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Long Travel BS Thread

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

  1. Nov 10, 2013 at 11:27 AM
    davidjmay

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    He's getting a FREE race kit…. (minus cost of coil overs)…. I mean can anybody here honestly say they'd pass that up? :notsure:
     
  2. Nov 10, 2013 at 11:31 AM
    BradyT88

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    Since it is free, then yes there is no reason to say no. That wasn't made very clear at first though. haha
     
  3. Nov 10, 2013 at 12:07 PM
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    free??? shit i want a free race kit.
     
  4. Nov 10, 2013 at 12:36 PM
    RJALLDAY702

    RJALLDAY702 U MAD? OH U MAD

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  5. Nov 10, 2013 at 3:31 PM
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    Call me crazy, but I wouldn't. I wouldn't want to have that wide of a stance unless I could dedicate the truck to a permanent dessert toy and had a shit ton of money to throw at it :eek:
     
  6. Nov 10, 2013 at 3:34 PM
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    Lots of expensive shit
    And HP to push the travel....
     
  7. Nov 10, 2013 at 3:41 PM
    davidjmay

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    You're crazy :p

    Then again, this is coming from someone who fantasizes about one day turning my truck into a purely dedicated race truck… And that same person who doesnt have any sort of long travel at all yet. So my opinion might be different from yours.
     
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  8. Nov 10, 2013 at 3:41 PM
    Emtmeyer

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    I personally would love my tires to touch both lines while driving, legal is my only limitations
     
  9. Nov 10, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    Lot's of leverage to twist your frame rails even more than a normal 3.5" kit already does.
     
  10. Nov 10, 2013 at 4:53 PM
    Emtmeyer

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    Depends on how much chromoly and gusseting is involved, if it's being built to be like a trophy truck you should equally strengthen it.
     
  11. Nov 10, 2013 at 4:53 PM
    Mxpatriot

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    I'd rather center mount than be as wide as a lane.
     
  12. Nov 10, 2013 at 4:59 PM
    Emtmeyer

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    Center mounts are still over 96" wide...
     
  13. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:02 PM
    Emtmeyer

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  14. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    That's BJ baldwin's trophy truck, made to blast 110 mph through the desert…. Its suspension is extreme in every sense of the word. There are tons of center mounts out there that aren't that wide.

    My question is… Has anybody ever center mounted a tacoma? How would you do that with the engine? I'm guessing you'd have to engine swap and stuff it into the cab as much as possible
     
  15. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    yea i have thought about it and can't think of how to do the front drive shaft really..

    guy on TTORA did a center mount 4runner though..used a supra diff.
     
  17. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:09 PM
    Emtmeyer

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    I haven't seen it yet...but I'd imagine you'd have to stuff the engine I. The firewall and make a modified j arm design to make it work
     
  18. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:17 PM
    Blackdawg

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  19. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:26 PM
    Emtmeyer

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    He means center mount

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  20. Nov 10, 2013 at 5:27 PM
    Blackdawg

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    yea i know...that is center mount...look at it..

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