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Diff drop install issues? Worth the Hassel?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ETaco23, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. Apr 2, 2008 at 5:15 PM
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    Flaadog

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    I'm curious about how this has turned out too.
     
  2. Apr 2, 2008 at 7:30 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Well I went to my local shop, he drove it and 2 other guys there drove it as well, they all felt it a little. But He said everything looks good and the angle of the CV's arent too bad. Then I took it to Scchwab and they found a off balance tire, so they replaced it. But Everyone said that its probably the tires and tread. So It is still there, I am hoping there right! :) Im soon going to install the Toytec rear AAL's and there 1" blocks to give me the 3" lift. I want to get rid of my 3" revtech blocks.
     
  3. Apr 2, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    This is what you call the carrier bearing. The spacing has to be correct. I ordered mine thru Toytec for $10 http://www.toyteclifts.com/images/product/FK29.JPG and you can also get it thru trdparts4u.com for the same price I think? It helped mine alot. Now I only get the vibe here and there. I hardly notice it.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2008 at 8:05 PM
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    I must have lucked out with my washers. Haven't had a vibration since.
     
  5. Apr 2, 2008 at 8:37 PM
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    Do you think I should get the toytec shims, and see if it helps? It only happens at about 35 to 45mph then goes away. Its really not that bad, but annoying ass hell!
     
  6. Apr 3, 2008 at 5:09 AM
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    Mine was the same way.
     
  7. Apr 3, 2008 at 1:07 PM
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    t4l thats not really the diff drop though...mine is 1" thick spacers on the front mounts for front axle and I noticed a big change in the angle of the cv's... I guess i could take them out again..snap picture then re-install... ever taco I would say install them it takes like 10 mins to do
     
  8. Apr 3, 2008 at 4:52 PM
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    Yeah, I was talking about the carrier bearing. I have the diff. drop too.
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  9. Apr 3, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    yeah, I got the diff drop on there too. When I had the shop install the lift, didn't realize the kit came with one. So do you think I should try shims or bringing the carrier bearing down more? I or ready braught it down about a 1/2" and nothing changed.
     
  10. Apr 3, 2008 at 6:30 PM
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    Hey there! I was looking at your photos man, and I realized you got some spacers for your skid-plate. Do you know what size you used? I wanted to get some cause mine is up tight to the diff drop. Sorry off topic!
     
  11. Apr 3, 2008 at 6:46 PM
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    The lift came with the spacers for the skid plate. I'm not sure what size they are. They say nothing about them on the Toytec site even though that is where they came from.
     
  12. Apr 3, 2008 at 6:50 PM
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    Judging by my own picture, I'm gonna say 3/8" thick. Maybe 1/2"
     
  13. Apr 3, 2008 at 8:03 PM
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    Oh, ok. well Im ganna have too measure mine and see. Im probably ganna need atleast a 1/2" to 5/8" spacers. Thanks!
     

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