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Malburg114's 3Link go fast SAS

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by malburg114, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Jan 4, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Page 64 for 3 link build. Page 11 for leaf springs

    POST SAS BUILD SPECS. (DONE!!:bananadance:)
    Link to the start of the swap

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    Orginally a 2wd Prerunner but now a 4wd Leaf Sprung Solid Axle Swapped Tacoma.
    Im sure I missed some things in the specs so let me know. All of the work has been done by myself and my dad.


    Since my truck isnt Pirate worthy and not long travel with light bars like most 1st gens on Tacomaworld, I dont quite fit in. But because I enjoy this forum, hope you enjoy this. :anonymous::luvya:

    PRE SAS TRIPS:

    New Years Trip to Nelson, Searchlight and Christmas Tree pass (12/31/2015-01/01/2016)
    Logandale Trails- (01/23/2016-01/24/2016)
    Valentines Trip 2016 (02/12/2016-02/14/2016)
    POST SAS TRIPS:
    Wheerlers Pass (05/04/2016)
    Rocky Gap Road (06/17/2016)
    Rocky Gap Road: Take 2 plus jeeps (06/23/2016)
    Wheelers Pass Overnighter (07/2/2016-07/03/2016)
    Carpenter Creek (07/16/2016)
    Vegas TW Wheelers Pass (08/07/2016)
    Mormon Wells-(08/12/2016-08/13/2016)
    Rocky Gap Night Wheeling-(08/27/2016)
    Rubicon Trail-MCR-(09/15/2016-09/19/2016)
    Rocky Gap-(10/27/2016)
    More rocky gap trips
    Moab (hells revenge, hells gate, golden spike, metal masher)
    Sand Hollow/Winter 4x4 Jamboree 2017
    Rubicon MCR 2017
    Sand Hollow/Trail Hero 2017
    Mini Devils peak
    More Rocky Gap
    Logandale/Hump n Bump 2017
    The driveway lol


    Specs:
    2001 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner TRD

    How I got it:
    Bone Stock with 103,000 miles
    I'm the 2nd and probably final owner

    Front:
    Current: ruffstuff 9 in with solid axle industry inner c and dodge kingpin knuckles
    Ruffstuff bronze bushings, springless high steer arms, ruffstuff calipers, Ford inner shafts and Chevy kingpin outers. Yukon chromolys with Yukon locking hubs and super joints
    3link, 2.5x14 coil over and triple bypass
    2.0x2 fox bump stop


    Old::Ruffstuff 8" diff and mini truck knuckle balls with 1990 Pickup hubs and Tacoma Calipers and Rotors
    Front Range Tacoma/4Runner Brake Adapter
    Skys High steer arms with 5th stud mod
    4.88s and Detroit Locker
    Skys Frenched leaf spring hangers
    Leaf Sprung
    Trail Gear 3" HD Springs
    Fox 2.0 Remote Resi Shocks with Adjusters
    JY Bump Stops
    Boxed Frame
    TG Tapped steering box with Skys Flat arm
    Custom Steering Shaft with Woodward coupler and Front Range Firewall Plate
    Rcv axle shafts
    Tundra brakes

    Rear:
    current: ruffstuff 9 with solid axle industry rear kit
    Yukon third with zip locker and 5.29
    2.5x12 triple bypasses
    2.0x2 bilstein bumptop
    Chevy 63 main and deaver pack

    Old::Tacoma Axle w/ 1.25" Spacers
    4.88s and E-Locker
    Trussed
    Trail Gear Diff Cover
    Chevy 63s with a Toyota Add a Leaf and Wagoneer Spring
    Frenched Front Hangers
    6" eye to eye Shackle
    Boxed frame
    Fox 2.0s with Remote Resi
    JY Bump Stops
    Bed bob and highclearenced bedsides

    Engine and Drivetrain:
    Stock Engine with 2.4l Radiator
    Inchworm Prerunner Adapter
    Trail Gear Passenger Drop 4.7 Transfer Case with 2.28 Crawl box and Twin Sticks
    Custom Front Drive Shaft with Trail Gear Slip Yoke
    Shortened Rear Drive Shaft
    Magnaflow Catalytic Converter
    FlowMaster Muffler? Out the bed side
    Psc 3.4l hydro assist and 6 in ram shortened with heatsink cooler and Psc resivor

    Tires and Wheels:
    39x13.5r17 BFG KR2 BAJAS
    Pro comp vapor headlocks

    Armor:
    Custom Front Bumper with Winch
    Custom Sliders
    Full Belly Skids

    Interior:
    Kenwood Excelon
    Kenwood factory replacement speakers
    Scion XD Seats
    Twin Sticks and Crawl Box shifter in a hacked up center console

    Plans:











     
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  2. Jan 5, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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    Trowbocop

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    Stoked to see progress on this build, I built my sliders and rear bumper. GL
     
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  3. Aug 22, 2013 at 5:14 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got busy and forgot about this build.

    Here is what I have done:
    New tires and rim (Aluminum 16 in black rims with 33 by 11.5 General Grabbers)
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    Rear Bumper:
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    Made some steps/sliders
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    Painted the grill and surrounding
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    Painted the badges
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    and am currently working on a tire rack
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    Im goning to finish the spare tire and start working on the front bumper.
     
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  4. Aug 25, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Forgot to mention that the camburg uca's were put on along with the fox shocks and ome 2.5" leaf pack.

    What do you guys think?
     
  5. Aug 25, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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    95 taco

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    I like it, good job :thumbsup:
     
  6. Aug 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Should be starting the front bumper here soon.

    Haven't done much off roading yet but towes a trailer with 2 bikes great! Seems to handle fine down semi ruff dirt roads.
     
  7. Aug 26, 2013 at 10:51 AM
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    KayStrait

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    Looking good! How are the UCAs treating you?
     
  8. Aug 27, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    UCA's have been great! went in without a problem and haven't had a problem with them yet.
     
  9. Sep 4, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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  10. Sep 5, 2013 at 9:42 AM
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    3xLocked, lifted, well used
    I like the tire carrier
     
  11. Sep 5, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    malburg114

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    Thanks. Just have to make the feet to mount it to the bed and then I'm going to put a few things coming off of it. Should have it done real soon.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2013 at 12:23 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Went out riding yesterday. Dirt was perfect and it was really nice out. snapped a few pictures of the truck and also took the trailer off and went cruising around a little.

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    got her a little muddy :)
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  13. Sep 9, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got some goodies yesterday. (off an old race car we used to have)
    4 lights (2 new, 1 used, 1 with no lens but going to fix it)
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    Got this from a garage sale for a couple bucks
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    got 3 of these with 2 mounts for 10 bucks!! Love garage sales. My dads gonna take 1 mount with two gas cans and im gonna take the water can and mount.
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  14. Sep 22, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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    malburg114

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    Front bumper is almost done... Have to finish welding then off to get powder coated... will post pictures soon.
     
  15. Oct 11, 2013 at 9:16 AM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    anyone know of some good LED Pods that cost around $50? looking to get 2.
     
  16. Oct 14, 2013 at 11:15 AM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Going to order 2 or 3 digi diodes pods in the next few days for the bumper. will post more pictures soon.

    Anyone done the gauge cluster light swap? is it farely easy? not very good with electical stuff and dont want to mess anything up.

    Also, has anyone found led interior lights for the map and dome lights that work for the 01-04 tacos.
     
  17. Oct 14, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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    95 taco

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    I don't know about the cluster light swap, but for the Map and dome lights PM CSjumper (the LED guy).
     
  18. Oct 14, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Have been looking for the dome lights for a while and will be shooting him a pm.
     
  19. Nov 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    malburg114

    malburg114 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Finished the bumper and am really happy with how it came out.

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    All the lights.

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    Just the pods.

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    Just the hids.

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    What do you guys think?
     
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  20. Dec 30, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    Kennyperez

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    Subbed, how do you like those grabbers? How the power with 33's? I'm running 32 now and still has some balls.. Need tires soon and I'm thinking about going 33
     
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