2018 Tacoma TRD OffRoad Lift Options?

Discussion in '2016 + Toyota Tacoma' started by rp8, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. rp8

    rp8 Member

    1. Like to get 3” lift front, 1 or 2” lift rear
    2. Upgrade to bigger tires but keep existing 16” wheels
    3. Keep existing shocks etc

    What would you recommend?


    Update: based on suggestions

    1. Don’t use spacers
    2. Use Bilstein adjustable shocks like 5100 for front, but only 2” lift
    3. Use AAL for rear

    Question on Bilstein 5100 shock. Does it work with TRD Off-road stock springs?
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2018
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  3. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the off-road I like the color. Welcome to the forum.
    Revtek Pro 40013 will give you that but will make the ride stiff. You could go 265/75/16 with stock wheels. You will need 1.25” wheel spacers to run any wider. With 1.25” wheel spacers you could do 285/75/16 tires. I had this set up on my off-road but I did MB TKO wheels at -6 offset. I don’t recommend wheel spacers and the revtek Pro is a in coil spacer which is not recommended by most.
  4. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member


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  5. OP

    rp8 Member

    Low Range Offroad has a 3” / 2” kit for $240. Would love to hear from anyone who had it installed about any pros and cons. Thanks
  6. B-Man

    B-Man Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum!
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  7. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

  8. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    For ~$475, you can get Bilstein 5100's with OME springs for the front and an add-a-leaf for the rear from Low Range offroad....

    * on their wheels or in their lifts
  9. OP

    rp8 Member

    Wouldn’t it replace my existing shocks? Mine has Bilstein shocks from factory.
  10. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Yes, yes you do, so did I....
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  11. OP

    rp8 Member

  12. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

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  13. OP

    rp8 Member

    Thanks! I checked that it’s up to 2” lift.
  14. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    2" on 3rd gen is equivalent to 3" on 2nd gen...... different weight, same frame & suspension since '05. My suspension is a 2" lift. It's perfect.
  15. OP

    rp8 Member

    What’s the net lift before & after on your truck?
  16. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Center of hub to bottom of fender on front went from 20" to 22.5" then settled .5 after a few weeks.
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  17. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    The stock bilstein 4600’s aren’t anything to get to excited about. 5100’s are much better and adjustable.
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  18. sjoh527

    sjoh527 Well-Known Member

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