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Shop recommendations for front diff work

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by Redgrom, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. Jul 16, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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    Redgrom

    Redgrom [OP] http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-builds/29

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    ATO front skid (need more but icon's might fail if I hang anything else from my truck) All-Pro front bumper thanks to a good deal here and a pesky encounter with a rock or 20, total chaos uppers.
    So I have the front diff growl again and refuse to have Toyota fix it just so it will fail again in a year. Looking to switch to the bushing fix that east coast gears offers. Can anyone recommend a shop in OC preferably but willing to drive to get it right once And for all!
    Thanks
     
  2. Jul 16, 2013 at 9:25 PM
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    silver taco

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    Yotamasters is close to you.
     
  3. Jul 17, 2013 at 6:32 AM
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    Redgrom

    Redgrom [OP] http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-builds/29

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    ATO front skid (need more but icon's might fail if I hang anything else from my truck) All-Pro front bumper thanks to a good deal here and a pesky encounter with a rock or 20, total chaos uppers.
    Thanks! Ill check them out.
     
  4. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:31 AM
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    mercurymullet

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    Have had good luck with MIT. But that is el cajon. It would be a hike from your house.
     
  5. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:45 AM
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    SDSam

    SDSam from Dirt bike to Dezert Couch

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  6. Jul 17, 2013 at 12:04 PM
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    Redgrom

    Redgrom [OP] http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-builds/29

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    ATO front skid (need more but icon's might fail if I hang anything else from my truck) All-Pro front bumper thanks to a good deal here and a pesky encounter with a rock or 20, total chaos uppers.
    Thanks for the recommendations, I'm not against driving for good work. Just trying to find a shop that's familiar with the issue and fix.
     
  7. Jul 17, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    Yotamasters for sure. They did my gears and lockers front/ back.
     
  8. Jul 17, 2013 at 2:53 PM
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    mpleitez

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    Yotamasters talk to Eric
     
  9. Jul 17, 2013 at 2:57 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    -Nitro 4.56 gears - Arb Front and Rear lockers. -Rear Swing out bumper Curiosity of ( Dept .94) https://www.facebook.com/Dept94 -Tinted, -ProComp 6 inch lift with Icon Coil overs and Bilstein's 7100Resi -315/70/17 - 17x8 in Pro Comp Matte black rims 4.5 bs -East Coast Gear Supply Sliders -ALL Pro EXP LEaf pack -Camburg UCA's -CAB mount CHOP
    yep talking to two people who have drop a lot of money their for good thing :D.
     
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