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All Pro Offroad Tie Rods

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 08pretaco, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    08pretaco

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    does anyone have experience with them on the tacomas? how to they perform, are they worth the cost or anything you would like to share.

    i think my tie rods are going to be failing here pretty soon so im looking into different options for new ones. if someone would tell me a few things that happen for sure when tie rods start to fail so i could either rule this out or continue with the research.

    thanks!
     
  2. Mar 31, 2010 at 6:27 PM
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  3. Mar 31, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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  4. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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  5. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    def a nice piece of mind to have. how much are new factory tir rods? if they are even half the cost of the all pro's then i'd buy the all pro's.

    my heim steering was about same price but def worth it. it's freaking bullet proof
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    ^ I'm surprised I dont see more of these on here
     
  7. Apr 1, 2010 at 7:11 AM
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    what? long trav trucks?
     
  8. Apr 1, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    Can i put beefier tie rods in place of the stock tie rods even if i dont have a suspension lift! it just seemes like the stock one are one of the weakest links in the steering system?:confused:
     
  9. Apr 1, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    mjp2

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    Yep. That's exactly what All Pro's kit is designed for.

    Stock vs. the All Pro setup:
    [​IMG]

    If you are running a lift and/or extended travel coilovers, they offer this really cool setup that'll handle the extra travel without binding. I have no idea how that angle piece is machined but it's a work of art.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
    The new kits come with a boot to cover the end of the power steering rack.
     
  10. Apr 1, 2010 at 10:01 AM
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    I LIKE my magic parts. :p
     
  11. Apr 1, 2010 at 10:24 AM
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    Ok! What magic parts are you talking about?:rolleyes:
     
  12. Apr 1, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    mjp2 how do i know if my tie rods are crapping out on me?
     
  13. Apr 1, 2010 at 12:40 PM
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    jack the wheels up and grab the tire from either side and shake. if you feel play, they're bad.

    not a fan of the lack of lubrication points... or that they are completely open to the elements... doesnt seem like they would last too long
     
  14. Apr 1, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    Slop in the steering, torn boot, etc. I preemptively replaced mine before they showed signs of wear.
     
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    No, I was talking about different tie rods. Before this thread I haven't seen them on here before.
     
  16. Apr 2, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    gotcha, they are a nice little upgrade but damn, mine are noisy...
     
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    Do they help any with giving more adjustment for alignments?
     
  18. Apr 3, 2010 at 7:27 AM
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    not really, just beefs up the steering by ditching the tie rods
     
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