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Billstein .85 cv joint problems

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by magnum922, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. Feb 11, 2012 at 4:32 PM
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    magnum922

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    If you have front billsteins set at .85 will you still have problems wearing out your cv joints? I know 1.75 you will.
     
  2. Feb 11, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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    TACWUT

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    I have it at. 85 and the angle seems good to me.
     
  3. Feb 11, 2012 at 4:45 PM
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    TnShooter

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    At .85" you shouldn't have any problem.
    Alot of people are even running 1.75" with no issus, but then some have had problems.

    These trucks don't seem to like increased angles in the drive lines.
    But .85" doesn't change it much. I personally would not worry about it.
    at 1.75" I'd keep an eye on it and add a Diff drop kit if needed.

    Maybe others that have been running on .85" for a while will chime in.....
     
  4. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    floridaoccifer

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    Subbed on this one... :popcorn:
     
  5. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    I've got my billsteins set at 0.85 and have about 20000 on the truck since I put them on with no problems.
     
  6. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    I'm at 1.75 for 15k and no problems here
     
  7. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    What is the ideal angle of the cv axel?
     
  8. Feb 11, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    Konaborne

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    You should be pretty safe under 2", even at the 2.5. 3" is the grey zone, some have problems, some dont.

    Diff drops don't do anything on 2nd gens
     
  9. Feb 11, 2012 at 6:58 PM
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