You can look at the rear springs, if you have two blocks under them, you probaly have a lift. Also look at you suspension linkage, if it is aftermarket it will usualy have the manufacturer name on it. if a good kit is installed properly, you shouldnt be able to tell its not factory unless you measure it.
How do you know if you have a body lift?
The easiest way would probably be to look in the rear wheel well, and see if there is a gap between the frame and the tub. If so you have a body lift. That is the stock body mount.
How do I know what lift kit I have?
To know what size lift kit you have, you need to see if you can find the brand name and serial number. If you can’t, look up the vehicle’s stock shock length and compare it to your current shocks. Remove the shocks for a more accurate measurement, or at least remove all cargo from the truck.
What do you call a truck with a lift?
The Carolina Squat actually began from southern California. It is also referred to as the California (Cali) Lean or the Tennessee lean.
Will a lift kit give me more clearance?
The Case for Suspension Lifts
Suspension lift kits extend the suspension of the vehicle, raising every part of the truck along the way. You’ll have room for larger off-road tires and more ground clearance, so you can traverse all kinds of terrain without damaging the underbelly of your vehicle.
Should I do a body or suspension lift?
A suspension lift is a better choice than a body lift in situations where off-road performance is important. First and foremost, a suspension lift not only provides room for larger tires, but it also increases the ground clearance under the frame.
How do I know if my Tacoma is lifted?
Front, check above the shock. If you see what looks like a tube with a triangular flange on the top and bottom that the shock is bolted into in then that is bolted to the truck then the front was lifted.
Does a 2 inch lift make a difference?
Yes a 2″ lift is worth it, think of it this way… On a tourer it enables you to get to more places or the same places with less risk of sill and under carriage damage, it also increases your take off and departure angles which is a plus.