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Mechic called (wrong Diff Drop bolts?)

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by KingMoo, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    KingMoo

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    -LIFT: 5100 bilsteins all around (set at 0.85 in front) eibach coils 2" AAL -D-RINGS -BED COVER rollaway
    My Tacoma is in the shop right now getting a lift with 5100s all around with Eibach springs and driver side 1/4" spacer.

    The mechanic just called and said the wrong size bolts are in the Diff. Drop package.

    Is this the right Diff. Drop for a 2011 TRD Sport DC/SB?

    Toytec Front Diff Drop Kit (TAC-DR-05)
    *(2) Main diff-drop spacers
    *(2) 6" x 1/2" Bolts
    *(2) 1/2” Nuts
    *(2) 1/2" Flat washers
    *(4) 8mm x 40mm bolts
    *(4) 5/16" Lock washers
    *(4) 5/16” Flat washers
    *(4) Skid-Plate Spacers (1” x 1” x 1/2”)
    *(1) Page instructions
     
  2. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    Diff drops don't do anything.

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  3. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    but I'm going up 2.5" (Eibach 1.6" + 5100's set at 0.85")

    I read a few posts here that said anything 2.5 or above should have a diff drop
     
  4. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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  5. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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  6. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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  7. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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  9. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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  11. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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    Tell the mechanic to duct tape the diff drop bolts to the side of the frame, they will be more useful there.
     
  13. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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