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Midtravel 1st Gen on 35's

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by SanClemTaco, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. Oct 25, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    yea i read about that after i posted that. lol
     
  2. Oct 27, 2012 at 2:07 PM
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    Maybe some of you guys could help me out.
    When I'm driving on the freeway, my truck gets really lumpy (feels like wheels are out of balance, but i had them balanced maybe 2-3 months ago) and the suspension on the truck is brand new.

    Any ideas WHAT is causing the problem?
    I'm thinking the carrier bearing or something may be worn out?

    If its the tires im just going to have to suck it up til they wear out
     
  3. Oct 27, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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    take the tires off and get a normal size
     
  4. Oct 27, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    How many miles are on the truck? Wouldn't hurt to inspect the driveline for loose bolts, dents, anything abnormal.... could be the carrier bearing, but my best guess would be the tires themselves are causing the vibrations. I work at Discount Tire and cringe anytime someone wants to buy ProComp tires becasue THEY SUCK! lol :eek: There are a few brands of tires that customers request that when we install, we KNOW they'll be back in a few weeks complaining about vibrations on the highway. It could be the wheels as well.... Toyotas and aftermarket wheels don't go together very well... :\ I would try replacing the tires first, however, since it looks like they need replacing kinda soon anyway. :notsure: BFG and Michilen are great, Goodyear is not bad, Cooper and a few others are ok...
    :rolleyes:

    Size has nothing or very little to do with vibrations.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2012 at 8:13 PM
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    1) blue didnt look bad. Black is always a way to go but heck try something new if you want.
    2) Id put it back on. I have a stock bumper but when I get a tube bumper I want one that protects the most it can.
    3) Behind the grill would be hella sick but lots of work it seems. Nothing wrong with putting it on the bumper though.
    4) I WISH I COULD FREAKING WELD
     
  6. Oct 28, 2012 at 5:34 AM
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    Its got 155000 on the odometer, I was thinking about changing the carrier bearing and ujoints (all) for good measure
    And yeah I need new tires in about 3-6 months they will be unsafe to drive on
     
  7. Nov 11, 2012 at 8:15 PM
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    Update:
    Few pictures of the completed bumper and light arrangement

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  8. Feb 5, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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    new parking arrangements
    not sure i like them
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  9. Feb 5, 2013 at 9:49 PM
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    Lol. I wouldn't.
     
  10. Feb 9, 2013 at 12:06 PM
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    Looking for peoples opinions, i need to order new tires and was wondering between the bfg all terrain and falken wild peak which one you would choose. the conundrum is that i was quoted 325 for the bfg and 235 for the falken out the door, and $350ish isnt nothing.

    So...? which would other members get?
     
  11. Feb 9, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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    I would do the falcon ones if you do a lot of on road driving and little off road.


    But if it were me where I go 4 wheeling every weekend. I would go with option C. Bfg mud terrains.
     
  12. Feb 17, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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    changed my carrier bearing, hopefully it removes the lumpy feeling under my seat
     
  13. Mar 31, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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    I'm curious what style Bushwacker fender flares you have because I love the look. Are those the Cut-Out style or the Pocket style?

    I have a 1st Gen Double Cab running 285 75 r16s with a 2.5" OME suspension lift. I have minor rubbing up front on the control arms, which I can live with, but in the back, when off road, I get rubbing on the stock fender flares, which tears up the tires. I don't mind cutting away at the body -- that's what trucks are for, right? I don't see myself running 35s, but ample clearance with my 33s would be nice, or I could see going to 34s some day.

    Thanks
     
  14. Apr 1, 2013 at 10:45 AM
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    Ill take some pics of the bottom of my flares so u can c how much I clearanced them. To answer your question the flares r the cut out bushwackers. However they've been trimmed on the bottom so the tire can tuck into them(which means the fender is cut significantly higher then the directions require for their installation.

    I would get fiberglass if I was you. Only reason I used these flares is that they where on the truck so it was a "free" upgrade.

    Hope that answered what you needed

    Oh and wheel spacers can fix the rubbing, I use them for such a purpose until I can save for long travel
     
  15. Apr 1, 2013 at 10:45 AM
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    One thing I just thought of, measure the clearance between your cab and flares cause these might not fit cause the bedside is so short in front if the flare
     
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    Great point. I'll measure the distance between the back of the cab and the edge of my stock fenders and see if larger fenders would even fit. I'll also look into fiberglass fenders.

    Thanks for the help. TacomaWould is such a great community.
     
  17. Apr 3, 2013 at 12:40 AM
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    One other thing, u could (in theory) cut and pull your bedsides but (1) don't know if u like the look (2) might not be enough material to successfully make it happen
     
  18. Apr 17, 2013 at 6:19 AM
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    It's a terrible picture I know but stoked on getting these
    (Ill fix the picture later today)
     
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    Impressive Sean, excellent craftsmanship, to answer your quandary about the tires go with the BFGs, they are more expensive but you will be happier. If you don't mind siping, go with the Falkens.
     
  20. May 30, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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    Prob shouldve updated this months ago, but got new tires (the falkens) cost of four falkens was same as three bfg's so couldnt pass up that deal

    picked up a set of lift spindles from member on here (David)

    finally have a good alingment and no more tires rubbing the frame, at least at ride height. Finally can u-turn without running over pedestrians on the sidewalk

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