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whats worse? body lift or spacer lifts?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by YotaKid62, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 [OP] Dirty mall crawler

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    I've heard a lot of people on here talking down body lifts and spacer lifts both, so I'm curious to see which is the lesser of the two evils. I have 3" coilovers and 2" axle blocks on mine and so far have had no serious issues with the ride quality or anything, but my rear is a little jumpy because of my sucky toyota leaf packs. I do plan on eventually upgrading my lift, but i need money for that, so for the time being I'm gonna have to live with it. Soo, feel free to let off your steam on anything concerning crappy lift kits.
     
  2. Maverick904

    Maverick904 Resident Fishing Expert

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    there is a term in math for this. its "equivalent" :D
     
  3. Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    theres many, many, many threads on this discussion!


    spacers can cause damage offroading. Body lifts can be a dangerous damage multiplier on and offroad.

    end of story.
     
  4. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 [OP] Dirty mall crawler

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    ik, ive seen alot of other threads on this topic, but i never saw one that compared them both directly so i figured i would start one.
     
  5. capetaco12

    capetaco12 .<>./

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    Small body lift wont kill ya. A small spacer wont kill ya. If you deciding between the both i would go with a spacer thou.
     
  6. derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Body is worse by like 100000000000. They look stupid, and are potentially very damage.


    Spacers suck too, but you'll be fine with them if you don't beat on them hard.



    /end thread.
     
  7. stucoma05

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    I had a 2.5" spacer lift with a 3" body lift and 35" tires, ended up on the shoulder of the highway without an IFS on the passenger right. After that I removed my spacers and wont go back. The body lift stays though.
     
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