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Pics of your 1st gen with SAS???

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Sheepdog, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. Dec 11, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    Sheepdog

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    I'm REALLY wanting to do a SAS on my Tacoma and throw chevy springs in the rear. I can't justify spending $1700 on an IFS lift kit when I could easily put that $$$ towards SASing my truck. I saw a link on here for a company that sells the kit to do the SAS on the 1st gen tacomas, less the axel and drive line, for $2000:

    http://www.sky-manufacturing.com/new...8d4400a08c456a

    I only wheel my truck maybe 20% of the time and the rest is daily driving. So I would want gears lower than the stock 4.10s, but not too low so I top out at like 60mph. If you have input and/or pics, post away.
     
  2. Dec 11, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    Why do you need SAS if your only wheeling 20% of your drive time. Also what kind of IFS lift are you looking at?
     
  3. Dec 11, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    I want to wheel more, I can't do things on IFS that I would have a better chance to on a staight axel. Maybe some people who are badasses can wheel on IFS, but I can't.
     
  4. Dec 11, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    Nobody has pics?
     
  5. Dec 11, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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  8. Dec 11, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    That thing is sexy as F**K!!! If only I had the cash...
     
  9. Dec 11, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    I've seen that one. It's badass.

    Why is your name "Drunken Sailor"?!?! It should be "Puddle Pirate"!!! hahaha. Just kidding. Thanks for serving, it means a lot. :cheers:
     
  10. Dec 11, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    hey op
    you should check out TTORA they have alot of sas'ed first gens over there
     
  11. Dec 11, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    on and btw
    i dont have any pics of my sas yet
    check back in about 5 years :D
     
  12. Dec 11, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    HAHAHAHA!!! Sounds like me.
     
  13. Dec 11, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    By SAS'ing your rig, you're really gonna sacrifice the daily drivability.

    You can't just slap on a SAS kit and suspect it'll drive perfectly. I can quarentee you'll have lots of fine-tuning and customization to work on after-the-install.

    My recommendations?

    Buy another daily driver car and go forth with SAS the truck.
    OR
    Keep the truck as daily driver & buy a trail rig and build it.
     
  15. Dec 12, 2009 at 6:26 AM
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    i'd also have to advise against a SAC if you dont wheel a lot

    i'd also suggest getting out and wheeling a LOT more in your IFS truck first...LEARN to wheel...THEN build as necessitated by your skill level
     
  16. Dec 12, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    Good points tiger and janster.
     
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