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Are the upper bearing plates replaced during a frame replacement for a 02 tacoma?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mjl, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Jun 23, 2010 at 8:14 AM
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    mjl

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    Just wondering if the upper bearing plates are replaced during a frame replacement? Mine are so rusted that theres no way I can get the strut out without cutting the bolts. When I called last week to get a price Toyota told me they're $120 each. My truck going in for a frame inspection on Monday and will fail. Just wondering if these are included or if toyota's gonna change me for a new set.

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  2. Jun 23, 2010 at 2:32 PM
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    Some of the folks that have had their frame replaced have also convinced their dealers to change out items like shocks and springs. As I recall, those dealers did not charge for the labor for those installations since replacing the frame involved having to remove the old stuff anyway.
     
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