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such thing as a 1 inch body lift? alternative options?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by w103tws, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:09 AM
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    w103tws

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    Ok, I'm putting the 5100's on along with the 2" AAL, but I think I may want just a tad more aggressive stance. Since putting a spacer on top of the billie's set to 2.5 is prob. not a good idea, I was thinking of just doing a 1" body lift. The only problem is, I'm not sure anyone even makes them. If I could do this again, I would have just gone with the 3" OME lift, but I already have the parts sitting in the living room

    Any suggestion on what my best options are? Thanks
     
  2. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:13 AM
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    You can use a 1/4" top plate spacer on top of the Billies and be fine. It will give you the full 3" you are looking for. They are $20 a piece at toytec. I would go that route instead of the body lift. Cheaper and less work.
     
  3. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:18 AM
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  5. Nov 3, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    the top spacer sounds like the way to go. Can someone let me know what length/size #8 bolts I should get, how many? Oh, btw, by doing this, will it kill my ride quality?
     
  6. Nov 3, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    thanks, but I checked them both out and toytec is $60 bolts inc. and they offer a TW discount. Wheelers doesn't include the bolts and it's almost same price. Thanks though..
     
  7. Nov 3, 2010 at 11:05 AM
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    will the 2in AAL that I have be enough to level it out? I have no tsb.
     
  8. Nov 3, 2010 at 11:08 AM
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    Yes. Usually a 1.5" is enough to level it out with Billies at 2.5". But since you are going the full 3, you should be about perfect.
     
  9. Nov 3, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    then if I discover I have the taco lean, am I SOL as far as correcting it?
     
  10. Nov 4, 2010 at 5:36 AM
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    You could put a 1/2" top plate on one side and a 1/4" on the other.
     
  11. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    should I be able to determine if I need to correct for it before I put the lift on, or does this only show up after it's been lifted?
     
  12. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    It would show the symptoms unlifted.
     
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