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Just finished install a 3rd member.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TrdSurgie, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Mar 19, 2012 at 5:13 PM
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    TrdSurgie

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    Just finished installing a 3rd member I got from a 2006 Tundra with 3.90 gears and factory LSD :D Total time spent was almost 4 hours spent. Took my time. And damn that 3rd is heavy as shit when your in a akward position to get it installed. Recalibarated my Ultra guage and getting around 18.5 mpg again. I was getting 15.3 with my 255/75/17 guard dog M/T. Total spent was $250.00.

    Its not a ARB but it'll do for what I need. Wot!

    Major thanks to MonkeyProof, Jasmine and Maxamillion for their excellent write ups.
     
  2. Mar 19, 2012 at 5:17 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Awesome, didn't even realize the 1st gen tundra diffs would fit. Nice work!
     
  3. Mar 19, 2012 at 5:22 PM
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    I dont think that most know about it. its a good alternative to the rare 4.10. Anything with the T100 axle will swap out :) Did a ton of research.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Mar 19, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    :thumbsup:

    don't forget Jasmine who was a tremendous help with the making of the writeup..she did all of the dirty work with the install portion :p
     
  5. Mar 19, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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    TrdSurgie

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    Oohrah Jasmine!
     
  6. Aug 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM
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    mach1man001 eh whatever

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    Do you guys have a link to this write up? Very interested.
     
  7. Aug 9, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    MJonaGS32 MJ on a GS

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    whoa good to know. thanks for sharing

    if you dont mind me asking, how much did the 3rd member cost? and where did u get it?
     
  8. Aug 9, 2012 at 3:04 PM
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  9. Aug 9, 2012 at 3:10 PM
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    Interesting. You really only got 15.3 with 255/75/17's? If was thinking about going with that size. What type of driving do you do? Id love to hear more about this swap...
     
  10. Aug 9, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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    mach1man001 eh whatever

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    Anybody else do this with the 3.91 gears? I know that the 4.10's are a bit over stock when using 33's. I have 4x4 so I'm thinking of doing this front and rear.
     
  11. Aug 9, 2012 at 4:25 PM
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    x2 but I want to add an ARB to the rear, so I think I might go the ECGS route. But if this is more affordable, I might try to do it myself
     
  12. Aug 9, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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    Turd Herding Jim

    Turd Herding Jim What's wrong bro, DERPes flaring up?

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    pay the extra cash and go the ECGS route with the ARB installed already...The LSD is no match for an actual locker when the time comes that you NEED a locker lol
     
  13. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:14 PM
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    Oh I'm getting a locker regardless, I was talking about getting gears cheaper somewhere else (like OP) and puting the arb in there, then installing. I was going back and forth with Chase at ECGS and new gears (front & rear) and the locker was going to be $2100 shipped. A little too mich for me right now :(
     
  14. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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    Turd Herding Jim What's wrong bro, DERPes flaring up?

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    I'd hop on that brother! Thats about a grand south of what front and rear with 4.56's and ARBs cost me!
     
  15. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:32 PM
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    :eek:

    How come you got 4.56's? Are you running 35s? I'm running 33s so I read that 4.10s are ideal, no?
     
  16. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:32 PM
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    Turd Herding Jim What's wrong bro, DERPes flaring up?

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    4 cylinders of pure fury with 33's
     
  17. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM
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    ahhhh that's right
     
  18. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:34 PM
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    Turd Herding Jim What's wrong bro, DERPes flaring up?

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    Turd Herding Jim What's wrong bro, DERPes flaring up?

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    whaaa?! that sounds like hell for your transfer case! not saying it's wrong by any means, I'll be the 1st to tell you I don't know squat about gearing, but this just seems off. From what I know the RECOMMENDED difference should be 0% lol
     
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