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Will this 2" level my Truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Rail, May 9, 2012.

  1. May 9, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    Rail

    Rail [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. May 9, 2012 at 6:09 PM
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    dad32509

    dad32509 Thinking of something clever

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    :crapstorm:
    And the shit storm will begin
     
  3. May 9, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    A lot of guys will tell you not to use spacers and some will tell you its ok. It will level out the front but do your research first and look at all the options
     
  4. May 9, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    Yeah I've been lookin and reading and :annoyed:
     
  5. May 9, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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    I wish lifts where tht cheap. The lift i am planing on going with is the Bilstien 5100s.
     
  6. May 9, 2012 at 6:29 PM
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    here 'n there
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    i have a similar ebay 2" leveling kit on my truck. rides fine, no alignment issues. i think the rear is about 1" higher which is perfect for when I tow stuff. and you cant tell the rear is higher unless you put a measuring tape to it
     
  7. May 9, 2012 at 6:30 PM
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  8. May 9, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    I just want the front up for looks not for bigger tires so I may try the 2". If it's working for you must be ok.
     
  9. May 9, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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    Yeah that was my plan.....then it turned into needing new coils cause stock is too stiff, then uca cause I want the alignment to be perfect, then new tires cause stock now looks to small.......
     
  10. May 9, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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    GeauxTigers

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    I did 2.5 spacer with no rear TSB or any other adjustment to it. My front-end is now squeaky on bumps which is really annoying at times. I'm not sure if getting bilsteins would help my situation or not, but I may opt for them at a later time. The ride is fine, I only drove the truck stock for a couple weeks before I had the spacer put on, and couldn't tell a difference in the "ride" after having it installed. I could definitely tell a difference when I sat in the truck though. The truck is a little high on the front, I dont have any measurements handy..

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  11. May 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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    Rail

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    Thanks for the reply and I think I'll try the 2 inch on top of the strut and see what happens.
     
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