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Where to buy new lift blocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ralphtater, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. Dec 5, 2012 at 8:47 PM
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    ralphtater

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    i currently have 1.25 in lift blocks on the rear of my 06 tacoma. i want to go a lil bigger to match the 2.5 leveling kit on front. Im trying to get them for cheap if anybody has any suggestions.
     
  2. Dec 5, 2012 at 10:34 PM
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    chad68

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    Let me do a 30 second search and get back to you.
     
  3. Dec 6, 2012 at 6:10 AM
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    My suggestion would be to ditch the block and get an AAL. Check out Toytec, Wheelers or Downsouth Motorsports.
     
  4. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    ralphtater

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    my problem is im not trying to spend a lot of money i just want to back to sit about 1 inch higher. I can put the blocks on myself i just havnt found a good place to buy any
     
  5. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:18 AM
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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    ive got some in the shed, let me go measure them and see if you want em for free
     
  6. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:27 AM
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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
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    yup 2.5 in
     
  7. Dec 8, 2012 at 9:18 AM
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    anyway i could get them from you? i could pay if you want
     
  8. Dec 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    Ill send em. Jus send me ur addy in a pm
     
  9. Dec 9, 2012 at 8:55 AM
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    imagine that, by broadcasting his question here instead of just doing a search and likely spending a couple hundred dollars he's going to wind up getting them for free. its an internet forum man, relax a little :)
     
  10. Dec 9, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    :ohsnap: exactly
     
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    This is a better option, even if the blocks are free.
     
  12. Dec 9, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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  13. Dec 13, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    hey i could use those 1.25 blocks ill buy them pm me
     
  14. Dec 13, 2012 at 11:05 PM
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    I was just being a dick LOL. I have an extra set of lift blocks, nice ones too (anodized red), that were never used, including the never used Ubolts but they are only 1" blocks.

    If OP was local I would have offered to give him mine. I have given away and offered free stuff before here and other forums. OP would be better off not using the blocks anyway, as they will in time cause not so cheap problems down the road.
     
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    yes from what i read blocks are a bad way to go but the fact remains that 90% of lifted vehicles rarely stray off the pavement so aside from the stiff ride the OP will likely get what he's after.
     
  17. Dec 19, 2012 at 6:36 AM
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    My truck rarely strays off road and I wouldn't put a block for a rear lift. The block will get you lift and that's about where the good side ends. The stock Tacoma leaf springs are crap and have a lot of axle wrap. Lift blocks promote axle wrap so couple that with an already weak leaf pack and you get LOTS of axle wrap and wheel hop. This can also wear out your stock leaf pack quicker. They also offer no benefit in regards to suspension travel although most people still run stock travel shocks even with an AAL so that becomes a non-issue.

    AAL's will stiffen the ride but they're not nearly as bad as they used to be. The old school, short AAL's were very, very stiff. The new longer ones aren't as bad and the multi leaf progressive AALs ride great!
     
  18. Dec 29, 2012 at 7:19 PM
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    I'm gonna go with AALs and blocks:D Just to satisfy me until I can get some Dakars!
     
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    I don't know if you still have these but I want them! I'm in Fl too.
     
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