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custom drop spindles....

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacofrk, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. Dec 11, 2011 at 12:44 PM
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    tacofrk

    tacofrk [OP] New Member

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    just got these 2.5 inch drop spindles made by catfish. they are bad ass and look indestructible. they keep all correct geometry and stock ball joint. if you have any questions about them send me a pm.
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  2. Dec 11, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    tacofrk

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    well up to recently they pretty much didnt there were a few shops out there that made spindles for the taco but went wit a unibal ball joint so u had to buy their arms as well these run all stock ball joints. just bolt em on and ur good to go
     
  3. Dec 11, 2011 at 1:06 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    For a long time I heard your not supposed to weld steel to any kind of pot metal / cast metal. Just what I heard. GLWS
     
  4. Dec 11, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Lift- stock suspension with light racing uppers,tc coil bucket gusset, timbern bumps ,defined extended shackles with shackle brace. Armor- custom tube bumper, kr fab rear bumper,trail gear wiy 78 in sliders Performance-intake manifold spacer, vibrant resonator Random stuff- kenwood head unit,b&m t shifter, hood bug deflector.
    Any pics on the truck
     
  5. Dec 12, 2011 at 12:11 AM
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    tacoma spindles are made of cast steel not pot metal or cast iron so it makes it ok to weld on as long as u can make penetration and are confident in your welds. heres a couple pics of the truck, ihavnt got the spindles on yet though. its currently laid out on a ball joint flip
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    rendering in progress now but heres a sneak peak
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  6. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Dam thats pretty low
     
  7. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    sweet truck dude
     
  8. Dec 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    thanks a lot
     
  9. Mar 4, 2015 at 10:24 PM
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    WayneTACO

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    Your truck looks SICK, btw Do you have a number that I can contact regarding drop spindles? I'm looking to drop my 2015 taco
     
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