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Grinding down Fabtech spindles, safe or not?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 03TacoHawaii, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Mar 25, 2012 at 1:53 AM
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    03TacoHawaii

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    I have a 03 tacoma with a 6" fabtech down bracket lift and extended spindles that came with the kit, I also have Total Chaos UCAs and at full droop my fabtech spindle has alittle peice of metal welded to the side of it which rubs in the spring coil when turning the wheel at full droop. I think that there to strengthen the spindle but was wondering if anyone tried to grind it down so it would clear the coil. With any spindles failing while offroading because of this modification or horror stories, any input will be helpful. Thanks.
     
  2. Mar 25, 2012 at 2:52 AM
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    markmatters

    markmatters Viejon

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    welcome to TW. just a tip, everyone's going to ask for pictures of what you're talking about...it'll help in trying to resolve the problem :)
     
  3. Mar 28, 2012 at 12:51 AM
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    I will post some in a bit. Thanks for the response.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2012 at 1:02 AM
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    Twistedfreedom

    Twistedfreedom welcome to the incredibuild

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    modded the F*ck out
    I don't hear a grinder going yet...
     
  5. Apr 8, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    Yes it will be fine those mounts are for brake line clamps.. Mine rub to!! Just waiting to up grade to radio full coil over shocks
     
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