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Old 06-19-2009, 11:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Can't find exactly what I am looking for in searches. Does anyone with a 4x2 run a level lift and 285/70/17's? How does that work out? Any idea what a spacer lift would cost, including install? I'm not too mechanically inclined...

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Old 06-19-2009, 11:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Newb type question

easiest way to lift a 4X2 is to get a set of 4X4 shocks that some one upgraded from.
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Old 06-20-2009, 12:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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easiest way to lift a 4X2 is to get a set of 4X4 shocks that some one upgraded from.
That's what I did...got some TRD shocks and a set of 4X4 springs...sometimes someone will give them away for the cost of shipping. The installation and alignment ran me $300.and I've been very happy with this set up.
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Newb type question

Well i have a 4x2 and am about to run the 3" RC lift with 285/75/16 ProComp Mt's
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Old 06-22-2009, 06:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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offroadbeast...pretty sure I saw your rig the other day on 95N headed into dowtown JAX. Sweet rig...it will look good with the lift. Anyway, thanks for the replies so far...I'll be on the lookout...
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Re: Newb type question

I added one of these the first week I had the FJ so I could fit 285's/33's.

2006-2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2.25" ReadyLift Leveling Kit Suspension System

Not too expensive and can install yourself, just jack up the truck and undo the three bolts at the top of the factory coilover, place this into the coil bucket and bolt back together then get it alligned and your done.
It worked good for a few months till I realized I wanted more outa my FJ and went with Icon's.
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I put on mine 3" Lift / Leveling Kit and I run a 285/75r17 Hankook Dynapro MT
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Re: Newb type question

Mine is on 285s with an OME 3" lift, no level lift.... LOVE it though! Mine is one MEAN MEAN beast....
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Re: Newb type question

Any 2" or 3" spacers in the front will allow for 285's. I ran spacers for a year and then I upgraded to the full Icon's front and rears and Camburg UCA's. The ride was a 100x better. You will want to consider a body mount chop or you might have rub issues. I also run wheel spacers to widen the stance and I have not done the chop. I have no rubs and I run MT Good Year tires. They for some reason look thinner than other tires of the same size. then again it just might be my eyes.
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Old 07-19-2009, 01:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Newb type question

I have the 285s on mine and I leveled it with the Bilstein front adjustible shocks. Put it on the second notch.

Front Adj. Bilstein Shocks (05-09 Taco/FJ/03-09 4Run) - Toytec Lifts: Toyota Lift Kits: FJ Cruiser Lift Kits, Tacoma Lift Kits, Tundra Lift Kits, 4 Runner Lift Kits, Sequoia Lift Kits, Toyota Truck Lift Kits

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