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Old 09-07-2010, 04:04 PM   #41
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Have you thought about upgrading to heimed steering? THat would help it from binding.
I plan on doing that when I build my next kit its prob gonna be 4-5" over with vertical uni-balls for more travel
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Old 09-07-2010, 04:11 PM   #42
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I plan on doing that when I build my next kit its prob gonna be 4-5" over with vertical uni-balls for more travel
Sounds like you are making a JSI style race kit. Most people here on TW have never seen a kit like that. With something like that I'm pretty sure you are going to have to heim the UCAs and LCAs so you can get the proper adjustment to get it somewhat aligned to drive straight.
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Sounds like you are making a JSI style race kit. Most people here on TW have never seen a kit like that. With something like that I'm pretty sure you are going to have to heim the UCAs and LCAs so you can get the proper adjustment to get it somewhat aligned to drive straight.
Only difference is I'm gonna design mine lol
http://www.dezertrangers.com/vb/part...ries/88599.htm

I'm gonna do heim uppers but still use bushings on the lowers but that's down the road prob gonna do 10" coilovers with shock hoops and an engine cage
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Only difference is I'm gonna design mine lol
http://www.dezertrangers.com/vb/part...ries/88599.htm

I'm gonna do heim uppers but still use bushings on the lowers but that's down the road prob gonna do 10" coilovers with shock hoops and an engine cage

Yeah I read that story over on TTORA also. lol

Sounds like you are going to build it right then. Makes me sorta wish I had a 2x4 still lol
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Yeah I read that story over on TTORA also. lol

Sounds like you are going to build it right then. Makes me sorta wish I had a 2x4 still lol
My buddy has a tacoma just like yours he just pulled the front CVs and shafts

http://ttora.com/forum/showthread.php?t=157462&page=2
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My buddy has a tacoma just like yours he just pulled the front CVs and shafts

http://ttora.com/forum/showthread.php?t=157462&page=2
The whole reason i bought this truck and sold the 06 I had was because I needed/wanted 4x4 lol
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The whole reason i bought this truck and sold the 06 I had was because I needed/wanted 4x4 lol
Pshhhh just go faster lol

Yeah just having 2WD can get shitty real quick lol at least now I'm badass at driving in sand
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:00 PM   #48
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Pshhhh just go faster lol

Yeah just having 2WD can get shitty real quick lol at least now I'm badass at driving in sand
yup. and when you do get stuck I can pull you out
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Coming to surf and turf? or any of the Pismo meets?
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I've been driving the truck for the past 2 days it handles great on and off road. I hit a some washboard type terrain last night going 70+mph it soaked it up no problem I maintained total control the entire time

I'll post pictures later today
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I've been driving the truck for the past 2 days it handles great on and off road. I hit a some washboard type terrain last night going 70+mph it soaked it up no problem I maintained total control the entire time

I'll post pictures later today
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In your last two pics it looks like something is rubbing on your rims on the inside?
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post pics of finished set up with the wheels on
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sounds like a success?!
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x2
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In your last two pics it looks like something is rubbing on your rims on the inside?
Yeah that was my last LT kit not built be me

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post pics of finished set up with the wheels on
Need a camera the one on my phone broke

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x2
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Ohhhh yeah!
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Finally bought a camera

Plus its badass lol Badass Camera for sale





Time to do the rear


I ran into one more problem when I built my jig for the upper arms they cam out 3/8" too long so even with full adjustment on my alignment cams its off like a degree but I've been able to drive no problem already put over 1200 miles on the kit.
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looks good! when you gonna make one for a 5lug?!?! haha jk
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Plus its badass lol Badass Camera for sale
I ran into one more problem when I built my jig for the upper arms they cam out 3/8" too long so even with full adjustment on my alignment cams its off like a degree but I've been able to drive no problem already put over 1200 miles on the kit.
You running heims or bushings on the upper arm? How much over are your arms compared to stock? Truck does not look that wide reason I ask.

Edit: depending on the size of the upper arm you may be able to cut it and use the square bungs and run heims on the upper
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