1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Long Travel BS Thread

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

  1. Jul 8, 2014 at 10:16 PM
    skygear

    skygear           

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2011
    Member:
    #66558
    Messages:
    8,587
    Gender:
    Male
  2. Jul 8, 2014 at 10:24 PM
    nelson18matt

    nelson18matt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2009
    Member:
    #14939
    Messages:
    13,829
    Gender:
    Male
    Arizona
    Vehicle:
    2004 Long Travel Tacoma
    *SOLD*
    originally it was different... dual spares angled towards the bedsides (the black truck)

    that truck has been quite the whore since it's original owner
     
  3. Jul 8, 2014 at 10:28 PM
    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma Dezert Toy Fabrication

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2009
    Member:
    #14364
    Messages:
    6,719
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Anthony
    Santa Maria, CA
    Vehicle:
    06 PreRunner D-cab
    DTF LT front & rear
  4. Jul 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM
    anthony250f

    anthony250f Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2012
    Member:
    #73066
    Messages:
    7,455
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Anthony
    goleta/santa barbara, ca
    Vehicle:
    97 5 speed 4x4 v6
    lt
    im only running 33x12.5...but it looks like it might interfere with the shackle? im going to switch to 12" before i do it, but i figures since the bed is cut up in the back from the fuel cell that i might as well put a spare in there.

    i dig that red truck...but dont want to have to re-do the whole rear bumper
     
  5. Jul 9, 2014 at 12:17 AM
    skygear

    skygear           

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2011
    Member:
    #66558
    Messages:
    8,587
    Gender:
    Male
    Yup
     
  6. Jul 9, 2014 at 7:19 AM
    lembowski

    lembowski Rompin Around

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2009
    Member:
    #20347
    Messages:
    7,022
    Gender:
    Male
    Rolando
    Vehicle:
    09 LT, Caged, 4WD
    I'm doing mine like the black truck. Didn't want to redo the bumper or the gusseting work to the frame. The tire will sit down 6.5" below the bed surface, but still exposed like that one. That way I can stack a 2nd without it being in my direct view.
     
  7. Jul 9, 2014 at 7:44 AM
    jeffz0rz

    jeffz0rz Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2009
    Member:
    #27296
    Messages:
    2,933
    Gender:
    Male
    san diego
    Vehicle:
    1996 tacoma 4cyl, 5spd
    the down side to having a tire that sunk into the bed is ground clearance. seems a bit low on the mullen truck. id be worried about puncturing it in a big dip or hard hit.
     
  8. Jul 9, 2014 at 7:49 AM
    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2011
    Member:
    #52405
    Messages:
    7,372
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blang
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    Vehicle:
    1997 White AC 5-Lug
    atleast you cut the dove tail out of your frame. should be pretty easy for you.
     
  9. Jul 9, 2014 at 7:53 AM
    lembowski

    lembowski Rompin Around

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2009
    Member:
    #20347
    Messages:
    7,022
    Gender:
    Male
    Rolando
    Vehicle:
    09 LT, Caged, 4WD
    Mine won't sit down far enough to make contact with anything. But I have seen some that way, just need a skid down there.

    Rylee has the cleanest looking inset tire in my opinion.

    Yeah, the 35" tire fits nicely in there with room to spare. :)
     
  10. Jul 9, 2014 at 7:57 AM
    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2011
    Member:
    #52405
    Messages:
    7,372
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blang
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    Vehicle:
    1997 White AC 5-Lug
    yeah that's what i figured haha. i can't decide if i want spares or a fuel cell in the spot you're talking about. im trying to figure out a way to keep the bed still functional with 2 spares and a fuel cell.
     
  11. Jul 9, 2014 at 12:53 PM
    SanClemTaco

    SanClemTaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    Member:
    #86354
    Messages:
    221
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Sean
    San Clemente
    Vehicle:
    01 Midtravel Prerunner on 35's
    Solo Motorsports Spindles, Camburg UCA's, Icon Extended Travel Coilovers, Icon Rear Shocks, Stock Leafs
    [​IMG]

    take off on this with fuel cell below the bed maybe?

    fuel cell is made for jeep speed, only 14" deep
    http://www.summitracing.com/parts/j...P0MmR39iMeidxX68FtNymdqg8gP8eBicsAaAtBM8P8HAQ
     
  12. Jul 9, 2014 at 2:42 PM
    allmotorrex

    allmotorrex Grove St. Motorsports

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Member:
    #42441
    Messages:
    11,691
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gideon
    Memphis 901
    Vehicle:
    08 SR5 4wd 2.7
    4.88s w/h rear Powertrax locker, Fox 2.5 Ext. RR COs, Camburg 1.25” ucas, Fox 12" smooth body RR, BAMF shock kit, AP 3" springs, ext. brake lines, 315/75/16 BFG KM2, AP 1.5" spacers, 16x8 Pro Comp wheels, BFF front hybrid, GSM rear HC, Relentless Fab ifs skid, BAMF lca skids, BAMF k/o sliders, X2O 10K comp. winch, TP glass fenders, OKled 20"bar, EBS dimpled/slotted rotors, EBS green pads, K&N 63 CAI, LCE headers, FM Super 44 w/h turn down, URD MAF cali., LCE Dual Comp clutch, URD ss, TMPer M1 Abrams shift knob, Amsoil oil, Cobra 75wxst w/h 4' firestix, ARB compressor, Grillcraft, FXR TRS, T1 eyelids, 500 hellas w/h 6k hid conv., custom ADV Monster model 60 lights, bed lights, speedo light mod, Glow Shift volt/oil pres gauges, Glow shift 2g column pod, Optima yellow tops dual battery setup w/h IBS system, Pioneer DEH-P7200HD head unit, Pioneer 600W 4ch & 350w 2ch amps for doors and sub, Wet Oakle covers, Weather Tech
    I'm sure that Ford bed is considerably bigger then the taco bed though. Even that looks like maybe 2' of room left.
     
  13. Jul 9, 2014 at 4:24 PM
    SoCalRoadie

    SoCalRoadie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Member:
    #49459
    Messages:
    924
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jim
    Burbank
    Vehicle:
    10 PreRunner TRD 2wd Engage LT

    Mine is that low on my 2nd gen. I have a skid just below the tire and it hasn't seen a scratch. Even when I was rolling around almost on my bumps.
     
  14. Jul 9, 2014 at 5:58 PM
    Easy rider

    Easy rider Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2013
    Member:
    #108354
    Messages:
    202
    Gender:
    Male
    Cali
    Vehicle:
    13 Tacoma dbl cab solo LT
    Solo LT, 35s, etc
    Solo has a Lil feature in Dirt Sports + offroad. Not a bad Lil write up...but I'm a little bias.

    10509652_10152538769001622_3869349150643848057_n.jpg
     
  15. Jul 9, 2014 at 6:17 PM
    lembowski

    lembowski Rompin Around

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2009
    Member:
    #20347
    Messages:
    7,022
    Gender:
    Male
    Rolando
    Vehicle:
    09 LT, Caged, 4WD
  16. Jul 9, 2014 at 6:17 PM
    sytfu510

    sytfu510 INSTAGRAM: sytfu510

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Member:
    #62453
    Messages:
    3,922
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Alex
    Bay Area
    Vehicle:
    06 DBL Cab Long Bed TRD Sport
    RHD Fender Flares, BAMF everything, OKLEDLIGHTBARS.com lighting
  17. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:00 PM
    kbauman92

    kbauman92 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2012
    Member:
    #80132
    Messages:
    710
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kyle
    North Bend
    Vehicle:
    98 tacoma ext cab
    King 2.5x6 RR coilovers eibach coils Light Racing UCA Spidertrax spacers Fiberwerx fenders
    Any suggestions on where to get limit straps, clevis's and the brackets looking at ordering through sdhq or kartek or is anyone offering TW discounts
     
  18. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:09 PM
    username

    username Fluffer

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2010
    Member:
    #44704
    Messages:
    4,504
    Pendleton, Or
    Vehicle:
    05 Taco with some crap welded to it
    mostly stock
    SDHQ for sure. Kartek is kind of old fashioned and has a pricing structure that's antiquated. I used to go to their store all the time, and it seemed like the prices changed depending on who was working. If you are buying stuff for a race team,kartek is super cheap....if you are buying for yourself...retail +10%. SDHQ also has awesome customer service, decent prices, fast shipping, and they are on TW all the time answering our stoopid questions.
     
  19. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:13 PM
    JordanSmith127

    JordanSmith127 Jordemo805@yahoo.com

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2010
    Member:
    #43908
    Messages:
    1,685
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jordan
    Morro Bay
    Vehicle:
    2006 Black TRD Offroad DCSB Long Travel
    DTF Long Travel Built Tacoma
    I get all my little stuff like that from polyperformance.com
     
  20. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:25 PM
    JuansTaco

    JuansTaco JuanInAMillion

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2012
    Member:
    #91397
    Messages:
    7,340
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Juan
    gilbert az
    Vehicle:
    2004 PreRunner SR5 stormtrooper
    ESB long travel kit, Deaver f67s with DTF 12 inch shackles.
    Definitely sdhq. They offer a tw discount
     
To Top