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Who makes 3" Lifts for 08-09 Pre-Runners..

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by AFButters, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. Sep 10, 2008 at 9:17 AM
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    AFButters

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    I have been looking around and can really only find the Pro-Comp 3" Lift..
     
  2. Sep 10, 2008 at 9:36 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    Great selection. High quality parts, the guys there are cool to deal with and know and run our trucks, only make stuff for toyota. Another good place is Downey Off Road, they are stricty Toyota too. I go with either, Have had parts from both.
     
  4. Sep 10, 2008 at 10:31 AM
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  5. Sep 10, 2008 at 10:47 AM
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    I'd look into Tuff Country lifts as well... That is what I am installing this week... Reviews seem to be good. I 'believe' that they have kits for that year as well - but don't quote me...
     
  6. Sep 10, 2008 at 10:59 AM
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    Soo..

    Pro-Comp $470
    Toy Tec + Shocks $590

    I guess im really just looking for a lift that is more for looks than for climbing mountains.. not looking to spend $1k-2k.. Its going to be a daily driver, most offroading it will really see is driving at the lake, maybe sneak out to one of the drop zones on Bragg but nothin out there is tooo bad
     
  7. Sep 10, 2008 at 11:01 AM
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    Why not get some 5100's bilstein adjustable shocks you can achieve a 2.5" lift
     
  8. Sep 10, 2008 at 11:29 AM
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    That is what I wanted... and for some light off-road use. I am not going the beat the crap out of my ride. Plus I commute into DC daily, so I need something that is road-friendly too.

    The kit I bought is this: http://www.suspensionconnection.com/cgi-bin/suscon/52907.html?id=23riSIqE

    I am having my bestfriend's brother (professional master mechanic) install it at his shop this week. Cannot beat that... To my door, $277.02 + case of beer = a 3'' suspension lift.
     
  9. Sep 10, 2008 at 11:34 AM
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    Tell your friends brother to come down to Fayetteville NC in January.. and do mine and ill have 2 cases of beer for him.
     
  10. Sep 10, 2008 at 12:27 PM
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    That isn't too far from DC... You could always take a R&R trip here... I am sure he could use the extra business on the weekend or something. I'll talk to him and see what is up...
     
  11. Sep 10, 2008 at 10:33 PM
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    Yes, please call Downey before you buy some skyjacker or fabtech or rancho or revtek or whoever else JUNK.

    Downey can give you advise on how to make your truck handle BETTER and not handle like crap like those other brands stuff.
     
  12. Sep 11, 2008 at 12:38 AM
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    I was lookin at the Downey website and it has nothing for Tacomas built after 05
     
  13. Sep 11, 2008 at 3:35 AM
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    maybe a dumb question.. but, if your order one of these kits do they come with instructions, cause i have access to a do it your self garage on base with plenty of tools, lift stands and everything, so if i got a how to im sure i could pull this thing off myself.
     
  14. Sep 11, 2008 at 6:54 AM
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    Their website is junk, but if you call them they are very knowledgeable.
     
  15. Sep 11, 2008 at 8:52 AM
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    lol.. ill ask if they give a Tacomaworld and a military discount
     
  16. Sep 11, 2008 at 9:02 AM
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    on toytec it says the recommend the OME Shocks.. would you all agree or are they just trying to get anlother $300
     
  17. Sep 11, 2008 at 9:15 AM
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    Cool thanks..

    I know i have been spreading many questions through different areas of the site, i am just glad i have acctually been getting responses instead of people bitchin about the post.

    Now I just need to get my shopping list ready so in Dec I can send it home to the wife, and we can start getting everything ordered i would love to be able to pick up the truck and then start installing in my time off when i get back..
     
  18. Sep 11, 2008 at 9:17 AM
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    wat?
    if u need help, i'll be around here. i did my 3" lift and AAL at the pope auto hobby on base.
     
  19. Sep 11, 2008 at 9:19 AM
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    That is where i plan on doing mine.. I lowered my car there so i figured i could lift a truck .. thanks man ill stay in touch and let you know.. thanks for the offer
     
  20. Sep 11, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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