1.5 inch spacers

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  1. Gman70

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    Thinking about lifting my Prius with 1.5 inch spacers....anyone with a recommendation on the quality of different brands?
     
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    You need more...

    I've had the 1.5 and the 2", in the rear with load neither have the best clearance with my 17" all Terrain.

    This is with the 1.5" plus I had to add spring spacers and I would still rub my rear tires on the fender well over harsh bumps on the highway.


    I now have heavy-duty springs in the rear and no ore rubbing when loaded up.


    Now I am considering the adjustable 3" lift kit, just don't know if I want to get it before or after my drive from LA to Alaska. The rear springs feel better than the stock springs in my PIP.
    Heavy Duty Springs on my Toyota Prius is a game changer! - black_jmyntrn

    The problem is the Prius has saggy booty and after 150k miles struts/shocks and springs show age. The adjustable is up my alley now that I am nearing 180k.

    The question is, why are you lifting, and what do you plan to do with it?
     
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    "the Prius has saggy booty" because it is not designed for what you are using it for!
     
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    Nope, not sure I've you've noticed that all Prius's squat in the back, even when they aren't doing what I am doing.
     
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    Mine doesn't.
    The whole car sits low, by design. But if the rear is sagging, you have a problem.
    Or too much weight.
     
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    yeah um, the word "sag" and the number of posts on this forum seem to indicate otherwise. Not to mention I see it all the time on Prius's. But it sounds like it's just me and the weight I am carrying.
     
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    I just looked out the window at mine. It is NOT sagging, or sitting low.
    I take it the springs are still good, and shocks.
    I carry about 100#'s of stuff in the trunk and about 160#'s of dogs in the back seat, and it doesn't sag.

    Looking at the two photo's you have up, yours is not either. And you have that box on the rear.
    Obviously you've modified your suspension.

    I'm NOT complaining, just making a statement.
     
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    You are confusing. Are we talking about your Prius not sagging, a lot of Prius's sagging or my Prius sagging or not sagging? Which is your statement? or are they all collectively combined?
     
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