LIFTED RX300

Lifted Rx300 With Big Tires

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Some good work going on here guys . 

Like to see some progress and ideas

ive had my wheels and tyres just need time to get them on 

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Those tires/wheels look good.  What are you waiting for? 

I just replaced my front shocks again.  The front right went out last fall's trip through the woods when i noticed it ot hard i think.  Those were KYB made in the US and it lasted about a year. Replaced with Gabriel Ultras made in China we will see.

I also finally installed camber bolts on all 4 corners.  I put them all at max to counter the spring lift (-2.5deg i think).  I could probably use a hair more negative but they are close enough. It made major major improvements to the on road handling and braking.

We will see how it does offroad on my birthday trip thursday and friday.

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8 hours ago, Enduro said:

Has anyone come across lockers for these vehicles? Also brick wall would you be willing to make another custom bumper same as your that you would sell?

Hey! Yeah, there's no lockers, it's a very small diff not used in any offroad application... 6.7" I think... as for the shield, do you mean my hood deflector? I also plastidip'd my grill if that's what you mean... I'm not sure if I'm up to building another bumper either, sorry! If I had more time maybe I would

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I know the 1999 and 2000 vehicles you could get a limited slip rear as an option before electronic traction control. I had a limited slip rear tacked down for $300 at one point. Closest thing i could come up with.  The lack of either on mine is why i try to keep it out of anything serious. Even 1-2" deep red clay mud on some of the "roads" we go down can be tricky.

Not many options for better 4x4 other than maybe engine and drivetrain swap to something out of a 2.7L 4x4 taco. Major major build issues which is where considering an lx,gx might be recommended.

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On 3/20/2019 at 7:38 AM, Brickwall said:

Hey! Yeah, there's no lockers, it's a very small diff not used in any offroad application... 6.7" I think... as for the shield, do you mean my hood deflector? I also plastidip'd my grill if that's what you mean... I'm not sure if I'm up to building another bumper either, sorry! If I had more time maybe I would

Yes, what type of hood deflector do you have on there currently?

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10 hours ago, Flumperboy said:

Had a spare hour

finally got the all terrains on . 

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Looks good what are you running?

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10 hours ago, Flumperboy said:

Had a spare hour

finally got the all terrains on . 

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What type of rain window shields do you have on there? OEM or aftermarket? I’ve been looking on and I can’t seem to find any with a lot of reviews.

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7 hours ago, Enduro said:

Looks good what are you running?

245 / 65 /17 bf Goodrich all terrain ko2 

7 hours ago, Enduro said:

Looks good what are you running?

 

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20180704_102726.thumb.jpg.7490fd8233db34cef1b7e978c1f75edc.jpghi guys, thought i would jump in on this thread.   i just put on bigger tires on my 2010 RX.   Pirelli scorpion all terrain plus  265/60r18 on stock rims, black plastidip.  Stock size was 235/60r18.  Feels more like a truck.  I didn't take a before measurement but i think i gained almost an inch just with tires.   Slight rubbing when steering wheel is turned right all the way going slow and hitting bumps.   I have 5mm wheel spacers ordered.  I'm going to try that.

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Very nice guys. I had another successful trip a couple weeks ago and glad I replaced both front struts before I left. I finally got the suspension driving perfect with no rattles, no hard spots in the steering, no wander and no instability up to 90MPH. Only got stuck once this trip, honestly though an F350 would have gotten stuck so I don't feel too bad.

 

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