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whats the best 3in lift kit for your buck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by hoodratstormtroop, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. Jul 22, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    hoodratstormtroop

    hoodratstormtroop [OP] Well-Known Member

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    whats the best 3in lift kit for your buck? I was just looking around and wanted 2 lift my truck and get new control arms and all pro 3in leaf springs too
     
  2. Jul 22, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    Best 3" is a LT :p
     
  3. Jul 23, 2012 at 1:42 AM
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    A 4x4 Taco with 3" of lift will definetly have vibration issues. I would not recommend it.
     
  4. Jul 23, 2012 at 2:01 AM
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    Blacktacoma23

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    If your already getting a AP pack, then id say best 3" would be ext. coilovers. (since you will also be getting new uca's?)
     
  5. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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    nat

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    Not true.

    I like OME stuff.
     
  6. Jul 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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  7. Jul 23, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    ^Wrong^
    Mine has a Full 3" lift front & rear with no vibes.
    As for a good 3" lift for a good price OME.
     
  8. Jul 23, 2012 at 9:02 AM
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    HIYota

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    Yea not true...I got foxes all around and AP standard leafs w/no vibes.

    Op, whats your budget?
     
  9. Oct 27, 2012 at 6:55 AM
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    Tarpon24

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    how do the ap leafs ride they look pretty good. and how about sage while towing. and i just got fox coilovers put on yesterday and their amazing worth every penny. and their not even broken in yet
     
  10. Oct 27, 2012 at 7:16 AM
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    I did my lift for:
    150 for 4 bilsteins 5100
    160 for eibach springs
    80 for add a leaf
    60 for an alignment
    Total for me was roughly 450 dollars for my lift, it's a little under 3 inches of lift aswell
     
  11. Oct 27, 2012 at 7:20 AM
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    And here is a picture with a load in the bed

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    I'm very happy with the way it turned out and you will save a lot of money doing the work yourself
     
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