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

Manual hub spacer

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by iunek808, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Sep 14, 2018 at 1:53 PM
    #1
    iunek808

    iunek808 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2014
    Member:
    #131653
    Messages:
    122
    Gender:
    Male
    oahu
    Vehicle:
    04 tacoma dblcab prerunner 4x4
    Tundra 5100's w/Fj springs Deaver leafs 4x4 conversion w/manual hubs Jshift
    wasnt aware of two different styles. Anyone know the difference??

    83E48092-CB8B-41BE-9918-61310F931AB6.jpg

    DA3D58B1-0086-4392-BE6B-4C42C9D5CA23.jpg
     
  2. Sep 15, 2018 at 6:20 AM
    #2
    Timmah!

    Timmah! Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2016
    Member:
    #179385
    Messages:
    1,101
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    TIM
    I did the manual hub swap on my 98 4runner. I had heard you can potentially damage your Free Wheel Hub when you break a CV axle so I bought myself a spare to carry when wheeling. My buddy Jordan knows a lot more about manual hub vehicles since he owns a 1st Gen 4runner and he also did the manual hub swap on his 3rd Gen 4runner so I asked him what hub to buy. He told me to buy an Aisin FHT-019. Here's a link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015R1EF6Q/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    In your picture, the FHT-019 looks exactly like the one on the left.

    In the video below, if you go to play time 56:19, you'll see the original Toyota Free Hub Jordan is holding in his hand looks like the one in the right side of your picture. So, I'm guessing the person you got the truck from had to buy a replacement free hub at some point and replaced it with the Aisin FHT-019.

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/TZ2sOfVrnhU
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2018
  3. Sep 15, 2018 at 6:15 PM
    #3
    iunek808

    iunek808 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2014
    Member:
    #131653
    Messages:
    122
    Gender:
    Male
    oahu
    Vehicle:
    04 tacoma dblcab prerunner 4x4
    Tundra 5100's w/Fj springs Deaver leafs 4x4 conversion w/manual hubs Jshift
    @tacomabilly the ones on the left got from u. Aftermarket? @Timmah! The ones on the right i got from someone parting a truck out for spares
     
  4. Sep 15, 2018 at 7:08 PM
    #4
    BartMaster1234

    BartMaster1234 American Auto Horns

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2016
    Member:
    #195197
    Messages:
    39,448
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Tyler
    San Francisco, California
    Vehicle:
    1998 PreRunner 4x4 2.7l Supercharged
    4x4 Conversion Power Door Retrofit '85 DeVille Horns
    I bought brand new manual hubs and bodies from Toyota during my 4WD swap to replace the old ones I had. The original 1998 ones looked like the one on the right, and the brand new one looked like the one on the left.

    They’re excatly the same. I’m having no issue running the smooth one. AISIN changed manufacturing methods over the 20 years since it was originally made.
     
    Timmah! likes this.
  5. Sep 25, 2018 at 8:11 AM
    #5
    tacomabilly

    tacomabilly Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2011
    Member:
    #60694
    Messages:
    128
    Gender:
    Male
    Hmm, I got them off a guy as a spare set as well. This is common though with OEM parts manufacturers producing a part in one way for the year of assembly and then changing designs slightly as their own stock items. Maybe there is some patent issues? Aisin is an independent company but produces many of the components for Yota
     

Products Discussed in

To Top