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what's most sensible lift for someone doing all ON-road driving?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DestinTaco, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Jun 3, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    DestinTaco

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    If one we're doing all highway driving in weather that was good all year round like it is here in Northwest Florida, what would you recommend for a lift of no more than 2"?
     
  2. Jun 3, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    bilstein 5100s with a add a leaf
     
  3. Jun 3, 2011 at 1:02 PM
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    ckeeton

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    bjmoose

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    Yep. Set them at 1.75 so you can still align it correctly without UCAs.

    Lock it.
     
  5. Jun 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM
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    Pugga

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    Eibach coils and 5100's up front and an AAL for the back (if you need it depending on if you want to be level or still raked).
     
  6. Jun 3, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    horwitzs

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    None.
     
  7. Jun 3, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    TheGreekIndian

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    pictures of bilstein 5100s with a add a leaf?
     
  8. Jun 3, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    YFZ_TRD

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    +1
     
  9. Jun 3, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    jdmdcfan

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    Check every other thread in the suspension section on this forum. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Jun 3, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    bowzerdoo77

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  11. Jun 3, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    JLee

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    X2 no lift is better for only on road driving.
     
  12. Jun 3, 2011 at 2:26 PM
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    All I can hear in my head is Dean Wormer saying "Zero.... Point.... Zero."
     
  13. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    I disagree. On road vs off road is not the only factor. Try carrying anything in the bed with non-tsb leafs. If out of warranty, AAL is the perfect solution along with the 5100's to level it which is exactly what I did. You don't need UCA's unless you go 3" or higher.
     
  14. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    MontanaTaco

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    I also disagree (well kinda). Before my OME lift my truck leaned through the corners and hauling stuff really sagged the rear. Now my truck rides like a brick but holds through the corners like a car would. And with the aal the rear doesn't sag.
     
  15. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    YFZ_TRD

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    The OP did not mention hauling or towing anything. He wanted an on-road lift.
     
  16. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Touche
     
  17. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    And as stated, the 5100/AAL combo is perfect. So, clearly, saying "No lift" when he says he wants a lift doesn't answer his question.
     
  18. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    YFZ_TRD

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    Technically he's already got a lift. Considering he's 100% on road and he could do that in a car :cool:
     
  19. Jun 3, 2011 at 7:28 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    ^OK, you got me there, lol.

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