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Installing icon C/O w/o resi

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Tacoma mud, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Tacoma mud

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    How hard is it to install this kit on my 97 tacoma? Will i have to get diff. Drop and sway bar drop? :confused::confused:
     
  2. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    if they are pre-assembled (pretty sure they are), then it's not a big job at all... only a few bolts per side to remove and then even less to install the new stuff. you'll need a floor jack and some basic hand tools.

    check your cv angles... you may need a diff drop... or you may find that you're alright.
     
  3. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    What angle are they supposed to be at?
     
  4. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    And how hard would it be to intall the TC ucas???
     
  5. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    not hard at all, remove stock put on new
     
  6. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    Ok thanks! :D
     
  7. Jul 30, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    it's a pretty straight-forward process. make sure you've got a 4 lb. deadblow hammer and a ball-joint press and/or a 2/3 gear puller (you can rent from autozone or o'reilly's, etc.). i could not have done the removal of the stock ucas without those.
     
  9. Jul 30, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    as close to flat as possible. a little bit of downward angle is ok, but you don't want too much.
     
  10. Jul 30, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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    Tacoma mud

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    Ok well hopefully i dont have to cuz my cash is already running low :(
     
  11. Jul 31, 2011 at 12:30 AM
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    nothing, all stock expect got a OE replacement air filter K&N.
    its hard to save money when you find out about this forum. but its all worth it.
     
  12. Jul 31, 2011 at 12:50 AM
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    Step one: remove your sway bar
    Step two: Don't take corners nascar style
    Step three: take it off road
    Step four: think about the awesomeness of no sway bar :D
     
  13. Jul 31, 2011 at 6:31 AM
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    it doesn't cost anything. you put down a deposit that's 100% refundable within 48 hours usually. trust me, you'll wish you had them when you're mid-way through tearing your truck's suspension apart and you get stuck and have to walk to the nearest auto parts store to get 'em! :)
     
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