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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 11:13 AM
    #21
    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    OIL PAN
    12101-75060 Pan, Toyota Dealer, $100.00
    15104-75020 Strainer, Toyota Dealer, $80.00
    15147-75020 Gasket, Oil Strainer, Toyota Dealer, $30.00
    11494-75010 Plate, Oil Hole, Toyota Dealer, $30.00
    91651-60614 Bolts (Oil Hole plate) (QTY: 4), Toyota Dealer, $15.00
    00295-00103 FIPG (Form in Place Gasket material), Toyota Dealer, $15.00

    STEERING
    Reid Racing Ford Knuckles, Parts Mike, $460.00
    Hi Steer Arms w/ studs, Parts Mike, $220.00
    Tie Rod and Draglink, Sidco 4x4, $155.00
    IFS Steering Box 1989-1995 4x4, Ebay, $125.00
    Borgeson Steering Shaft 450036, Summit Racing, $75.00
    Borgeson 013452 and 014909, Summit Racing, $160.00
    Pitman Arm, Parts Mike, $50.00
    Kartek 11/32" 29 Spline U-joint, Kartek, $110.00

    SUSPENSION
    Front Leaf Springs 5", Marlin Crawler,$342.00
    FOA Emulsion Shocks (4), FOA Shocks,$552.00
    FOA Shocks Charged, Sidco 4x4, $100.00
    F/R Ubolt Flip Kits, Parts Mike,$100.00
    9/16" Spring Hanger (2), Parts Mike, $34.00
    9/16" Shackle Bracket, Parts Mike, $42.00
    Shock Bracket Pair (2), Parts Mike,$36.00
    Shackle Hanger Kit Front, Parts Mike, $50.00
    Shackle Hanger Kit Rear, Parts Mike, $35.00
    Spring Perch Set (2), Parts Mike, $30.00
    Shock Tower Set, Parts Mike, $36.00


    AXLE
    Chromoly Right Side Axles, Superior Axle and Gear, $296.00
    Chromoly Left Side Axles, Superior Axle and Gear, $267.00
    Warn Premium Locking Hubs, Ebay, $80.00
    CTM U-Joints, Longfield, $315.00
    Front Gears 5.38, Superior Axle and Gear, $176.00
    Powertrax No-Slip Front, Just Differentials, $450.00
    Powertrax No-Slip Rear, Just Differentials, $450.00
    Rear Gears 5.43, Superior Axle and Gear, $208.00
    Frame Plating, Ballistic Fabrication, $112.00
    Front Bearing Kit, Superior Axle and Gear, $122.00
    Rear Bearing Kit, Superior Axle and Gear, $90.00
    Rear Frame Plates, Domello Offroad, $120.00
    D44 4:10 Carrier, Sidco 4x4, $50.00
    Toy Flange, Sidco 4x4, $50.00


    BRAKES
    Front Rotors, O'Reillys, $70.00
    Front Pads, O'Reillys, $25.00
    Front Calipers, O'Reillys, $25.00
    F/R Steel Braided Hoses, Summit Racing, $50.00
    Brake Adapters, Sidco 4x4, $50.00
    Brake Fittings, Sidco 4x4, $50.00


    MISCELLANIOUS
    4.5" 9/16 Bolts (20), Sidco 4x4, $50.00
    Stuff, Sidco 4x4, $100.00
    Toyota Long Slip Drive Shaft Custom, Sidco 4x4, $100.00

    WHEELS
    Goodyear MT/R 37/12.5/15R, Craigslist, $700.00
    Tire balancing, Sidco 4x4, $50.00
    New 5 on 5.5" RimsSidco 4x4, $125.00


    FABRICATION
    Sidco 4x4 fabrication work, $2,200.00

    TOTAL $9,363.00
     
  2. Mar 28, 2011 at 11:29 AM
    #22
    P_Tree

    P_Tree [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Seen this before and its a joke by the way. Let the build begin guys!

     
  3. Mar 28, 2011 at 11:33 AM
    #23
    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    SAS, Locked front rear, Ufab sliders and bumpers, air compressor, 35" BFG KM2 on steelies and 36" TSLs
    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...
     
  4. Mar 28, 2011 at 11:45 AM
    #24
    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.
     
  5. 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?
     
  6. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    mmadej87

    mmadej87 Mayday

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  7. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    707tothe907

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    ^ Win. Good job Keith.
     
  8. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    takern

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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!
     
  9. 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
     
  10. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:38 PM
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    BoostingMS6

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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:
     
  11. Mar 28, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    :popcorn:

    post pics when your done!
     
  12. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    P_Tree

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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]
     
  13. 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.
     
  14. 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!
     
  15. 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
     
  16. 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.
     
  17. 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:
     
  18. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    Good call
     
  19. Mar 28, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    FlawedXJ

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    my thoughts exactly.
     
  20. 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
     
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