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TW Need Your Help

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by shrek, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Jan 22, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    shrek

    shrek [OP] I am lost on what to do.

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    Ok so my wife and I have this conversation about lifts on trucks. She informed me that I don't need a lift, and that lifts are for high school kids or young adults.:rofl:

    So here is my question to show her up: How many men on here that are over 35 have a lift on your truck. And please anyone else please speak up as well. Your opinion matters too. I am just trying to prove to her that lifts are for everyone, no matter how old you are.:D

    Thanks in advance for your support.
     
  2. Jan 22, 2013 at 5:51 PM
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    P9HST2

    P9HST2 Well-Known Member

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    WeatherTech floor liners, tailgate hoseclamp, Famous Fab sliders, Brute Force Fab rear bumper, Icon "3T" suspension.
    Remember, it's a suspension upgrade that makes it sit a little higher. I'm 48 and about to UPGRADE my 2012.
     
  3. Jan 22, 2013 at 6:14 PM
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    SpruceTaco

    SpruceTaco Well-Known Member

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    Tinted windows 5%, sill protectors, TRD stubby antenna, weathertech in channel rain guards, wheathertech floor mats, BHLM, Truxedo low pro qt, DTRL deleted, anytime backup camera, bed storage locks, fog lights on anytime, tailgate theft deterrent, painted engine cover, relocated horns, l.e.d bed lights, l.e.d engine bay lights, l.e.d lights above cup holders, in glove box, rear cup holder, in console storage & cubby next to steering wheel, plasti dipped lower valance, Grillcraft grill, 17x9 Fuel Krank wheels, Borla cat back exhaust, map & dome l.e.d's, TRD badge on grill, Redline tuning hood struts, Maxtrac spindles, Bilstein 5100's front set at 1.75 & ext.rear, All Pro expedition leaf springs & 1.5" blocks, extended brake lines front & rear, 1.5" 4crawler drive shaft spacer, Beefed Taco carrier bearing drop, 1.25" spidertrax wheel spacers on rear, Kenwood DNX570 touchscreen with navigation, 30" led light bar in lower bumper opening, 1/4" top plate spacer both sides, TRD skid plate sprayed with bedliner
    Just turned 41 today I have a 3" lift on my taco.My last truck was a Ram with a 6" lift & 35" tires. A lift is for anyone who wants one, they don't have age restrictions on them.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2013 at 6:20 PM
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    P9HST2

    P9HST2 Well-Known Member

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    Happy birthday SpruceTaco! :D
     
  5. Jan 22, 2013 at 6:22 PM
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    Econrecon

    Econrecon New Member

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    3 inch Toytec Lift, CBI Rock Sliders with Kick-outs, ARE Shell, Pop & Lock Tailgate Mod
    40 years old and lifted...
     
  6. Jan 22, 2013 at 6:27 PM
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    SpruceTaco

    SpruceTaco Well-Known Member

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    Thank you sir.
     
  7. Jan 22, 2013 at 6:27 PM
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    rtrudel35

    rtrudel35 Well-Known Member

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    She sounds like my dad. I'm a 30 y/o chick and looking to lift it when the funds become available.
     
  8. Jan 22, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    belone12

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    Im 32 and bought a lifted Tacoma (3") back in august. Luckily my girlfriend is from Florida and was cool with it, and defends me when my buddies wives roll their eyes. She gets it though, and I love this truck. Even if I bought it stock, it would've been lifted soon after.
    Im sure your wife will understand when she sees the finished product!
     
  9. Jan 22, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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    pivey14

    pivey14 I'm A Grinder

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    18, but I look at it like this: when I put my 2.5" lift on this summer, I plan on having this truck until I'm 30 so that should mean something.
     
  10. Jan 22, 2013 at 7:46 PM
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    acdronin

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    What? Can't she jump?:D
     
  11. Jan 22, 2013 at 8:11 PM
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    Justus

    Justus fucks not given

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    33 in febuary only about a 2" lift due to my needs/wants and a few surgeries................now u can get some nice sliders too, and tell her it was a purchase for her....middle ground, YOU get a lift

    SHE gets sliders....I mean steps.....yeah, let her call them steps.

    Win win
     
  12. Jan 22, 2013 at 8:14 PM
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    Warputer

    Warputer Dirt Road Inspector

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    Enough modifications to piss the wife off!!
    40 here and have a 6" kit.....and wanting some more. Wives!:rolleyes: Mine is always complaining about me spending $$ on the truck.
     
  13. Jan 22, 2013 at 8:21 PM
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    MonkeyProof

    MonkeyProof Power Top

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    39 and will be forty in a few weeks rolling on 35's locker front and rear on Long Travel suspension :cookiemonster:
     
  14. Jan 22, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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    Sublime

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    Tell her she needs to pipe down.....and give you your man card back while she's at it!

    I'm 33 and have modified suspension.....the wife always tells me "why can't you be content with just having a truck?" I tell her it's my hobby and she seems to understand that as she has plenty of them....just not as expensive!
     
  15. Jan 23, 2013 at 6:14 AM
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    shrek

    shrek [OP] I am lost on what to do.

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    See she handles the money so she knows what we can afford. She is pretty good about most things but looks at it like your wife does. I just can't be content with a stock truck. It's going to be a battle that's for sure. Thanks the responses. Keep them going.
     
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