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response from ecgs about the front diff issues

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tim allan, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Dec 22, 2011 at 6:34 AM
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    tim allan

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    Interesting I did not know the problem was so widespread, we have only sold 2 or 3 carriers do to this problem and I have never seen a needle bearing destroyed in a case. There is a inherit flaw in the design of the carrier that is the cause of the problem. it is not the needle bearing and in fact not all the carriers come with a needle bearing, do to the design flaw I can see where the needle bearing could be damaged. I just had my 3rd child a little girl yesterday and I am trying to stay caught up. But in the next few days I can do a video of the design flaw and show the users what the issue is. A lift and steep CV angles would exaggerate the problem but again we have not recognized as an issue I see the shortcomings of the design but have not until now seen the negative outcome from it. We can develop a product that should definitively help or eliminate the problem all together very reasonably.

    Regards, Chase


    I know I already posted this but I think it needs its own thread for updating
     
  2. Dec 22, 2011 at 6:38 AM
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    98tacoma27

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  3. Dec 22, 2011 at 6:47 AM
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    I would have ditched the needle bearing carrier if I knew there was one with ou them?? I had them fail due to a leak and over heating the bearings. Thats when I took it out only to find out there were no bearings I could replace. I had to replace the whole carrier because of the pressed in bearings! Tht wa a bad idea to me, I think that they should have made them a less permanent part of the carrier so they can be swapped and not affect the rest of the carrier if it is still in good working order. Just what I think... JOE>
     
  4. Dec 22, 2011 at 8:04 AM
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    I would be interested in what they can come up with to solve this problem permanently. I would be ordering a front carrier with an ARB if it came with a solution to the vibe.
     
  5. Dec 22, 2011 at 8:48 AM
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    Subscribed for more details and the potential fix.
     
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    Thanks for this! Keep up the good work guys! Tool bad TOYOTA decides not to fix or even acknowledge the issue... Boy times have sure changed!!
     
  11. Dec 24, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    one thing to note here. I heard that gl5 oil destroys bronze bushings. That's why some transmissions have requirement to only use gl4. Most synthetic gear oils are gl5 would not destroy that bushing?
     
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    cool deal chase sent me another pm about the video stating he had posted it, hopefully this will fix the issue
     
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    Sounds promising. I hope that this will solve the problem. Has anyone out there with a front ARB had the vibration? It is interesting to hear that might be another solution. Im keeping my fingers crossed.
     
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    i have no vibrations with the ARB up front. i'm running a long travel kit and on 35's
     
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