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Old 12-10-2012, 12:08 PM   #1041
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I got ya, man. Can't wait to see you build her up!

it's gonna be some time ill finnaly have my divorce paid off next year but then the new wife want new tits 6G's there. And we bought a house so all my monthly bills doubled. yay it's like she doesnt want me to spend money on the one thing that consumes my life.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:33 AM   #1042
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Quick question... sorry if its already been asked but has anyone used an fj80 setup on their 2nd Gen?
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Quick question... sorry if its already been asked but has anyone used an fj80 setup on their 2nd Gen?
The issue with the fj80 is steering. Highsteer arms are like $700 and hellfire fab knuckles are like $800 I think I read. By the time you get the axle and that stuff you could do a diamond. Plus its a ton of stuff to cut off. If your doing links its not a bad stup. The rear diff is offset. My buddy Nate has a ff fj80 in his taco and he hasn't had any issues but he's now converting to diamonds. Bang for the buck its almost easier to go the diamond route and run mini truck knuckles and get a better width. I'm not sure that anyone makes a brake upgrade for the 80 axle to use the taco/tundra brakes or the late taco/Fj brakes.

Front range off road/ diamond axle offers both kits. I have the 05+ and Fj kit on my diamond and love it. I beefed up the bolts on It cause the early kit had a short bolt. I had them pull out on me so I went to a longer bolt and from 8.8 to 12.9 in a socket head bolt. I like the socket head better now that its on. I'm the only one it happened to so it could have been the knuckle or one backed out or something but the longer,stronger bolt gives me a little piece of mind now.
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Not worried about Fab work. Its what I do I was just curious if anyone has had good results with it. I like the idea of wiring the front E-locker into my existing switch. Shouldn't be too hard to clear up the underside of this truck and Yank all the mounting hardware off a cruiser at a junkyard I wouldn't think. I haven't researched it much though to be honest.. I just have this front housing off a landcruiser at my shop laying around. Trying to utilize it.
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Not worried about Fab work. Its what I do I was just curious if anyone has had good results with it. I like the idea of wiring the front E-locker into my existing switch. Shouldn't be too hard to clear up the underside of this truck and Yank all the mounting hardware off a cruiser at a junkyard I wouldn't think. I haven't researched it much though to be honest.. I just have this front housing off a landcruiser at my shop laying around. Trying to utilize it.
So if the fab works not an issue then the only downside to it is the highsteer/steering arm options and the lack of brake upgrades to match your setup. If your using links the. You won't have the same issues As a leaf swap with the steering but you still want the tierod up out of the rocks. I think there is talk of a keyed version of the hellfire knuckles for full hydro and hydro assist guys.......

Now that I think about it someone had said something about a rhd steering arm for makin steering easier. I'd search pirate
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:22 AM   #1046
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staying toyota i like it.. I did that with my 94 100% toyota i broke a lot cuz i had 37 and i wheeled it like a tank but that y im going to a 60 this go around.
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:32 AM   #1047
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Tie rod on the fj80's sits behind the axle above the radius arms, no need to try and get it up out of the rocks.
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:20 PM   #1048
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Tie rod on the fj80's sits behind the axle above the radius arms, no need to try and get it up out of the rocks.
You can do that with a D60 too
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:09 PM   #1049
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You can do that with a D60 too
Im going to go full hydro on it shouldnt have any issues with rocks hitting it. Also the steering links will be so short and strong i could probably hit rocks and not have any problems.
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Tie rod on the fj80's sits behind the axle above the radius arms, no need to try and get it up out of the rocks.
Yeah my bad the draglink is on the front still. For some reason I had It pictured funny. If you run leafs the highsteer is needed so its over the leaf.... Yeah I'm feeling a bit slow today
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:01 PM   #1051
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so Question ill be buying peices and parts for the swap and i was looking at coil overs and i cant decide: Kings seem expensive, ive always been a fan of SAW, and then theres FOX, and last theres is a 17 inch Bilstien.
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They are all good, I would go with whatever is readily available parts wise, and at a good price.
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:26 PM   #1053
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I'll probably be going with radflo coilovers through 4wheelunderground myself, price seems pretty reasonable.
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I'll probably be going with radflo coilovers through 4wheelunderground myself, price seems pretty reasonable.
Yeah.... Don't really need anything fancy for crawling IMHO. You're going slow enough. Even remote resi's are prolly overkill unless you're rock hopping or being mr trophy truck.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:58 PM   #1056
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I would go fox if you can swing it...then give profender a look...they are a newcomer with great pricing and great reviews!
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NWiTACO did you sell the allpro lt already?
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Old 12-14-2012, 06:19 AM   #1058
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It is already gone and spoken for.
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Yeah my bad the draglink is on the front still. For some reason I had It pictured funny. If you run leafs the highsteer is needed so its over the leaf.... Yeah I'm feeling a bit slow today
I'm gonna use the spring and link mounts off a junked 90's cruiser I think so I shouldn't need highsteer... like I said. Need more research. I think I should be able to do steering linkages without too many purchased aftermarket parts
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Yeah.... Don't really need anything fancy for crawling IMHO. You're going slow enough. Even remote resi's are prolly overkill unless you're rock hopping or being mr trophy truck.

Oh i plan on beating on my truck thats for sure, otherwise whats the point of a D60? Remote resi's are a must and cost isn't that much more. I have SAW 2.0s on the truck now and love them i bought them used and rebuilt them parts are easy as shit to get through polypro. and i think they are just over 1k for the pair with dual rate springs and denders. Fox is about $200 more, and kink is like 1K more. but i want what isn't gonna break after i drop of a 7 foor ledge im moab like its a speed bump.
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