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Old 02-12-2008, 05:52 PM   #1
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i'am wanting to lift my 04 dd cab trd just a small lift around 2inches and put some 265 75 16 's on the factory wheels . i herd some weird things about doing this .some say it wont void the warranty and some say it will, does anybody know ??? really i'am looking at doing a 2 inch spacer lift in the front and an add a leaf in the rear . but inconjunction i need to put some air spring helper on it
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Old 02-12-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
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Hidey-ho, neighbor and welcome to TTORA!

Best advice that I can give is to use the Newbie Tech Threads and Search button BEFORE you post a question. Because, most likely the question has been answered before. It took a long time of searching and reading many of the opinions, and technical info, before ordering my suspension stuff

The biggest advice that anyone could give to a person looking to do a lift is to ask these simple questions.
1) How much are you willing to spend
2) What type of off roading are you going to do
3) What type of driver are you
4) Is your truck a DD or trailer rig
5) Do you plan to haul stuff and how much
6) Did your wife/gf approve the purchase


Use these links below to read and understand....

CustomTaco's only piece of good info for off roaders - click here.

Parks Offroad.com: Installation and opinions for Toyotas (Coil overs & Drop Brackets) - click here.

4Crawler.com: Body Lifts - answers by 4crawler.com - click here.

4Crawler.com: Drive train ground clearance trick - click here.

TTORA: Tacoma Modification Articles -click here.

TTORA: Lift - - the question - click here.

TTORA: Leaf spring opinion poll - click here.

TTORA: Alcan leaf twist concern - click here.

TTORA: Cams vs Hoes - mandatory reading - click here.

Toyota.off-road.com: CO-Shock comparison - click here.

Downey-Off Road: Click on to Suspension then the model year of your truck - click here.

TTORA: UCA information - click here.

TTORA: Shackle's anyone? - click here.

TTORA: Shackle's anyone part II? - click here.

TTORA: Alcan's Orbit-Eyes - click here.

Toyota.off-road.com write up on the Orbit-Eyes - click here.

TTORA: Dever's Baja Bushings - click here.

Trailslesstraveled.com write up on Dever's Baja Bushings (similar in concept to the Orbit-Eyes) - click here.

TTORA: Timbren Bump Stops - click here.

I will state this, I too thought of going the low cost way of AAL, spacers and shocks...but after really thinking of it and what I want to do with the truck - I held off on the purchase to save up the money necessary to do my truck right. I am one of the guys that hate to do things more than once. If it takes a little inconvenience for a little bit of time to get real capable stuff - - it is worth it for me for that pain of waiting.

TTORA Garage: TejasYOTA's writeups - click here.

That should be it...but to read, learn, listen and if possible, ride with some guys that have different systems to see how they like it and how it handles.

Good Luck!
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