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UCA/lift questions

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ryantaco, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. Jun 16, 2013 at 12:47 AM
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    ryantaco

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    If i plan on leveling my truck with 5100's all around or just in the front am i going to need new UCA's or just alignment?
     
  2. Jun 16, 2013 at 12:52 AM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    you should be fine with just the 5100's and an alignment
     
  3. Jun 16, 2013 at 1:21 AM
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    Ninjayota

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    So how high can you go without having to mess with the uca?
     
  4. Jun 16, 2013 at 1:31 AM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    general rule is 2.5"

    I was at 3.5" before I swapped my UCA (in-process now), didn't have any major problems besides blown CV boots.

    but that's a different story


    but every truck is different. Some people will be fine, some will get vibes
     
  5. Jun 16, 2013 at 3:45 AM
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    Wouldn't the year of the vehicle make a difference? I am under the impression your info is in regards to an early Tacoma while the OP is asking about a late style Tacoma.

    PK
     
  6. Jun 16, 2013 at 5:36 AM
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    About 2.5" is the max and that is pushing it from everything you'll read on here.
     
  7. Jun 16, 2013 at 3:07 PM
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    not really. our vehicles all have the same suspensions; sans differently placed bolt holes and model specific hardware

    lifting affects both ifs systems the same
     
  8. Jun 16, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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    661prerunner

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    I am at about 3 or a bit less and no vibes just recently started getting neg camber wear on my tires. But also in the process of UCAs and spindles to lower my preload
     
  9. Jun 29, 2013 at 10:04 PM
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    Whats the biggest wheel size i could run with that kind of lift?
     
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