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1995 tacoma locking hub

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Tacoma_21, Nov 18, 2017.

  1. Nov 18, 2017 at 2:43 PM
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    Tacoma_21

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    I got a 1995 tacoma that needs new locking hubs. I can' find any the ones at the auto parts store that say are for mine are not it I need ones like in the picture.s-l400.jpg

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  2. Nov 18, 2017 at 4:02 PM
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    So what's the deal with auto vs manual. I just bought a pile of crap 2000 tacoma to fix up and flip. It has brand new rugged Ridge locking hubs, but the cv splines dont stick far enough out to engage on them. I am guessing it had auto hubs before, and someone just tried to put manual without switching the cv axles right?
     
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    Any pics? No idea how the locking hubs would fit if it had the ADD hubs.
     
  5. Dec 11, 2017 at 2:49 PM
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    They don't "fit". Now they will bolt up no problem, but they won't work because the cv shaft doesn't stick far enough to the spindle to touch the inner splines on the hub. There's not a lot of info on this system as a whole. I think I have it though

    A.D.D.= auto hubs, spindle, cv shafts, vacuum disconnect, vacuum switch on top of transfer case. They all go together

    manual hubs= hubs, cv shafts, spindles.

    They wont interchange is what I am gathering. You cant just buy a manual hub and bolt it on like you can an Isuzu or Nissan of the same era.
     
  6. Dec 12, 2017 at 3:15 AM
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    You are correct!!

    The ADD system really has no hubs .

    Just a dust Cover over the nut on the CV axle

    Changing to the locking hubs is not hard you just need all the parts
     
  7. Dec 12, 2017 at 5:22 AM
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    There is no nut on my cv axles. There is a just a outer snap ring that keeps in from going back inside the spindle. So what you are telling me is auto hubs are not auto, they are engaged all the time? That sounds stupid. Not like toyota at all.

    Look at this. These are what some goof put on my truck.15001.13-500x500.jpg

    Notice how the internals are machined into the unit, the guts don't even start till about 1/2 inch in. Well my cv only sticks out about 1/2 inch. So nothing touches anything.

    Ok.......now look at these. This is not just a generic photo, this is the actual part.
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    The internals are not just more shallow, they are bossed outward with an oring to seal the unit up. Why has no one tried this? I think I am gonna try my $150 on it. I see absolutely no reason it wouldn't work.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2017 at 9:07 AM
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  9. Dec 13, 2017 at 9:09 AM
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    I couldnt find any locking hub for my Tacoma and bought the avm ones paid 130 for them fit and work great.
     
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    The ones Toyota used were AISIN brand, same people who made your transmission, and your transfer case, and a whole bunch of other stuff.
     
  11. Dec 13, 2017 at 9:12 AM
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    Could find any of that brand look every where only found used ones for like 170 on eBay
     
  12. Dec 13, 2017 at 9:21 AM
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    Toyota used differend hubs on different models. The correct Aisin 1st gen Tacoma hub will have full spline contact.
    Borrowed pic.
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  13. Dec 13, 2017 at 2:15 PM
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    Yeah my CV doesn't look like anything near that, I bought the avm ones, I emailed them, they said they are aware no one makes replacements, and the rugged ridge product doesn't work, that why they started making and selling these. I will post soon as I bolt en in with some pictures
     
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    Avm should fit perfect it did on mine.
     

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