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P-Tree's SAS Tacoma Build

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by P_Tree, Mar 26, 2011.

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Leafs or Coils?

Poll closed Apr 25, 2011.
  1. Leafs

    19 vote(s)
    31.7%
  2. Coils

    41 vote(s)
    68.3%
  1. Mar 28, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    just saying, with a 3k budget you are looking at failure.

    just curious do you have grinders a cutting torch and a good mig welder?


    also you are aware you will need those parts listed above. they may seem useless but each has an important role, such as the frame reinforcement plates, the toyota steering box, hi-steer, knuckles, chromoly shaftes ect. do you know what axle you are going with, a 44, 60, toy, diamond ect...
     
  2. Mar 28, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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    You have a shop and are planning on doing the install yourself? Yet you have to ask us if coils or leafs are better? Ha.
     
  3. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    :laugh:

    :laugh:

    Contradictory?
     
  4. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    mmadej87

    mmadej87 Mayday

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  5. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    ^ Win. Good job Keith.
     
  6. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    Now thats not very nice. my Leaf Spring shoes were only of the highest quality danger ranger leaf springs that were only 25 years old!
     
  7. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    True however they still cost money, I don't want him to buy a waggy axle and put it in 4wd with 4.10 rears and 3.55 fronts or something. Flat top knuckles you have to buy and get tapped machined and drilled you need tie rods ect too
     
  8. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:38 PM
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    So this guy owns, a shop, but doesn't know the difference between coils and springs?

    And he wants to do hardcore wheeling, but only in some mud?

    And thinks SAS can be done for $3,000?

    And thinks SupraTT's (I think that's who created the SAS guide -- too lazy to double check) is a joke?

    ...

    Man, I can't wait to see his rig! :rofl:
     
  9. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    post pics when your done!
     
  10. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    there is a difference between wheeling and rock crawling. i agree with who ever said not everything has to be bought bran new. i have a torch , lift and 2 welders and enough stuff to build a whole shop, o wait i did build my shop. i have already helped straight axle a ford 250. i have also done cumins swap on it. i have seen peoples bran new stuff brake just as much as peoples used stuff. leafs are what im going to go with by the way and most likely front and rear land cruiser axles.




    :laugh:

    Contradictory?[/QUOTE]
     
  11. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    P_Tree

    P_Tree [OP] Well-Known Member

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    oh and also you all talk a lot of crap about someone you dont know.
     
  12. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    Don't die wheeling it. Good luck with the build, looking forward to some sweet pics!
     
  13. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    And you're hard to get actual information out of, so we're even :D
     
  14. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    Hey now...they're just giving advice and you must admit some things you said contradict each other. Number one rule of sas is not to do it on the cheap. That doesn't mean build the beast for 55k but it does mean trying to save every penny isn't gonna cut it.
     
  15. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    How does one help SAS a Ford F250 when they come off the line from Ford already with a solid front axle? :confused:
     
  16. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    malander That's some tight butthole

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    Good call
     
  17. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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  18. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    and i thought i was the only one who caught that...:confused:
    pretty sure they have had solid axle up front since they came out in the 70's
     
  19. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

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    maybe it was 2wd? and they put the 4x4 to it? honestly for 3 grand your not gonna come out with anything spectacular. I dont care if you can weld and have a pile of parts somewhere.
     
  20. Mar 29, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    Also make sure to swap out the proper muffler bearings or your truck will become a rattle trap that's one thing you don't wanna cheap out on.
     
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