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IFS lift vs. SAS swap???

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ak47, Nov 18, 2009.

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IFS lift vs. SAS swap

  1. IFS lift

    37.1%
  2. SAS swap

    62.9%
  1. May 10, 2012 at 5:05 PM
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    Honey badger

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    What is wrong with a S.A.S SWAP???? :D
     
  2. May 10, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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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
     
  3. May 10, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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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.
     
  4. May 10, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    this thread is three years old...someone poll bumped it
     
  5. May 10, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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  6. May 10, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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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:))
     
  7. Jun 10, 2012 at 8:58 PM
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    just ask this guy.....:cool::cool:
     
  8. Jun 10, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    :goingcrazy::kona::brianr:

    I'm guilty of doing this before accidentally...
     
  9. Jun 10, 2012 at 9:16 PM
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    Oh hell yeah its easier, alot more straight forward...
     
  10. Jun 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM
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    ARB or TRD E-locker.

    That is at least another $1000 for parts.
     
  11. Jun 10, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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    Oh, very nice !!



    Perfect, most dont know that the Detroit locker is/was the standard....:thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  12. Jun 10, 2012 at 9:46 PM
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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 $$$...
     
  13. Jun 10, 2012 at 9:46 PM
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    Those are cheap ass lockers.
     
  14. Jun 11, 2012 at 9:17 AM
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    What do you mean by Detroit being the standard??
    I was thinking of a Aussie some day up front... IDK
     
  15. Jun 11, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    What I mean is Detroit introduced the locking diff. in 1941 (or there abouts), & they set the standard for other manufacturers (that came later) to meet or exceed, they were around long before the other aftermarket guys....Not neccessarily the best by todays standards but still probably the most popular & most reliable locker going...
     
  16. Jun 12, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    1941......Compared to me that's the damn stone age!!! Just from what i've heard on TTORA Yukon seems to be a pretty pick.
     
  17. Jun 12, 2012 at 12:20 PM
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    Well I'm still a member there but don't go nearly as much as I did, TTORA isn't as informative or productive as it once was, theres alot more "Attitude" & not good attitude either, alot of guys just spouting off at the mouth without knowing WTF they're talkin' about, you can just ask a random question (or answer one), not even a dumb one & all they do is flame you. Like I said Detroit has been around longer than the rest & whatever technology the "other guys" have in their lockers it was done off the R&D work that Detroit did originally, so like i said , maybe not the best by todays standard but still the most popular & most reliable...
     
  18. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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