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Vote for my 3" lift.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Scope3334, Apr 25, 2012.

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What Lift would you go with if you where me?

Poll closed May 25, 2012.
  1. OME Suspension Lift kit with AAL + new UCA

    17 vote(s)
    10.2%
  2. Bilstein 5100 Suspension Lift kit with AAL + new UCA

    28 vote(s)
    16.9%
  3. OME Suspension Lift kit with Darkar leaf springs + new UCA

    80 vote(s)
    48.2%
  4. Blstein 5100 Suspension Lift Kit with Darkar leaf springs + new UCA

    25 vote(s)
    15.1%
  5. None of the above

    16 vote(s)
    9.6%
  1. Apr 25, 2012 at 2:14 PM
    #1
    Scope3334

    Scope3334 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey all I just wanted to put things to a vote for my lift. I'm a strong believer that the more opinions and views one has the better ones knowledge is. In this case I believe that it will make me a happier lifted Taco owner.

    To help you vote here is what my driving habits mostly consist of. A daily commute to and from work as well as normal transportation of friends/family (Normal roadsand Highways).I also use my truck for typical house work (Trips to the landfilland carrying home improvement items). In addition I will be using my truck for hunting, fishing, camping and taking me and my friends to are favorite rock climbing areas. This is not really off roading but more or less driving thought fields and mild trails. MY truck will also be used to transport a ATV or to tow a boat on ocausions. However now that I am proud owner of a Tacoma I would like to have the ability to on occasion to do a bit more aggressive off roading. I would not be doing this on a weekly basis or even a monthly basis but don't want to be heavily restricted when the time comes.

    I want a lift kit that will provide something close to or better than a factory ride and be well suited for my driving habits. I would also like a lift kit that will keep my truck from experiencing major problems and will last.

    Option #1:http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=58849&category_id=113&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
    Option #2:http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=58914&category_id=113&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
    Option #3: OME but with Darkar
    Option #4: Bilstein but with Darkar
     
  2. Apr 25, 2012 at 2:23 PM
    #2
    bridgcat

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    Option 4....put up a poll.
     
  3. Apr 25, 2012 at 2:40 PM
    #3
    PICKSTACOMA

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    Just installed mine this past weekend. Wished I had done it
    a long time ago. You want be disappointed. Good Luck
     
  4. Apr 25, 2012 at 2:59 PM
    #4
    Banff2007Tacoma

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    #3 as well. Have it and love it.
     
  5. Apr 25, 2012 at 3:58 PM
    #5
    hudhawk

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    On option number three, do you mean OME, not OEM?

    Edit: :thumbsup:
     
  6. Apr 25, 2012 at 3:59 PM
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    GreatBasinTaco

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    #3. You will like the dakars for the atv or towing
     
  7. Apr 25, 2012 at 4:00 PM
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    Get the Dakars...you will not regret it.

    Where are you in MD?
     
  8. Apr 25, 2012 at 4:00 PM
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  9. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    can someone tell me what is "uca" and also is the third option the best suspension lift regardless of price? btw i don't plan on climbing over a 5 foot rock.
     
  10. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Upper Control Arm
     
  11. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    mdkingen

    mdkingen Hang on, I saw this done in a cartoon once!

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    upper control arm. just installed this set up. did not need a uca
     
  12. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:25 PM
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    Scope3334

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  13. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    thanks, i should have known that
     
  14. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM
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  15. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM
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    is the suspension on the 2012 model the same as 2005-2011 models?
     
  16. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    If you want to save a little money and not want as much lift in the rear the wheeler's 1.5" progressive add a leaf are nice. Just traded them out with some toytec 2" aal and it is night and day better.
     
  17. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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    Scope3334

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    Starting to think the OME, I started off wanting to go with the Bilstein setup because it did not require spacers but from what I have been reading the spacers dont matter with this kit. Im also thinking now that the OME would be more geared toward my driving habits. From reading it seems that the OME kit even has a more factory ride.

    Part of me still wants the Bilstein because I have read more about the OME settling.

    However I do know that I will be going with the Darkar leafs because from what I gather is that there an improvement over the AAL.

    After more votes and some more reviews ill be 100% but im starting to switch to the OME.
     
  18. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    The new OME " X " coils don't sag , mine haven't moved at all in over a year
     
  19. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    Scope3334

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    Not that im rich but im really aiming more towards option #3-4 because I have read and started to understand that the AAL's are good but the Darkar leaf sets are better for Ride,Bed capacity and life.
     
  20. Apr 25, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    OZ-T

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    FYI it's Dakar
     
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