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Old 10-28-2013, 07:08 PM   #2981
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Also maybe fix that rear shackle angle a bit.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:28 PM   #2983
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Make sure that thing has longfields and you'll be fine with a spool in the rear it just tends to squat and squawk the tires around turns.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:36 PM   #2984
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No I didn't. I cranked it down pretty good, didn't seem to help. Using a mallet didn't really help either. Threw a lock washer on, cranked it down and called it good.



I ended up running the TG arm (cheaper and didn't feel like I needed to have a shorter one)
I have the same box and arm and mine looks just like that. It just wouldn't go any higher.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:39 PM   #2985
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No I didn't. I cranked it down pretty good, didn't seem to help. Using a mallet didn't really help either. Threw a lock washer on, cranked it down and called it good.

I ended up running the TG arm (cheaper and didn't feel like I needed to have a shorter one)
Pitman arms and the sector shaft are tapered slightly to retain a tight fit. If it were straight splines, it would never stay tight.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:51 PM   #2986
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Played video games all weekend and didnt spend a fucking dime.. lame as it sounds it puts me one weekend closer to my sas..
And now you know my money saving secret lol but mine is saving for welding school so I can get a job so I can afford to SAS.


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Old 10-28-2013, 08:53 PM   #2987
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I have the same box and arm and mine looks just like that. It just wouldn't go any higher.
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Pitman arms and the sector shaft are tapered slightly to retain a tight fit. If it were straight splines, it would never stay tight.
Thanks, good to know. Should I still torque it down, or will the lock washer suffice?
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:02 PM   #2988
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Thanks, good to know. Should I still torque it down, or will the lock washer suffice?
Definitely torque it to whatever spec is. The lock washer will keep the nut from wanting to back off (obviously).
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:39 PM   #2989
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And now you know my money saving secret lol but mine is saving for welding school so I can get a job so I can afford to SAS.




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Old 10-29-2013, 01:58 PM   #2990
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I have the same box and arm and mine looks just like that. It just wouldn't go any higher.
x2 on this. It looks fine. It's not supposed to hug the sector shaft.

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Pitman arms and the sector shaft are tapered slightly to retain a tight fit. If it were straight splines, it would never stay tight.
This ^^^

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Thanks, good to know. Should I still torque it down, or will the lock washer suffice?
I didn't torque mine down, just get it nice and tight and recheck it after a few hundred miles. Make sure you're lock washer is in there! You should have a few threads out the bottom of the castle nut
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:28 PM   #2992
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Need some opinions. Y'all think that 2x3 1/8th wall square tubing will be strong enough for sliders. Will have 4 legs and be approx 80" long on an xtra cab Tacoma.
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:48 PM   #2993
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Need some opinions. Y'all think that 2x3 1/8th wall square tubing will be strong enough for sliders. Will have 4 legs and be approx 80" long on an xtra cab Tacoma.
Should be okay I suppose. I'd at least beef it up where the legs will mount since square tubing doesn't have consistent strength like round tube.

FWIW, I'm using 2" x 3" x .188" wall for the rebuilt sections of frame and the link crossmember.
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:47 PM   #2994
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Should be okay I suppose. I'd at least beef it up where the legs will mount since square tubing doesn't have consistent strength like round tube.

FWIW, I'm using 2" x 3" x .188" wall for the rebuilt sections of frame and the link crossmember.
If I were to do it again I would use 2x4 .188 on my rear frame. The 2x3 has a little flex without a bed cage.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:42 AM   #2995
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since im not moding my frame to much im just gonna plate it with 1/4 on the bottom and oustide.. of the rail from the front bumper all the way back to the foward rear spring hanger..
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:43 AM   #2996
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I figured I'd just use tube for the entire rear.
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:32 AM   #2997
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:16 AM   #2998
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Traded my ORI's for a pair of new 14" Fox coilovers with springs and 4" Fox air bumps with cans
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Traded my ORI's for a pair of new 14" Fox coilovers with springs and 4" Fox air bumps with cans
IMO I think that was a wise move. I am still not sold on the ORI's. Maybe a few more years of actual real world testing my change my mind, but for now they are too new of technology for me.

In reality, I hope I am forced to change my opinion.
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Old 11-22-2013, 12:25 PM   #3000
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IMO I think that was a wise move. I am still not sold on the ORI's. Maybe a few more years of actual real world testing my change my mind, but for now they are too new of technology for me.

In reality, I hope I am forced to change my opinion.
Agree. I would really hate to lose a seal on the trail and have to drive home fully compressed on one side, then remove the shock to have it sent back for repairs. I think coilovers will take more time to tune but at least I won't be left dead in the water somewhere. Technology is cool but you can't beat tried and true coilover suspension.
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