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TW ADVICE (3'' or 6'' inch lift)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tacomadude18, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. Dec 6, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    Hey TW!! i have been thinking about getting a lift.. but i dont know what to get.. im intersted in a 3 inch lft but i hear alot, that spacer lifts arnt that great. i would LOVE to get a six inch lift kit but, what really bothers me is, will i get really bad miles per. gal. :/
    so long story short, what do guys & girls recomend?
    Thanks TW,
     
  2. Dec 6, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    OME, Toytec ultimate lift, Bilstien 5100's, Fox, King, Icon C/O. These are a few good ones.
     
  3. Dec 6, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    thanks for the brands! but, what would you recommend on a 3 to 6 inch lift?
    like, you have a 3 inch lift, how great is the gas milage?
     
  4. Dec 6, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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  5. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    i would recommend 3". Im gettin about 17mpg v6 5spd 4x4
     
  6. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    3" if you plan on offroading it at all. You want to keep the center of gravity as low as possible while fitting the largest tires possible. 3" with 33" tires seem to work best for modest offroading.
     
  7. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    You could do a 4.5 RCD....middle ground.
     
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  9. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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  10. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    ^ nope 4 inch sagged dropbracked :p
     
  11. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    I would highly recommend against getting a 3 foot lift. Leave stilts to the circus.
     
  12. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    still a drop bracket...

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  13. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    alright, thanks TW! im going for a 3 inch, cause i doubt im going to do any serious off roading... but i was interested in a six cause i have a LB dbl cab. and idk if that would ever affect me when i would try to hit up some trails..
    other than that, thanks again.
     
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    huh?
     
  16. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    conekiller accidentally put 3' instead of 3" in his post.
     
  17. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    I have a 3" on the long bed dbl cab (well 2.5" up front with ICONs) Performance is great off-road. If your going for looks 3" on a lng bed doesn't look very lifted though you could run 285 tires.

    Are you a pre-runner or 4x4. I would say go with a spindle lift if you are a pre-runner and then level out the back. If i wasn't 4x4 i would do this and set my ICONs to 0" for a 4" lift
     
  18. Dec 6, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    oh XD
    and no, mines a 4X4.
    i live in colorado, id be f'd if i didnt.. but thanks for the info!
     
  19. Dec 6, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    so ive been looking at some 3' lifts. so the best way to go is with a suspension lift?
    & is rough country any good?
     
  20. Dec 6, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    rough country sucks. OME, toytec, Icon, king, fox, saw. Those are good brands
     
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