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Axle Degree Shims or Carrier Bearing Drop Kit!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by beans20, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    beans20

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    Soon to come 6" procomp lift Stage I 18x9.5 Black Rhino Sidewinders Kenwood DNX6960 Head Unit and 35x12.50 Toyo Open Country MT's JDM black head and tail lights and more!!!!
    If I lift my taco 6" would I need just a Degree Shim or Carrier Bearing Drop Kit or would both help and if the shims what degree would I need!!!!
     
  2. Mar 30, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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  3. Mar 30, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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  4. Mar 30, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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    How is that workin out for you and what degree are your shims
     
  5. Mar 31, 2011 at 3:20 AM
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    yeah i need some one with a 6" opinions
     
  6. Mar 31, 2011 at 3:36 AM
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    just done alot of reading on this particular subject and i have found numerous people saying they are using 4* shims, not to sure what mine are at this moment i believe mine are 4 as well, either way 4 plus carrier bearing drop seems to be the most popular answer
     
  7. Mar 31, 2011 at 3:43 AM
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    sweet i wanna do that to mine i just bought the bearing drop kit so im gonna get the axle shims next oh and by the way your truck looks badass the 03 and 81
     
  8. Mar 31, 2011 at 3:57 AM
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    well F it just went and ordered the 4* shims
     
  9. Mar 31, 2011 at 4:32 AM
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    thanks man i really enjoy them oh and your trucks bad ass as well i got a buddy who is still drivin his 87 around im trying to get him to buy a newer tacoma as well but he cant stand the thought of cheating on his 87
     
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    What degree shim did you go with? Did it help?
     
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