1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Axle Wrap question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dustinclm, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. Nov 10, 2010 at 12:31 PM
    #1
    dustinclm

    dustinclm [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2010
    Member:
    #34553
    Messages:
    501
    Gender:
    Male
    Thibodaux, La
    Vehicle:
    2012 Super White DC 4x4 V6
    Bilstein 5100 set at .85" WeatherTech Floor Mats
    After reading TW i came across the axle wrap discussion. i was looking to put on the helper spings to prevent this, even though its not often i get the "clunk" and i wouldnt mind the extra stabilty when turning. I just have one question and concern. can they be installed with a 3" block suspenson lift? and if so, will it help the already rough ride over bumps? the 2001 truck has just over 120K miles and i do pull a boat pretty regulary so im sure the original leaf springs are pretty worn
    thanks
     
  2. Nov 10, 2010 at 12:32 PM
    #2
    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2008
    Member:
    #7011
    Messages:
    17,730
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rotorhead
    Big Easy, USA
    Vehicle:
    08 Red/Graphite and Satin Black
    Inside: Tint, Wet Okole 1/2 Piped Red/Black Covers, Black Weathertech Digital Fit Mats, URD Short Throw w/ TWM Weighted Knob, USA Spec iPod adapter. Outside: 4300K Retro w/ Angel Eyes and Red Shrouds, 5000K Blazer Fog Light Retrofit, Debadge, Bed Locking Handle, Satin Black Rims Performance: TRD/Steigmeier Blower w/ 2.7 Pulley. 668 Injectors and 320 LPH AEM Fuel pump. URD UCON and 7th Injector. DTLT Headers, URD Y-Pipe, Wicked Flow Muffler. Suspension: Both: OME Shocks Front: 886X's and TC UCAs Rear: Dakars Armor: Relentless Front Bumper Relentless High Clearance Rear w/ Tire/Rotopax Swing Out Relentless Front, Mid, and TCase skids BAMF Diff Skid Recovery and Spares: Fullsize Spare Tire 2x2 gal Rotopax 1x1 gal Rotopax 1x1 gal Water Rotopax Warn 9.5XP-S Winch Hi-Lift Extreme 60" Ironman Off-Road Recovery Kit Upcoming: ATO Gas Tank Skid and Sliders w/ kickout. ATO Shackle Flip Kit. Down the line: Front/Rear ARB Lockers w/ OBA. 4.56 Gears
    The block lift contributes to the axle wrap problem...so you would be better served overall getting a new lift leaf pack imho.

    Fix a lot fo things all at once....
     
  3. Nov 10, 2010 at 1:10 PM
    #3
    dustinclm

    dustinclm [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2010
    Member:
    #34553
    Messages:
    501
    Gender:
    Male
    Thibodaux, La
    Vehicle:
    2012 Super White DC 4x4 V6
    Bilstein 5100 set at .85" WeatherTech Floor Mats
    Well it's not actually a bad problem for me since I don't put the truck under too much strain anymore I hardly happens and I'll be getting a new Tacoma within the next few months once i finish college so im not looking to invest in a new lift of suspension
    But i did learn my lesson about block lifts and ride quality haha
     
To Top