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problem with exploding rear diff

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by B. Dutson, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Jan 10, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    B. Dutson

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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
    I have gone through 2 rear diffs on my truck... mainly because of the power I put to the ground. Its is a 04 taco trd off road furthermore when the power transfers from one tire to the other I tend to break the ring and pinion gears... I think a lsd woud help me, can I take the locker out and install a lsd or do I have to replace the whole axle??? I was searching for someone who make a drop in 3rd member with a solid diff no luck yet. Does any one have the same prob or could shine some light for me....thanks
     
  2. Jan 10, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    Are you using the diff lock on the road with a lot of throttle?
     
  3. Jan 10, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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    ^^^^ x2

    God I hope not haha
     
  4. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
    No its when I'm in open diff mode
     
  5. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    What the hell are you doing to cause the diff to go? Are you boosted? Edit, I just read you profile, you are boosted.
     
  6. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
     
  7. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
    Didn't include all the other stuff like exhause and intake and rr diff lock gray wire trick just the big things
     
  8. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
    Does anyone have any ideas or answers.........
     
  9. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    No. I've never heard of this happening. Sorry.
     
  10. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    Only thing I could think of is getting stronger gears next time you blow it up:eek:
     
  11. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    Mabey a higher ratio will help, giving you more tooth contact :notsure:
     
  12. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
    Well I just destroyed the diff its all ripped apart in the garage... so this is the time to make changes ya know
     
  13. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    I think you need to get a cryo'd set of gears (they freeze them and it makes the metal stronger)
     
  14. Jan 10, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    Ford 9'' swap.
     
  15. Jan 10, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    Super charger, 7th inj kit with piggy back fuel/timing/afr controler, Stage 4 6 puck clutch, trd thermostat, 2.1 dia urd pully, etc...
    Yes I have been thinking of a hole new rear end but my pride would never let me put a ford part on my baby now chevy would be fine even though the ford 9in rear end is stong as hell I'm kinda looking toward a drop in 3rd member or a way to rebuild mine and yes I will be getting those hardened gears but I'm still thinking I need a lsd or a drop in mechanical that will actually drop in. I'm willing to write off my locker.......
     
  16. Jan 10, 2010 at 4:27 PM
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    I wonder if you could put Tundra parts in it
     
  17. Jan 10, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    I'll take that locker off your hands if it'll just be burning a hole in the corner of your garage.
     
  18. Jan 10, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    ^Wont fit. Different axle sizes.
     
  19. Jan 11, 2010 at 5:49 AM
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    what about me i will take it.
     
  20. Jan 11, 2010 at 8:50 AM
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    I bet a Ford 8.8" with a LSD and some nice axles (31 or 33 spline) would fix your issues. They are stock in a lot of Rangers/Explorers(older ones). not to mention the Mustangs.
     
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