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Rear Diff Strength vs Tire Size

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TakDwn, May 8, 2010.

  1. May 8, 2010 at 6:39 AM
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    TakDwn

    TakDwn [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ok guys I hate to ask but after much searching I'm unable to find the answer.....
    What is the max tire size the rear end can handle? Not in relationship to wheel well clearance but the strength of the rear to handle a larger tire.

    What is the common breaking points when the rear goes - spider gears, ring and pinion, etc-- ??

    I realize there are other factors such as gear ration, having/not having locker, etc...but what is common with Tacomas'?

    Thanks.
     
  2. May 8, 2010 at 7:07 AM
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    BirdTRD

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  3. May 8, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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  4. May 8, 2010 at 9:59 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
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  5. May 8, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    I blew my rear axle a month or two ago running 33's. It was the ring and pinion that went. I was doing a steep hill climb though.
     
  6. May 8, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    Blew my ring and pinion on 32's... and I wasn't locked.
     
  7. May 8, 2010 at 11:46 AM
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    if you busted the rear end with larger tires, please post what you were doing when it went out. Offroading, Commuting, 2h/4hi/4low, pushing the truck because you forgot to put gas in it!

    Would be great info!
     
  8. May 8, 2010 at 2:19 PM
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    If you beat on it, it will break If you are easy on it, it will break. Its just a matter of time. If mine decides to go I will have my ring and pinion Cryo treated.
     
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