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Trying to decide a lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BakerTaco, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Mar 20, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    BakerTaco

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    Hey guys I'm getting a lift sometime soon and I have a couple questions. I live on the Gulf Coast so there's not much off-roading to be done, nor am I going to become a serious off-roader. I want a 3" lift but I am on a strict budget. Do to my dad actually owning the truck, I would only go maybe twice a year at the most.(I don't want to screw up the truck) Would a spacer lift and AALs suffice?
     
  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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    RugbyTaco

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    Try searching, theres tons of threads on this topic. look into Bilstien 5100s(front is for lift, rear will not lift just better ride) and an AAL.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2012 at 2:07 PM
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    BakerTaco

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    Would you recommend new coils or could I keep the old ones?
     
  4. Mar 20, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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    Keep the coils, and does the rear have the tsb yet? Or is it stock from the factory. If it has the tsb in the rear then get the 1.5 AAL from Toytec. If it is stock then get the 2" from Toytec. As far as the front with the 5100's set it at 1.75 to level it out.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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    Ive got 5100's at 2.5"" and 1.5'' AAL for TSB pack and I like it alot . reasonable price too..
     
  6. Mar 20, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    BakerTaco

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    Pardon my newbiness... How do I know if i have the TSB?
     
  7. Mar 20, 2012 at 2:29 PM
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    TurboGT

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    count the leaf springs...

    3 = no TSB
    4, you have the TSB

    This comes from a suspension newbie as well, so I'm also looking to some of the "experts" confirmation of this, but I'm pretty positive this is the answer
     
  8. Mar 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Correct

    However , FWIW , all Canadian trucks have come with the 4 leaf " TSB " pack stock since the '07's , also some 2012 US trucks ( except the TRD Offroads ) are coming with the 4 leaf pack stock
     
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