Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

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Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

Unread post by Red04VXE » March 10th, 2012, 1:59 pm

So who is using what and how has it been for you. My oldman wants to do his after easter before our cape trip in June
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Re: 200 Series Lift Kits

Unread post by NQCruiser » March 12th, 2012, 10:56 am

We're using OME on ours for carrying lots of tools & towing etc. Not sure how tall the lift is (definitely taller than standard), but was heavy duty enough that we could get our Towing Capacity upgraded on all our 200's. If you want I'll have a rummage around for the part numbers - there's a bunch of old standard springs in OME boxes that would have been swapped over when we did them originally.

I'm happy with the results anyway - I towed with the standard springs on my first one, and they were OK, but the OME's were definitely better.

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Re: 200 Series Lift Kits

Unread post by cruiser_dude » March 17th, 2012, 7:42 pm

I have OME but I recommend airbags if you are towing or have a heavy load it makes a huge difference. I wish I had airbags before I went to the Cape towing a heavy camper due to the amount of times I hit my steel rear bar on the turf.

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Re: 200 Series Lift Kits

Unread post by mjs » April 16th, 2013, 8:55 pm

I used Old Man Emu 2inch lift in the front of our 200GX. Installed Firestone Coil rite air bags in the standard height Toyota coils in the rear. Have done around 27000k's towing and had no issues with tyre wear etc. Good to ride in on corrugate Pilbara roads.

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Re: 200 Series Lift Kits

Unread post by cm4x4nut » May 1st, 2013, 9:47 am

OME 2" lift in the front of mine, OME 1" 400kg in the back of mine. The heavy rear springs do limit wheel travel a bit when playing, but are great when towing the camper

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Re: 200 Series Lift Kits

Unread post by tevo » August 18th, 2013, 2:34 pm

Just had Macquarie 4wd fit the ICON suspension to my 200 series, rides really nice and its given the car a 3inch lift and levelled it off nicely. Also has 400kilo rated rear springs. Not effecting the comfort at all.

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Re: 200 Series Lift Kits

Unread post by smokescreen » September 10th, 2013, 5:27 pm

Just Googled ICON suspension, they're a great looking set up, how's it holding up?
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Re: Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

Unread post by tevo » November 26th, 2013, 8:36 am

The ICON suspension is great. takes the bounce out of the ride. I have gained between 2-3inch lift and it handles really well. now to upgrade the tyres and it will be sweet.

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Re: Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

Unread post by cruiser_dude » August 8th, 2014, 11:02 am

Hi Tevo, did you change your upper control arms to get the 3 " lift at the front or did you just go 2" at the front?
Just looking at getting some after market UCAs myself and just wondering.

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Re: Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

Unread post by pigstiwgn » October 20th, 2015, 11:59 pm

I'm running the tough dog full adjustable, 300kg constant in the rear with the winch and bar rated front.. very happy with them so far

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Re: Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

Unread post by Dozercam » November 20th, 2017, 8:06 am

Tough dog getting fitted this week hoping to level it out and get rid of the nose dive keep you posted

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Re: Who is using what 200 Series Lift Kits?

Unread post by Dozercam » November 25th, 2017, 5:54 am

Well just had the tough dog 45mm adjustable fitted and what huge difference the cruiser sits almost level no more nose dive even under solid breaking the ride is stiffer but still comfy have it set at medium might let it settle in and go 1 knotch softer on the rear but very happy😊

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