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Is the 8.4 rearend strong?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by chopper, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. Jul 17, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    Is the 8.4 rearend in my taco strong
     
  2. Jul 17, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    That doesnt mean its not strong. You can break anything, if you dont know what your doing, or abusing somthing. I have never had the 8.4" rear break, or hear of someone out here breaking them. Not unless they were beating on it. It also depends on your defanition of "Strong". Are 35's going to put more stress on it? Absolutly. But when running 32's or so, the rear end is more than adequate for these trucks.
     
  4. Jul 17, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    Okeee dokeeee
     
  5. Jul 17, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    I used to have a jeep that had Dana 30 and Dana 35 and they were snap happy with just 32 inch tires
     
  6. Jul 17, 2010 at 9:18 AM
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    Alot of folks compare the Toyota 8" to a Dana 44
     
  7. Jul 17, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I doubt you are any harder than alot of the TTORA folks out here. Many are still running the stock 8" on their SAC rigs with no issues.
     
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