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Adjusting 5100S ON TRUCK

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by old and lifted, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Jan 15, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    old and lifted

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    Anyone tried adjusting 5100s without removal from truck?
     
  2. Jan 15, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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  3. Jan 15, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    Khaos

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    Negative ghost rider, the pattern is full.
     
  4. Jan 15, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    Bama_TACO

    Bama_TACO ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!

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    I can't think of any way to make that happen. I can change mine in under 50 minutes taking them off the truck though.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    Not gonna happen...
     
  6. Jan 15, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    It actually did this, with stunt compressors. In hindsight, its just as easy to take them off. I just wanted to see if it could be done. But it was a "hold mah beer an watch this" kinda move...
     
  7. Jan 15, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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    Wow, surprised to hear this from someone who wasn't even born when the movie came out. My wife's second favorite movie BTW. It's a pain to watch it with her because she has all, and I do mean ALL, the lines memorized!

    To the OP, just take an hour...hour and a half...and remove, adjust, and reinstall them. It really doesn't take long at all. The first time is the longest. Having done it 3 times, it can be done in about 60 minutes (both sides total, one person job, no power tools).
     
  8. Jan 15, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    As if spring compressors aren't dangerous enough already :laugh:
     
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