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do I need UCA's?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tmat, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. Sep 5, 2009 at 12:30 AM
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    tmat

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    I'm planning on getting the Camburg Allied Spindles...I heard somewhere that I wouldn't need new UCA's...well technically I don't NEED them, but would the alignment be off enough to where - let's say - Total Chaos UCA's would be necessary? Thanks guys.
     
  2. Sep 5, 2009 at 12:38 AM
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    you will be fine with just spindles, but if u plan on getting coil overs then you will need them.
     
  3. Sep 5, 2009 at 1:13 AM
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    Correct. Thats whats nice about spindle lifts. They dont screw up your stock geometry
     
  4. Sep 5, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    pretty much anything above ~2" of coil lift you will need new UCAs to correct the alignment. if your running lift spindles and OEM shocks or coilovers set at below 2" your good to go w/ the OEM arms.
     
  5. Sep 12, 2009 at 1:03 AM
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    hey guys, thought i'd just continue this thread, im considering getting the tc lift spindles and was wondering if i can use it with my 5100s?

    at the moment im at 2.5" with the 5100s and tc ucas with a 1" block in the back. i was just wondering if i can set the 5100s at stock height and just put in the spindles and i'll have 3.5" of lift?

    its too bad that it seems i didn't have to get tc ucas, if i were just to go with the spindles to begin with. oh well... they do look cool under there :)

    thanks for info guys.

    EDIT: ok, so i just found this thread,
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/suspension/45609-installed-camburg-spindles.html

    so from what i understand i can use the 5100s at any height and that'll just be added to the tc spindles 3.5" ? if it is, great. :D
     
  6. Sep 12, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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    correct
     
  7. Sep 12, 2009 at 12:52 PM
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    thanks for the info, it made my getting a little more lift a lot easier. not by any means cheaper though haha
     
  8. Sep 12, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    oh, so if i were to set the front at say 3.5" or so, what would be a good height for the back to keep it more or less level with the front? i was hoping a 1.5" aal would do the trick.
     
  9. Sep 13, 2009 at 12:43 AM
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    That might not be enough, especially if you are running 33" tires. Look into the All Pro 3" leaf pack or something equivalent. You will have a rear lean with just a 1.5" aal.
     
  10. Sep 13, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    wow itd be that much off, huh? ok, i was intending on getting a leaf pack initially but just didn't know what height. thanks for the help!
     
  11. Sep 13, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    I would highly recommend getting adjustable uca's with spindles. They will work with no preload on the coilover and will work if you ever want to go up from 3.5 inches. I had a very hard time getting my truck aligned with my spindles and coilovers, even when I had my coilovers set at 0". Get the uca's, you will need them.
     
  12. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:09 PM
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    well that's no problem because i already have them on my truck, so i guess all i'd need is to get is the spindles, and a leaf pack to level it. i was paranoid about alignment and what not when i got the 5100s so i sprung for the ucas :)
     
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