek:
     
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    I have an 04 double cab, stock suspension. I measured the front from the floor to doors just behind the front fender flare. The rear measurement is done right before the rear door starts to curve up, so not as accurate. Anyway. 265x70R16 tires.

    Front driver's side 19 5/8"
    Front passenger's side 19 5/8"

    Rear drivers' side 20 1/2"
    Rear passenger's side 20 5/8"
     
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    Thanks , I'm at 24 inches lol , so I guess 4 inches give or take
     
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