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Toyota Tacoma BDS Suspension Lift Kit - Taco Lift For Under $400

Posted in How To: Suspension Brakes on January 1, 2010
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In this tough economy we've all had to cinch our belt a few notches, but that doesn't mean we should neglect our cherished 4x4s. If you're on a meager budget and looking to increase your truck's off-road capabilities, there are ways to modify it without breaking the bank. Obviously you can't purchase a coilover suspension dirt-cheap, but you can find a budget lift that isn't just a compromise.

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Sticking to a tight budget, we recently lifted a '01 Toyota Tacoma that's used for minor trail running and desert exploration. BDS Suspension offers an economical 2-inch lift for the Taco, which consists of front strut spacers and add-a-leaves for the rear leaf springs. We also ordered BDS 5500 shocks (optional) for the rear and splurged on a set of redesigned Yokohama Geolander M/T tires. The suspension kit is straightforward and easy to install. We had our longtime friends at T&J Performance Center in Orange, California, install the kit, and they knocked it out in less than two hours.

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Yokohama Tire Corporation
Fullerton, CA 92831
800-722-9888
http://www.yokohamatire.com
BDS Suspension Inc
Coldwater, MI
517-279-2135
www.bds-suspension.com
T&J Performance Center
Orance, CA
714-633-0991
www.tandjperformance.com

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