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front straight axle conversion?

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by dirty TaTer, May 9, 2011.

  1. May 9, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    dirty TaTer

    dirty TaTer [OP] Ruts are the enemy

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    I was just wondering a ball park for converting my 96 4x4 taco front end into straight axle and leafsprings. is this even a good idea in the long run as far as off road performance goes?:confused:
     
  2. May 9, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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    Check out the rocksolidtoys.com/forum
    Solid axle swaps are nasty. Real expensive though
     
  3. May 9, 2011 at 6:43 AM
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    dirty TaTer

    dirty TaTer [OP] Ruts are the enemy

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    yea, will do
     
  4. May 9, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    LOL OP the cheapest your going to be able to "do a SAS right" is about $6000 and that's doing all the fab work yourself.
     
  6. May 9, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    Not really if you read that anywhere or hear someone telling you that then they are bs'ing. 6 grand is about the cheapest it can be done
     
  9. May 9, 2011 at 4:40 PM
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  10. May 10, 2011 at 8:07 AM
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    pff who needs SAS with Land Cruiser front diff 35 splines :D
     
  11. May 10, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    you can peice them together and do all your own fab work it can be relet. cheap now by cheap im talking 5-7 grand
     
  12. May 10, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    but yes it is the best for off road crawling! most flex!
     
  13. May 11, 2011 at 6:08 AM
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    Come check out this site.

    Lots of cool toys here. RockSolidToys
     
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