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Tacoma Spacers

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by 2012 Tacoman AZ, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Mar 22, 2012 at 12:31 PM
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    2012 Tacoman AZ

    2012 Tacoman AZ [OP] super n00b

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    Just ordered some spacers, anyone have experience installing them?
     
  2. Mar 22, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    Return them......they ride like shit and will potentially f up your brand new truck. Get some 5100's if you want a cheap lift!
     
  3. Mar 22, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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    I really don't want a lift - just got very small spacers to level out the truck.
     
  4. Mar 22, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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    lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    research goes a long way man.... but if u are sold on spacers... they arent fun to insstall
     
  5. Mar 22, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    How big? Not a "leveling kit" right?
     
  6. Mar 22, 2012 at 12:56 PM
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    It's not arrogant....its called fact! I've had them and they suck! The kind you have are the worst too BTW! They "may" ride like factory at first but give it time. If you use your truck for what it was intended for.....you'll soon realize spacers are a mistake!
     
  7. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:04 PM
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    Ha ha ha never thought that posting about some spacers would cost so much controversy!
     
  8. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:09 PM
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    There's no controversy.......to each there own! He doesn't know how good it could be!
     
  9. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:10 PM
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    Stuff that makes it easier to run over other stuff.
    They suck, plain and simple, and there is no controversy, just those who choose to ignore the reality of it.

    If you don't wheel your truck, or if you consider driving down a dirt road at 25 MPH to go fishing once a year "going off-road", then your spacers will be fine to make the truck look better... but that's all you will get, is the look. To some folks, that's everything.
     
  10. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:11 PM
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    Eventually I plan to get a real lift but that's a few years down the road for now the spacers will be fine I think.
     
  11. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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    alot of metal, small engine, decent travel.
    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc

    they will be fine, they just arent the best lift.

    where at in az are you? and which type of spacers are they? do they go on top of the shock? or above the coil?

    either way i can stop by and help out
     
  12. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:16 PM
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    Nice way to represent in a toyota.....with some busted shocks holding people up on a trail! "Oh its cool, I've got a lift!"

    Rant over, lol!
     
  13. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:16 PM
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    Stuff that makes it easier to run over other stuff.
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    this^

    for a cheap lift they really arent bad. but it also depends how you drive your truck, if you drive like me you would have a fucked front end by now, but if you drive like a normal human being you should be fine:)
     
  15. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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  16. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:26 PM
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    see you in moab most likely! ill attempt to crawl with a 4wd prerunner:)
     
  17. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    jason, you will be happy with the spacer lift, PM me if you need some help installing it
     
  18. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:32 PM
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    This is how every spacer thread ends, lol......love it!
     
  19. Mar 22, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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    Should've went with the Dana 60's lol!

    I'm done with you!
     
  20. Mar 22, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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    The way I look at it at least he is wanting to mod his truck. If that's what he wants, so be it. There are a lot of trucks out there running spacers with no problems. Maybe he's not the type to get out and wheel like hell. If he wants to venture offroad and take it easy then that is his choice. Not everyone has the money to go with a full blown lift and wants to go all out off road. His truck isn't going to implode and as long as he treats the truck like it should be with that lift nothing will most likely happen. OP, Glad to see you working on your truck and getting it looking sharp. Ignore the hardcore guys that want to crawl all over the rocks and wheel the shit out of their trucks. Your truck is yours, do with it as you please. Maybe you will want to go with a full suspension system later, maybe not. As long as your truck is the way you want it, that's all that matters.

    Murph
     
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