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Bent a spindle today (carnage pic)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Mxpatriot, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    Mxpatriot

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    Update: Since the LCA needs to be replaced as well, I'm going to go ahead and have the truck long travelled by All Pro next week Better to put the money towards upgrading than repairing, anyways.
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    Through a series of complicated events I put the passenge side up a dirt embankment. I cannot believe the truck didn't roll. Definitely bent something...the truck is at the shop now to get diagnosed.

    If it's the spindle, I'm thinking I can replace that myself pretty easily. If the lower control arms are bent....I'm going LT.

    Limped it 4 miles from where I was to shop.
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    topgun155

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    Dang that looks pretty nasty. Hope it all works out for the best.
     
  3. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    WOW, Thats a nice bend
     
  4. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    Oh man, That sucks...makes me think twice about being superman with my truck off roadl.
     
  5. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    Sparky4.0

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    :confused:I dont see whats wrong in the pic...........thats sucks man.
     
  6. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    skistoy

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  7. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    Danosabre

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    That does suck though, good luck!
     
  8. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    PA452

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    Look on the bright side. It won't roll quite as easily now. Now you just need to bend the other one.
     
  9. Apr 20, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    that'll buff out, plus it adds character
     
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    gussets FTW.... makes that wayyy stronger... lol
     
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  14. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:02 PM
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  15. Apr 20, 2010 at 11:05 PM
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    Damn that sucks. Looks like a bent spindle to me. Is the All Pro bumper bent too? It looks like its into the fender pretty good in that pic. What exactly happened to cause this casualty?
     
  16. Apr 21, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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  17. Apr 21, 2010 at 10:42 AM
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    Very true, but those spindles can still bend pretty easily even with the gussets.
     
  18. Apr 21, 2010 at 10:53 AM
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  19. Apr 21, 2010 at 10:59 AM
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