1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Top plate spacer lift on 5100s?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by gacandido2010, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. gacandido2010

    gacandido2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2010
    Member:
    #45890
    Messages:
    632
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    Inland Empire CA
    Vehicle:
    01 Prerunner TRD
    Bilstein 5100s, Eibach Coils, All Pro Baja Leaf Pack, Fox 2.5x16", All Pro 1.5 spacers, Deckplate Mod, K&N Filter, Magna-Flow Exhaust System, Cobra Ultra Cb with 3" Firestick, 2 Hella 500 HIDs, custom mesh grill, blacked out lettering, Limo Tint, Fog Light Mod
    wondering if it would hurt my 5100s if i put toytec front top plate spacer kit on them? i have them set at 0'' with eibach coils which gives about 3 or 3 1/2''. problem is i put a 2'' aal so my rear sits slighty higher :mad: this annoys me.
    the spacer is 3/4'' lift. and when i install it would i have to compress the the coils again or would it simply slide on top of it?
    thanks tw


    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...tegory_id=121&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
     
  2. 45acp

    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2009
    Member:
    #20861
    Messages:
    5,721
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jonathan
    Boring, Wisconsin
    Vehicle:
    bone stock / unmolested 04 2.7L
    Yes you have to compress the coils again. I put that set on my OME lift to compensate for the bumper and winch. Another less costly option could be to trim a little off the AALs so the rear doesn't sit so high.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. 4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2011
    Member:
    #58306
    Messages:
    6,721
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Randy
    Ferntucky, NV Halfway between Reno & Falabama
    Vehicle:
    2011 4x4 Access Cab Silver State Edition
    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    A lot of people run the Billies at .85 with eibach coils.
     
  4. gacandido2010

    gacandido2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2010
    Member:
    #45890
    Messages:
    632
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    Inland Empire CA
    Vehicle:
    01 Prerunner TRD
    Bilstein 5100s, Eibach Coils, All Pro Baja Leaf Pack, Fox 2.5x16", All Pro 1.5 spacers, Deckplate Mod, K&N Filter, Magna-Flow Exhaust System, Cobra Ultra Cb with 3" Firestick, 2 Hella 500 HIDs, custom mesh grill, blacked out lettering, Limo Tint, Fog Light Mod
    i always thought u werent suppose to do tht
     
  5. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    21,332
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    That works on a 2nd gen only
     
  6. gacandido2010

    gacandido2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2010
    Member:
    #45890
    Messages:
    632
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    Inland Empire CA
    Vehicle:
    01 Prerunner TRD
    Bilstein 5100s, Eibach Coils, All Pro Baja Leaf Pack, Fox 2.5x16", All Pro 1.5 spacers, Deckplate Mod, K&N Filter, Magna-Flow Exhaust System, Cobra Ultra Cb with 3" Firestick, 2 Hella 500 HIDs, custom mesh grill, blacked out lettering, Limo Tint, Fog Light Mod
    any other suggesstions to get a lil more lift in the front?
     
  7. 45acp

    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2009
    Member:
    #20861
    Messages:
    5,721
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jonathan
    Boring, Wisconsin
    Vehicle:
    bone stock / unmolested 04 2.7L
    There's not much more you can really do in the front to get more lift. Even if you did, you're likely to have more problems with your CVs and/or boots.
     
  8. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Member:
    #39131
    Messages:
    28,707
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Massachusetts
    Vehicle:
    '13 Ford F-150 SCREW
    F-150 Mod
    Throw a few sand bags in the rear to settle the AAL a bit.
     
  9. gacandido2010

    gacandido2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2010
    Member:
    #45890
    Messages:
    632
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    Inland Empire CA
    Vehicle:
    01 Prerunner TRD
    Bilstein 5100s, Eibach Coils, All Pro Baja Leaf Pack, Fox 2.5x16", All Pro 1.5 spacers, Deckplate Mod, K&N Filter, Magna-Flow Exhaust System, Cobra Ultra Cb with 3" Firestick, 2 Hella 500 HIDs, custom mesh grill, blacked out lettering, Limo Tint, Fog Light Mod
    haha thts a funny fix
     
  10. gacandido2010

    gacandido2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2010
    Member:
    #45890
    Messages:
    632
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    Inland Empire CA
    Vehicle:
    01 Prerunner TRD
    Bilstein 5100s, Eibach Coils, All Pro Baja Leaf Pack, Fox 2.5x16", All Pro 1.5 spacers, Deckplate Mod, K&N Filter, Magna-Flow Exhaust System, Cobra Ultra Cb with 3" Firestick, 2 Hella 500 HIDs, custom mesh grill, blacked out lettering, Limo Tint, Fog Light Mod
    oh shit u mean tht actually works? haha
     
  11. 98toyota

    98toyota Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Member:
    #67237
    Messages:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Hawaii/Bay Area, CA
    Vehicle:
    98 Limited TRD
    TacomaWorld Sticker
    Toytec doesn't recomend using spacers on 5100s...
     
  12. gacandido2010

    gacandido2010 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2010
    Member:
    #45890
    Messages:
    632
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    Inland Empire CA
    Vehicle:
    01 Prerunner TRD
    Bilstein 5100s, Eibach Coils, All Pro Baja Leaf Pack, Fox 2.5x16", All Pro 1.5 spacers, Deckplate Mod, K&N Filter, Magna-Flow Exhaust System, Cobra Ultra Cb with 3" Firestick, 2 Hella 500 HIDs, custom mesh grill, blacked out lettering, Limo Tint, Fog Light Mod
    thanks guys
     
  13. 705 Taco

    705 Taco Zombie Killer!

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2011
    Member:
    #48958
    Messages:
    496
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dean
    Barrie ON / St. Petersburg FL
    Vehicle:
    11 4x4 SR5
    6 inch ProComp lift, Eibach coils on 5100 Bilsteins at zero, 1/4 inch Toytec spacer on drivers side, rear TSB, 1.5 inch Deaver AAL, ProComp blocks and rear shocks, 8000 lb Warn winch on a Trans4mer grill guard, 33 inch BFG AT's, 18x9 XD Monsters, PIAA headlights, PIAA driving lights, Pyro's blue LED gauges, LED strip below tailgate, Armor Lid hard tonno, Hidden Hitch, Dee Zee bed mat, Tint, XM, Garmin GPS, Ultra Gauge
    Not true but welcome. Oh maybe on a first gen.
     
  14. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Member:
    #39131
    Messages:
    28,707
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Massachusetts
    Vehicle:
    '13 Ford F-150 SCREW
    F-150 Mod
    Yeah man, I wasn't being a smart ass. It's risky to raise the front end any higher because you could damage your CVs, so the next logical solution would be to lower the rear. You can do that by either compressing the suspension using weight, causing it to settle down a little quicker (it will still have some rake, but it'll help) or, as mentioned above, trim the AAL so it doesn't provide as much lift.
     
To Top