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DIY LCA Bushing Replacement 2005+ Tacoma (4x4)

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by XXXX, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. YumaTRD

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    Bushings look like they're shot and is your CV boot torn?
     
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    looks normal to me :notsure:

    your bolt isn't moving with the LCA so it appears to not be seized.

    CV boot is fubar though.
     
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    But should the bushing allow for that much movement? Seems the rubber should keep the LCA a little more centered. I guess I'd have to see a new one for comparison.
     
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    CV boot is toast
     
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    Yes I know the cv boot is torn and I will be doing that this week that's why I want to know if i need to do the lca bushing at the same time
     
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    jack up the truck and take tire off and jam a crowbar in there and try to wiggle the bushing
    does appear your bushing has an excessive amount of play

    and how are you mounting the go pro there?
     
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    Like at 6:45 that is alot of movement from the lca and it looks like that's what's causing my rattle is it supper to move that much ???
     
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    I will try that when i get home thanks. I stuck one of the adhesife mounts to the frame right above the lca
     
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    a rattle is going to most likely be your steering shaft
     
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    Is that what the tsb is for ?
     
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    yes the intermediate shaft
    you will fell it in your wheel "steering" that is
     
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    Is there any way if checking to see if it needs to be replaced ?
     
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    driveover bumps you would feel it
    if you dont feel it now then id say your good
     
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    Anyone know what that clunk sound at 7:25 is?
     
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    At 7:47, when you begin to stop, the LCA shift away from the frame. Then as you stop, is move back towards the frame. A lot more than I would think should be normal. Considering how you have a '09 with a CV Boot already torn (mine is an '06 with 100k+ and both are still good), then it is highly likely that your bushing is bad as well.
     
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    Has anyone tried to get grease zerks fitted onto the stock LCAs like the TC UCAs?
     
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