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Second gen. Tacoma lean solution....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by chris4x4, May 31, 2009.

  1. May 31, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    For those that have a driver side lean on their Tacoma from installing a lift, new springs, or what not, Im going to be makeing some spacers to correct this. The spacers will correct the lean, and should get the truck within 1/4" from side to side. These will be for the front only. Right now, Im just trying to see if there is interest in this, and I dont have a price set, as I have to figure out cost of materials, time, etc. The first few that I make will be given away for the cost of shipping, or a little more, just so I can get reviews and input. If interested, please let me know.
    Thanks.
     
  2. May 31, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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  3. May 31, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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  4. May 31, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    You are definatly first. ;)
     
  5. May 31, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    Interested...

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  6. May 31, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    Does your truck have a lean? If so, How much?
     
  7. May 31, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    Sounds like a good idea. Let me know if you need any help with this chris.
     
  8. May 31, 2009 at 7:38 PM
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    Will do..I have every thing needed, but you can get me a drink.
     
  9. May 31, 2009 at 7:42 PM
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    Very much so, Billy 5100's on lowest setting with OME 885's, no spacers.

    I'd have to measure but it's visible from the front or the back, and I can tell it's leaning while driving, I hate it.

    I was going to swap the coil setups right to left and wait for the left to sag again.

    Marc M
     
  10. May 31, 2009 at 7:44 PM
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    Ok...These spacers should correct about 1/2" of lean...maybe a little more.
     
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    Hey Chris how are you? I have a question. What would be the difference between these and the ones Toytec offers? Would yours be preload spacers. I think those would be better than the top plate ones toytec offers.
     
  13. May 31, 2009 at 9:12 PM
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    Most of the Taco lean I experience comes from when I sit in the driver's seat. Does your product act like a treadmill?
     
  14. May 31, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    I am interested. Are these gonna be like the toytec spacers? 1/4" or 1/2"?


    It would be great if someone could figure out a way of correcting this lean without having to unbolt the LCA or compress the spring.
     
  15. May 31, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    Uh oh...I better see what they have....
    YES!....ummm....not really.....
    They will be Top plate spacers, but not thick ones...just to compensate for teh lean.
     
  16. May 31, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    DAm! It looks like Toytec sells something similar to what Im wanting to make......:(
     
  17. May 31, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    They also don't sell treadmills. You guys are very similar.
     
  18. May 31, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    :(
     
  19. May 31, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    You're sad? I'm still fat. If things keep going this way, I'll have a 6" lift on the driver's side, and air bags and ball joint flips on the other.
     
  20. May 31, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    lmao!
     
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