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crazybushcreature
11-16-2012, 06:01 PM
I have a 1994 toyota 4 runner. im wandering howmuch it would cost to do a couple inch body lift on it. anybody know?

procircuit
11-16-2012, 06:05 PM
Eek aaak oooo don't dooooo it

4skin
11-16-2012, 06:16 PM
Yup don't do it run into lots of little things shifters binding on floor
And popping it out of gear
And body lifts tend to rip the body mounts apart on the body over time
Those are my main bitches about them

stockwheels
11-16-2012, 06:47 PM
Body lift thats crazzy talk

Punk in Drublic
11-16-2012, 07:06 PM
dont do it justin, save up a bit, quit spending money rc's and get a suspension lift.
it really aint that expensive.

crazybushcreature
11-16-2012, 07:11 PM
lol but i like the rc's. dont cost as much when i get them muddy and break. lol. I always hear of suspension lifts costing like thousands of dollars. no way i can afford that.

Punk in Drublic
11-16-2012, 08:10 PM
you can order a lift kit through summit for 6-700, but you can do it yourself for cheaper. ball joint spacers for the front, coils for the rear. maybe a bracket here and there. for just 2 inches or so it oughta be easy.

Griswold
11-16-2012, 08:45 PM
Justin there are a few simple things you can do as I did to the suspension to get a few more inches.
Like Sheldon said..
You can get a rear coil spacer kit from lordco (I put one in)
and you can get front ball joint spacers to (I made my own)

crazybushcreature
11-16-2012, 08:49 PM
how many inches do u think u got outa doing that clark?

Griswold
11-16-2012, 09:00 PM
I put the rear coil spacers in mine
30.00 for the pair 2 1/2"
and made my own front upper ball joint spacers.
1" spacers

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I only made 1" one but you could make bigger ones if you wanted

Sorry don't have any pics of the coil spacers, you could use some taller FJ coils in the rear too.
Better than a body lift and then you can put some bigger tires on too.

You could also torque up the torsion bars in the front to gain more height too but that puts too much shit out of wack

Most of all, I'm happy with what I achieved cause it works great :)

youngun
11-16-2012, 10:00 PM
If you have the 3.0 in it can't go wrong with a 1" body lift just to help get some space to work on it. I hate working on those without a bit of a body lift just no room to work

glopedawg
11-17-2012, 09:49 AM
Go with a small body lift. They are cheap and eaay to install. They're only like $140-150, and like youngun said, they give you more room to work on things in the engine bay. I have ran 3" perfeormance accesory body lifts on both my bush beaters and have never had a problem with them.

procircuit
11-17-2012, 11:04 AM
Except there super GHEY

lincoln locked
11-17-2012, 11:13 AM
I havent had any issues with my 3" body lift you just have to make sure the shifter is welded right so you have no binding ,lock tight the bodybolts and its way easy to work on it after, fuel line extention and your set for 33" tires I have run 35" tires with a little triming ,I run a 3" pro comp body lift and a 3 1/2 suspention lift and 35 mtrs auto and 5;29s . I have hit a cross ditch at about 60 k and landed in a ditch my body shifted forwerd a bit and i could not use my 2nd 3rd 5th gears but i drove it home hooked it to a tree and put it back into place and ran it without any problems for another 2 years untill i wrote it off down a 30' bank and even then the body mounts were ok oh and the shifter boot is like triple booted so i hade to mode that slightly

my 2 cents [cheers]

Punk in Drublic
11-17-2012, 11:32 AM
I havent had any issues with my 3" body lift you just have to make sure the shifter is welded right so you have no binding ,lock tight the bodybolts and its way easy to work on it after, fuel line extention and your set for 33" tires I have run 35" tires with a little triming ,I run a 3" pro comp body lift and a 3 1/2 suspention lift and 35 mtrs auto and 5;29s . I have hit a cross ditch at about 60 k and landed in a ditch my body shifted forwerd a bit and i could not use my 2nd 3rd 5th gears but i drove it home hooked it to a tree and put it back into place and ran it without any problems for another 2 years untill i wrote it off down a 30' bank and even then the body mounts were ok oh and the shifter boot is like triple booted so i hade to mode that slightly

my 2 cents [cheers]

and thats why they call you drunken ira haze hahaha. stay on the road buddy!

youngun
11-17-2012, 11:33 AM
lol [15]

dirka dave
11-17-2012, 11:38 AM
2' body lift is no problem.

easy...

lincoln locked
11-17-2012, 11:39 AM
I just looked up some old pics of the green 4-runner way back in the old days reposted in the pics [cheers]

Griswold
11-17-2012, 01:03 PM
My other 4runner has a 3" body lift in it and ya way easier to work on.
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Fuel pump is easier to work on now.

lincoln locked
11-17-2012, 02:47 PM
and thats why they call you drunken ira haze hahaha. stay on the road buddy!
lol

Trailjunkie
11-17-2012, 03:59 PM
I always hear of suspension lifts costing like thousands of dollars. no way i can afford

buy a jeep then lift it cheaper and all the bolts wont be rusty and break.lol