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Solid Axle Swap BS Thread

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by Supra TT, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Nov 24, 2013 at 1:07 PM
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    bulhas

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    i think you should just read my build thread ......
    i brought ORI's up in the ultra 4 world and got laughed at…. LOL I guess a couple guys have tried and failed over and over and over

    effectively they all say they were great in the rock, but once you start actually racing good luck, if you want to go fast stay away, I have contemplating them for the lexus on the 3 link set-up, but how well will they hold up the heavy 12V once its in…..

    I think they have there place but there is a strong reason you see 99% of the race industry still with their typical shocks, Our team runs radlo's and GOD DAMN they are smooth :p
     
  2. Nov 24, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    JLee

    JLee The Man! Vendor

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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    Yeah they were probably the old DP3's they did not do well at speed. The STX is much better at speed.
     
  3. Nov 24, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    bulhas

    bulhas the habs fan

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    i think you should just read my build thread ......
    Brian as smart as he is, has left ZERO squat, also you have these giant towers that look awesome but become more of a problem when swapping

    Darthyota is 3 linking his 4runner right now and it looks pretty but after seeing a 3 link on another local truck you can see that the centre tower is huge and potentially limiting factor

    I sat down with my local guy who really walked me through 3 link's and how suspension reacts, same guy who built our race truck and very reputable in the area. I walked away with a much better understanding, at least to the point that the angle calculator make more sense
     
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  4. Nov 25, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    NwiTACO Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Anyone need a '78-79 Ford High Pinion KingPin axle?

    PM me...I have one left, just sold one. Shipping is super reasonable through Fastenal...just shipped the one to TX for $150.

    In case you don't know...this is the single most sought after axle out there, period. Strongest design, high pinion, and actually room for brackets on the drivers side of the pumpkin which is what makes this axle desirable over any other year ford axle. (Fords are driver drop, perfect for tacomas)
     
  5. Nov 25, 2013 at 2:46 PM
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    45acp

    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    Dafuq!? You had TWO spare 78-79's?!?
     
  6. Nov 25, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    Sell it to Eric so we can build it right this time. [​IMG]
     
  7. Nov 25, 2013 at 3:39 PM
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    Supra TT

    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    Go fuck yourself with a blender [​IMG] haha. But I like my D44 :pout:
     
  8. Nov 25, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    The usual toyota parts..
    If i had a garage i'd buy your d44 so you can buy the 60
     
  9. Nov 25, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    :eek: BUY A GARAGE
     
  10. Nov 25, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    Haha give me a year or so! I know lots of people say go 60 over 44 but for what I'd do with it, your setup would be plenty
     
  11. Nov 25, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    Yeah, as built as that 44 is, I don't think you'd have a problem selling it. Could probably sell it tomorrow if you wanted. :D
     
  12. Nov 25, 2013 at 6:20 PM
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    thegame WUT?

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    Then put a stock Dana 60 in and sleep like a baby at night :D
     
  13. Nov 26, 2013 at 1:26 PM
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    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    The problem with going to a D60 is that I need to get a rear for it, then I gotta get different wheels and of course I'll need 40s... regear...bearings...lockers...ugh
     
  14. Nov 26, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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    Ford 9 :D
     
  15. Nov 26, 2013 at 1:53 PM
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    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    I already have a ford 9" haha, it's way too narrow to match the tons, not that a narrow rear is bad or anything... Also it's weak, I already broke it once
     
  16. Nov 27, 2013 at 6:57 AM
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    rctoy It's about to get real!!!

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    TRD super charger, URD fuel mods and 2.1 super grip pully, Headers, 2.5" glass pack, Dana 60 front 4 linked, 14bolt rears on chev 63's, 5.38 gears, ARB locker in the front, PSC full hydraulic steering, 18" SAW 2.5" triple rate coils overs, FOA 2.5 air bumps, B&M launch controls, B&M trans cooler, 4 alpine 6X8 type R's amped, Red led rock lights, CBI front and rear bumpers (my design) CBI sliders, 4 riggid dualys front 2 in the rear, custom track bar, ARB snorkle, warn VR8000 winch, Viair 480c twin compressers..
    WORTH IT!!!!!!!!

    LOVE this right here ^^^^^^^ reinforcing my satement that anything can be broken. the ford 9 is a really strong rear end for it's size time for tons my friend..
     
  17. Nov 27, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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    A 9inch is strong but they are not gold. Seen the scatter parts plenty of times.
     
  18. Nov 27, 2013 at 1:27 PM
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    rctoy It's about to get real!!!

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    that and ARBs seem to not hold up as well in Ford 9 all other aplications it seems to do fine in..
     
  19. Nov 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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    Supra TT [OP] Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    I like the challenge of being on 36s... And having limits. I feel if I go to 40s everything will just be too easy... Alot of trails are already accomplished by my truck, but with a challenge still.
     
  20. Nov 27, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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    Makes perfect sense, I definitely get what you're saying.
     

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