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2 lo?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by joes06tacoma, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    joes06tacoma

    joes06tacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Anybody done it on a second gen truck? My understanding is that there is some kind of disconnect on the front diff. If I could figure out how to independently switch that, then I could switch the transfercase into low range for backing out of steep driveways without burning the clutch. Used to do this by leaving the manual hubs unlocked on my old truck. Kinda surprised I havn't seen a writeup on it here.
     
  2. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:26 PM
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    I have seen one, I think it was on TTORA.



    Not trying to advertise another forum, just a topic.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2010 at 5:28 AM
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    Janster

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    Go to www.google.com and type in "Tacoma 2lo mod" and you'll get plenty of information.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2010 at 5:53 AM
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    uood8

    uood8 If You Search...You Shall Find.

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    I would like to know also, but cannot find any information other than 1st gen stuff.

    This would be awesome for the boat ramp.
     
  5. Sep 12, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    x2.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    The front end disconnect is known as an ADD (Automatic Differential Disconnect) and it works on of the front half axles, being an open differential, when one side is free, both sides become free wheeling. This is like automatic locking hubs, but you can shift out of 4WD without driving in reverse with an ADD.

    In Older Jeep transfer cases, there is actually a position for 2-LOW (unmarked) between Neutral and 4 Low. My friend with a '72 CJ-5 loved to shift using 2 Low then 2 High!
     
  7. Sep 12, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    Love being able to use the 2 lo feature in my 91 toy, but I have hubs too.
     
  8. Sep 12, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    I pulled my front drive shaft for giggles one day and went for a spin. It was pretty wicked with the low gearing. I goes 52 on the limiter in 4th.
     
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