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toytec 3 inch lift, tires

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by t33gee, May 8, 2009.

  1. May 8, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    t33gee

    t33gee [OP] aka Tg

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    i have a 03 tacoma prerunner extra cam and i am thinking of putting the teoytec 3in spacers up front and aal in the back. my question is should i keep the stock tire size? 265s? would it look good or should i go up? pics and opinions would help.
     
  2. May 8, 2009 at 9:39 AM
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    what are u lifting it for?
     
  3. May 8, 2009 at 9:41 AM
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    I don't have any pics but an opinion I do have. If money is a concern keep the stock tires for now. Decide what you like then most likely install some 33s.

    Now about that lift. I as most here will reccomend the suspension lift instead there are members here that are pulling their spacers in place for the suspension lift of their chosing. However if it is just for looks and not performance the spacers are cheaper. However they are also stiffer. Hope this helps.
     
  4. May 8, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    its mainly my daily driver, work and school. do take it in the hills every now and then. lifting it more for looks i guess
     
  5. May 8, 2009 at 9:46 AM
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    bigger truck with small tires....
     
  6. May 8, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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  7. May 8, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    I think the silver may have larger tires. I base this on the photo barely showing the suspension on the silver truck as opposed to the black one. It could be becuase it is a photo and the rims are different, tricking my eyes.
     
  8. May 8, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    i emailed toytec yesterday and the email i got back was "they are stock 265s?"

    so im not entirely convinced they are.
     
  9. May 8, 2009 at 10:15 AM
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    You and I both. Just seems there is more meat.
     
  10. May 8, 2009 at 5:03 PM
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    It looks goofy, stock tires with a 3 inch lift doesnt look good, id get some bigger tires
     
  11. May 8, 2009 at 5:28 PM
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    if i just get the 2.5 spacers will that level it out or would the 3" spacers do it. thinking i might want the front just a tad higher then rear. with this set up rear stock. and stock size tires. most likely bf at ko's (265)
     
  12. May 8, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    dude if u wanna just level it get the billstein 5100s....the ride is alot better than the spacers IMO. i have 5100s in the front at 2.5 and a 2" AAL in the rear....its pretty level, the back sits a smidge higher but i like it.....you could get the smaller AAL and have it sit lower in the rear tho.... and i ordered 285s abt 2 weeks ago to stuff under it if they ever show up :confused:
     
  13. May 8, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    post a pic. i want to see how it sits. link to kit?
     
  14. May 8, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    just 2.5 up front.....

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    with the AAL....

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    and stock 265s rite now.
     
  15. May 8, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    looks clean. where did you get the kit? toytec?
     
  16. May 8, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    the stuff is on toytec.com its the billstein adjustible shocks and the toytec 2" AAL...
     
  17. May 8, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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  18. May 8, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    yes and yes :thumbsup:
     
  19. May 8, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    right on. thanks for your help. if anyone else wants to throw in there oppinion feel free.
     
  20. May 8, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    no prob man good luck
     
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