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Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by Ted4311, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:08 PM
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    Ted4311

    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    So within 24 hours of buying my truck BAM ordered 3 inch lift/level. NOW a month later reading an ungodly amount on spacer lifts... did I really just throw money away...
     
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  2. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Yes.....yes you did.

    I did the EXACT same thing. :facepalm:
    Ended up ponying up for a toytec BOSS setup about 9 months later. (Which was last month actually)

    Chalked it up to a "live and learn" type situation and just ate the money.

    Still well worth it. Check out my build if you want to see some pics of the spacer lift vs coilover.
     
  3. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:19 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

    TXRailRoadBandit73 TOYOTA,RAILROADER,RÖKNROLLN',BEER,BACON,FURBABIES

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    Yup :devil: ...check out toytec.com boss kit
     
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  4. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:19 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Also....be sure to get rear shocks too. Apparently 1" blocks and up are bad for OEM shocks LOL

    could compress and depress my shocks BY HAND when I changed them out for the BOSS shocks. I only had the lift on for 9 months and was 2 years old when I changed it out! Like I said..live and learn
     
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  5. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:30 PM
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  6. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    Krezz Doesn't want to be new member

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    hahahahahahaha - such a great movie.
     
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  7. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Still liked the navigator better! Don't know why!
     
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  8. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:52 PM
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    Ted4311

    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    :frusty: live and learn.... When I do it right.... 6 inch suspension lift.... SMH... :facepalm:
     
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  9. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:54 PM
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    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    It's not terrible... I don't wheel alot but I do plan on making better choices 6 inch lift...Haha its just money
     
  10. Apr 12, 2017 at 12:57 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    One good pothole is all it takes for a snapped shock.
     
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  11. Apr 12, 2017 at 1:07 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    no, just cobblestones!

    roads in South MD are bad! Lived in Baltimore for a while.......DAMN!

    but loved visiting Annapolis!
     
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  12. Apr 12, 2017 at 1:13 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    I couldn't seeing as i lived IN THERE!! LOL

    my ass and shocks are damn glad i moved!

    not to mention my guns...they get more action now!
     
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  13. Apr 12, 2017 at 1:57 PM
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    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    the 4600 bilstein shocks? I don't have the black ones. I have the blue and yellow 4600 series
     
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  14. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:04 PM
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    Law323

    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Doesn't matter.....with the geometry off like that, still puts more stress on them than needed.
     
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  15. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:06 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Spacer lift with bilsteins and a nice pothole. IMG_2885.jpg
     
  16. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:38 PM
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    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    I was OK with spacers.... Had them on my Taco for 9 years, killed pot holes and curb hopped like a dumbass... No issues.... Dammit... 4 or 6 inch suspension lift in my future... Thanks Law323 :annoyed:
     
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  17. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:40 PM
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    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    I'm sure that picture is someone doing something really dumb... Not a pothole... Hahaha if something goes wrong warranty will fix it. I got the dealership on my side. I've dealt with them since day 1 of my Taco. So bring it potholes!
     
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  18. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:42 PM
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    Ted4311 [OP] Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

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    I asked the service manager if a 3 inch lift would void warranty and they said anything under 4 they don't pay it no mind. Over 4 they are hell to work with
     
  19. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:44 PM
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    831Tun heartless Bastrd

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    Yes....yes you did...... Frickin' hilarious. In a sad way of course.

    Sorry OP. It's not the end of the world to put a spacer lift on. It's just not the best..... or even close.
     
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  20. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:45 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    And I was speaking from an experienced POV LOL that's what made it even worse!
     
  21. Apr 12, 2017 at 2:47 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    No....it was a pothole. It's from one of the threads on here.

    You must have a hell of a dealership, most won't even look at it much less do warranty work! Which is bull considering the Moss act.
     
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    It struck me as kinda like saying, "yes they do." When the wife asks if "these" pants make my ass look big. lol
     
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  23. Apr 12, 2017 at 3:19 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    LOL now THATS one thing you NEVER want to say "yes" to! I simply say "no baby, your ass makes those pants look small" :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    All about the positive spin!

    Of course.....I've only said that once......got a nice reminder why I shouldn't say it again LOL
     
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