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3" toytec lift rear differential drop question....

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tommyboy2929, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. Dec 25, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    tommyboy2929

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    hey everyone i have an 08 tacoma prerunner, double cab, TRD offroad. i am getting a 3" toytec lift but im a little confused on if i need a rear differential drop or if that even exsists...? i dont know if thats only for a 4WD or how exactly it all works. but if someone could give me a little insight on the subject it would be extremely appreciated. THANK YOU!
     
  2. Dec 25, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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    Justin723

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    thats only for 4x4
     
  3. Dec 25, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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    you have a prerunner...so no diff drop is needed...as its for front diffs of 4x4...and the prerunner doesnt have a front diff.
     
  4. Dec 25, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    yea and the diff drops are for the front anyways to try and relieve stress put on the cvs
     
  5. Dec 25, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    but it does have the rear locking diff. regardless though wont it wear out by CV joints pretty quick without some sort of drop? just like it would a 4x4?
     
  6. Dec 25, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    Locking rear diff is in the REAR where there is a SOLID axle....no CV joints. And the front has no CV joints/axles...Because there is no drive parts up in the front.

    So nope. Might need a carrier bearing drop and or axle shims to adjust that rear end angle- but that's different from the front diff drop.
     
  7. Dec 25, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    cool thank you all for the information and clearing that all up for me.
     
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