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Waste?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Eddie81, May 13, 2009.

  1. May 13, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    Eddie81

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    Is it a waste if I don't do any offroading. The only offroading is camping and snowboarding. I want to the the EMU lift with EMU shocks ($700) and UCA or should I just stick to 5100 all around ($280), AAL, and UCA. If both are going to be around the same height anyways. Would the ride onroad be the same?

    thanks
     
  2. May 13, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    tacoskim

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    save the money eddie, just do 5100s all around and skip the uca if ur under 2.5 inches
     
  3. May 13, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    It's not a waste if you need more clearance.
     
  4. May 13, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    I vote for do it right the first time- Get the stuff you want and go with it- You won't be inclined to upgrade AGAIN later and you'll be happy with what you have...

    FWIW- You might not wheel it now...but after you get your lift in...you might be a bit more motivated too!!
     
  5. May 13, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    jdkeller

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    i got the exact lift setup you want. It rides soo nice on road as well. You wont regret it.
     
  6. May 13, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    tacoma08MZ

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    if YOU want to put a lift on YOUR truck weather you will wheel or not, then its not a waste!
     
  7. May 13, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Throw the OME stuff on there. I have a feelin you'll be out 'wheelin sooner than ya think.
     
  8. May 13, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    Also a good point!!
     
  9. May 13, 2009 at 5:17 PM
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    Thanks for all the response. How much do you guys think if I get the whole EMU kit and TC UCA, the installation and alignment would be? Or is it fairly easy to do myself? the only auto work that I have done myself is change oil and brakes.
     
  10. May 13, 2009 at 5:22 PM
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    There are Write Ups for how to for most of the component installation for suspension on the board.

    It's do-able your self...but it may be a bit daunting.
     
  11. May 13, 2009 at 5:22 PM
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    thanks, yeah I saw the GB and emailed Wheeler. I wonder if i purchase the whole EMU and TC UCA, would the price be discounted more on the EMU kit?

    Originally, I had checked with a shop for install and align for 5100 and it was $200. So I'll check again with them to see how much.
     
  12. May 13, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    Eddie81

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    would the 885 sag a whole lot?
     
  13. May 13, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    Ehh....They shouldn't.
     
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