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Old 04-12-2012, 11:30 AM   #241
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It would be a nice truck, but it has the 3.0 pile of junk. Otherwise yeah. 3link is the way to go in the front
one nice thing about the 3.0 is its 5spd tranny will bolt up to a 3.4
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:01 AM   #242
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Quick question. In my pursuit to keep my 88 p/u strictly toyota I am still striking out on a 84/85 front axle so I want to know if it would be so bad if I went Dana 44 up front and had the huge difference in track width from front to rear.
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Quick question. In my pursuit to keep my 88 p/u strictly toyota I am still striking out on a 84/85 front axle so I want to know if it would be so bad if I went Dana 44 up front and had the huge difference in track width from front to rear.
Look harder, lol. There are toy axles all over the place. Look on pirate, there are lots for sale for cheap!

Dana 44 would be fine, but I like all Toyota rigs...
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Look harder, lol. There are toy axles all over the place. Look on pirate, there are lots for sale for cheap!

Dana 44 would be fine, but I like all Toyota rigs...
I might just have to break down and not buy local(ish). It really would kill me to have non toyota equipment be used on that truck. Unless of course it's something built from scratch.
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Quick question. In my pursuit to keep my 88 p/u strictly toyota I am still striking out on a 84/85 front axle so I want to know if it would be so bad if I went Dana 44 up front and had the huge difference in track width from front to rear.
Why 84-85 specifically, an 80-83 axle will do just fine aswell, just truss the top, and weld on the knuckle gussets.
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:38 PM   #246
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Why 84-85 specifically, an 80-83 axle will do just fine aswell, just truss the top, and weld on the knuckle gussets.
My goal was to minimize the amount of small extra work much like you described. Good new though last Sunday I finally scored a front axle off an 85. Downside is that I had to buy the rear to get it, but I'll just sell that and move on. My question now is that the Trail Gear kit's wheel spacers are not hub centric, but they are lug centric. Am I running any risk with them not being hub centric? Also, does anyone have any experience with the TG kits as far as what back spacing to run for wheels?
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:55 PM   #247
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My goal was to minimize the amount of small extra work much like you described. Good new though last Sunday I finally scored a front axle off an 85. Downside is that I had to buy the rear to get it, but I'll just sell that and move on. My question now is that the Trail Gear kit's wheel spacers are not hub centric, but they are lug centric. Am I running any risk with them not being hub centric? Also, does anyone have any experience with the TG kits as far as what back spacing to run for wheels?
Lug centric doesnt matter as long as you torque the lugs evenly and go incrementally to your final value. This ensures that they are properly centered by the lugnuts If you just torqued them down one at a time it allows the spacer to "shift" and be centered by only that lugnut, and since it is tight, doesnt allow it to center when the other lugnuts are installed, thus the vibrations people bitch about are really improper installation.

I have been running spacers for years with no problems whatsoever. Install them properly and you will be fine.
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Old 05-18-2012, 01:34 PM   #248
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Lug centric doesnt matter as long as you torque the lugs evenly and go incrementally to your final value. This ensures that they are properly centered by the lugnuts If you just torqued them down one at a time it allows the spacer to "shift" and be centered by only that lugnut, and since it is tight, doesnt allow it to center when the other lugnuts are installed, thus the vibrations people bitch about are really improper installation.

I have been running spacers for years with no problems whatsoever. Install them properly and you will be fine.
Too easy. Well at this point it is all just a matter of saving for the front/rear kits, gears, and all that noise.
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Old 05-18-2012, 01:46 PM   #249
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I has a Dana axle on teh front of me rig
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:28 PM   #250
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I has a Dana axle on teh front of me rig
A Dana 30
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:38 PM   #251
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A Dana 30
FU DB! Y com u no know if I are gonna put D44 swap on it???


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Old 05-18-2012, 02:43 PM   #252
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FU DB! Y com u no know if I are gonna put D44 swap on it???


Just because you plan on a 40 doesn't mean you currently have one lol. Best stay with the 29" stock tires and not upgrading to anything bigger until you have a 40 under da bitch
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Just because you plan on a 40 doesn't mean you currently have one lol. Best stay with the 29" stock tires and not upgrading to anything bigger until you have a 40 under da bitch
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All on teh D30 up front. Mine has the Chrysler 8.25 in the rear as opposed to the D35....
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All on teh D30 up front. Mine has the Chrysler 8.25 in the rear as opposed to the D35....
Don't forget to upgrade your AAA to platinum for the extra tow milage
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I got rid of mine....called em up after the taco went bye bye.
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:31 PM   #256
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Anyone figure out how to grow a money tree yet? I swallowed some change in hopes to shit money but that didn't turn out the way I hoped. I am desperate to get this project under way.
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