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Best axle for SAS????

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by LBFD2005, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Feb 28, 2013 at 10:53 PM
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    Slodgetto

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    Agreed!
     
  2. Mar 15, 2013 at 9:14 PM
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    I don't know anything about 2nd gens wheelbase but could you use a Toyota axel with longfield shafts and wheel spacers ? uhh its an idea? I know and wheel with several guys that run 38s and 39s on trussed Toyotas and they dont break . the sas on my 1st gen cost 4k
     
  3. Mar 15, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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    Dunno if they make 6" wheel spacers unless you like the dragster look......and like no turning..... :rolleyes:
    Though the toy axle with longs is tough. The custom width 9.5 with chromly 80 outers would be tits if staying toyota
     
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  5. Mar 16, 2013 at 8:02 AM
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    Toyota axle on a 2nd gen? You won't make it out the driveway without breaking. Just use a D60. They are decently priced and you won't break hardly ever..
     
  6. Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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    Or if you are going straight to coilovers, pre 1990, Kingpin Dana 60.


    Otherwise you are bending around your elbow to scratch your ass.
     
  7. Mar 16, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    in my opinion toyotas should be toyotas . I guess we don't have any real places to wheel our weak little Toyota axels in Montana maybe that's why they don't break ?
     
  8. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    Go ahead use a toyota axle, see how long it lasts on a 2nd gen. It's your truck, enjoy wrenching on it! Toyota axle rocks on the mini trucks or suzuki, or even 1st gen's they do okay. Now if you run a LC 9.5" differential with custom housing; perfect, go for it! That is a toyota axle that will last.
     
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  9. Mar 17, 2013 at 11:27 AM
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    While I personally don't have any first hand experience with the toyota axle.. I have seen them break, along with everything else... But there is COUNTLESS information that I have read, over and over for years about what axle is strong, and what isn't. :)
     
  10. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:16 PM
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    Maybe I should scrap my 79 ford kingpin 60 with full chromo 35 spline and get me a minitruck axle with longs:rolleyes:
     
  11. Mar 17, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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    Too much custom BS to even consider Toyota based axles.


    Set it and forget it.
     
  12. Mar 17, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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  13. Mar 17, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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  14. Mar 17, 2013 at 10:22 PM
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    its not my truck dude. and I do have plenty of experience with Toyota axels this is the fourth truck I have owned and wheeled in 16 years with one in it including a fj40 with 300horse small block in it and I never broke any of mine I definitely have seen birfs break and usualy with a noob behind the wheel and ive seen danas on jeeps break a lot and 12 bolts and 14bolts on full size trucks with V8s break but ive never seen a dana on a Toyota in person ! everything can be broken
     
  15. Mar 18, 2013 at 9:26 AM
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    Aha, thought you were OP :p

    Anywho, regardless of who's truck it is. A 2nd gen with toyota axle's isn't smart at all. Just look at what everyone else is telling the OP.
     
  16. Mar 18, 2013 at 11:43 AM
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    :laughing:

    You would have to rename your build thread to "2005 Nuke-proof Taco: Yota SAC" :D
    whups, sorry...
     
  17. Mar 18, 2013 at 12:01 PM
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  18. Mar 18, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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  19. Mar 18, 2013 at 7:35 PM
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    you are very right I checked out a 2nd gen that is for sale measured some stuff . I reckon the best axel for a swap is one you can afford and one you can fix when it breaks on the trail .:D
     
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