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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gusher, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Nov 12, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    Well, after quietly lurking around here and gathering information for the last six months, I finally have a plan on what I'd like to do for my suspension/lift. I have an '08 DCLB 4x4 Sport and I'm in the process of getting the rear leaf TSB approved and done.

    Once that's all set, I plan to add a rear AAL from Toytec that's designed to be added to the rear TSB springs...
    [​IMG]

    as well as a set of Billies up front...

    [​IMG]

    I'm going to run the stock TRD Sport wheels that I'm painting black with a set of 285-70-17 tires like BFG All-terrains or something along those lines. Wondering if I'll be able to clear the 285's without much problem. I'll trim inner-fender and whatever else I have to. Also wondering what height I should set the Billies set to so that it's as level as possible. Thanks for any advice y'all can provide...
     
  2. Nov 12, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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    thats the lift i would do, or will do when i have the cash for it
     
  3. Nov 12, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    You will need wheel spacers to clear 285's.
     
  4. Nov 12, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    From what I read, tsb = 1'', tsb aal = 1.5'', so billys set to 2.5 Should work out well.
     
  5. Nov 12, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    Same math I've been doing...just want to make sure I'm not missing something.
     
  6. Nov 12, 2009 at 8:37 AM
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    So adding a set of 1.25" Spidertrax would help with clearance? Something like these...
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    I woulda thought those tires would be too big, are you going to set the 5100's at 2.5?
     
  8. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    That was my plan...not sure if 2.5" is gonna be enough to clear the 285's either. That's one of the reasons I posted in hopes of hearing "that's what I'm running and I'm happy" or "don't do it -- tried it and it was a nightmare".

    No substitue for the "been there, done that"...
     
  9. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    Well, I can't speak from experiance, but my $0.2 for what it's worth would be that you're gonna have to do quite a bit of trimming.

    If you're ok with that, then give it a try I guess.

    Again, I havn't done it so I'm not speaking from experiance, and if it were me, I would not attempt it.

    FWIW:
    I'm looking at the same set up and I'm doing 5100's in the front set at 1.75 and TSB in the rear. I'm going to run my stock 17's and go with 265/70R17 NTG's.
     
  10. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    here is a pic i took today...i have the billy's set at 2.5 and running 285/70/17 BFG KM2'S and only had slight rub on inner fender and kept my mud flaps..im very happy with them.

    downsized_1112090942[1].jpg
     
  11. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    Well, as hugmynuts has shown us above^^^^ looks like it will work just fine.

    Make sure to take pictures!
     
  12. Nov 13, 2009 at 5:25 AM
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    trust me ,, you will be much happier with the 285's
     
  13. Nov 13, 2009 at 5:39 AM
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    Your truck looks sweet! Are you running wheel spacers? Do your tires stick out past the lip of your fender?

    Also trying to figure out the best tire to run...need aggressive look, highway manners, and excellent winter & wet weather traction. Soooo many choices...:eek:
     
  14. Nov 13, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    no im not running spacers,, dont need them with my pro-comps...my wheels are 17x8 so the tires only stick out about a half inch or less.. IMO the BFG KM2's are the best mud tire on the market , quiet, smooth riding tire....read the reviews, they speak for themselves.
     
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