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Here is the most comprehensive list of suspension options for FJ Cruisers out there! Prices and options are always changing so I will try to update it as often as possible.

Last Updated: 3/13/2020

To help understand the comparison a little more and what type of lift kit or suspension components are actually offered from each company, where it says "Type" refers to the type of lift it is or components offered. But the basic types of lift kits include the following:

  • Spacer Lift/Leveling Kit: These lifts achieve simple lift or leveled stance by placing "spacers" above the factory coils and strut assembly. They have the potential to damage factory suspension components including shocks, ball joints, etc. Not recommended for off-roading but good if you are just looking for the lifted "look."
  • Full Non-adjustable Suspension: These kits actually replace the factory suspension components with lifted parts to allow for a lifted stance. However they are not able to have their height adjusted to compensate for added weight from bumpers or other accessories.
  • Full Adjustable Suspension: These kits also replace factory suspension components with lifted parts to allow for a higher stance. And they have adjust-ability built in to their design. Some front coilovers are threaded and allow for more fine tuning of the height while other designs have several notches that are set distances apart and allow for the lift to be adjusted in that way.
  • Long Travel Kits: These kits require a bit more work, welding, and fabrication to install and often require more parts than are included in the kit, but widen the stance of the FJ by usually 2" on each side or even 3.5" depending on the kit (at least for the front). (Do not confuse the +2" and +3.5" of long travel kits with height, those numbers refer to the added width from the longer control arms. These kits all pretty much fall under the classification of a 3" lift.) Some rear long travel kits are available out there and just increase the amount of flex or wheel travel in the rear axle, but these do not affect the width of the stance.
  • Body Lift Kits: These kits range in height but have nothing to do with the suspension of the vehicle, and rather add a spacer puck between the frame and body of the FJ to raise the body of the FJ. While this does add some height and clearance in some areas like wheel wells, the frame is still the same distance from the ground and so are any components bolted to it like rock sliders and bumpers. Body lifts produce a noticeable gap in some areas of the FJ, between the grille and bumper for example.
  • Solid Axle Swap: For those really looking to change their FJ's off-roading capabilities forever, a solid axle swap (SAS) is where you may look. They require cutting out all the original independent front suspension components and custom fabricating the setup with an aftermarket front axle complete with steering parts, drive-lines, linkages, and more.
- Other notes: There are a lot of numbers when it comes to FJ Cruiser lifts, but generally you have 3" suspension lifts and 6" suspension lifts. These numbers range a little from manufacturer to manufacturer, especially when it comes to the front and rear (like 2.5" front lift and 1.5" rear lift), but in general those are the 2 kinds of lifts out there when it comes to height. Some people add a 1" body lift and 3" suspension lift to get a "4 inch lift" but in reality they only have a 3" lift. Shocks can come in a variety of diameters too, with some brands measuring the diameter in millimeters while others use inches. So be careful when looking at 2" or 2.5" shocks, as sometimes this refers to the diameter, not the lift achieved from the part.

Generally here on the forum, folks like to run 3" lifts with 285 or 33" tires. It is the ultimate combo for the FJ though you can of course go with larger or smaller tires or more or less lift. Companies like Old Man Emu or Bilstein 5100s are the "go-to" for achieving a quality lift, but the original OME lifts have no adjustibility and the Bilstein 5100 lift has limited adjustibility. (Meaning if you installed the lift, and the front of your FJ was sitting a little too high, there would be no way of "fine tuning" the lift to get it level.) But for a little more money, there are many brands or options for lift kits with adjustable coilovers that can be purchased and those really allow the user the ability to get their ride height right where they would like it, with some of the more popular options being ToyTec, Icon, Fox, or King. There are 6" lifts out there but they do tend to raise the FJ's center of gravity a bit making it more tippy and while they increase the FJ's approach, descent, and break-over angles, you don't gain too much ground clearance. The really limiting factor in clearance height is the size of the tires which raises the lowest parts of the FJ (the rear shock mounts, rear differential, and ends of the lower control arms) further off the ground.

Terms:
UCA - Upper Control Arm or upper a-arm
Coilovers - The combination of the front coils and shocks together an a complete assembly where the coils surround or go "over" the shocks.
Adjustable coilovers - Coilover assemblies that have a threaded section and have a plate resting against the coils which can twist up or down the threads in order to compress or loosen the coil and thus provide more or less lift. Some other coilovers may have notches along the shock into which a snap ring can sit in and then the plate that holds the coil is held in place by that snap ring. The lift height is determined by the height at which the plate is mounted on the shock.
Extended Travel - Some coilovers like those from Icon are offered in an extended travel version which isn't to be confused with long travel. These have another half inch or so of range of movement and should be used only with aftermarket upper control arms so factory ball joints aren't damaged from over-extention.
Shocks - The part of the suspension like a piston that provides the dampening and resistance control of the suspension.
Coils/Springs - The coiled metal that actually provides the "lift" and is responsible for the height of the vehicle.


ADS Racing Shocks

Type: Front Adjustable coilovers, Rear Shocks, Rear Coils, Uni-ball Upper control Arms

Price: Front Coilovers - $1,714 - $2,102 ; Rear Shocks - $927 - $1,298 ; Rear Eibach Springs - $162 ; Uniball UCAs - $675

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Kit Details: Though not offered as a full kit, ADS's website has all the components necessary to lift the FJ 3". They have a variety of 2.5" diameter coilovers with or without reservoirs and even with compression adjusters. ADS also has 2.5" diameter rear shocks available in piggy back, reservoir, and non reservoir varieties, and with compression adjusters available on the external reservoirs. They also have 1" rear lift Eibach coils, front and rear DuroBump bump stops, and their own uniball upper control arms.

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All-Pro Off Road


Type: Long Travel Kits and other suspension components

Price: Front Long Travel Kit: $2,698 ; LT Coilovers: $1,710-$2,050 ; Rear Shocks: $159 - $1,299 ; Solid Axle Swap Parts: $2.50 - $1500

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Front Suspension Details: All-Pro offers several front suspension items including their popular long travel kit which includes both upper and lower control arms made from 4130 chromoly tubing which add +2” of track width per side, extended brake lines, heavy-duty spindle gussets which require welding, and tie rod extensions. The kit requires long travel coilovers, and All-Pro offers some from Fox. Other kit options which are suggested or are required include their heavy-duty steering kit, chromoly extended axle shafts, and Timbren bumpstops. Many other parts are offered from All-Pro, including parts for those without long travel, like their popular stock length 4130 Chromoly Upper A-Arms which have a 1.25” uni-ball and zerk fittings for easy lubrication.

Rear Suspension Details: All-Pro’s rear suspension components include Fox shocks in 2.0" and 2.5" diameter versions with or without adjustable reservoirs and their AntiRock sway bar kit, which requires some welding and minor trimming.

Solid Axle Swap: All Pro offers many of the components required for a solid axle replacement if you wish to say goodbye to your independent front suspension. Except for the actual axle, they have most of the parts necessary to do the swap, but obviously labor costs would be extensive and much welding, trimming, and cutting would be necessary.

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BDS Suspension


Type: Spacer Lift Kit and Upper Control Arms

Price: $508 for kit; $773 for UCAs

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Details: Provides 3" of lift, recommended tire size is 285/70R17. Front suspension of this kit uses a combination top mounted strut spacer along with a preload spacer to lift the vehicle and retain the factory geometry. The rear of this kit replaces the factory coil springs with 2" BDS ProRide coil springs to level the stance and comes with NX² series shocks that retain the ride quality and allow full articulation of the rear suspension. Rear sway bar links are also replaced with longer ones to allow the sway bar to operate in its ideal position with the lift installed. The kit can be upgraded with BDS's own tubular upper control arm.

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Bilstein


Details: While Bilstein is the producer of high quality shocks and coils they do not advertise their suspension in "kit" form or even as individual products for purchase on their websites. The only way to obtain Bilstein shocks or a Bilstein lift is through dealers such as ToyTec, PureFJCruiser, etc. Sonoran Steel Fabrication for example uses Bilstein shocks and coils in their lift package, as do some lifts offered by ToyTec, and others can surely be listed. Some of the products offered through dealers will already be pre-assembled, and from some dealers they come disassembled.

The most popular shock by Bilstein used on FJ Cruisers for lifted applications is their 5100 Series shock, which has adjustability for the front suspension depending on how you mount the coil with the notched mounting plate (most using the "3rd notch" to achieve a 3" lift). However ToyTec offers adjustable coilovers that feature Bilstein 5100s making adjusting easier and more precise. More recently though some have started using Bilstein's newer, larger 6112 Series and 5160 Series shocks for increased performance. The 6112 has a larger diameter therefore increasing dampening power and would be used on the front suspension. The 6112s are also height adjustable like the 5100s. And the 5160s are for rear suspension applications and feature an external reservoir.

The following PDF from Bilstein's website could be of great use to whoever wants to learn more about their suspension: http://cart.bilsteinus.com/pdfs/off-road.pdf

Another noteworthy thing to add is that Bilstein suspension is what is found on the FJ Cruiser from the factory and then the Special Edition FJ Cruisers feature specifically tuned Bilsteins for more off-road based applications. The 2007 TRD Special Edition FJ Cruiser featured TRD Bilstein "off-road tuned" shocks giving it an edge over the base model FJs. And the 2008 & 2010-2013 Trail Teams Special Edition FJ Cruisers have "trail-tuned" Bilsteins which are often referred to as "TT Bilsteins," the "TT" either standing for Trail Teams or trail-tuned. The 2014 Trail Teams Ultimate Edition FJ Cruiser however got an extra special treatment from TRD and Bilstein. It received "TRD-tuned" Bilstein shocks in the front and rear, specifically with the 5160 Series in the rear with the external reservoirs and with special, red TRD coils in the front which had additional height to them as to allow the TTUE to have a leveled stance.
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Camburg Engineering


Type: Full Adjustable Suspension, Long travel kits, and other suspension accessories.

Price: Stock Length UCAs - $700 to $1400; Long Travel Kits - $3,200 to $6,600; Front Coilovers/Shocks - $500 to $2,100; Full Lift Kits - $1,900 to $4,759; Rear Shocks/Coils - $250 to $1,300

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Details: Camburg offers standard and long travel suspension kits and also offers individual suspension components for purchase. Their long travel system will yield up to 15″ travel on a 2WD FJ and 14″ on a 4WD FJ and can be upgraded by adding an additional 3-tube bypass shock. Long travel 2.5" diameter coilovers from FOX or King can be purchased with the kit and the LT kit includes Upper Uni-ball A-arms, Lower Uni-ball A-arms, Lower Uni-ball Spindle Adapter, Brake Lines, Limit Straps, Steering Extensions, and Coilover Mounts.

Several types of lift kits are available too with ranges of components included. They now offer their new Kinect Series billet upper control arms as well as new stock length performance lower control arms.

Notes: Other items from Camburg available for purchase individually include their 1.25 Performance Uni-ball Arms, UCA ball-joint cover, limiting straps and clevis, long travel axle shafts, and Camburg rear coils, King coilovers, and Fox coilovers.
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Daystar


Type: Spacer Lift Kit

Price: $160 for the full kit

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Kit Details: Daystar offers polyurethane spacers that provide 2.5" front lift and 1.5" rear lift to both raise and level the stance of the FJ. There is no Metal-On-Metal contact so the polyurethane absorbs the noise, vibration, and harmonics that come from the suspension and avoids transmitting them to the passenger compartment. Maximum recommended tire size is 32" and it comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Also, the kit is of a top-mount easy-install design so no special tools are needed for installation. Front and rear spacers can be purchased separately.

Install threads:
Daystar 2.5" Front & 1.5" Rear Lift Photos
Daystar lift installed... must read if installing in home garage, TIP
http://www.daystarweb.com/attachments/instructions/kt/p11131.pdf
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Eibach

Type: Full Adjustable Lift Kit, OE Replacement Shocks, and Upper Control Arms

Price: 3" Lift Kit - $832 ; Lifted Coil Springs - $180 ; Lifted Shocks - $145 ; OE Shocks - $105 - $135 ; Upper Control Arms - $643

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Details: Though it isn't a typical adjustable coilover, Eibach has shocks similar to Bilstein that have slots that allow for lift between 2-3". Eibach's "Pro Truck Lift" includes their front strut assemblies and rear shocks, but they also offer Front and rear shocks/coils separately for lifted applications as well as front and rear shocks for stock height that act as OEM replacements. Eiback also has "Pro Alignment" upper control arms with a hybrid tubular and forged steel design, OE style ball joint, and it has improved droop travel as well as offers +/-2 degrees of additional camber over factory.


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Elka

Type: Full Adjustable Lift Kit

Price: Full Set - $1,500 - $3,350 ; Rear Shocks - $450 - $1,990 ; Front Coilovers - $1,050 - $1,990

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Kit Details: Elka offers full adjustable lift kits that include front adjustable coilovers and rear shocks. These kits (and specifically the front coilovers) come in 0-2" versions and 2-3" versions depending on how much lift you desire, and the rear shocks are for 0-2" lifts as well. The front and rear suspensions can come with 2.0" or 2.5" diameter shocks and some even come with external reservoirs. Some of them are offered as well with DC knobs which allow for precise fine-tuning of the high-& low-speed compression damping. Individual components are available for purchase.

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Fabtech Motorsports


Type: 3" Full Adjustable Lift Kits, 6" Adjustable/Non-adjustable Lift Kits, Upper Control Arms

Price: $3,200-3,650 for full 3" kit; $3,000-5,400 for full 6" lift; $750 for upper control arms

3” Lift Kits

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Kit Details: Fabtech offers 2 different 3" lift kits for the FJ. They include tubular upper control arms that feature 1.25” OD, .120” wall thick chromoly tube construction with 1” diameter Teflon lined uni-balls. The uni-ball UCAs can be purchased separately and can be used on stock applications or on 6" lifted applications. Kits also include Dirt Logic front coilovers and rear shocks, but no kit includes rear coils. Depending on the level of kit, the coilovers or rear shocks may have external reservoirs.

Notes: It is suggested to use 33" tires with these kits. Body mount chop is suggested. Separate 07-09 and 10-14 kits. Front Dirt Logic coilovers have a 2.5" diameter and rear Dirt Logic shocks have a 2.25" diameter.

6” Lift Kits

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Kit Details: Fabtech offers their 6" lift kits in either a Basic or Performance System, the difference being that the Basic Systems use long strut extensions so the factory front struts can be used while the Performance Systems come with varying degrees of adjustable Dirt Logic coilovers. Kits include Heavy Duty 1/4″ Thick, High Arched Crossmember, Ductile Iron Steering Knuckles, Heavy Duty 1/4″ Thick Steel Skid Plate, Impact Struts, Sway Bar links, Rear Upper & Lower Link Arms, and Rear Coil Spring Spacers. The kits will include wither Fabtech performance shocks for the rear or Dirt Logic rear shocks depending on the level of the kit. The stock front and rear driveshafts are retained due to Fabtech's precise suspension geometry. Installation of this system will alter the center of gravity of the vehicle and may increase change of roll over as compared to stock as with all 6" lifts. Cutting and welding is required.

Notes: Recommended for use with 35" tires, and trimming will be required.
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FOX Racing Shox


Type: Full Adjustable Lift Kits or Single Components

Price: $160 - $2,050

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Details: FOX offers multiple shock and coil-over options for FJ Cruisers of all years. You can purchase their suspension specific for 07-09 models and 10-14 models. They offer both "Factory Race Series" and "Performance Series" coil-overs and shocks. Factory race are 2.5" coil-overs (which have a remote reservoir option) are a smooth-bore, clear coated, zinc plated, and honed seamless alloy with components made from black anodized billet aluminum with a shaft built from 7/8" hard chrome plated heat treated alloy steel. And then the Performance series are 2.0" coil-overs which do not have a reservoir option, are made from the same materials as the factory series coil-overs, but it has an aluminum shock body which dissipates heat three times faster than steel. All the coil-over options from FOX are adjustable, some allowing for factory height and others allowing for 3" of lift. Making this a good option for both stock and lifted applications. Certain Factory Race Series coil-overs require aftermarket upper control arms.

FOX also offers multiple options for the rear suspension of FJ Cruisers. As with the front suspension options, there are Performance and Factory Race Series shocks. The Factory Series 2.5 shocks are for 0" - 1.5" of lift. Then the Performance Series has 2.0 ITP shocks are available for 0" - 1.5" lifts for stock setups or 2" - 3" versions for lifted applications.
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Freedom Off-road

Price: $590 - 670 for full lift kits; $360 - 530 for UCAs; $220 - 280 for links

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Details: They offer full kits, and individual parts like UCAs, rear upper and lower links, and a track bar. Some of which are adjustable. The full kit comes with adjustable coilovers (from 2.5" to 5" lift applications), rear shocks and coils (for 3" of lift), and extended front sway bar links. Their UCAs can come with either a ball joint or uni-ball.
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Icon Vehicle Dynamics


Type: Full Adjustable Lift

Price: Full Lift Kits: $1,950-$7,276 ; Front Coil Overs: $1,365-$2,163 ; Rear Shocks: $168-$2,100 ; Rear Coils: $128-$300 ; Rear Links/Track Bars: $315-$788

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Kit Details: Icon's products come in specific versions for 07-09 FJs and 10-14 FJs. They offer full adjustable kits in 8 different stages with the Stage 1 Kit including just the front 2.5" adjustable coilovers (without reservoirs), rear 2.0" shocks, 2" lift rear coils, and front sway bar relocation blocks, to the Stage 8 Kit which includes external reservoir front coilovers with CDVC ,rear 2.5" Omega Series shocks (with ICON Bypass Valves that provide 28 settings of compression and rebound adjustment), 2" lift rear coils, front upper control arms and rear upper and lower links (in either a billet aluminum or tubular steel construction), a rear track bar, and the sway bar relocation kit. Recommended tire size of 33". Icon offers their front coil overs with or without external reservoirs and in either a standard travel or extended travel version (not to be confused with long travel).

Notes: Previously known as Donahoe Racing, in 2008 the company was restructured and is now formally known as Icon Vehicle Dynamics. Aside from 3" lift kits, Icon also offers 5"-7" adjustable front coil-overs designed to be used with the Rough Country 6" lift kit. These shocks replace the supplied top load spacer/factory shock combination with a 2.5" Diameter Fine Tuned Race Style Coil-over. Icon also has rear piggy-back shock absorbers in a 2.5" diameter for the Rough Country 6" lift.

Icon also offers products as part of their S2 Modular Performance Shock System which allows for a secondary shock to be added to your front Icon suspension setup. One of the nice things about the S2 system is there is no welding required, it is completely bolt on, and will provide further dampening and doesn't require aftermarket lower control arms. They do offer lower control arm skid plates as well and not only do they provide protection for the stock LCAs, but they also serve as the mounting point for the secondary shock that would go with the S2 modular shock system. It can be purchased as a kit in 3 different stages or as individual components.

Icon also has a rear hydraulic air bump stop system to reduce rear-end “kick” provide increased bottom-out resistance over stock. This kit installs inside the coil, and the bump-stops are fully rebuildable with the ability to be tuned for a custom ride. They also provide no loss in wheel travel. Another item Icon has is aluminium front sway bar relocation blocks for just under $40.

Install Threads:
Installed Donahoe Racing Coil overs
Installed my Donahoe/Demello lift today
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Ironman 4x4


Type: Full Non-Adjustable Lift Kits or Front Adjustable Coilovers

Price: $804-$1,305

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Kit Details: Ironman 4x4 recognizes that there is no single solution practical for the varying needs of 4x4 owners and different driving conditions; therefore, Ironman 4x4 offers a wide selection of matched components. The 3 types of lift kits are Comfort, Constant Load, and Performance and all are available with either Gas Shocks (54 mm dia.), Foam Cell Shocks (60 mm dia.), or Foam Cell Pro Shocks (65-72 mm dia.) Nitro Gas Soft Ride shock absorbers are best used where comfort is preferred rather than firm control. The softer valving is best suited to light or no load applications. The Foam Cell shock absorbers provide a similar feel to the Nitro Gas shock absorbers, but these shock absorbers feature a larger piston and bore size to allow for more oil capacity which allows the shock absorber to operate cooler in rough offroad conditions or long haul corrugations. Ironman 4x4 also offers the newest Foam Cell Pro shocks are the most durable and robust design to date with the front coilovers developed to be fully adjustable coilovers similar to the BP-51 coilover from OME. Ironman 4x4 also sells a 20mm polyurethane spacer for the rear coils to compensate for added weight to the rear of an FJ.

Notes: Metal Tech offers this kit with the Light Racing Upper Control Arms to further increase performance.
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JBA (Jeepin By Al)


Type: Upper Control Arms

Price: Upper Control Arms - $450-$696

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Details: JBA is specifically an aftermarket Jeep product company but they do offer a few items for FJ Cruisers including upper control arms. They have a Standard (STD) and Heavy Duty (HD) Version of their ball joint UCAs and they both feature extended ball joint travel over OEM and even other aftermarket uniballs for a full 90 degrees of motion (40 degrees up and 50 degrees down). They are specifically designed for more articulation and especially for high caster. Their STD UCAs have tubing with 5/32" wall and that is 1" dia while their HD UCAs have a 3/16" wall and 1-5/16" diameter with 11 gauge guests on the bushing bongs.

They also offer their own JBA Total Control rear shocks and front JBA Adjust-A-Strut Total Control coilovers, but these aren't listed specifically for FJs, just Tacomas. Contact them to see if they work for FJ Cruisers as well. The UCAs have a one-year warranty. And they are also a dealer for Old Man Emu lift kits, shocks, and coils.
 

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King Shocks

Type: Front Adjustable Coilovers and Rear Shocks

Price: $950-$1,924

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Details: King, similar to Bilstein and Fox, doesn't sell their suspension parts on their own website but their products can be purchased through dealers, like some of our forum sponsors like PureFJCruiser. King Shocks has available for the FJ Cruiser front coil overs and rear shocks in 2.5" diameter with external reservoirs. King coil overs and shocks do not come in a full kit since rear coils aren't also available from King. Their coilovers are adjustable from 0" to 2" of lift and King rear shocks can be used with up to 2" higher rear springs. Modifications may be required to install the front reservoir brackets in conjunction with sway bar spacers. King also has available a front adjustable coilover for Pro Comp 4"-6" lifted applications, but these only work for 2010-current models. These shocks can also be purchased with a compression adjuster on the remote reservoir.

Notes: The new Right Front reservoir bracket does not work for 2010+ FJ Cruisers as reported by customers.
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Low Range Off Road


Type: Spacer Lift Kit

Price: $170

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Kit Details: Solid CNC machined 6061-T6 Aluminum Spacers with pre-installed Grade 10.9 Metric studs, and flanged nuts with 14mm head like the factory to ensure that there will be no problems down the road. High grade Rear Polyurethane spacers Designed to provide a 1.5" lift from stock. Includes a differential drop to keep the Constant Velocity Joint boots from tearing, and to keep the CV Joints from premature wear from the increased angle. Applications include: 2003-2012 Toyota 4Runner, 2007-2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser. Low Range Off Road is also a dealer of other lift companies like King, OME, Pro Comp, All-Pro, and some options are available for solid axle swap parts.

Notes: Allows for up to a 33" tire with the factory wheels.
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MaxTrac Suspension


Type: Spacer Lift Kit

Price: Front Spacers - $110 (2WD) ; Front Spacers with Diff Drop $138 (4WD)

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Details: Though the options offered from MaxTrac aren't extensive they do offer an affordable leveling kit which only includes the front strut spacer made from steel and aluminum differential drop kit for 4WD models to level the stance of FJ. The unique product that used to be offered from MaxTrac was their 2 Wheel Drive specific front spindles which were pretty beefy. They claim they were for " 4 inch lifts" and were made from solid iron and can be run with a stock suspension set up or with lifted applications. These allow for 33" tires to be run and there is apparently an increase in ground clearance, but again, they were only for 2WD FJs.
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Metal Tech 4x4


Type: Rear Long Travel Kits

Price: Rear Long Travel Kits - $680-1,975 ; Rear Upper/Lower Links - $275-$400 ; Bump Stop Extentions - $70-$80 ; Rear Long Travel Coils - $280 ; Extended Rear brake Lines - $65

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Kit Details: Metal Tech 4x4 sells a range of suspension products from different companies (Icon, Ironman 4x4, Outpost Off road, Radflo, Total Chaos, Light Racing, Old Man Emu, Sway Away, TJM) but their personal claim to fame has been their very own rear long travel kit. This kit is offered in Stage 2 to Stage 6 variations. One can choose either 2" diameter long travel Radflo or Icon shocks for the kit or can upgrade to 2.5" diameter external reservoir Icon or Radflo long travel shocks. The rear coils on this kit now only come in the "heavy" spring rate depending on the weight though there also used to be a "medium". All these kits include Metal Tech's 3" aluminum bump stop extensions and extended brake lines to allow for full suspension travel. The Stage 4 thru 6 kits also include Metal Tech's lower rear links. What is neat is Metal Tech's unique progressive rate springs where the bottom half the coil is rated at 250lbs of spring rate and the upper portion is at 105lbs of spring rate, so with this combination the spring can stay in it's compressed position at ride height but expand out to it's full free height on down travel. These kits advertise a full 27.5" of wheel travel which is 7.5" more than an Old Man Emu setup.

Metal Tech also offers for individual purchase rear upper and/or lower links, extended brake lines, rear bump stop extensions (in 2" or 3"), a body mount chop kit, and their rear long travel coils. And another note is that some of the full lift kits they offer come with the addition of Metal Tech's links or with their rear long travel kit. Some kits also swap out the Icon tubular UCAs or billet aluminum UCAs with Light Racing UCAs as to still maintain quality performance of the lift but reduced costs. Some of the Radflo kits offered also include Metal Tech's upper and lower rear links.

Notes: Recommended tire size is 285/75R16, with a 16x8 wheel with 5" backspacing.
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Old Man Emu


Type: Full Adjustable or Non-adjustable Lift Kits

Price: $926 - $2,936

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Kit Details: Old Man Emu is ARB's suspension line and they describe their suspension as having a "Euro-sport feel with exceptionally responsive handling." They now have 2 styles of lifts, their older standard suspension lift kits include nitro-charged shocks for the front and rear shocks, and front and rear coils, all made in Australia. Depending on the vendor you can find these lift options in different styles including light, medium, and heavy configurations designed to handle different amounts of weight from stock FJs to heavily modded FJs (ie: bumpers, roof rack tents, gas tanks, etc.) And now OME has released their new line of BP-51 shocks (bypass 51mm is what BP-51 means). These are up to date, adjustable, external reservoir shocks and coils designed for durability and customization. Even the rear shocks are adjustable to give the driver their own desired "feel". These new suspension kits are only designed for 2010 and up FJs however.
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Pro Comp


Type: Leveling Kit, Spacer Lift Kit, Full Non-adjustable 3" Lift Kit and Full Adjustable or Non-adjustable 6" Lift Kits

3" Lifts

Price: $111 for the leveling kit; $275 for the spacer lift with diff drop; $511 for the non-adjustable lift

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Details: Pro Comp offers a few options for FJs, including a leveling kit with only front spacers, a spacer lift with spacers that sit above the front struts and rear coils along with a differential drop, and then their 3" lift kit that doesn't have adjustabilitly and includes their ES6000 front spring seat shocks for and ES9000 shocks for the rear suspension. Also included are coil springs for the front and rear as well as sway bar relocation brackets and other related hardware. Shock boots however are not included.

Notes: Recommended maximum tire size is a 33x12.50, max wheel size is 17"+, wheel width range between 8"-9", and backspacing between 4" to 4.75".

6" Lift

Type: Full Non-Adjustable and Adjustable Lift Kits

Price: Stage 1 - $1,751 ; Stage 2 - $2,978

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Details: Pro Comp's 6" lift comes in either a Stage 1 or Stage 2 variation. For the front suspension, the Stage 1 has a large spacer to be used with the factory struts while the Stage 2 kit uses Pro Comps MX2.75 coilovers. For the rear shocks of the Stage 1 kit, it has ES9000 Shocks while the Stage 2 has MX6 Adjustable Shocks. Other than those differences the kits are basically the same. This kit does require cutting and welding to be installed. The individual Explorer Pro Comp Coil Over and rear MX-6 shock can be purchased as well for lifted applications.

Notes: Max Tire Size: 35X12.50 ; Wheel Size Range (Inch):18+ ; Wheel Width Range (Inch):8-9 ; Min-Max Backspace (Inch):4.0-4.75
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Radflo Suspension Technology


Type: Front Adjustable Coilovers, Rear Shocks and Coils

Price: $943-$1,250 for front coilovers; $247-$319 for rear shocks; $265 for Rear 2" Lift Coils

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Details: Radflo offers many options as far as lift kits go, from entry level to ultimate performance systems. All their kits are adjustable for up to a 3" lift height and coilovers can be purchased as standard or extended travel versions, but the extended travel types cannot be used with the stock upper control arm and require aftermarket ones to be used. all their coilovers and rear shocks can also be purchased with or without external remote reservoirs. The 2.0" entry level kit includes 2.0″ diameter front coil-overs with sway-bar relocation brackets, 2.0″ dia. rear shocks with internal floating pistons, and 2.0″ lift rear coil springs. The next level kit is their 2.5" Performance Kit which has 2.5″ diameter front coilovers w/ sway-bar relocation brackets, 2.5″ dia. rear shocks, and 2.0″ lift rear coil springs. Then Radflo's final and highest performance option is their Ultimate Performance System with 2.5″ diameter front coilovers w/ remote reservoirs, compression adjusters and sway-bar relocation brackets, 2.5″ dia. rear shocks with remote reservoirs, and compression adjusters, and 2.0″ lift rear coil springs. With those compression adjusters, there are 26 different settings to allow the user to really "fine-tune" their suspension. All the kit's rear coils are advertised as offering 20% more spring rate for increased load carrying capacity and improved off road capability. You can also purchase individual 2.0" or 2.5" adjustable coil overs or rear shocks from Radflo with the same options offered in the kits.

Notes: Recommended tire size for all Radflo lift kits is a 285/75R16. Radflo also not only offers the 3" lift options, but also offers 5"-7" front adjustable coil-overs and 6" rear shocks designed to work with the 6" lift from Rough Country.

Options: Check on Metal Tech's website to find kit options in 6 stages similar to Icon lift kits and with additional items like upper control arms, rear upper links, and lower links.
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Rancho


Type: Front Non-Adjustable Coilovers, Rear shocks, Rear coil spacer

Price: $90-$600

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Details: Rancho offers multiple suspension options for the FJ Cruiser including 0" lift options and 2" lift options. Rancho has coilover sets available for the front suspension (the OEM front coils must be reused), or they sell just the shocks for the front and the rear. The Rancho coilovers can be ordered in a 2" lift version and they have 9-position tuning technology allowing the user to manually adjust with a knob on the shock how much dampening they would like their ride to have, they also come with sway bar drop brackets. The coilovers level the front suspension and Rancho "claims" it can clear a 35” tire in select applications. They also have just the front shock available with the 9-position tuning technology and it is a 2.75" diameter body yet is the stock height. And Rancho has rear shocks for sale can be purchased in stock height or 2" lift versions, and when the rear coil spring spacers are used one can achieve the 2" lift they desire. Almost all their shocks are compatible with the myRIDE wireless controller. This wireless controller lets the user select the dampening they would like on the vehicle in certain preset modes or in your own custom settings. They also do sell their own tubular upper control arms.

Notes: Lift height may vary on product and the rear kit is required to level rear height. This video link may help you understand Rancho suspension better and the myRide technology:
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ReadyLIFT

Type: Spacer Lift Kit & Upper Control Arms

Price: Lift Kit - $440

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Kit Details: ReadyLIFT's lift kit works for Toyota FJ Cruisers & 4Runners. This spacer lift is designed to provide 3" of front suspension lift while retaining the OEM safe suspension geometry. This system lifts the FJ Cruiser 3.0” in front and 2.0” in the rear, allowing for 33” tires to be run. ReadyLIFT also used to sell uni-ball upper control arms designed and made from stainless steel and were powder coated metallic grey, they no longer look like they are offered on their website however.
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Revtek


Type: Spacer Lift Kit (with Rear Shocks), Spacer Lift Kit (without Rear shocks), Leveling Kit (only front 1.5" spacers), and Diff Drop Kit

Price: 1.5" Leveling kit - $165 ; 3" Lift Kits - $393-$600 ; Diff Drop - $30

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Kit Details: Revtek offers a 3" front/2" rear split-spacer lift kit and a 1.5" leveling kit for all FJ Cruisers, which are both designed to level the vehicle, but the lift kit actually increases ride height overall. But for 2010-2014 FJ Cruisers Revtek also offers just their front differential drop kit, the 3" front/2" rear lift kit without the rear shocks, and their NEW 3" front/2" rear front integrated anti-vibration technology Pro Kit. The new Pro Kit has built into the front strut spacer technology to reduce vibration from the road and increase the quality of the ride. Revtek's rear spacers on any of their kits is made from "virtually indestructible" polyurethane and the whole kit is made in the USA. Fits up to a 285/75/R16 tire with a maximum recommended wheel width of 8" and with 4 1/2" backspacing.
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Rough Country


Type: 3" Spacer Lift Kit

3" Lift

Price: $120-$280

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Kit Details: Rough Country now offers several 3" spacer lift kits. The lowest level kit comes with just front strut spacers and rear coil spacers. The next level up includes those spacers as well as rear Premium N3 Series shocks. Then the highest level of 3" lift has the front spacers, rear shocks, and then Rough Country's rear coils. All 3" kits are completely bolt on and unlike some polyurethane kits, this kit DOES NOT require dis-assembly of the strut, so no strut compressor required!

6" Lift

Type: Full Non-adjustable 6" lift

Price: $1,300

Kit Details: Rough Country's 6" lift kit only for 07-09 FJ Cruisers includes front & rear crossmembers, front raised knuckles, strut spacers, front upper/lower integrated skid plates, differential drop brackets, rear sway-bar links, rear upper control arms, rear trac bar, rear coil springs, bump stop drop brackets, and Performance 2.2 series shock absorbers for the rear. This kit requires no welding and is completely bolt on. Recommended tire size for this kit is a 35x12.50R17 tire.

Notes: Normally the kit reuses the front suspension struts with a large spacer, but Icon Vehicle Dynamics and Radflo offer adjustable coil overs with or without external reservoirs which are designed specifically for this kit to replace the OEM setup. They are adjustable to achieve lift between 5" and 7". Icon also offers rear 2.5" diameter piggy-back shocks for this kit for increased handling and performance. Radflo offers a 2.0" diameter shock without a reservoir for this lift. Check sites for more details.
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Skyjacker Suspensions


Type: Full Adjustable and Non-adjustable 3" Lift Kits, Spacer Lift Kits, Leveling Kits

Price: $185-$1,544

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Kit Details: Skyjacker offers many different products for FJ Cruisers, ranging from 2" leveling kits to 3" Performance Strut lift kits. The 2" leveling kit only provides a front aluminum strut spacers to level the ride, but they also offer a 2" front metal/1.25" rear polyurethane spacer lift kit. They also offer 1"-3" height adjustable front performance struts (website not specific about this product and how it adjusts.) Then they offer their 3" performance lift kit in 4 different varieties with the only component that changes being the rear shocks. The 3" lift comes with the 3" lifted front struts, rear coil springs, rear sway bar end links, and then the rear shocks which can be selected as their M95 MONOTUBE 9500 shock, Black MAX 8500 shock, NITRO 8000 shock, or HYDRO 7000 shock (see website for specifics on each shock type.) Their highest quality lift kit uses 3" LeDuc Series Coil-Overs that are adjustable, replacement rear coils, and M95 Monotube Rear Shocks. Misc. replacement bushings are also available for their products.
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Sonoran Steel Fabrication


Type: Full suspension system with Bilstein non adjustable shocks or Radflo adjustable coilovers.

Price: $1,360 - $2,772

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Details: Sonoran Steel offers 3 different lift kits. They utilize parts from different manufacturers and companies as well as their own parts to create their own kit. The first kit uses Bilstein 5100 series shocks and the front uses TRD coils while the rear uses OME coils. The front coil-over's are adjustable from 1/2" - 3.75" of lift as with other 5100 Bilsteins. They also include their own adjustable Trac Bar with free movement bushing ends unlocks the FJ Cruiser's real potential in the rear end and re-centers the axle under the truck after lifting. It is constructed from 100% DOM Tube and very heavy duty. Sonoran Steel also offers Radflo 2.5" diameter suspension kits with or without reservoirs, Radflo custom wound 2" lift rear coils, Camburg uniball upper control arms, and Sonoran Steel's adjustable Trac/PanHard/Lateral Bar.
 

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aFe Power/aFe Control (Sway-A-Way [SAW])

Type: Front Adjustable Coil Overs, Rear Shocks, Rear Coils

Price: Front Coilovers - $1,080 - $1,320 ; Rear Shocks - $719 ; Rear Coils - $297

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Details: The company aFe Power/Control recently acquired the Sway-A-Way line of high performance replacement adjustable coilovers and shocks for Toyota vehicles. The parts are all still designed and built in the USA. The products offered now from aFe Control include the Sway-A-Way 2.0" diameter front adjustable coilovers, Sway-A-Way 2.5" diameter front adjustable coilovers, Sway-A-Way 2.0" diameter rear shocks, and Sway-A-Way rear coil springs. The front coilovers are designed to accommodate 2-3" lifts and the rear shocks and coils are set to achieve 1-2" of rear lift.

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Total Chaos Fabrication


Type: Upper Control Arms, Lower Control Arms, Long Travel Kits, and Other Suspension Components

Price:
Long Travel Kits: $3,184 - $4,135
Upper Control Arms: $795 - $1,042
Lower Control Arms: $1,852 - $2,190

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Long Travel Details: Total Chaos offers several different long travel kits along with other suspension parts. They offer both +2" and +3.5" long travel kits, and those numbers are how much wider the kit makes your track width on each side. So the +2" kit makes your FJ's total track width 4" wider and the +3.5" kit makes it 7" wider. These bolt on systems are intended to install a pair of 8” travel, 2.5” diameter coilovers from Sway-A-Way, Fox, King, or Icon that bolt into the factory coil bucket locations. This kit cannot be installed with standard 3” lift coil over shocks. Their UCAs are made from 4130 chromoly. To run the Total Chaos LT kits, running their extended axles to retain 4WD is necessary. Their LT lower control arms are already tabbed for dual shock compatibility. Also, Total Chaos upper control arms are available with an optional 3/4" chromoly lined heim joints for the pivots. They offer the kits in a +2" Standard, +3.5" Standard, +3.5" Race Series, and +2" Expedition Series. The Standard kits having lower control arms constructed in the original design while the Race Series had upgraded components and the Expedition Series is even more upgraded/updated so less custom fabrication is required.

Other Details: Total Chaos also offers a range of stock length upper and lower control arms. Their stock length uni-ball UCAs are designed for your standard 2.5"-3" lifts and offer and additional inch of travel when used with extended length coil over shocks. They also offer UCAs with 3/4" chromoly heim joints for the pivots and note that these were specifically designed for use with 6" lift kits. They also offer bolt-on rear bump stop kits designed to work with King or Fox 2.0" diameter bump stops. Other suspension components such as weld on spindle gussets are designed to add strength to the stock spindle, and they offer a complete spindle that adds 3.5" of lift for 2WD models, but that can only be used with Total Chaos' balljoint or uniball lower control arms. They also have full sets of chromoly adjustable rear links, aluminum skid plates for factory and TC lower control arms, and complete bushing kits available in different materials such as urethane and nylatron.

Other products from Total Chaos includes their line of stock length lower control arms. Currently they offer their standard uniball type LCA with an integrated 1/4" thick steel skid plate and their new Expedition Series LCAs with built in steering stop tabs and larger pockets for bigger shocks. All of the designs they offer have dual shock compatibility or a dual shock variation and the boxed lowers have an integrated uniball joint and offer more ground clearance. Total Chaos used to have a Race Series Chromoly Boxed LCA but those were phased out by the new, superior Expedition Series arms. Total Chaos also has dual shock hoops which require bolting and a small amount of welding and work for their stock length control arms or long travel arms.

Notes: A maximum tire size of either 285/75R16 or 285/70R17 is recommended. With +2" kit, fiberglass fenders are not needed but with +3.5" kit, they are required.

Disclaimer: Long-travel set-ups typically cost almost double the cost of the kit itself once all the extra components ( long travel coil overs, extended axles, etc.) are purchased and fabrication is completed (welding on of spindle gussets, limiting straps, body mount chops, bump stops, etc.) Installation will also add to the cost which could easily be an additional $500-1500 depending on work completed, gusseting, and replacement of parts as found worn.
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ToyTec Lifts


Type: Full Adjustable Lift Kits, Spacer Lift Kits, and Body Lift Kits

Price: Full ToyTec Lifts - $1,011 to $3,355 ; Spacer Lifts - $230 - $430 ; Body Lift - $140

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Kit details: ToyTec offers a range of lift kits from full adjustable 3" lift kits to 1" body lifts. Their newest kit is the "Boss Aluma Series 2.5 Performance system" but they also have a variety of kits ranging in performance and quality that allow the buyer endless possibilities for their preferred budget or tastes. From the classic "Ultimate 3" Lift Package" to the newer "Boss Suspension System" or even the "ToyTec/Bilstein 3" Lift Kit" which has a mix of ToyTec and Bilstein components. They offer shocks in 2.5" or 2.0" diameter, with or without external reservoirs, and they have rear SuperFlex coils in standard and heavy duty varieties to handle extra weight. Diff drops are usually included with their kits, and ToyTec also offers King, OME, Icon, Bilstein, and Total Chaos suspension kits/components. They also offer their own line of aluminum rear links to strengthen the rear suspension, and they offer many additional products.

Install Thread:
ToyTec Lift Install - Full Writeup and Pictures
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TrailMaster


Type: 3" Spacer lift with or without rear shocks, 6" Lift Kit

Price $129.99 - $1,299.99

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Kit Details: Just recently, Trail Master as updated their selection of lift options and now offers a 3" Leveling Kit complete with 3" front strut spacers, 2" rear coil spacers, diff and skid plate spacers, and with or without NGS Shocks. The recommended tire size for the 3" kit is 33x12.50 tires and it has a lifetime warranty. But now also available from Trail Master is a 6" lift kit complete with 6" front strut spacers, 4" rear coil springs, knuckles, heavy duty crossmembers, rear upper control arms/links, rear NGS shocks, and other necessary components. The recommended tire size for their 6" lift is 35x12.50 tires with 18" wheels or larger.
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Traxda


Type: Spacer lift kit

Price $37 - $327

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Kit Details: Traxda offers a 3" spacer lift kit or individual parts are available. Front strut leveling spacers can be purchased in either 2" or 3" variations and rear spacers are available as 1.25". They also offer a diff drop kit .The full kit also has optional plates for an additional 1/2" of lift for the front end suspension for an extra $30.
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Truxxx

Type: Spacer lift kit

Price: Spacer lift kit - $255 ; Front spacers - $123 - $130 ; Rear Spacers - $156 ; Diff Drop - $38

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Kit Details: Truxxx offers spacer lifts in 3” or 2" versions for the front and 1.25” lift in the rear to level the FJ. Truxxx states the kit enhances the ride of your vehicle as well as increasing the ground clearance and providing room for larger wheel and tires. Made in the USA with USA Mill Certified Steel and laser cut to precision tolerances using OEM drawings. Kit includes two front strut spacers, a front differential drop, two rear spring spacers and all the hardware needed. Individual components are available.

Notes: Recommends a 33" tire and estimated install time to be about 2 hours.

Install thread:
Lifted and loving it :)
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Tuff Country

Type: Spacer Lift Kit and Upper Control Arms

Price: $320 - $425

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Kit Details: Tuff Country offers a couple different FJ Cruiser options. First they have their 3" spacer lift kit which includes upper strut spacers, a differential drop, and rear coil spacer rings and can come with SX8000 Nitro Gas Shocks. Then they have their spacer lift with with their tubular upper control arms that can have uni-balls or ball joints. They recommend a 295/70 tire with this kit.
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Warrior Products

Type: Spacer lift kit with or without rear shocks

Price: $228.50 - $488.50

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Details: Warrior Products' web site says that its kits are built to stringent standards for strength, performance and durability. Two of the three systems offered by Warrior Products come with H60.5mm rear shocks, featuring a nine-stage valve system, and a self-lubricating polished chrome piston. These kits utilize spring spacers to lift the vehicle 3″ in the front and 2″ in the rear. Each kit comes with the necessary hardware required for installation. The first system offered (the Stage I Lift Kit) simply has only the front and rear spacers. The second system (the Stage I Lift Kit w/ Shocks) has the same hardware as the first system, but with the rear shocks included. And then the third system available (the Stage II Lift Kit w/ Shocks) has the same hardware as the second system, but with a differential drop, to reduce wear on the CV boots and a rear bump stop spacer.
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Keep in mind, next to company names it will list if they are an FJCruiserForums.com Supporting Vendor.

Vendors that Sell Multiple Lifts Listed:
Pure FJ Cruiser, Parts and Accessories for your Toyota FJ Cruiser
Online Parts Shop | Toyota of Dallas
Red Dirt Offroad
http://www.metaltech4x4.com/default.aspx
Toyota Suspension Lift Kits, Parts & Accessories - Toytec Lifts
Toyota FJ Cruiser Accessories | FJ Cruiser Accessories | FJ Cruiser Performance Parts | FJ Cruiser Parts and Accessories | Fj Cruiser Bolt On Accessories
https://bilsteinlifts.com/
http://www.lowrangeoffroad.com/

LONG TRAVEL DISCLAIMER: Disclaimer: Long-travel set-ups typically cost almost double the cost of the kit itself once all the extra components ( long travel coil overs, extended axles, etc.) are purchased and fabrication is completed (welding on of spindle gussets, limiting straps, body mount chops, bump stops, etc.) Installation will also add to the cost which could easily be an additional $500-1500 depending on work completed, gusseting, and replacement of parts as found worn.
 

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All of those top plate bolt on spacer lifts should have a disclaimer next to them, stating "this product lengthens your front shock beyond the reach of the front bump stop, blown out front shocks will occur with common off road use, shock stems may fail in extreme situations, upper control arm ball joints will contact springs in extreme situations. Torn CV boots or broken CV joints may occur if used in conjunction with after market front upper control arms."
 

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To those who read this thread,

If there are any lifts out there that I forgot or that you would like me to add, I would be more than happy to make revisions to the list. And if there is incorrect information or just info that you think i should add, feel free to let me know. Already LT. the Metal Tech supporting vendor and site sponsor messaged me requesting that I add their rear long travel kit so I made sure to make a nice, big section for Metal Tech since even though there were links to their site for where you can buy certain lifts, I completely forgot about them as a vendor who sold their own kits!

So if any other vendors out there want anything added, PM me and I'll be right on it.

Hope you enjoy the thread and that the information is helpful!!! :wave: :bigthumb:
 

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Nice update :bigthumb:
 

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I have already done my suspension but want to tell you thanks for all the work you went through to put this together. That was a lot of work but you really helped anybody thinking about an upgrade. Great effort and the results are there.
 

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Awesome thread, but you missed one of the biggest players of all, Fox Shox.

Thanks!
Oh wow how did I forget FOX :lol: I will do that sometime today!!

Thanks for letting me know! :bigthumb:
 

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Great list, is it possible to have a list of scale of 1-10 which ones are the best and which ones are ok, like for lets say for $1300 emu is the best or something like that.....

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The best and worst are all opinions and personal preferences. It depends on how you wheel, how much you wheel, where you where, etc etc etc. I could tell you one thing, someone else will tell you another. One suspension is designed for the desert while another is just to provide you with a more comfortable ride and a small lift.

There is no way to describe which is best and which ones are ok. A full suspension system will be better than a spacer lift in every way, but it will cost you. Some manufactures make great products, and some make ok products. We all have our opinions on those though, and if we started giving our opinions on suspension systems and manufactures there would be an argument and people would get their feelings hurt.

The best way to decide what is best for you and what is best, is for you to do some research, then some more and then even more.
 

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FJX, great job on the list

This will give a great starting point for anybody looking for lift, thanks.
 

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Looks awesome- Great job!!! :bigthumb:

One issue- the Rancho link is the Camburg link.


:cheers:
 

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Nice summary. One comment is that the pricing on the LT kits is a bit deceiving since they don't include shocks or coils (which is really what the left thread is about). I know you have a note on TC about that, but perhaps it sould list out kit price + cost of 2 shocks to make it clear you'll be spending a bit more than is listed there? Doesn't account for the need for bumps & longer axles, etc. when it comes to the LT kit. Price can easily double what is listed on both TC and Camburgs listings there which is the only reason I mention it.
 

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Thanks all for your positive comments! :bigthumb:

Nice summary. One comment is that the pricing on the LT kits is a bit deceiving since they don't include shocks or coils (which is really what the left thread is about). I know you have a note on TC about that, but perhaps it sould list out kit price + cost of 2 shocks to make it clear you'll be spending a bit more than is listed there? Doesn't account for the need for bumps & longer axles, etc. when it comes to the LT kit. Price can easily double what is listed on both TC and Camburgs listings there which is the only reason I mention it.
So you're saying that I should include the price for the LT kits along with the price of the coil-overs required? So this would apply to companies like Total Choas, Camburg, and All Pro?

Looks awesome- Great job!!! :bigthumb:

One issue- the Rancho link is the Camburg link.


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Thanks for letting me know! I fixed it just now :bigthumb:

The best and worst are all opinions and personal preferences. It depends on how you wheel, how much you wheel, where you where, etc etc etc. I could tell you one thing, someone else will tell you another. One suspension is designed for the desert while another is just to provide you with a more comfortable ride and a small lift.

There is no way to describe which is best and which ones are ok. A full suspension system will be better than a spacer lift in every way, but it will cost you. Some manufactures make great products, and some make ok products. We all have our opinions on those though, and if we started giving our opinions on suspension systems and manufactures there would be an argument and people would get their feelings hurt.

The best way to decide what is best for you and what is best, is for you to do some research, then some more and then even more.
Well said nkybrad! :cheers: All true :bigthumb:
 
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