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Differentials hangin low

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Pnicholas1019, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Oct 23, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    Pnicholas1019

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    Ok so i have a 6" lift on my yota and its a 95 i am wondering if i can get that part tucked away somewhere so its not lookin like a mess. Thanks Guys! :)

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  2. Oct 23, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    Like the drop bracket or the actual differential?
     
  3. Oct 23, 2011 at 5:07 PM
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    Well both i want that clearance and it too look cleaner im getting skid plates soon but i was curiouse if i could get that stuff lifted out of the way?
     
  4. Oct 23, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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    thats a negative ghost rider, the differential has to stay about even with the center of the wheels, just the way it works
     
  5. Oct 23, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    Portal Axles, Good luck. $8,000- 13,000 each

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  6. Oct 23, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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  7. Oct 23, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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    exactly.....just don't get the ones made for rc cars :D
     
  8. Oct 23, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    :rofl:

    I was wandering what was up with the giant philips head screws
     
  9. Oct 23, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    this is why db lifts fail.
     
  10. Oct 23, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    Ditch the bracket and get LT if you want good lift/clearance/looks.
     
  11. Oct 23, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    Lift kit is to clear larger wheels for more ground clearance. Just get bigger tires. If you wanna see how the military solved the ground clearance prob, check out the humvee's. They have a drop gearbaox at each wheel.
     
  12. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:59 PM
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    DB lift? and where or how would i go about fixing this?
     
  13. Jan 6, 2012 at 8:21 PM
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    drop bracket lift.

    Only way to fix it is to remove the lift and go back to a 3" lift.

    Or you could cut it all out and put a solid axle up front ($$$$)
     
  14. Jan 6, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    ditch the drop bracket and go Long Travel! Drop Brackets were made up to scam you.
     
  15. Jan 7, 2012 at 2:35 AM
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    First off I was wondering what the hell the OP was talking about, kinda crappy pic, & then I see DB lift & started laughing 'cause I thought someone was calling his a Douche Bag (DB) lift & then it dawned on me ..DB = Drop Bracket.....:laugh::laugh::laugh: :eek:
     
  16. Jan 7, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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    Put bigger tires on it..thats your only option.

    Really tho..the DB lift is pointless. LT is the only option as it gives about 4.5'' of front lift. But LT isn't really "lifting" the truck. Its just increasing wheel travel. Just happens to lift the truck..or something. What ever you do don't go saying to a LT guy that LT is a lift haha

    All in all...3'' suspension lift and 33'' tires will take you pretty much over 95% of stuff..
     
  17. Jan 15, 2012 at 12:41 AM
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    i have 33's on it. and for now i think im leaving it. just going to save for long travel.
     
  18. Jan 15, 2012 at 6:02 AM
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    I'm surprised some company hasn't come up with the humvee spindle option for some of the popular trucks, keep the price below 1k and I think it would be a winner.
     
  19. Jan 15, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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    A fabricated or cast spindle with a geared hub for under 1k lol.
     
  20. Jan 15, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    Oops :anonymous:
     
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