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IFS lift vs. SAS swap???

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by ak47, Nov 18, 2009.

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IFS lift vs. SAS swap

  1. IFS lift

    37.5%
  2. SAS swap

    62.5%
  1. SupraT

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    Honey badger Honey badger hits whatever tree he wants to hit!!

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    What is wrong with a S.A.S SWAP???? :D
     
  3. 4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Having the benefit of owning both, SAS hands down !! Stronger,ease of maintenance, much more user friendly to suspension MODS & personally you can't even compare the looks of a lifted solid axle Tacoma to an IFS

    Solid axle just...looks so damned....sexy
     
  4. alove0750

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    How are you getting your numbers for the SAS? Take everything that you think you will need and put it on a spread sheet, notebook paper, whatever you want. List every item out one by one and put the cost. If you don't know the cost high ball an estimate. Then add another thousand or so to that, plus another several hundred for misc b/s. I started out thinking that I could completely do mine for $4500-$5500 front/rear, all the bells and whistles... I was off. Take a look at the price sheet on my build (which I need to update) and it's the $20 here and $100 there that will kill you.
     
  5. Konaborne

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    this thread is three years old...someone poll bumped it
     
  6. alove0750

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    Albiet true Cody, its an old thread yet still relevant in this day & age....

    (also I didn't see it the first time around... I think...:p:))
     
  8. cmack

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    just ask this guy.....:cool::cool:
     
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    :goingcrazy::kona::brianr:

    I'm guilty of doing this before accidentally...
     
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    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    Actually everything is much simpler working on my current SFA rig than my tacoma....
     
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    Oh hell yeah its easier, alot more straight forward...
     
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    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    It all makes sense too....like I can look at something and easily know wtf i need to do lol...well minus I need a bigger f'ing hammer to get my diff covers off so I can change that fluid lol

    Gonna go test it all out early Friday AM since I gotta work the night shift. I felt like fun today, so I flexed it with my floor jack when removing the tires and zomg! :drool: It's comparable to the Ranger's flex :woot:
     
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    ARB or TRD E-locker.

    That is at least another $1000 for parts.
     
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    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    Oh, very nice !!



    Perfect, most dont know that the Detroit locker is/was the standard....:thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  17. cmack

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    I'm planning on running one eventually....

    It's totally unnecessary to run an ARB IMO. Selectable might be a luxury, but it's overpriced IMO.
     
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    Agreed, the ARB is a great locker, but I would'nt want to hassle with tanks/airlines, etc; & yes, too much $$$...
     
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    Those are cheap ass lockers.
     
  20. cmack

    cmack Impeach Chris4x4!

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    Just overall...there's that room for potential for more to go wrong with having an ARB because of all the added components.

    And you sir are speaking from, what, personal experience? Thinking that either factory or ARB must be gold and that's the only option?
     
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