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manual locking hubs?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 04trd, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:12 PM
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    04trd

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    what does everyone think about manual locking hubs?
     
  2. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    STLharry

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    Superior to auto hubs. Then again, I don't like many things in automatic to begin with...
     
  3. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    how much and how hard would these to put in a 2004 DC 4x4? i wanna save my axles and thinking this could be a possible way?
     
  4. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    i was interested and doing the same thing but couldn't really decide on how i wanted to go about itor how costly it would be......
     
  5. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    i like my manual locking hubs!
     
  6. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    Off Road Solutions has a kit for 1100 (Warn hubs) or 925 (OEM, Aisin, hubs). Not sure exactly what it includes but it exists, for sure.

    Manual hubs are stronger and simpler than automatic ones, and are easier/cheaper to fix or replace.
     
  7. Jan 24, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    is it even worth it? i have no idea how fast normal axles would ware with a 3 inch lift? if so i tried lookin for a set of them and they are pretty hard to find.
     
  8. Jan 24, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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  9. Jan 25, 2010 at 6:23 AM
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    what the f##k is with the coil spacer in that link??? omg its huge.
     
  10. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    im in a love/hate relationship with mine

    i love them because there Superior to auto hubs
    i hate them because when i get stuck its usually when im in deep shit and cant get to them

    but all in all i love mine
     
  11. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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    easy swap


    can be done a LOT cheaper than the prices listed if you can find a donor tacoma to swap parts with
     
  12. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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  13. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:23 AM
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    throw in your rear axle and u have a deal :thumbsup:
     
  14. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:23 AM
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    yeah but i never hate my rear axle
     
  15. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:26 AM
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    i dont hate mine eather but i would love a locker back there :rolleyes::D
     
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