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case of high centering

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by focotacoma, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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    focotacoma

    focotacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im getting there......
    driving home tonight came face to face with a drunk driver had to hit and cross a raised median to avoid collision. ended up scratching up the end of the low hanging cross member behind the front wheels. scratches are a max of 16th inch deep (bare metal shows) looks like i got high centered on rock. i drove 25 miles home following without any unnormalities do you think my trucks ok? also i very slightly bent the portion of the member that is a small plate parallel with road surface right at its end but didnt break any welds or anything... what you think?
     
  2. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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    johnw

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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
    think you should be fine. just paint the scratches so they dont rust. lets let some other people pop in here and add on info
     
  3. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    BlueT

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    I think your truck is fine but post some pictures.
     
  4. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    MiikeyD

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    PICTURES! did you follow that drunk?
     
  5. Jun 19, 2010 at 12:48 AM
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    Trap

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    Yes really carefully look at the driver side exhaust pipe before they connect together with the passenger side. Your going to really have to climb under there to get a good look. Check that pipe and heat shield for damage. It's the lowest hanging fruit on the truck so you may have banged it up somewhat or ripped the heat shield off.

    Hopefully the truck hit hard enough so it bounced and missed that spot.
     
  6. Jun 19, 2010 at 12:58 AM
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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    X2! ASAP, when It's safe to do so.
     
  7. Jun 19, 2010 at 7:01 AM
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    focotacoma

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    okay guys well i took a few pictures and its seems pretty good but ill post them up later today so you can have a look. exahast looks fine i think as you said i may have bounced i dont kno what a heat shield is but i dont see anything missing
     
  8. Jun 20, 2010 at 1:38 AM
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    Trap

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    Oh the heat shield is just a extra piece of thin stainless steel welded on the exhaust pipe at that point. A extra out layer with a bit of air space between.
     
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