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Anyone raised their 120 Prado by 50mm ?

Hello,
I have a 2005 120 series Prado.
I was thinking about fitting some longer springs and shocks, to give me a 50mm increase in ride height.
I don't want to stiffen up the suspension, I want to maintain the same spring rate.
Ideas please.

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Hi uk_vette
Take a look at www.expeditions.se • Index page
Ask your question on the board. There are two members with lifted 120´s.
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It doesn't look like there is more than 2 people on that forum !
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Have you tried PradoPoint ?

Quite an active 120 series community down under :

http://www.pradopoint.com/viewforum.php?f=20
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Raised suspension on 120 series

Go for the Old Man Emu set up.

It's tried and tested, the ride is still supple - no harshness at all. Fitted it to my 120 three years ago and it still handles beautifully.

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Hi JoJo,

heve been member on Pradopoint for a while now..
Really is an excellent site.

Old man emu has many good reports.
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Prado 50mm lift.

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Hello,
I have a 2005 120 series Prado.
I was thinking about fitting some longer springs and shocks, to give me a 50mm increase in ride height.
I don't want to stiffen up the suspension, I want to maintain the same spring rate.
Ideas please.
Give Ed Mulligan at 4WD WORLD in Oz a try.
Supplies Bilstein and 50mm lift springs for around A$1600. No difference in comfort. Can still use Polyairs in rear springs if carrying really heavy loads.
Tried and tested and won't fall apart in the rough stuff.
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