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Why is it a 3" Lift Kit?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by DonR, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. DonR

    DonR [OP] New Member

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    Guys,

    Pardon my lack of knowledge, but I am considering a lift kit for my 2010 DC. As luck would have it, I found a neighbor who installed a 3" Revtek on exactly the same truck. But what I am having a hard time understanding is that the blocks on the back are only about 1" or 1 1/2". The truck did increase in height about 3" but that was due to larger tires/wheels. So, why is it called a 3" lift kit?

    DonR
     
  2. jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Because the 3" is the lift measured in the front.
     
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    Because it lifts the truck 3". Every 1" provides 2" of lift.
     
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    welcome to tacomaworld Don.
     
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    i bought a 3"lift revek spacer lift, with AAL 1.5" , save your money dude and buy some coil overs and a spring pak for the rears, the rev tek is decent for looks but after jumping on this forum and seeing whats up, i should have waited and saved up for what I really want after every ones input. I have an access cab. The revtek runs good but I want more. LOL here is a before and after shot with revtek.

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  6. MontanaTaco

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    Yeah I have the ome 885's and nitro sports and love it! It rides stiffer but it feels more solid. I have heard bad things from spacer lifts so I decided to get a better lift.
     
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    yea OME! the few and proud! enough of these 5100s!
     
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    Hell yeah!:D
     
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    ???
     
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    Now, if I can only get these OME's installed instead of sitting in the box I would be even happier.
     
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