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Hello Guys and Girls, I took the advice of member DC2006 and purchased
a really nice 3" complete suspension lift on ebay last week for my 06 Tacoma
DC, 4x4, V6, . My wife has a 2006 Tundra DC, V8, 2 W/D. On my Tacoma
I have tried adjustable coil struts and inside coil spacers , But although the
Tacoma looked great parked, I didn't like driving it and always ended up
putting it back to stock and selling the lifts and losing at lot of cash.
But about 2 weeks ago I found this site and a member talking about a
lift he bought for his truck on ebay for about 1/3 the money I had spent
on all the lifts I tried, I have never been on ebay before, But I gave it a shot
DC2006 said there is a company on there that has a lot of different lifts
for Tacoma’s and Tundra’s for around $200.00 and less, DC2006 said
to search for ez-liftsuspension , After about an hour of learning how to
use ebay I found the company and purchased a 3” complete front and rear
lift for my Tacoma, I received it in 2 days and installed it Saturday.
You can read my other post in Tacoma ( found great lift ) DC2006
started. What I’m here for is to tell you I went back to ebay and bought
a complete 3” front and rear lift with Fabtech add-a-leafs for my wife’s
Tundra this morning for $189.00 + $20.00 S/H The same kit for a 4x4
is $210.00, My lift was so easy to install I’m sure now that I understand
what I’m doing hers will be faster, One member hinted I was a dealer
or I guess help ez-liftsuspension , But I’m not I just though if you find a
good product you should pass it on to other members.
 

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Haha ;)

I only said that cause you only have 5 posts and have a lot of "experience" with different lifts and such, but seem to like a spacer the best. But I understand, some things work better than others for certain people! Glad your happy.
 

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No problem I understand, It just that I don't go on web sites
and say anything or even join, I just read what other people
have to say. I've had about 8 Toyota trucks but most of them
had torsion bars and really easy to lift, My 91 SR5 Extra cab, 4x4, V6,
had a 6” Rancho, A 4” body lift I made, and I ran 36” Superswampers.
with 4:88 gears, And I painted it 66 Corvette red, When I bought my first
Tacoma TRD with struts I was upset because I couldn’t find a good way to lift
it as high as I wanted so installed a 6” Trail Master lift ( they don’t make the lift
any more so I guess I can say that lift destroyed the truck ) So I traded it in and got
another Tacoma with that one I tried the adjustable coil struts which cost me $1100.00
But to get 3” of lift the front was so stiff I hated to drive it. So then I tried the #1 inside
coil lift at the time and the ride was worse. So I gave up for awhile and just drove it stock.
I kept reading about these above strut spacers , But kept thinking how good of a lift can one
be for $200.00 and didn’t buy one. Until I read DC2006 post , Then I said to my self, Self
you have wasted all that money on other lifts why not waist another $200.00 and give
ez-liftsuspension a try so I went on ebay and bought there complete front and rear 3”
lift, As I said in my other post I installed it last Saturday and I feel it is the best lift
I have had yet, Except for the older trucks with torsion bars. If Toyota would come back
with those I would be the first in line to buy one. If I knew how to post pictures I could
show you some of my old trucks, My wife told me I should have married a Toyota.
I told her I would have if they could cook, clean, and do all the neat things she can do.
Take it easy negrotundra.
 

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...So then I tried the #1 inside
coil lift at the time and the ride was worse. So I gave up for awhile and just drove it stock. I kept reading about these above strut spacers , But kept thinking how good of a lift can one be for $200.00 and didn’t buy one. Until I read DC2006 post , Then I said to my self, Self you have wasted all that money on other lifts why not waist another $200.00 and give ez-liftsuspension a try so I went on ebay and bought there complete front and rear 3” lift, As I said in my other post I installed it last Saturday and I feel it is the best lift I have had yet...
$200 also buys you 2 brand new Bilstein 5100 adjustable front struts, a far better suspension than coil spacers, from Shock Warehouse (shipped).

Just sayin'...
 

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Haha ;)

I only said that cause you only have 5 posts and have a lot of "experience" with different lifts and such, but seem to like a spacer the best. But I understand, some things work better than others for certain people! Glad your happy.

post count determines your knowledge IRL? wow, I'm a dumbass!
 

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$200 also buys you 2 brand new Bilstein 5100 adjustable front struts, a far better suspension than coil spacers, from Shock Warehouse (shipped).

Just sayin'...
:tu::tu:

161 to my door to be exact. :D
 

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As I said I have tried a lot of lifts, Even the 5100's
they look good, But they just didn't give the ride
I was looking for, I don't remember what I paid
at 4wheelparts but it was more them $200.00.
I also stated I have tried a lot of lifts that cost
me from $2500.00 down on Tacoma's, I had at
least one lift that destroyed the truck with only
10,000 miles on it. I'm not sure yet because it
takes time for a lift to cause problems, But so fare
this cheap 3" lift from ebay seems to work.
I'm an older guy and have found the best doesn't
have to cost the most. If you believe a higher price
does, Then you will be like I was and waist a lot
of money. Start cheap and work up.
 

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glad your happy,but theres no way id run a spacer set up,some like them,some dont."not bashing spacers,so dont start flaming"
 

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As I said I have tried a lot of lifts, Even the 5100's
they look good, But they just didn't give the ride
I was looking for, I don't remember what I paid
at 4wheelparts but it was more them $200.00.
I also stated I have tried a lot of lifts that cost
me from $2500.00 down on Tacoma's, I had at
least one lift that destroyed the truck with only
10,000 miles on it. I'm not sure yet because it
takes time for a lift to cause problems, But so fare
this cheap 3" lift from ebay seems to work.
I'm an older guy and have found the best doesn't
have to cost the most. If you believe a higher price
does, Then you will be like I was and waist a lot
of money. Start cheap and work up.
You're going to have a real hard time convincing anyone on this forum that a spacer lift delivers more benefits than a clean coilover assembly. And I can say that because I'm running a spacer lift for the time being right now and I know the downside/risks of this setup.
 

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You're going to have a real hard time convincing anyone on this forum that a spacer lift delivers more benefits than a clean coilover assembly. And I can say that because I'm running a spacer lift for the time being right now and I know the downside/risks of this setup.
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I bought a Spacer kit on Ebay about 3 weeks ago. I installed them 2 weeks ago and took them back off 2 days later.I had the front end alilgned and the mechanic asked if I wanted to go ahead and schedule my balljoint installation because based on the angle they were at I would be needing them replaced in less than 10k miles. He said that he has performed these lifts and aligned them many times and they usually end up needing ball joints in the near future. I consider this my "stupid tax" and am not willing to pay it again.
 

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Im proud to sell ICON suspension.if your a sells rep for this company,just admit it.these guys are all cool.
 

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I'm really not a sales person for the Company I bought the lift from.
Maybe DC2006 is I don't know, I just read his post in the Tacoma section
and decided to give the spacers a try. I've had them installed now for about
5 days and so fare I like them, I looked at my ball joints on my 06 Tacoma and
they look fine, But I will keep and eye on them, I went back to the same Company
and bought a lift for my wife's 06 Tundra, I'm going to install it this week end
I hope hers works out as nice as mine, If it doesn't I pull it back off and send
it back. Someone said I could get 5100's for $200.00 I tried them, Made the front
to stiff plus the kits I just bought came with Fabtech add-a-lifts, So I got the front
and rear plus front diff drop for $200.00 + S/H.
See I wrote this whole post and didn't name the Company.
I know everyone on here is cool, I've been reading post on here for years,
I'll keep you all updated on both my trucks.
 

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hope it all works out,but if they dont,like i said,im proud to sell ICON.lol.good luck bro.
 

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maybe the reason you had a rough ride was that you cranked them up to the 3 inch lift mark. What size tires are you planning on running? If you crank the shock to the limit it will ride rough, kinda like cranking the torsion bars all the way up. 1970 lift technology you need to get big lift to fit big tires but modern tech says you don't need more than 3 inches to fit 35's
 

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That's the problem, I want 3" not only for bigger tires,
But also so the front is level with the lifted rear.
And because the spacers mount on top of the strut
they don't compress the coils 1/4 as much as adjustable
coil struts or inside coil spacers do, So I ended up with
a nice almost factory like ride and with the fabtech rear
AAL's And other then having to step up higher to get in
the truck, I can't really tell I have a lift, I'm going to install
the same type on lift on my wife's 06 Tundra tomorrow,
I'll try to post on Monday how hers worked out.
 
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