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2005 Bulletproof Taco: 1 Ton SAC

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by NwiTACO, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Jan 21, 2013 at 5:31 AM
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    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO [OP] Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Yeah it was a bitch to get the .008" since I was re-using old shims from the LSD and what came on the ARB that I bought used, so my options for shim stacks were limited, but I always make it work.

    Lets see how this SAS ends up before I answer that question, lol. But...I love you too man, no homo :D
     
  2. Jan 21, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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    Slodgetto

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    Kewl...

    And yeah... I can only imagine. :eek: lol I'll be re-gearing my buddies waggy 44 here pretty soon. Should be interesting... Will be my first non-toyota gear install.
     
  3. Jan 21, 2013 at 6:45 PM
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    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO [OP] Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Got gear marking compound today (GM1052351) from the GM dealer...they keep it in stock go figure...

    Drive Side:

    [​IMG]

    Coast:

    [​IMG]

    Coast side is a little towards toe but acceptable. Edges are still "soft" so its not running off the inside of the ring gear with force.
     
  4. Jan 21, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO [OP] Big tars, little/no bed.

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    And one of my baby girl for the hell of it :

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Jan 23, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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    Nice, man. Good to know about the GM marking compound! Those patterns ain't too bad. :cool: Although I think you've got drive and coast backwards? Isn't drive the convex side and coast the concave side? And yeah, a little deep and favoring the toe on the drive (convex) side is desireable for strength.. Real quick, how did you apply a load on the gear set when rotating it to check the pattern? I wish the patterns were a bit more clear, but sometimes that's all you can get with used gears.. :\
    D'aaawwww :D
     
  6. Jan 23, 2013 at 7:23 AM
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    NwiTACO

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    Yeah you're right I labeled them backwards, lol.

    Pattern looks almost exactly like the first "Acceptable" pattern on page 3 of the randy's link i had posted...take a look, I am really surprised! :D

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/out.php?...-Adjusting-Ring-and-Pinion-Tooth-Patterns.pdf

    Coast side looks as if pinion may be a little close because of the flat bottom on the pattern, but the drive side is soft at all edges...I am gonna run it as is.
     
  7. Jan 23, 2013 at 8:21 AM
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    Nice, man... yeah, I say go for it. Looks pretty good to me. :cool:
     
  8. Jan 30, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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    what a fail on my part for never subbing to this. . just awesome in every since of the word! . . look forward to the solid axle conversion! :popcorn:
     
  9. Jan 31, 2013 at 5:56 AM
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    Thanks! Finished building the rear axle this week...I will post up pics soon, may sling it under the truck just to get half of it on wheels again.
     
  10. Jan 31, 2013 at 7:03 AM
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    Thanks...it was a gift from Supra TT :cool:
     
  13. Feb 1, 2013 at 6:05 PM
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    Rear axle is done.

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    [​IMG]
     
  14. Feb 1, 2013 at 6:50 PM
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    Nice! How much clearance do you think you will lose compared to stock?
     
  15. Feb 1, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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    Nice! Discs look painted!?

    Not much ground clearance lost with the size tire that will be ran.
     
  17. Feb 1, 2013 at 7:46 PM
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    Who cares how much clearance he lost...he can bash through whatever is in the way:cool: Haha jk...

    But seriously. So looking forward to how rad this truck is gonna look and perform. Man it's gonna be siiiiick.
     
  18. Feb 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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    nice man i like you build subed for my future sas wanna see how yours comes out i have a 44 king pin hi pinon going in the front of mine but im not gonna be going bigger than 35 maybe 37s
     
  19. Feb 1, 2013 at 10:21 PM
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    Not as much as if I ran a shaved 14 bolt :D

    Thanks!

    Yeah they had some surface rust on them and some red from the PO so I just shot them with the axle...it wont last long on there but will protect them while I finish the rest of the project.

    Thanks!

    Go tons. Sell the 44 to a first gen owner. These trucks like tons :D
     
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