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What do you guys think about this lift combo?

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by fender104, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    fender104

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  2. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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    Konaborne

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    It'll work...but spacer lifts are generally frowned upon on here. They wear out suspension parts and ride very rough.

    I'd say look into other coil or spindle lifts
     
  3. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    From what I understand spacer lift is really the only way to go if you have a 5 lug, am I wrong? I plan on putting bilstien 5100 adjustable all the way around as well. Would that help the suspension wearing out, since they are better quality.
     
  4. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    the 5100's would not help with the suspension wear. have you looked into spindles?
     
  5. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    I would be interested in spindles if that was the best way to go. I will do a little more research. I don't want to put a poor lift on my truck but since i thought that all I could do i wanted to do it as cheaply as possible.
     
  6. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    Holy crap 1300 for spindle's that is crazy.. How much wear are we talking here with these spacers. Will the bilstien's at least improve the ride? I might just go with the adjustable bilsteins if the spacers are really that bad for the truck.
     
  7. Oct 21, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    The place that I've seen that sell adjustable bilstien 5100 say "Lift products will not fit models with 5 lug wheels"
     
  9. Oct 22, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    5100s will not fit a 5 lug Tacoma. Spacer and aal is the most used option for a 5 lug Tacoma but the catch is needing longer rear struts as well as the front. The fat bobs kit includes the longer rear struts needed so may be a better deal in the end, unless you get a good deal and buy them seperatly.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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    Look in the 5 lug product thread there is alot of products in there as far as shocks,struts, lifts go. Over all imo a spacer is a spacer where ever you get it and the $230 fatbobs is the best deal over all
     
  11. Oct 22, 2011 at 8:53 AM
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    There are no spindle lifts available for the 5lug tacos 2nd gen
     
  12. Oct 23, 2011 at 5:40 AM
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    BF GOODRICH T/A ko, BILSTEIN HDs, AMERICAN RACING RAZOR`S 16X7.5, READYLIFT SST HYBRID LIFT SYSTEMS, ALTEC LANSING AUDIO,DREGS OF THE EARTH SYSTEMS,WOLF EYES,SUREFIRE ILLUMINATION TOOLS,HK-PROTECTION!!. POP LOCK, SHORTY ANTENNA, TACO TENT #3,. NITECORE ILLUMINATION, FENIX FLASHLITES. STILL PROTECTOR`S, FACTORY BED MAT, CUSTOM BED WEB, INTRO-TECH INTRO-GUARD CUSTOM TRUCK COVER, CENTER CONSOLE LOCK MOD, TECH-SHADE M1068, WEATHER-TECH CLEAR-COVER`S, OEM MINI TIE-DOWNS, TRUCK BEDZ AIR MATTRESS EXPEDITION SERIES, McGARD TOUGH NUTS WHEEL LOCK`S, DISABLE SEAT/BELT CHIME MOD, GARMIN GPS, KERSHAW BLADE`S, SKELETOOL, WEATHER-TECH FLOORLINER DIGITAL-FIT GRAY # 461781, NITE(IZE) KNOT-BONE ADJUSTABLE BUNGEE SYSTEM, WET OKole SEAT COVERS, UNDER DASH FLYZEYE BW LED LIGHT W/CUSTOM BLUE HALOS. NITECORE IFE1 INFILUX ILLUMINATION SYSTEM. JETBEAM BC-10 HANDHELD, HK VP-70Z 9mm PROTECTION!. JETBEAM PC-10 550 LUMEN ILLUMINATION SYSTEM. SUREFIRE E2D-LED-DEFENDER ULTRA 500 LUMENS KICK ASS ILLUMINATION...
    or EBAY !. the price seems great just remember!! if you do this yer self to first. remove that 1/2" off the long stud on the top of the strut making sure the nut is already on the stud!!!!! install strut extension`s to factory specs & torque . cause if ya don`t well!!!!..:mad:

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  13. Oct 23, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    scott, i really like your rims.. where did you get them at? They are the American Racing Razors right?
     
  14. Oct 24, 2011 at 1:24 AM
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    thank`s yep razors!!! got them at a place in so-cal called coast general performance in costa mesa ca.​

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