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Old 01-10-2014, 05:04 PM
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Id suggest doing a block lift in the rear. Much easier.
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:14 PM
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Id suggest doing a block lift in the rear. Much easier.
any difference between shackle and block besides being easier?
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:16 PM
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any difference between shackle and block besides being easier?
Blocks can be kinda dangerous
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You smash her like 35's into a fender?
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:43 PM
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Blocks can be kinda dangerous
i think I'll just stick with shackles and spindles. It might be more work but will be more solid.
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:55 PM
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i think I'll just stick with shackles and spindles. It might be more work but will be more solid.
Exactly and have you thought about a add a leaf kit?
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:00 PM
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Ad a leads are a pain I just got done installing them on a newer Tacoma. Plus they'll give you a firmer ride. But there is the added bonus of being able to haul more weight.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:06 PM
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Ad a leads are a pain I just got done installing them on a newer Tacoma. Plus they'll give you a firmer ride. But there is the added bonus of being able to haul more weight.
That's why I was going to do shackles but I like the way my truck sits level
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:28 PM
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Shackles are pretty easy, as long as you have two jacks or a jack and jack stands
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:34 PM
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Shackles are pretty easy, as long as you have two jacks or a jack and jack stands
This.
Shackles take 30 min or so
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Old 01-12-2014, 05:48 PM
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Ad a leads are a pain I just got done installing them on a newer Tacoma. Plus they'll give you a firmer ride. But there is the added bonus of being able to haul more weight.
yeah I'll stick with shackles and spindles. I think that should be a decent setup. Will I clear 33's with a 4in lift?
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Old 01-12-2014, 06:15 PM
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yeah I'll stick with shackles and spindles. I think that should be a decent setup. Will I clear 33's with a 4in lift?
Probably not unless you get fiberglass fenders for the front
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Old 01-12-2014, 06:25 PM
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Probably not unless you get fiberglass fenders for the front
thats what I plan on doin. Just gotta figure out how to fit them since they don't sell them for mazdas. suggestions Anyone?
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:08 PM
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Probably gonna get shot down here... but has anyone run 2" or 3" coil spacers along with lift spindles? I've never heard of anyone say anything about it so i thought id give it a try. Ill probably end up doing a BTF 5.5 kit eventually but i'd like to do this for the time being if it is reasonable. Thanks guys!
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Old 01-24-2014, 08:01 PM
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thats what I plan on doin. Just gotta figure out how to fit them since they don't sell them for mazdas. suggestions Anyone?
if anybody has a good route for making ranger fenders line up on a b3000 I'd love to hear it, I was thinking of getting new headlights cause that's where the gap is most obvious.
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Old 01-24-2014, 08:05 PM
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if anybody has a good route for making ranger fenders line up on a b3000 I'd love to hear it, I was thinking of getting new headlights cause that's where the gap is most obvious.
Mazdas cant house ranger headlights? Are the brackets different? If they dont you could always buy a ranger radiator support frame and then itll work if i remember correctly.
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