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Is the impossible Possible

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by br217398, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Dec 13, 2008 at 7:40 PM
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    br217398

    br217398 [OP] Crazy Person.....

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    Well, everybody says the TRD suspension won't fit an a base 5lug.... I've got a trd set up from mytoytaco, and ill be installing it next weekend. No body has given me an exact reason why it wont work, so i guess we'll find out :) Wish me luck im ready to have a v6 set up on a 5 :popcorn:

    :wave: hope i make it work anyways.
     
  2. Dec 13, 2008 at 7:44 PM
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    the TRD what dude
     
  3. Dec 13, 2008 at 7:52 PM
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    The suspension on the 5 lugs is different than that of the Prerunner and 4x4 TRDs.
     
  4. Dec 13, 2008 at 8:00 PM
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    are you possible able to elaborate on that??? how is it different and it not work??
     
  5. Dec 13, 2008 at 8:01 PM
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    hey sorry about that.... its the trd suspension i edited the post
     
  6. Dec 13, 2008 at 8:55 PM
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    The rear is spring under axle in the 5 lug and spring over axle in the 6 lug. Not sure about differences in the front.
     
  7. Dec 13, 2008 at 9:42 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Coil bucket is larger, springs are shorter, and the shock is shorter for the 5 lugers. There is more, but I cant remember off hand.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2008 at 9:50 PM
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    ok thank you all.... just looking for the front differances since the back TRD shocks, and an aal works just fine in the rear, but im about to tear the front apart this weekend to make it work. Thank you chris and 05 taco for that info


    just like to have the information, and i dont like when people say it wont work with no explanations....
     
  9. Dec 13, 2008 at 9:52 PM
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    Im the same way, Buddy. I wont take "it wont work" very well. Good luck with the install, and let us know how it goes. :)
     
  10. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:03 PM
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    sure will!! i hope i can offer a bit of info to anybody that wants a real suspension on a base model. My shocks in the rear were all shot to hell! the TRD added 3 inch lift, and the AAL added another 1-2... truck looks funny at the moment :)
     
  11. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:14 PM
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    That mean you got it in? Pics?
     
  12. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:21 PM
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    just got the rear in.... ill take pics in the morning if youd like
     
  13. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:23 PM
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Yep. Can't wait to see the fronts too...
     
  14. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:25 PM
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    sure will!!! cant wait to be able to show you all!


    EDIT:
    so does anybody have some recomendations on how to easily get the searing rod loose so i can drop the A arm down a bit???
     
  15. Dec 14, 2008 at 4:42 AM
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    You shouldnt have to remove the steering rod. You can disco the sway bar at the spindle.
     
  16. Dec 14, 2008 at 6:16 AM
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    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    how are you going to do the front???

    the back i can see...but yeah....the front uses all different mounts, control arms everything...they look almost like two different trucks

    what exactly do you have for the front? just coils and shocks??:eek:

    this is to lift your truck, right?\

    btw the back...did you mount the bumpstops on the axle or use the stock ones mounted on the frame?
    did you use the u-bolts for the 6 lug?
     
  17. Dec 14, 2008 at 10:20 AM
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    not sure exactly how to do the front.. thats the point of trying it.......

    not specificly meant to lift the truck, but to upgrade the suspension thats there since the shocks are shot all to hell, im replacing those as well with the trd shocks from another member on the forum....

    bumpstops still mounted on the frame like the 5 lug always had, didnt change it to match the 6, U bolts are from a "aal for 2wd 6 lug only" "this will not work with the 5 lug tacoma". yeah.... it did fit!!! a Ubolt is a Ubolt...... it still worked....

    pics a little later today Longhorn, brother took it to pick up a washer and dryer....
     
  18. Dec 14, 2008 at 10:24 AM
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    and that will give me enough give on the A-arm to pull the stock crap out? Tried once very briefly the other day, but it took forever to get my wheel off since i broke my wheel lock... and i said F*** it. Its that "you get what you pay for" saying... gorilla SUCKS!!!!! :smash:
     
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    I can't wait to see pics!!
     
  20. Dec 16, 2008 at 11:47 AM
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    its just the rear being done!! sorry about the delay... i work graveyard shifts.....
     
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