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2002 tacoma race build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by linked2002, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. Lucario Runner

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  2. linked2002

    linked2002 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    with the steering rack it is supposedly no more than 17" before you start breaking racks. so this weekend hopefully i can get the upper arms on and get to cycling. ill let you guys know numbers once i do.
     
  3. mjp2

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  4. linked2002

    linked2002 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    haha sorry again for not being able to update as much as i would like to. i really only get to be under my truck and balls to the wall into fabrication on this thing on the weekends so i can only update after them. again i promise yall that ill get more pics up once more major shit happens to this beast.
     
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    Mike pass the popcorn:cool:!!

    6" over and Linked rear! That's awesome man :thumbsup:

    What size coilovers you running up front & rear?!
     
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  7. linked2002

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    King 14x2.5 in rear and king 10x2.5 up front. Eventually 2.0 bumps all around and bypasses.
     
  8. linked2002

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    Well I got the upper rear link on and cycled. Ill know travel numbers once I get the bedcage outline in. Pictures to come tomorrow. Changing up the bushing pivots on the frame and though and just going with heims. From as high up as we could lift to setting axle on the floor (approximately 28-32 inches), I had 10 degrees of pinion angle change and 1/2 inch of plunge.
     
  9. linked2002

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    here you guys go. a little bit of insight into the rear end. the links wouldnt go any higher due to the lower hitting the jack stand holding the truck up. have some funny pictures coming later.

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  10. 97yota4wd

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    when you get a chance can we get some close ups of all the work? like the front arms, the rear axel. all the cool shit:)
     
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    ill be doing that once i get done with the plate work to the frame and get closer to completion. no point is spoiling all the fun on my end by keeping you guys waiting on the goods hahaha.
     
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    buddy finished gutting the insides, and upon him getting out of the truck with my sub box it removed all rear weight off the jack stands and the truck started tipping forward. thank goodness there was a tire under the front end that stopped the truck before it slid off the front stands.

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  13. 97yota4wd

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    any updates?
     
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    nothing yet man. my leg was put back in a cast so im sortta moving a bit slower. only update i can give you guys is that there was fucking surface rust on my upper arms last night that made me mad. very very mad! hahaha

    EDIT: that isnt true at all! i said screw bushings on the uppers and went full heims, picked up some upper pivots from ruff stuff. that is about all ive got for now. i need someone in san diego to come on over and help me out this damn saturday! beers on me.
     
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    got my uppers all welded up and ready to be placed on. waiting on pivots to get here then its all going together. rear upper link had some setbacks today as i was a moron that forgot to thread a hiem in before i welded the bung in and it trashed the threads.

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  16. mjp2

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    Might be overkill but have you considered welding a small gusset between the tubes where they meet the uniball cup?
     
  17. linked2002

    linked2002 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    no sir. i will actually be wrapping the front of each uniball cup with some 1/8th plate.
     
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  19. mjp2

    mjp2 The Lost Mod of Akalabeth Staff Member

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    Even better. :thumbsup:
     
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    linked2002 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    oh you know... im not fooling around with this truck. not worth the hastle. just doin it right the first time haha.
     
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