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LCA Bushing time

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by JJ04TACO, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:34 AM
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    JJ04TACO

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    Done most of the research and ready to pull the trigger. One last question...

    I've opted to do bushings as opposed to the entire LCA, how many of you guys bought new hardware? Bolts, Cam Adjusters, and Adjustment Plates?

    I've looked and mine seem totally fine with absolutely no rust. Also get alignments every 6 months and never a complaint from the shop guys.
     
  2. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:36 AM
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    Tacoma: Badlands basher front bumper Trail gear rear bumper Trail gear sliders OME Dakar’s OME 883 Coils Bilstein 5100s front Bilstein 5125s rear SPC Upper Control Arms Wheeler’s Extended brake lines ProComp 51 Series 15x8 3.5” BS 32x11.50x15 BFG KO2’s Honda CR-V windshield washer nozzles Hella 500FF fog lights Energy Suspension power steering rack bushings 4Runner: Hankook DynaPro ATM RF10 265/70r17’s TPMS Bypass mod RCI Skid Plate CBI Ditch light brackets 1.25” Wheel Spacers 2” Front Leveling Kit
    If they look clean and have been moved often I wouldn’t buy new. Looks like you live down south as well? So hopefully no salt problems. Even after 4 years of salty roads and 13 years of being in Alabama mine were still fine.
     
  3. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:39 AM
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    Sweet! That was what I was thinking. There's nothing like validation when you're running through one of these repairs. I hope I can get these bushings out w/o too much trouble. I was going to get the whole LCA from toyota and save some hassle, but part of me enjoys a challenge, and mostly saving $200.
     
  4. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:44 AM
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  5. Jan 8, 2019 at 9:49 AM
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    No, I try to use Toyota stuff when I can. At $50 a bushing, it's not too much. Also, I think I had the bushing's done before (been a while) and used some from Wheelers Offroad. I think they were the energy suspension ones.
     
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