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Body lift....

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Hossdog, Jul 19, 2005.

  1. Hossdog

    Hossdog

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    Lookin for a GOOD QUALITY 1" - 1 1/2" body lift any suggestions? Saw one on Man-a-fre I believe and it was black anodized aluminum....seemed nice. Just pickin the big brains in the forum! Thanks
     
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    Make one - just get some pucks turned up somewhere and buy some long bolts.
    I used UHMW plastic, some prefer aluminium.
    Can also use skateboard wheels (no not kidding!).
     
  3. Delboy

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    Check out this site. http://www.4crawler.com/4x4/ForSale/BodyLiftKit.shtml He makes body lifts for a few different types of 4x4. Well known on the 4runner sites. I got a 1" lift for my Hilux Surf from him. Top quality and reasonably priced. Very helpful guy also, so if he doesnt do Cruiser lifts yet, he will if you ask him and give him some info.
    Also, Hello fromthe Newbie. Great Site! :cheers:
     
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    With a 1" lift, did you have any trouble with brake/clutch lines lining up again? Or any other hassles?
     
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    wngrog SILVER Star

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    I got my body lift from Man-a-Fre Very nice quality.
     
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    No Problem on the Surf cause all the lines are coiled which allows for a lot of movement without having to be adjusted.
     
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    do a search, i have posted up a few times on it. i did a 2 in. body lift and i posted a link to cheap pucks. no problems with lines or wires, i think i had like 30.00 or 40.00 bucks into mine. good luck.
     
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    I've seen a few trucks with the MAF and it looks well done.
    I have also seen a couple of trucks done using the rollers from a boat trailer cut to thickness. It looked a little hokey but it works.
     
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    You are better off hitting up Roger at 4crawler , very good customer service, and a fellow toyota freak.
     
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    hockey pucks will break, dont use them
     
  12. Hossdog

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    With the Man-A-Fre lift did you still use the OE style bushings? Ive got the kit from Energy Suspension sittin in the box right now.
     
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    Only hassle (if still std steering) is the steering column - I had to modify the fitting where it goes through the firewall.
    Shouldn't be an issue if you've had p/s fitted.

    And the wires to temp and oilp senders were too short - had to extend them.
     
  14. LC_Hamma

    LC_Hamma The Anti-Leafer

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    That's what I used. It helps to know someone who has access to a mill & works with UHMW on occassion:
     
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    That's Nylatron. not uhmw
     
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    what about the front fenders? Since they are bolted to the frame?
     
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    Another vote for Roger. :D I have used a bunch of his stuff on my4R. Great guy to work with.
     
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    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    How tall of a lift are you looking at installing?


    You can either drill new holes in the brace, or if you go three inches, you only get two bolts in the support to the frame, unless you lengthen the fender support.


    :beer: