Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Discussion > 2nd Gen. Tacomas

Notices

Regular cab lift vibes

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-27-2013, 06:47 AM   #1
BlackSeven [OP] BlackSeven is offline
Grab your helmet, this shits about to get retarded
BlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlackSeven is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
BlackSeven's Avatar
Name: Mike
Joined: Jan 2012, #71733
Location: Maryland
Gender: Male
Posts: 474
BlackSeven's Tacoma Gallery
Regular cab lift vibes

Little backstory here, I've had my lift on for about 15k, and I've had vibes at 40 mph, so I swapped my rear driveshaft around, then it went up to about 70mph. I was fine with this for awhile since I usually don't drive on the highway.

Fast forward to about 2 months ago. I swapped out my clutch for a heavy duty LCE clutch.

My son was helping me, and the transmission slipped of the jack and landed on me, then rolled on to it's side and smacked the front output shaft on the transfer case pretty good. (I was fine surprisingly for catching a 150lb+ transmission and transfercase). Button everything back up here's where things get odd...

Vibes are now RPM based, and happen mainly when lugging the truck at around 2k rpm in a high gear at low speed. No more vibes at 70mph, on the highway the truck feels great.

So I keep driving it, swap out the transfer case fluid for some heavier stuff 85w-140 severe gear lucas oil. Doesn't really change anything. Try flipping around the front/rear driveshafts -- no change.

So at this point I'm thinking I screwed up the bearing on the front driveshaft output shaft in the transfer case.

Go offroading on saturday and really run the truck hard. Lots of mud, lots of water crossing. On my way home I notice the vibes are damn near gone. Practically non-existent.

I can't logically figure out wtf happened other than the truck was just begging for a good thrashing and was getting upset with me over not taking her out for a run in the mud....

If I do need to replace bearings in the transfer case, I'm assuming that's a pretty bitchin teardown job. Anyone ever done it?
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reg Cab Lift Vibes/Grinding GEORGE STRAIT 4 Cylinder 2 10-14-2012 07:32 PM
Reg Cab Lift Vibes/Grinding GEORGE STRAIT 2nd Gen. Tacomas 2 10-12-2012 02:00 PM
Regular Cab Lift PEPCATCH11 Suspension 33 02-19-2012 06:03 AM
best way to lift a regular cab 4 banger? bubba289 Suspension 6 12-21-2011 12:22 PM
Regular cab lift vibes? Patrobs Suspension 4 11-11-2011 05:50 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.