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Front swap?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by YeahYeah, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:02 AM
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    Does any one know of a site that carries the front axle for the 2005+ tacomas, or of any place? possibly on here?
     
  2. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:09 AM
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    get a Dana 60... or try to find a front axle off a Land Cruiser from the 90s. Pretty much any axle will do...its all gonna be custom install anyhow

    Check out Craigslist in your area bud, you could probably find one in decent shape for cheap. Even if you had to have some of the components rebuilt...it's still gonna be cheaper than buying a new one most likely. There are plenty of shops in Cali that have experience in Solid Axle Swaps in Tacomas...just call around :)

    Good luck man! :cool:
     
  3. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:09 AM
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    whats greats about a dana 60?
     
  4. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:11 AM
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    and i was kinda goin towards stock ifs not SAS
     
  5. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:15 AM
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    There readily available and strong


    what do you mean stock? All Tacomas have IFS...explain :eek:
     
  6. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:15 AM
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    well stock isn't an axle, what part are you looking for exactly?
     
  7. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:22 AM
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    diff, CV axles?
     
  8. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:22 AM
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    :popcorn:
     
  9. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:23 AM
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    What happened to your original parts?
     
  10. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:29 AM
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    Yea, i'm thinking he means CV's and front diff :notsure:
     
  11. Jul 28, 2010 at 12:51 AM
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    If so, a junkyard is the best place to get that stuff.
     
  12. Jul 28, 2010 at 1:01 AM
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    no what im saying is i dont want a solid front axle. i know tacos come with independent front suspension, what im trying to ask is where could i find the front diff that comes with the 4x4's so i dont have to go solid axle?
     
  13. Jul 28, 2010 at 1:04 AM
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    x2, either be ready for a lot of work or just sell it and buy a 4x4.
     
  14. Jul 28, 2010 at 1:05 AM
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    YES! Exactly. :D Why do you say that? I've worked with cars for awhile in auto shops. I am willing to do the labor. Not gonna trade my truck.
     
  15. Jul 28, 2010 at 1:11 AM
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    eh, i believe him. but i totally want to do it bc then I can feel even better knowing I did something to my truck to better it. Sounds stupid but I like that feelin.
     
  16. Jul 28, 2010 at 2:57 AM
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    Thats not stupid at all man...sorry for the misunderstandings...hit up some junk yards or pick and pays in your area man...see if they have any 2nd gen parts. Or just google 2005+ Tacoma CVs and Diffs :)

    Good luck :cool:
     
  17. Jul 28, 2010 at 5:12 AM
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    if you want to do a sas at any point, let me know, i live down the road from a wrecking yard in england and i know i could get some 70 series axles if you want some. mine is getting a diesel from that yard :D
     
  18. Jul 28, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    thanks man! gonna keep that in mind. im trying to do an all around independent suspension system-front and back. Gonna be sick:eek:
     
  19. Jul 28, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    Thanks :D. Gonna need all the luck I can get hahaha. And thanx for the tips.
     
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