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Dirt Designs 05+ Taco 4WD RACE kit

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by dirt designs, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. Jul 30, 2013 at 11:01 PM
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    Looks amazing. ...I say you do a canti setup. Get yourself 20" of travel to utilize that front end. You've already gone big...why stop now?
     
  2. Jul 30, 2013 at 11:22 PM
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    Thank you!
    Steve and I are going to figure out what the rear needs, we have something in mind but its just on the drawing board for now.
     
  3. Aug 7, 2013 at 12:39 PM
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    any updates of the status of this truck and kit? excited to see more vids of this kit in action.
     
  4. Aug 7, 2013 at 2:03 PM
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    not a bad idea...can it be done before huckfest 2013 though...hmmm
     
  5. Aug 7, 2013 at 10:32 PM
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    Haha yeah that's what we are talking about, D4 links (Dirt Design daily driver link) I have ridden in linked trucks and there's no comparison. Apples and oranges.... Links dominate haha


    I'm gonna post up some more pics soon, I've been moving and getting ready for school to start so life has been busy busy. Right now I am finishing up the loose ends like getting my spare secured, moving the battery and reinforcing my fiberglass... just a bunch of small things. The kit drives so well on the road I have been daily driving it and love it.



    Hah noo not ready for huckfest.. Steve has bigger projects to deal with like the blue Duramax getting beams. I don't think I am going to take my truck out to huckfest, too many ppl.
     
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  6. Aug 7, 2013 at 10:39 PM
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    Oh come on take your truck out...i wanna see it.
     
  7. Aug 7, 2013 at 10:48 PM
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    just wait, youll wish you did. i said faawk it and im bringing mine.
     
  8. Aug 7, 2013 at 11:17 PM
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    Any idea on what the d4 links will be? Similar to giant motorsports daily driver link kit?
     
  9. Aug 8, 2013 at 7:50 AM
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    Nope something completely different. Its going to be tight space so we'll see how it works out. No info till i get it on a truck :D
     
  10. Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 AM
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    :boink: okay ill take her out haha
     
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  11. Aug 18, 2013 at 10:38 PM
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    Photoshoot with B Free media today, such a fun day.
     
  12. Oct 10, 2013 at 11:39 PM
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    Rear LT is on the way, the two big items have been purchased and I am so ready to be done with the stock rear suspension.
    Here are a few of the better pics that have been taken of the truck while I was saving up for the rear LT :thumbsup:

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    racing down fence line :burnrubber::playball:
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    Some instagram shout outs, kinda cool.
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    lil J-Smith action in there :thumbsup:
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  13. Feb 27, 2014 at 10:13 AM
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  14. Jun 10, 2014 at 6:53 PM
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    Is there any room for improvement if switching to an engine cage or is this kit basically at full potential with stock coil bucket?
     
  15. Jun 11, 2014 at 10:36 PM
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    To my knowledge, the kit is limited on up travel by the inner fender. With an engine cage and removed inner fender the kit would then be at full potential and yeild 16" of functioning 4wd. With the inner fender I am bumped and strapped at 14".

    The uppers and lowers are designed to bolt onto the stock mounting locations so keeping the stock bucket would probably be ideal. But if you are going to engine cage you could probably make new mounts and cut out the coil bucket.

    I will say, the 14" of travel my 4wd kit pulls now really pushes my rear lt to its limits. I want links and this kit rocks.
     
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  19. Jun 12, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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    Any chances of a kit that isn't as wide, using the spindle? I do more crawling and daily-driving.
     
  20. Jul 5, 2014 at 10:33 AM
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    Front end just needs bump stops and the performance will be maxed out!
     
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