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So what do you think. Was pretty serious about a longtravel kit but decided it was going to be too much money. I do want to get a little more aggressive of a lift but i kinda feel like its a little pointless with a 2wd. Whats your experience ?
 

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you can do it just for looks.. i have dbl cab lb prerunner too, and have thought about going 6".. ihad a buddy with 2wd chevy silverado. 10+" of lift 2-3" of body lift and 40" tires.. 100% street queen but looked like a full blown monster truck
 

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its pretty dumb and pointless with a 4wd(im gonna get bashed for that), so its even more lame on a 2wd. just get a 3 inch ome lift or if u want a plush ride get some nice coilovers and deavers in the rear.
 

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its pretty dumb and pointless with a 4wd(im gonna get bashed for that), so its even more lame on a 2wd. just get a 3 inch ome lift or if u want a plush ride get some nice coilovers and deavers in the rear.

*puts flame suit on*

No offense to the guys that have their rigs jacked up to the sky, but anything more then a 3" lift just looks stupid.

Can someone tell me what the reason is for any lift over 3 inches? I mean doesn't it become more of a hassle at that point?
 

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have you considered running allied spindles and then doing 5100's? you could get between 4 and 6.5 inches of lift with that setup and thats with no drop brackets or spacers, also it would be alot cheaper than going with a drop bracket type setup.
 

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i want to eventually put a 6inch on my prerunner to. i have a 3inch on now,but nothing beats setting up that high.
 

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What 06RadiantTacoma said is good advice. With the Allied spindles, you could get up to 6.5" of lift with the adjustable 5100s. I drove my truck with that exact same set up and it rode great. It was way to tall for my puny tires, and I didn't want it that high, but it worked. Much better quality than Fabtech or Procomp and no stupid drop brakets for a 2WD. Way more ground clearance!
 

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have you considered running allied spindles and then doing 5100's? you could get between 4 and 6.5 inches of lift with that setup and thats with no drop brackets or spacers, also it would be alot cheaper than going with a drop bracket type setup.
then what about the rear?
 

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AllPro 3" leaves and a 1" block. $1100/spindles + $200/Bilsteins + $1000/rear = just about $2.3K and it's something that anybody (well not anybody, but most anybody) could install themselves with basic handtools in a weekend.
 

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then what about the rear?
well if your on a super tight budget and dont really offroad you could always do a 5inch block in the rear, or i would probably rather do an add a leaf with a smaller block if on a budget. But the best and nicest way also most expensive would be a set of custom leafs.
 

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Hey man, where'd my comment go Toku? I didn't say anything wrong, and it explained what to do in the rear? WTF?
took care of it, might have been an accident. :)
 

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AllPro 3" leaves and a 1" block. $1100/spindles + $200/Bilsteins + $1000/rear = just about $2.3K and it's something that anybody (well not anybody, but most anybody) could install themselves with basic handtools in a weekend.
If he was gonna spend $1000 for rear lift it would be more practical to just get a custom set of leaf's. And a custom set of leafs usually doesnt run that much, you could easily get the leafs and a ubolt flip kit and extended brake lines for right around a grand and your rear end would be set.
 

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If he was gonna spend $1000 for rear lift it would be more practical to just get a custom set of leaf's. And a custom set of leafs usually doesnt run that much, you could easily get the leafs and a ubolt flip kit and extended brake lines for right around a grand and your rear end would be set.
The rear end I was quoting was AllPros 3" leaf kit, which includes: rear leaf springs, bushings, extended brake lines, u-bolt flip kit, and Fox Reservoir Shox. So, I already included that. Since the Tacomas have a 2" rake (or thereabouts) add 3" and you're 5" over the front, so with 6" in the front you would have a 1" positive front rake, which I think looks better. You could add a 1" block for like $50 if you wanted to.
 
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