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Easy question for 2WD rear Diff experts please!

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Blkturbo!, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. Blkturbo!

    Blkturbo! [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Icon Coilovers, Downsouth UCAs, rear Icon "2.5" shocks and Toytec single AAL. Still gotta do exhaust, dark headlights and re-gear the rear diff.
    Need a definite answer. I own an '08 double cab TRD Sport package with 2WD and auto tranny (do I have an 8.4 diff?)....

    ***Can I use a 4:10 gear that came out of a 1st gen 4x4, V6 Tacoma 5 Speed???? Came with the 4.10's out of an 8.4 Diff (NON E-Locker)

    Definitely "YES", or definitely "NO"???

    Also, does it matter that this gear came from a 4x4 truck?....other than I only need the ring and pinion for my 2WD rear diff only?


    Thank you! :)
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2013
  2. Blkturbo!

    Blkturbo! [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Nobody in tech chat has any firm idea?
     
  3. Blkturbo!

    Blkturbo! [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the link, ill be reading through that tonight!

    I think there's an "install kit" that needs to be purchased also in order to complete just a ring and pinion swap?
    My plan is to simply drop off the truck at a local reputable axle shop and hand them the ring and pinion and say call me when you're done (not doing this myself).
     
  4. Blkturbo!

    Blkturbo! [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Is that a "kit" I could also get from the dealership? My guess would be that the dealer sells all the pieces seperately. Either way, I wonder if the parts are better to get from Toyota vs aftermarket brand.
     
  5. fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    why not just swap 3rd members?
     
  6. Blkturbo!

    Blkturbo! [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Because I know a guy who's selling only a ring and pinion (already removed from its original vehicle).
     
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