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5 lugger bs thread

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by Joels98taco, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. Dec 10, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    they should be long enough. where did you get your lines?
     
  2. Dec 10, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    ohh thats right you were lowered huh? might have to go to the stealership :eek: or ask total chaos about brake lines for 2nd gens i emailed them and they told me the rears on 5 lugs and 6 lugs were the same :) maybe 2nd gens are the same too
     
  3. Dec 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    jeep brake lines?
     
  4. Dec 10, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    lmao auto zone dudes are retarded! but no the fittings on different brands and models are very different
     
  5. Dec 12, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    2TRunner Don't give up here just yet

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    5 Lug BS huh?

    Buncha hooligans.

    Yay!!!

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Dec 12, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    awesome lookin truck man :D whats the plans for it?
     
  7. Dec 13, 2011 at 1:53 AM
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    2TRunner Don't give up here just yet

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    Just drive the hell out of her. 50K on my way to 500K...only plan for now.

    I really haven't done anything to the truck in awhile. I'm pretty happy the way she sits. I could stand to do a bit of touch up on some things but won't be happening until its warm again.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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    nice im on 128k and running like new :D
     
  9. Dec 14, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    Oh sure, buy 4 sand bags for the truck and what happens? 50+ Degress in December...fuckin' figures.
     
  10. Dec 14, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    anyone know how to wire an aftermarket rpm guage in a 1st gen?
     
  11. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:43 AM
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    Your truck should already have a tach signal wire behind the glove box and most universal kits should tell you which one. You can buy a cheap vatozone unit and plug it to 12v power, ground, light and rpm wire.
    http://www.autozone.com/autozone/ac...&fromString=search&itemIdentifier=268885_0_0_


    Or get gauges from a 2.7 4x4 or sr5 that have a tach and wire that it.
     
  12. Dec 15, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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  13. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    awesome thanks alot mike :D
     
  14. Dec 18, 2011 at 12:26 AM
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    hey mike i think the ball joint is mounted wrong on your truck. mine are on top of the lower mount on the spindle. i think your losing lift like that
     
  15. Dec 18, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    Hey 5 luggers, a friend just bought a 05 4banger and he wants to lift it. But he wants to do a body lift... As I have heard a lot of negative feed back on them, I am trying to direct him in another direction. What would you guys recommend for an affordable lift?

    Is there any alternatives that allow you to get a lift with out breaking the bank?

    Is there any transferable parts such as a 6 lug to give him
    a lift? (ex. A 4runner used land cruiser parts to gain a lift)

    Any links or info will help thanks
     
  16. Dec 18, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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  17. Dec 18, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    Thanks Joel. But I've even heard worst things about spacers. Lol the AAL is good though. Maybe I should start a thread since this isn't really BSing lol
     
  18. Dec 18, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    no need for a new thread lol this thread is for questions too :) but the only other thing available is either mid travel or long travel and neither of those are cheap ;) what kind of driving is your buddy doing?
     
  19. Dec 18, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    Yeah I'm going to copy and paste in the 5 lug suspension thread. But he has a 2wd so he won't be doing any off roading. He just wants it for looks. However he usually goes to pismo for riding db and quads.
     
  20. Dec 18, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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    if he plans on actually using the truck then mid travel will be his best bet but if its mainly for looks then spacer and a bigger bumpstop will be fine
     
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