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Let the mods begin

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by jmarquez808, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. Apr 12, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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    jmarquez808

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    No bad if u get big wheels and ur not lowered, lowered and big wheels wheeew thats to much for me. lol catching air in these dips and shit ha ha ha with stiff suspension
     
  2. Apr 12, 2013 at 12:58 PM
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    Brendo Ballz808

    Brendo Ballz808 Slammed or lifted.. ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN STOCK

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    Welcome to my world...... I think I'm stuck on just getting 18s now I wanna be hellaflush with some tire not rubber bands
     
  3. Apr 27, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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    Brendo Ballz808

    Brendo Ballz808 Slammed or lifted.. ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN STOCK

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    Brah i seen you today at Pearl City Chevron i was passing by in my work taco and spotted you haha and i turned into the gas station for catch you but you got into the truck and started driving haha if i never was on a delivery i would have folloed you

    anyways! your truck looks way better in person super clean love the stance and everything man great taco:D
     
  4. Apr 28, 2013 at 9:34 PM
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    Lmao classic. Thanks! I think I just got done running her through the wash! Chee catch you next time! Oh and finally measured clearance. Bout 4-1/2 inches clearance with the 2 inch blocks

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Apr 28, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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    Brendo Ballz808

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    Yeah u was wiping em haha
    RAJAH!!!!!! Thanks maybe that really gives me a good idea of my clearance I'll prolly be like 2" of clearance after said and done hopefully with my drop shocks keep me from bottoming out so I'm low and smooth
     
  6. Apr 28, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    :O I want me that 1.5" clearance :D!!!
     
  7. Apr 29, 2013 at 10:31 AM
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    well guys as soon as i get those blocks in ill only have 3-1/2 in clearance but thats plenty. The real test is throwing the bike in the back 450lbs or so!
     
  8. Apr 29, 2013 at 12:20 PM
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    Brendo Ballz808

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    Naw I think ur should be fine with the qa1s

    Shit if I only have 2" I prolly can't carry heavy loads hope the new shocks make a big difference in ride quality
     
  9. Apr 29, 2013 at 2:54 PM
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    yah im pretty sure shell go. My rear is smooth over bumps but the front jars ur bones in really bad areas ha ha
     
  10. May 1, 2013 at 10:26 AM
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    So i was using these crappy bushings with my x brace which was working a little when i had it tight but when they were really tight they were squeaking insanely so, i just loosened them and forgot about it for a while. I found some steel spacers that fit around the bolt and allow me to attach the x brace solid and tighten it down. NOW i can feel it working. Gotta say tottally worth the 200 i spent on it. Huge improvement in handling, suprisngly better. Super stoked!!!!!
    [​IMG]
     
  11. May 1, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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    w00t! Glad to hear it wasn't a waste of your time. That thing hangs really low... looks like it's lower than your tailpipe? Can it be adjusted to not hang so low?
     
  12. May 2, 2013 at 10:20 AM
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    definately not, honestly if you guys find one on craigslist(rare!!!!) grab it cuz its an easy pretty much bolt up mod with a huge improvement. Nah its not that low i think its just the way the angle of the picture looks. Its the same height as it would be on an x runner, never scraped it yet, think the tail pipe is lower too. Its clear!
     
  13. May 3, 2013 at 10:40 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    x2 on that. it made way more of a difference than i thought it would too.

    i used the energy suspension sway bar end link bushings. kind of a rip off at oriley's (they're $30 or so) but it works.
     
  14. May 3, 2013 at 12:47 PM
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    Yah i tried using those, mine were just the poly bushings from the same end links but when i tried to tighten em down i got all these creaky sounds every time id turn lol. i looked at the x runner and they got that bracket which is solid so i know theres no flex to it. I figured my steel spacers would be closer to that effect then the poly bushings. I feel it works way better now! I wanna get some spacers with a little more meat outside cuz these just fit right around the bolt, but im not in a rush, these are working extremely well!
     
  15. May 3, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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    gotcha mines are absurdly tight rofl. i was able to find a bolt that was the perfect length too, so that helped.
     
  16. May 3, 2013 at 6:56 PM
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    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    that extra squeekies is coming from the bolt up top. I had a peek at my leaf hangers/perch, there's some room for another bushing there but you will have to cut it down some for it to clear. but it's possible. also don't tighten it so much. I learned the hard way (was tearing up bushings left and right!!!) that your not supposed to tighten them so much or they will tear NASTY, enough where you have to buy new ones.
     
  17. May 3, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    That's why I like this steel spacer. I just cranked it down nice and tight and called it good metal on metal, no movement no flex, they are now one lol
     
  18. May 3, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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    :censored::spy::spy:
     
  20. May 29, 2013 at 3:34 PM
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    3 inch beefed block tapered with offset pin and 2 inch beefed block with offset pin.
    [​IMG]

    New 3 inchers are in!
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    yay leveled
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