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1st Gen Lunchtable Thread - General Discussion

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Speedytech7, May 31, 2018.

  1. Oct 9, 2019 at 10:48 AM
    Kwikvette

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    Errand time.

    Good looking out Tyler, sent a message on that diff.

    I've already got manual hubs (2 sets), spindles, and axles.

    Front diff, transfer case, and transmission are the biggest items I have left.
     
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    Haven’t found a drivetrain in car-part yet?

    Also did you get the cone nuts out with the brass drift?
     
  3. Oct 9, 2019 at 10:52 AM
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    That one bolt had bottomed out. And you railroaded it because you knew it wasn't cross threaded because other wise how'd it get in so far? But yeah thats how we learned the reason for the longer bolts right? For the LBJs that have the dust cover with that solid spacer in it? At least I thought that's what we learned
     
  5. Oct 9, 2019 at 11:02 AM
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    yeah that's right, it was that damn washer-type thing that was supposed to be on 2 of them to hold the dust cover in place...wasn't on there so that bolt bottomed out before torque could be reached, and snapped.

    When I take them out now I always put them in the exact same hole they came out of, don't mix them up so I don't forget which one has the dust boot washers and which ones don't
     
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    Badass if true. Not any old schmo can pull that off
     
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    gold star
     
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    I'm just glad you said pretty descriptively what happened and what you did. I don't think anyone ever mentioned about the longer bolts in any threads.
    And what the thread locker can do if reusing the LBJ bolts(I do reuse but no threadlocker) is cause it to show a tight torque reading way prematurely as that crap builds up in the threads and has nowhere to go and it's hard and crusty and fuggerin up the torque reading. So Dan gives pretty good advice above. I didn't know there was a chart to compensate for torque specs on threadlocker
     
  9. Oct 9, 2019 at 11:13 AM
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    Its called a thread chaser
     
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    I haven't put much effort into the drive train due to my apartment hunting.

    I'll snatch one up after I get a place with a garage.

    And the hub assemblies were all pulled out last week; brass punch worked like a charm .

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  11. Oct 9, 2019 at 11:23 AM
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    The inside of the hubs don't need much grease. You just put a light coat of grease on them, basically where the parts slide against each other. Where you need grease is on the end of the CV axle, where it goes in to the hub.

    I used Redline CV2 grease for the light coating of grease inside the hubs, on the end of the CV axle, and also inside the boots of my CVs when I rebuilt (re-booted) them. You just need to use a decent grease that's rated for a heated application. Some of the heat from your discs is going to bleed in to your hubs.

    For the rubber O'ring on the manual hub dial, I used a waterproof o-ring seal grease. I wanted to try and keep water, dust, debris out of there because it will make your hub dials start to get hard to 'lock/unlock." NAPA sells a product called Sil-glyde. That's what I used. But I'm sure there are other similar products out there that would do the same thing.
     
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    Yeah I've read that if you put too much grease, it'll be harder to turn.

    I've got new o rings and gaskets as well. Just read too many different threads from people all over that rebuilt their hubs with different oils/grease. We're both in Cali so I figured I'd use whatever you used.
     
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    Oh and the brake/dust shields are dented to shit, thinking of just removing them.
     
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    It bends and crumbles up like aluminum foil; if I flatten them while they're off, I bet I'll bend them back up upon reinstallation of the spindles lol was just trying to find an excuse not to use them if there are no ill effects.
     
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    The rotors will warp faster than they already do when it rains
     
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    I got my diff from Tyler... But I got the trans, t-case, and front drive line from ToyAuto Mart in Rancho Cordova. They even delivered them to my house. To say I highly recommend ToyAuto Mart would be a severe UNDER statement.
     
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    I poped the hood of a previous gen ram v6 and there's enough room for a regular sized dude to chill between the motor and cooling fan
     
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    I've seen that place, looks like damn Tacoma heaven. Kind of why I stopped looking for a drive train; would hate to have a transmission sitting outside or worse, in the extra bedroom if I got one anytime soon.

    I saw your post and your experience with them. It's not too far from me so for that, I would just make the drive and forego shipping.

    @Area51Runner I never asked, you going ADD or manual hubs on your swap?
     
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