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Toytec lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacoma92, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. tacoma92

    tacoma92 [OP] Black Hole Sun

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    While my truck is in the shop ive been looking at suspension lift kits and found one that looks pretty good. The 3" lift with spacers, rear options, and rear shocks from toytecfor $319.99. Wat do yall think? Is this a good enough lift or are there better ones around the same price?
     
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    gouge44 $DO WORK$

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    dont do a spacer lift....
     
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    Wats the deal with a spacer lift?
     
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    Is is possible to use the 5100's on the front and set them up to the highest setting (without changing the UCA's or any other components) and do an AAL or block spacers or even shackles in the rear?
     
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    yes on the front without new ucas

    aal yes, spacer yes (i wouldnt), i dont know if anyone has lift shackles
     
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    so for a decent lift (about 2.5'') you can do a set of 5100's and an AAL,
    a bigger tire and you have yourself a 3.5'' lift!

    I am pretty sure I am goin for a the 5100's when my oem shocks are worn out! The only thing I am not sure about is the rear lift. I have herd that AAL makes the rear end of your truck really stiff. Not sure if I want that???

    Why do you not recommend a spacer lift in the rear?
     
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    search through some of the older threads and u will find the pros and cons of the spacer lift and all the other lift kits out there
     
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    Wow so wats the minimum height of lift needed to put m/ts on my 01 Tacoma?
     
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    Just FYI, I did a spacer lift on an 01 4X4 taco that I use to own. I was busting cv boots at the rate of about 1 a month. I had nothing but problems. I wish I had found TW back then and it would have saved me alot of aggrivation. IMO if I were you, I would save my money and get the ultimate lift from toytec. Please dont do a spacer lift....you will regret it.
     
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    I did the lift from the dealer ( 3" revtek ) just about done with my ultimate, just need to install coilovers and uca.....
     
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    Well I live on 20 acres of land and also go huntin in the backwoods so I will def need a reliable lift. still affordable too. And apparently spacer lift is out of the question haha. Will a 2.5 inch lift be big enough to put m/ts on my truck?
     
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    What size m/ts?

    If you have the stock 16" alloy wheels you can easily clear 265/75-16s (roughly 32"s) with a 2.5" lift.
     
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    Yea the rims that I have are tht size 16s
     
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