In most cases, a lift kit maintains a very manageable ride quality, which can be further enhanced by running taller tires. In this video, we'll show you the basics of how lift kits work, as well as typical lift kit components. Maybe mine had aftermarket shocks on it. While all of them will offer you a taller stance, some are best suited for adventures such as desert running, while others might be more at home on trails or attacking the nearest pile of boulders. On top of all that, the factory shock and springs were provided by the lowest bidder. I have a little experience under my belt in case you are wondering. If you are seeking a suspension that provides the best balance between street comfort and offroad performance, look no further.
So you missed this one question of mine. When it comes to lifting trucks there is not better method than using purpose-built lifting springs. If the coilovers are adjusted too high, damage can occur and will void the warranty. Write a headline for your review here: Write your review here: Your email: We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. So glad I went with this kit.
These guys are great — they answer questions quickly, they're friendly, all around 5 star experience. So does anyone know if any of the below guys are around for me to consult with? Recommended 150-200 lbs of constant load for 2-2. Write a headline for your review here: Write your review here: Your email: We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. You have to take the coil and shock assembly apart to adjust the height. I believe Steeze or Snowrunner confirmed the 4th gen and 3rd gen used the same Eibach front spring but I won't swear to it.
Depending on which lift kit you choose and its intended purpose, your truck will now be properly equipped for various kinds of off-road excursions that you could previously only dream about. Try to talk with the guys over at for a full suspension kit. Results vary because you are using old and somewhat fatigued springs. What upper control arm are you running Woody? Instructions were clear and detailed to the T. This costly air suspension system can be more easily replaced by many of our Strutmasters conversion kits. I believe Steeze or Snowrunner confirmed the 4th gen and 3rd gen used the same Eibach front spring but I won't swear to it.
Give Strutmasters a call at 866-597-2397 today. A lot of the videos mention hydraulic lines. I live in the Seattle area if there are suggested suspension installers. Read about fdfs01's rig over at Club Lexus. What I like about the 5100s in the front is now I can switch the springs to lifted ones without buying new shocks again.
But if you want Long or Mid travel. There are electronics on top of the front struts. Got these from 4 wheel parts — Will not be using them again. You already tow a trail rig. Thanks for the other resources. They provide a significant increase in performance over the standard shock absorbers. Also great to help with adjusting for tire clearance.
The stock Lexus front coilover shocks feature adjustable damping and are easily up to controlling 33-inch tires. Great product to swap to coil springs and ditch the air bags. Regardless of whether I try to modify like Trailex or do a coil over swap it would be in the best interest of the rig to change out the Upper control arms. Why has nobody done the lift like they did on Trailex?? This ensures every shock and coil spring can withstand the blistering heat and corrugations of the Australian outback right through to the subzero temperatures of a Russian winter. The stock wheel and Spidertrax provides an offset cloase to zero.
There are many ways to lift a truck, but a cheap lift isn't always the best way to go. No big deal but it would have sucked had tractor supply not been open. It seems to sway slightly on cornering but I also had nearly flat rear airbags before so that might be the difference. However, it is severely limited in it's off roading capabilities by it's suspension. This basic kit comes with the spring locator and the polyurethane spring isolator.
If you are looking to level out your ride height or gain some rake you can also order these springs in pairs to lift only one end of your vehicle. I believe the 5100's have three spring seat settings - stock, low and lift. I had to get at this with a hammer and a wrench. How it works It rides and drives noticeably better than stock. And no spring noise because of the isolator. Use it early, like a week early, and use it often.