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aussie up front

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by FEARFACT, May 29, 2012.

  1. May 29, 2012 at 11:57 PM
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    FEARFACT

    FEARFACT [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i posted this on TTORA and i know alot of you hit on both forums but i figure its worth asking here too. ive always read positive things about the aussies, especially for the price. im looking to see if anyone has any experience in a similar tacoma. im running a 03 DC TRD on 33 toyo MTs, i want to run one up front but am iffy with the CV's behind that heavy of a tire. now i know selectable if the route to go, but no, im not shelling out that type of $ when a live axle is in the plans within the next couple years. thanks for any input guys
    -matt
     
  2. May 30, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    I don't have any experience with aussie but can offer a suggestion.....have 10+ years of offroading.

    Manual Locking hubs.....

    But since you mentioned doing a SAS in the future - why do you need or want a locker in the front now? Save your money and go without a locker in the front. Put all your $$ & efforts towards future projects.

    Like any 4WD vehicle and using a locker - you have to be VERY CAREFUL when making turns in 4WD and locked to save your CV's. Even more so with a lunchbox type locker. Just not worth the benefits now when you've got a SAS on the horizon.
     
  3. May 30, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    Ill second what jan said, a locker up front on ifs is dangerous and unnecissary. You will most likley max out your suspension before you max out your traction requiring 2 lockers. You should be able to get through just about anything without a front. And a front locker on that fragile ifs front end can cause damage.
     
  4. May 30, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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  5. Jun 1, 2012 at 11:06 PM
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    Dont do it if u drive in snow. Otherwise give it a shot and tell us how it goes.
     
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