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What's the best lift?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by GREENMACHINE, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:04 PM
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    GREENMACHINE

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    I just bought a new 2011 dbl cab 4x4 long bed. Im looking at doing about a 3 inch complete suspension lift and level her out too. I live in Alaska so my driving is kind of all over the board as to what Im doing. But for the most part its on road. And I was thinking of just running 33's.

    What Im looking for is the best lift kit that will give me the smoothest ride, and not have to do much cutting, and not blow up my wallet.

    I was looking at this lift:
    http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...tegory_id=113&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72

    But Im all ears for some good advise....

    Thanks Guys!
     
  2. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:07 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Budget ?
     
  3. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    Budget plays a HUGE role in lift components. Unlimited I would go with either Icon, Fox, King.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:14 PM
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    Im trying to stay under $1000
     
  5. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Full OME with Dakars
     
  6. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Wait , that may have been hasty , do you haul more or offroad more ?
     
  7. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    Well kinda 50/50, I dont do a whole lot of either right now. But if it is gonna be one or the other it'd be hauling.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:27 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Full OME with the Dakars then .
     
  9. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:28 PM
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    OZ-T

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    What colour is your truck ?
     
  10. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:56 PM
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    Timberland Green was my first choice in colour , but was unavailable in Canada in the very configuration you have it in .

    I have a DCLB 4x4 Sport in mag grey .
     
  11. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:57 PM
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    Well in that case OME 885's with the top spacer and the Dakars .
     
  12. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:59 PM
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    Its Timberland Mica, the dark green
     
  13. Feb 26, 2011 at 1:06 AM
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    Where or what site would you order that kit from?
     
  14. Feb 26, 2011 at 1:30 AM
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  17. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:52 AM
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  18. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:54 AM
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    looks good to me as long as shipping isnt to crazy! good luck, thats the kit ill be ordering when im ready.
     
  19. Feb 26, 2011 at 3:07 AM
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    toytec coil-overs (they use bilstein 5100's) about $800.00
     
  20. Feb 26, 2011 at 3:25 AM
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    For the money the OME lift kit is best imo. That is what I have, no complaints.
     
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