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Old 04-23-2010, 10:33 AM   #1
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Going back to stock...no more DB kit. It can be done

As some of you may know, Im getting rid of the POS TM 6" drop bracket lift on my gen 1 (03 Pre Runner 2wd) 9 out of 10 people have told me "It cant be done" Well, it can. Work started yesterday:
Parts:

The crossmember will be cut/trimmed here @ factory seam:

The truck will be trimmed/prepped same spot:

These are were measurements are taken w/tram gauge.

More to come
Thursday 4/21/2010:
The "fun" has begun:
Prep/clean frame

Kit is gone

POS TM struts BLOWN/leaking:




as it was, and never will be again

Its going quite well....


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$hit Kit:

Man, I "hope" its straight! lol :welder:
3:00pm same day. Going back together....


 
Old 04-23-2010, 10:38 AM   #2
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nice work bro, waiting to see how it turns out, GOOD LUCK!
 
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Thanks man. Im stoked to say the least. With good preparation, having all parts ready, we buttoned up the frt end in appx 3.5hrs!
Im getting the 315's swapped for 285's today and finishing up rear susp (removing blocks/keeping AAL's). I'll post more pics soon
 
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Lookin good mang!
 
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no need for duplicate posts on the exact same topic....if anyone wanta more, go to this thread......http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/1st...-can-done.html
 
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