2018 inferno red TRD Sport- lift kit/ tires ?

Discussion in '2016 + Toyota Tacoma' started by dawg, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. dawg

    dawg Active Member

    Not very knowledgeable about lift kits , so what should I be looking to get or know about lift kits? Don’t plan to do any off road more just for looks and to be higher. Tires for this also would be helpful
    Thinking a 3 in lift? Pros / cons Thanks

  2. Avatar

    Tacoma Forum Sign Up!

    Join TacomaForum.com Today - It's Totally Free!

    Are you a Toyota truck fan? If so we invite you to join TacomaForum.com. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Toyota Tacoma Fans to meet online.
    Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your truck, and have a great time with other Toyota Tacoma fans. Whether your an old timer or just bought your Tacoma you'll find that TacomaForum.com is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally free!

    Join TacomaForum.com Today! JOIN FOR FREE

  3. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum.
    What’s your budget on the set up?

    Another inferno @Bogunn . :D
    Scott Wyman likes this.
  4. B-Man

    B-Man Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum!
  5. texasred

    texasred Well-Known Member

    Welcome! Nice looker there.
  6. OP

    dawg Active Member

    Thank you. Up to 3000$ if I’m being realistic..
  7. If your looking for a lift but not a huge lift, ReadyLift SST kits work great. They're kind of a leveling kit. Got 3" lift in the front and 2" lift in the back. I've got 17" Black KMC Machete wheels with - 38 offset and 3.5 backspacing. Also bought 2"Bora wheel spacers to give it a meaner looking stance and 285/75R17 (33's) Bf Goodrich A/T KO2 tires. The ReadyLift kit will cost you about $200-$250 plus labor. My tires I got done for $200 a wheel installed. That was the price of the tire and all the mounting and balancing and installation.
  8. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    5100s all around with a AAL in the back.You'll thank me later for not sending you the spacer lift route.

    If you're 2wd, you can use spindles up front for about 4 inches of lift. Then you need a leaf pack out back for lift.
    Tacomania and Crawdad like this.
  9. Nothing wrong with blocks and spacers. You'll keep your original ride quality.
  10. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Spacers move the coilover down which causes it to bottom out internally before the control arm hit's the bump stop. This has caused many people to bend their shocks even on the road. Go too fast on a dip you don't see and boom.

    Blocks add to axle wrap which is already an issue with Tacomas.
    Tacomania, Crawdad and Bogunn like this.
  11. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    But I saved money...

    OR17TRD and Bogunn like this.
  12. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Dang. I bet they felt that.
    Tacomania and whippersnapper02 like this.
  13. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    Only the OP has the skewp no cool skewp for you @Bogunn
    OR17TRD and Bogunn like this.
  14. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    I’m good without the skewp. Love the OffRoad. Lol
    kp.taco likes this.
  15. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I’d look into an OME kit or go with the 5100’s like @whippersnapper02 said.
    @Crawdad has the friends don’t let friends run spacers ad.
  16. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Still have this one too... haha 20181204_013621.jpeg
    OR17TRD and whippersnapper02 like this.
  17. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

  18. OP

    dawg Active Member

    It’s a 4 x4. Will have someplace install it
    Thoughts on dealer doing it ? Thanks
  19. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    The dealer is just going to sell you what they carry which is usually Revtek which is also just a spacer lift. Find a competent offroad shop or get to know local members.
    Bogunn and OR17TRD like this.

Share This Page