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Trail Premium front end height

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by jester243, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. Nov 3, 2016 at 9:16 AM
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    jester243

    jester243 [OP] rabble rabble rabble

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    Any chance someone with a stock 5th gen trail premium could measure from the center of the front hub to the fender for me? Mine seems like it is sitting with too much rake towards the front. Not sure if it is actually something I need looked at or I'm just trying to convince myself to lift it already. My wallet and wife are disagreeing with the lift right now.
     
  2. Nov 3, 2016 at 1:35 PM
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    PVT Pablo

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    I can tell from here your front end is too low. I recommend the lift.
     
  3. Nov 3, 2016 at 2:35 PM
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    jester243

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  4. Nov 3, 2016 at 3:06 PM
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    MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly

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    Assholes call travel "overlanding"
    Post a picture from the side.
     
  5. Nov 3, 2016 at 3:25 PM
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    I just measured quickly in the lot and it is about 19 1/2" on the front and 23" on the rear :(
     
  6. Nov 3, 2016 at 4:14 PM
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    Dark Knight Get off my lawn

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    Looks exactly like mine did before lift.


    I advise some height.
     
  7. Nov 3, 2016 at 4:36 PM
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    I want to but my wallet is not happy with me lately
     
  8. Nov 3, 2016 at 5:03 PM
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    MeefZah

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    Looks normal factory level to me.

    It's so tiny!
     
  9. Nov 4, 2016 at 9:09 AM
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    :pout:
     
  10. Nov 5, 2016 at 10:44 AM
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    Haha, I know the feeling. Maybe this can help...

    ...When I can't fight GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) for any of my hobbies (music instruments, guns, motorcycles) and don't have extra cash, I look for things that I don't use anymore and sell them on craigslist/pawnshop to help fund my new 'NEED'.
     
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  11. Nov 5, 2016 at 11:32 AM
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    Just checked our '16 4R and it is 19" at the front and 21" at the rear. Frankly, I don't think that is enough difference to worry about. What is the consensus? - Ted
     
  12. Nov 5, 2016 at 3:45 PM
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    LIFT EVERYTHING!!!:benchpress::militarypress::llama::annoyed::oldglory:
     
  13. Nov 5, 2016 at 7:18 PM
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    "Do you even lift, bro?"
     
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  14. Nov 6, 2016 at 5:28 AM
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    It is your vehicle Ted, leave it if you are happy. All I did was add Bilstein 5100's to the front set at .85 which gave me 1" front lift. I just wanted a little less front rake and to stop the front end nose dive while braking. I am 100% happy with what I did, many around here would want more. It is my vehicle and I love it, that is what matters.
     
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