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Suspension

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by danstacoma, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. Dec 5, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    danstacoma

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    So im got this little daystar lift for my 07 tacoma std cab 4 banger when i first bought the truck. Now i got money and alot of time on my hands. I wanna put at least a 3 inch lift on it. I wanna a nice comfortable ride with it too. I know i do need new shocks and struts. i was lookin at the bilstein shocks..... any ideas would be great... THANKS!!!
     
  2. Dec 5, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Bilstein 5100 shocks or Old Man EMU (OME) shocks and springs are two good quality lifts if you are on a budget.
    I would suggest an add-a-leaf for the rear. Toytec and wheelers have good, inexpensive ones.
     
  3. Dec 5, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    thanks i was lookin at the bilsteins can you put a spacer on top of those and make it like a 4inch lift.... my budget is bout 1200 but i wanna get the nfab light bar too... so id figure id spend bout 300 of that with the lights so i got bout 900 on suspension
     
  4. Dec 5, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    no you cant get 4 inch of lift with spacers and if you can somthing would probably break that is stretching the angles of the suspension way to much. You also will have a truck that rides like it has rocks for tires and you will have close to no down travel in it and will bottom out on about every bump
     
  5. Dec 5, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    Nooooooooo stacking lifts.
     
  6. Dec 6, 2010 at 8:11 AM
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    so just stick with the bilsteins and rear add aleaf and that should set me up with about a nice 3 inch lift? or do they make a 4inch lift that will ride nice and i should not have any problems?
     
  7. Dec 6, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    Prerunner or 4x4? It doesn't say in your info.

    If you have a prerunner, you can get a 4" lift and maintain the factory ride with lift spindles.

    If 4x4, your other option for approx 4" is the 4.5" RCD Drop Bracket Lift.

    BTW bilsteins will give you 2.5" up front. If you want a full 3 you could go with an OME lift.
     
  8. Dec 6, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    the rcd lift is kinda of heavy on the pocket but i did look at the ome lift and its pretty nice.... but i did find a 3 inch made from procomp its about the same i guess any idea on that?
     
  9. Dec 6, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    btw its a 4x4 not a prerunner
     
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    The Bilstein 5100s are probably going to be your best bet. We can combine them with either coils, or a small top-plate spacer to get you the full 3" of lift up front. Then match the front with a set of AALs and new shocks out back.
     
  11. Dec 6, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    just go with bil. 5100s with ome 881 coils and a topplate from toytec to get a full three inch.. my buddy has it and loves them
     
  12. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    Thanks Dan im gonna take this route and its will set me up nice thanks alot guys for all the help
     
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