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LCA bushings

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by johnecon2001, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. Jul 13, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    My LCA bushings are leaking... I'm having difficulty finding either a replacement part or a service guide for replacing the bushing.

    Its looking like I need to replace the whole LCA :(

    Any other thoughts?
     
  2. Jul 13, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    have you checked or emailed energy suspension to see if they have any available yet?
     
  3. Jul 13, 2009 at 2:52 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    Yeah, they don't have anything available past a 2004 Tacoma.
     
  4. Jul 13, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    damn...that sucks. you'd figure they would start making them for the 05 plus taco's. may have to get some bushings from the dealer if you cant find them anywhere else.
     
  5. Jul 13, 2009 at 3:02 PM
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    chris4x4

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    What do you mean "leaking"....There is nothing in the LCA bushings to leak..???
     
  6. Jul 13, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    lol, apparently there is. I'm talking the bushing that connects to the knuckle.
    There's no part number for them, which leads me to believe I need a whole new LCA.
     
  7. Jul 13, 2009 at 3:20 PM
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    chris4x4

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    The part that connects the LCA to the Lower Ball joint? Is the L Ball Joint leaking?
     
  8. Jul 13, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    Yes then.
    Looking at this exploded view shows the bushing on the LCA though, and not attached to the ball joint
     
  9. Jul 13, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    That was a fluke jeez. I forget the parts I have on my truck at times.
     
  10. Jul 13, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I think what you are looking at is the Ball Joint castle nut. If its leaking on the bottom of the spindle, I think its your ball joint. If you want to have me look at it, let me know.
     
  11. Jul 13, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    Well if you stop by tonight, just glance underneath.
     
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