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Long Travel BS Thread

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by amaes, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Oct 26, 2013 at 9:35 PM
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    yea. cut the shears off and weld them to the correct position. I've seen it done a some kits in person and it got rid of the bump steer. A Failgage kit with Solo spindles from bumpsteer to clean travel in an afternoon.
     
  2. Oct 26, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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    yeah i guess that's always an option, kinda weird that tc would make a kit with bumpsteer like that so I assumed it was an error in how its set up. It doesnt feel too bad though steering wise, I wouldn't have guessed until i saw pictures. should be fine once i move to coil overs and can lower the ride height and align from there. thanks guys
     
  3. Oct 26, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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    Might wanna have the front end done proper before blaming parts from the company. Any time I've come across a tc product they have been top notch. In my previous use of their product, when bumped and strapped as recommended, it performed as advertised. Get the front end out together the way it needs to be before you go cutting into a perfectly good set of spindles. If you want to push the numbers, you end up with adverse effects.
     
  4. Oct 26, 2013 at 10:57 PM
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  5. Oct 26, 2013 at 11:27 PM
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    Just went an hit this like an hour ago haha
     
  6. Oct 26, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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  8. Oct 27, 2013 at 9:19 AM
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    ... thats why i was asking if it was normal, and why i assumed it was not...
    its got correct castor, camber, toe, its got bumps and limit bumps, the shocks aren't bottoming out or over extending, and the uniballs aren't binding. hence why i was asking what i could do differently. i don't plan on hacking into these nice spindles, nor do i think its necessary... it must have something to do with my aftermarket steering setup. thanks for the input though
     
  9. Oct 27, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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    Too far forward will pull in like that, too high the same thing. Pull the shocks and torsion bars and cycle the suspension. You mentioned aftermarket steering ? Center link and tierods ?
     
  10. Oct 27, 2013 at 1:30 PM
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    it has the total chaos heim tie rods, stock center link drilled for 3/4, double sheer idler arm gusseted with delrin , and gusseted pitman arm. as far as i can tell it looks decent, but i guess the only way to tell is to cycle it.
     
  11. Oct 27, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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    Yup. Do you know if tc did the install ? Something is off at the spindle , where the steering is mounted. Id check out DR for the pre tacoma guys opinion. If you can wade through the bullshit and dip shits that is.
     
  12. Oct 27, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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    TC did not do the install, I did it myself. I did some searches over there but I guess I should make a thread. I can take some pictures of it now and post them here, if that would help at all?
     
  13. Oct 27, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    Hard to tell. Someone would have to have the same everything for it to make sense. Have you contacted tc ?
     
  14. Oct 27, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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    Just run it, its fine. You guys need to get over this bumpsteer obsession.
     
  15. Oct 27, 2013 at 6:03 PM
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    U guys are lucky you didn't get caught with the chp station right there. A tiny bump hardly seems worth a ticket
     
  16. Oct 27, 2013 at 6:10 PM
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    Agreed. What they fail to realize is that the LCA is mounted on adjustable cams. My god man, adjustable geometry! Mind blown. :D
     
  17. Oct 27, 2013 at 7:50 PM
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    So has anyone in here replaced one of these before, did some searching but couldn't find anything? think it would just be called the rear diff seal right? well anyway, there is a shit ton of diff oil (i think) thrown all over my gas tank, axle and just about everywhere under my truck from like the back of the cab up to the rear bumper pretty much, it hasn't been dripping tho at all so i just noticed it and have no idea how long its been like this could be as long as 2 weeks but im experiencing no grinding or anything unusual while driving and the diff bolts are tight as well. At first i couldn't tell what it was coming from but then narrowed it down to here i think if you look at the pic close you can see the seal is torn and it isn't really set right so its kinda poking out in some spots and then not in others. so i know i need to change this for sure so can anyone point me in the right direction of a thread for it or can anyone in here give me a part # for the seal or some tips on how to change it i'm assuming its pretty strait forward right? i just want to avoid going to Toyota at all costs...but my second question is if i have a diff leak like this is it normal to have fluid (which i believe is diff fluid) being slung all over the undercarriage or do i also have another issue? i can get more pics if anyone wants too. If anyone can help me thanks in advance :D

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  18. Oct 27, 2013 at 7:52 PM
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    yea pretty easy. Don't put a cork gasket there though. Just use FIPG.
     
  19. Oct 27, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    What do you guys think... First time ever fabing something
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  20. Oct 27, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    Looking good! i gotta ask..where do you guys get the dimple plate?
     

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