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What do I drop?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by badguybuster, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. Apr 3, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Ok, as most of you know by now, I put a 2.5" lift on my 2006 TRD DC. Now that it has been on a couple days, I think I want to go a little bit higher. So I am saving up for some 5100's (set the fronts at .85) and I figure a 1.5" body lift in the rear. That will put the total lift at (3.35 in front) and (3.50 in the rear).

    So, what do I need to lower to make sure everything is honky dory?

    I figure, the front differential (already ordered the kit).
    The sway bar (already ordered the kit).

    What else??
     
  2. Apr 3, 2009 at 2:15 PM
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    I would recommend the wait and see technique....Yoy may not get vibratations or have any problems.

    Go with what you have and then go from there.
     
  3. Apr 3, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    yeah....dont do anything yet. if you do happen to get vibes tho...you can go with either axle shims,or you can get a carrier bearing spacer kit.........drop the drive shaft angles a bit.
     
  4. Apr 3, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    I would not do just a rear body kit, that is going to mess up the lines of the truck. i would reccomend a block or AAL depending on what you already have.
     
  5. Apr 3, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    already have the AAL on the rear, but may want to go a little higher.
    The AAL's gave me about 2.25", I think I want to go to 3+"
     
  6. Apr 4, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    Well, I had my new BFG's put on and all the vibration is gone. Not only that, the tires must have been worn unevenly because the entire lift is completely level now on all (4). They are all sitting at exactly 38.25". I have not had it aligned yet BUT I was driving down a 1/4 mile straight stretch and straightened the wheels and she went about 200 feet before drifting to the right....not bad, eh? I am STILL taking her in to have it checked, just to be safe.
     
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