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Whats a good lift kit

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rs5150, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Sep 30, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    rs5150

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    Hey whats up fellas!!
    I have a 2009 PreRunner, love the truck.
    I'm looking into lifting my truck and actually using it for off-roading. However I also use it as a regular day vehicle.
    So, whats a good lift kit that can give me that hard suspension for off-roading but can also give me that smooth ride on pave roads?
     
  2. Sep 30, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    ETaco23

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  4. Sep 30, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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  5. Sep 30, 2009 at 11:42 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    what kind of terrain/off roading options do you have?

    whereabouts do you live?
     
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    i live in Palmdale, CA., nothing but desert out here.
    just want some kind of lift where i have enough travel where i wont bottom out out truck, regardless if its a jump or some woops.
     
  8. Oct 1, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    its important to know that info before giving advice...

    while the above mentioned suspensions are great for certain applications, you will likely want to look into something more suited for desert terrain...

    at the very least, mid-travel is a good economical investment...

    higher end direct replacement coilovers like SAWs, Camburgs, Kings, or Icons should be fine up front, and a leaf pack with rear resi shocks will hold up just fine for a couple years...

    if you can swing the money, long travel would be your ultimate best bet for jumps and whoops...

    come on out on desert meets to get a feel for the sport and see some various suspension setups up close and personal...

    its the best way to do your homework before you drop your hard earned cash on the truck...
     
  9. Oct 2, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    Thanks bro..
    When and where are the desert meets?
     
  10. Oct 2, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    there are meets going on all the time...

    check the So Cal section of this site, and the Off Road section of customtacos.com

    this sunday, there is a group heading out to the Hammers, and i may be rollin out to Barstow...
     
  11. Oct 2, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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