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Old 03-31-2010, 01:43 PM   #1
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All Pro Offroad Tie Rods

does anyone have experience with them on the tacomas? how to they perform, are they worth the cost or anything you would like to share.

i think my tie rods are going to be failing here pretty soon so im looking into different options for new ones. if someone would tell me a few things that happen for sure when tie rods start to fail so i could either rule this out or continue with the research.

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Old 03-31-2010, 06:27 PM   #2
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worth the 550+ bones?


http://allprooffroad.com/05tacomasteering
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Old 03-31-2010, 06:28 PM   #3
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IDK...but man it'd look sexy
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:31 PM   #4
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wouldn't want this to happen to you when you're out in the middle of no where.
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def a nice piece of mind to have. how much are new factory tir rods? if they are even half the cost of the all pro's then i'd buy the all pro's.

my heim steering was about same price but def worth it. it's freaking bullet proof
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:06 PM   #6
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^ I'm surprised I dont see more of these on here
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^ I'm surprised I dont see more of these on here
what? long trav trucks?
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:50 AM   #8
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Can i put beefier tie rods in place of the stock tie rods even if i dont have a suspension lift! it just seemes like the stock one are one of the weakest links in the steering system?
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Can i put beefier tie rods in place of the stock tie rods even if i dont have a suspension lift! it just seemes like the stock one are one of the weakest links in the steering system?
Yep. That's exactly what All Pro's kit is designed for.

Stock vs. the All Pro setup:


If you are running a lift and/or extended travel coilovers, they offer this really cool setup that'll handle the extra travel without binding. I have no idea how that angle piece is machined but it's a work of art.






The new kits come with a boot to cover the end of the power steering rack.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:01 AM   #10
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nope the weakest link is the driver.

but why spend money upgrading that when you can buy magic parts ?
I LIKE my magic parts.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:24 AM   #11
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nope the weakest link is the driver.

but why spend money upgrading that when you can buy magic parts ?
Ok! What magic parts are you talking about?
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mjp2 how do i know if my tie rods are crapping out on me?
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jack the wheels up and grab the tire from either side and shake. if you feel play, they're bad.

not a fan of the lack of lubrication points... or that they are completely open to the elements... doesnt seem like they would last too long
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mjp2 how do i know if my tie rods are crapping out on me?
Slop in the steering, torn boot, etc. I preemptively replaced mine before they showed signs of wear.
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No, I was talking about different tie rods. Before this thread I haven't seen them on here before.
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No, I was talking about different tie rods. Before this thread I haven't seen them on here before.
gotcha, they are a nice little upgrade but damn, mine are noisy...
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Do they help any with giving more adjustment for alignments?
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Do they help any with giving more adjustment for alignments?
not really, just beefs up the steering by ditching the tie rods
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is there a kit like this for an 02 tacoma
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is there a kit like this for an 02 tacoma
Last time I was on their site I couldnt even see them for the 05+ Tacoma, so I think they stopped selling
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