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Alignment & Lift Q...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TOYOTA 09, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:49 AM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    Will i have a problem getting my 2009 4x4 with OME 3 inch lift, TC UCAs, and 265/75/16 BFG ATs aligned? From what im reading on some posts it may be hard to get the alignment right with the TC UCAs compared to the LR UCAs.....just want to know before i have my 4x4 shop install everything....is anyone running this combo....feedback?
     
  2. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    It should actually be better with the TC UCAs since they offer more range. Several members have this setup.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    you shouldnt have a problem at all.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    More caster range than the LR UCA's ?
     
  6. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    I was pretty sure they were more adjustable than LR ones.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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    OZ-T

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    The LR allow you to add 0-4* of caster

    I'm just curious what the TC ones add
     
  8. Aug 11, 2011 at 8:22 AM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    Also worried about a thread I just read on front diff bearing issues after lifting a truck....
     
  9. Aug 11, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    That's a risk you take .
     
  10. Aug 11, 2011 at 8:41 AM
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    i think the TC UCA's add 2 degrees.

    anyway, i have the toytec ULK at 3" and the TC UCA's and i was able to get a perfect alignment.

    you should not have any problems.
     
  11. Aug 11, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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    from what i have read, you can have that issue regardless if you lift or not. the lift just accelerates the issue. some trucks have that bearing issue while others do not (even with a 3" lift).

    the more obvious concern is the wear on your CV boots. most everyone (with a 3" lift) gets a slight wear ring on one of the fins on the inner CV boot. i have had it for about 10k miles and it hasnt got any worse.
     
  12. Aug 11, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    Is there a way to tell if i have this issue BEFORE i install my lift?
     
  13. Aug 11, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    :notsure:
     
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