1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Diff Drop ?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Bamahoyt, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. Apr 1, 2011 at 7:15 AM
    #1
    Bamahoyt

    Bamahoyt [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2010
    Member:
    #36006
    Messages:
    534
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ted
    NorCal
    Vehicle:
    2001 TRD 4x4 Xtra Cab
    -Camper top
    For just a standard Diff drop do i have to cut out a section of my skid plate to fit the diff when it is dropped that extra .75-1 inch? thanks for the help.
     
  2. Apr 1, 2011 at 12:17 PM
    #2
    Bamahoyt

    Bamahoyt [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2010
    Member:
    #36006
    Messages:
    534
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ted
    NorCal
    Vehicle:
    2001 TRD 4x4 Xtra Cab
    -Camper top
    Any help on this one?
     
  3. Apr 1, 2011 at 12:23 PM
    #3
    MJonaGS32

    MJonaGS32 MJ on a GS

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2009
    Member:
    #15949
    Messages:
    10,572
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    MJ
    SF Bay Area (East)
    Vehicle:
    07 Mid-Travel 4x4 DCSB 6spd
    Kings Mid Travel, BAMF bed rack, RTT, dual battery, OBA, ARB locker, 4.56 gears
    If you're talking about the stock skid plate or the TRD one, then you don't need to cut anything. Take out the 2 rear bolts of the skid plate, put the diff drop in, then use the extended bolts to replace the rear bolts
     
  4. Apr 1, 2011 at 12:23 PM
    #4
    mentose457

    mentose457 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Member:
    #39654
    Messages:
    1,321
    Gender:
    Male
    I didn't have to.
     
  5. Apr 1, 2011 at 12:56 PM
    #5
    pmo

    pmo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2008
    Member:
    #4216
    Messages:
    422
    Nova Scotia Canada
    Vehicle:
    2007 Tacoma 4x4, DC, 6 Speed Manual.
    What is a diff drop? Do you always need a diff drop with a lift?? I got DCSB want to go with toytec oem...will i need one...can someone post a pic of an installed diff drop....thanks:):)
     
  6. Apr 1, 2011 at 1:19 PM
    #6
    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,339
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    Search for diff drop and you'll find all that you're asking for.


    Spoiler alert: They are basically useless on 2nd gens.
     
  7. Apr 1, 2011 at 1:21 PM
    #7
    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    38,720
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    ^^^^^^
     
To Top