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LT Taco Anchorage

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by 08WhiteTRD, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    So at the point where the shock mounts to the cage, your talking about 1* of movement? maybe 2*. Once again, Not saying its a good idea, but I dont see how any harm could become of it given that small degree of motion. The loading of the shock eye isnt going to change, regardless of its orientation. Only its range of motion becomes compromised.
     
  2. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    I really didn't understand why it was wrong until I looked at your truck. The way it is setup on yours makes it look like it would work a lot better.
     
  3. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    amaes

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    Yeah where I have the bed cut is were the shock moves 3" forward and 3" back. At the bottom of the shock where it meets the axle my shock moves about 12" total through a full cycle.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Ok...I can see that being an issue. I thought it was 3" at the axel.
     
  5. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    sweet little truck, but it needs some help. that "baja" badge on the door needs to go, along with the rear shock issue being resolved

    the dealership is high off their ass wanting $23K for that... thats a $10K truck... if that

    i wonder if it was built up in AK... had to be
     
  6. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    Yea when I drove by it the first time I thought it would have been around 10k but after I saw the price today I was shocked.
     
  7. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    I think Amaes payed almost 10k less, and got a much better truck.
     
  8. Aug 29, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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    You have a foot of forward/backward axle movement through your suspension travel? That's an awful lot.

    What driveshaft are you running? To accommodate that much movement you'd have to run at least a 14"-16" slip to avoid having the driveshaft split in two.

    I'm running a custom trophy truck driveshaft from High Angle Driveline on my truck and the 10" slip is more than enough with my 64" leaf springs. I probably have about 7" of fore/aft movement.
     
  9. Aug 29, 2010 at 9:45 AM
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    It's about 6" forward and 6" back. If I have time this week when I'm at the shop I'll be able give an exact number.
     
  10. Aug 31, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    I'm surprised a dealer is selling something like this. Shit i should trade mine into Toyota and get a prius
     
  11. Aug 31, 2010 at 7:28 PM
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    you know how i know your gay? :p

    j/k...but seriously, a prius???
     
  12. Aug 31, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    that's a sick Yota hard body...but the price is way to high...I bet it has put tons of hours of abuse on that thing not to mention the mileage...

    but it is made really well...KING all around FTMFW!!!
     
  13. Aug 31, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    just noticed the leafs are painted silver...WTF
     
  14. Aug 31, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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  15. Aug 31, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    mrp192 REALLY!!

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    where on base do you work?
     
  16. Aug 31, 2010 at 8:18 PM
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    that kind of nonsense doesn't belong on a LT truck
     
  17. Aug 31, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    Yea that sounds about right. This summer has sucked. It does always seem that it is pretty nice during the week and then rains all weekend.

    I work ammo. Where do you work?
     
  18. Aug 31, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    I think we are going to have in a month..

    90th AMU, Tams
     
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