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Anyway to center the rear axle?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Nick_Taco, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Nov 17, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    Nick_Taco

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    I think it's a pretty well known fact that the rear axle on the 1st gens sits a little towards the rear of the wheel well. This can cause the tire to get stuffed into the upper rear side of the wheel well instead of going to the top during flex.

    Is there a kit or anyway to correct this? I've read that Deaver springs have their center pin holes a bit forward to correct this?
     
  2. Nov 17, 2010 at 5:03 PM
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    deavers will correct it but Im curious as well if there are other solutions as my 255's rub the fender pretty bad.
     
  3. Nov 17, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    i just got my 285's on today and it looks way more off center than it did with the 265's :mad:

    wayyy easier to notice now for some reason and it looks like it wont take much flex to hit the fender
     
  4. Nov 17, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    Mine sits towards the front, but I have OME Dakar Springs.
     
  5. Nov 17, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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  7. Nov 18, 2010 at 1:39 AM
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  8. Nov 18, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    Nice, let us know how they are.
     
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