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ECGS Bushing - Is it a must?

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Rustytaco71, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. Apr 25, 2020 at 8:42 PM
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    Jrabbit987

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    Maybe check ur steering rack, there is a TSB on them.
    Did you check the basics? Alignment, balance in tires ect. I also have spacers for my diff and carrier bearing
     
  2. Apr 26, 2020 at 3:07 AM
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    I have not check the steering rack or checked the TSB for it, but will definitely look into it!
    I've gotten my alignment done about a year ago when I first lifted my vehicle but none recently.
     
  3. Apr 26, 2020 at 3:08 AM
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    I lifted my truck 2.5 inches about a year ago. I did not change out the upper control arms. and alignment was done a year ago along with the lift.
     
  4. Apr 26, 2020 at 5:54 AM
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    I think it’s your UCA. I had the same issue, but I knew it was the UCA since my stock UCA was preventing the alignment to get more caster. It showed green, but if you are running larger tires with lift, you may need more caster. After I swapped out the UCA and redid alignment, the shaking stopped.
    I already had ecgs bushing when they did my suspension, but the shaking was still there until I swapped my UCA.
     
  5. Apr 26, 2020 at 1:18 PM
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    what UCA did you end up buying?
     
  6. Apr 26, 2020 at 1:21 PM
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    JBA, they are pretty popular on here. There's even a thread specifically for them because of how easy it is to lube bushings (they have zerk fittings).
     
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  7. Apr 26, 2020 at 2:02 PM
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    Thank you I’ll give it a shot
     
  8. May 1, 2020 at 8:16 PM
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    so I came to the conclusion that the reason it still vibrates is that there’s still play on my driver side cv axle after installation. Another person did maintenance on installing the bushing and I was wondering if it was correct?


    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. May 2, 2020 at 6:14 AM
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    Does vibe go away in 4wd?
     
  10. May 3, 2020 at 1:51 PM
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    Yes it does
     
  11. May 3, 2020 at 2:30 PM
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    Something wrong then. I wonder if they even did the work. I haven't had a case where the vibe remained after bushing replacement.
     
  12. May 3, 2020 at 11:04 PM
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    I showed the picture of it, I’m not sure if that helps.
     
  13. May 4, 2020 at 3:50 AM
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    It looks set to the correct depth. Did you have it regeared as well?
     
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    After lifting the front end about 2-1/2" i got the vibration around 40 to 50 miles per hour, the vibration goes away when i shift into four wheel drive. so yes, i think the ECGS bushing needs to be replaced. this is next on my list to do...
     
  15. May 4, 2020 at 8:58 AM
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    I'm really surprised in this copycat world that ECGS is the only game in town. Nothing wrong at all with ECGS, but odd that there are not 15 different knockoffs.
     
  16. May 4, 2020 at 9:37 AM
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    Yeah he regeared it and added in the bushing while he was doing it. He said he changed the factory seal aswel
     
  17. May 4, 2020 at 10:19 AM
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    Did he give you the specs on the regear for it? Pinion preload, carrier preload, total preload, backlash, bolt torques, and/or any pics of the gear pattern?
     
  18. May 4, 2020 at 11:20 AM
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    255/85r16 ST Maxx 6112/5160 w/ Dakar RCI armor, sliders, and rear bumper CBI hidden winch mount w/ Smity 20k

    I can't remember where, but I did find a second version when I was shopping for them recently. Just one more version and it wasn't a lot cheaper if I remember right.
     
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    Yeah I have all of that. As he was working on it, he sent me information and pics about what he did
    [​IMG]
     
  20. May 5, 2020 at 3:56 AM
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    Your image isn't showing on my phone.
     

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