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Carrier Bearing Drop Kit

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by NCTacoma09, May 23, 2010.

  1. May 23, 2010 at 9:59 AM
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    NCTacoma09

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    Just read on the Lift FAQ guide, the author thinks a carrier bearing drop kit is a not a good idea. Can anyone explain this too me. I was planning on getting one when I order my lift.
     
  2. May 23, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    chris4x4

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    I personally think the CB drop kit drops it too much. Ideally, it should only be dropped 1/2" to 2/3". I suggest useing larg washers to space it, and get the desired drop, only if you have vibes after the lift.
     
  3. May 23, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    So I should install my lift and wait to see if it vibrates?
     
  4. May 23, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    Yes.
     
  5. May 23, 2010 at 10:03 AM
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    Ok thanks
     
  6. May 23, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    Tacomaman06, read your write up very helpful thanks.
     
  8. May 23, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    hey chris the CB drops from toyteclifts arent they only 3/8 inch? i callled them and asked
     
  9. May 23, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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    Not sure. I was told they are 1"
     
  10. May 23, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    they use two small 3/8inch pieces of steel.
     
  11. May 23, 2010 at 10:20 AM
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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    Yeah the toytec drop kit is 3/8, I used one on mine but like Chris and Will have said just get some washers or drill out a piece of flat stock and it will work the same. Overall I bought it because with all the $'s I spend whats another few bucks to have everything you need when doing the install but now that I know I would just make my own.
     
  12. May 23, 2010 at 10:24 AM
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    oh they told me just 3/8 inch thick and thats how thick i made each CB side for my truck vibes a small amount at take off but that it
     
  13. May 23, 2010 at 10:25 AM
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    Yeah. I would go by what everyone else said, and call them 3/8". I wasnt sure.
     
  14. May 17, 2013 at 11:03 AM
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    Bringing this up...

    Just no lectures please...

    Replaced my carrier bearing about 2 months ago after it went bad.

    '06, prerunner, buy the way.

    springs and block in the rear, no lectures please.

    Any hoo, was getting weird squeaking from somewhere.
    Took it to stealership, they said I need to get my drive line lengthened?

    They said is was the current angle on the drive line?

    If so, will a carrier bearing drop of say, 1 in help?

    Crazy screeching when I decelerate. Other then that, no vibes no noise.

    Thanks everyone for you help.
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