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Starting my SAS tomorrow on my 97 :)

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by im gooby, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. im gooby

    im gooby [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2" shackles in rear, Bilstein 5100's up front, Bilsetin 5165's 14" travel in the rear,35" MTR's, complete stereo, added power windows and power locks, blue dash lights and cluster lights, debadged.
    Waiting on the email for price, but I will be ordering a centered 9.5" ff rear with chromoly shafts, whole axle wms to wms minus the carrier with disc brakes. Front will be a stock width pass drop 8" hp 80 series. .375 for the tubes, disc brakes. Throw a couple diamonds under my truck, bitches love diamonds!. And I've found a local guy that my buddy introduced me to who will be doing my swap.
     
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  2. im gooby

    im gooby [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2" shackles in rear, Bilstein 5100's up front, Bilsetin 5165's 14" travel in the rear,35" MTR's, complete stereo, added power windows and power locks, blue dash lights and cluster lights, debadged.
    Just got the numbers. ~$5200 for both axles. Hellfire knuckles, centered rear, the works. Shipping them my arb lockers and longs to have them assemble everything. Sooooooooooo parts has hit $24,000

    Good times, good times.
     
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  3. tacoma16

    tacoma16 Well-Known Member

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    Check the build
    well that escalated lol
     
  4. Supra TT

    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    This is going to be a bad ass build :popcorn:
     
  5. tacoma16

    tacoma16 Well-Known Member

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    Check the build
    pass some of that over here :popcorn:
     
  6. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Ho-Lee-Chit!! :eek: I cannot wait to see this finally come together and possibly get to see it in the future... my sas will run away with its tail shoved so far between its legs itll be tickling its throat..
     
  7. Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Self Proclaimed first gen expert :doh:

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    are you out of money yet? fun looking build. but ive never seen someone throw this much money at something, this fast, whom wasnt sponsored. congrats.
     
  8. IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    i love your fuck it spend all the money attitude
     
  9. im gooby

    im gooby [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Haha. Some time during the fall my friend, down side is it'll be trailered there. Up side, diesel gets me farther than my taco will and cost less :p


    Not yet! But I am hoping the last things I need to pay for is installation/shocks/sexy tube stuffs from 01Tac0ma. I was prepared to spend about 2/3rds of the money I will have spent... But after a point I was far enough to not finish it. And I'm impatient. Which helped things quite a bit. Thanks!


    See^

    This isn't even the stupidest pile of... Stuff I've purchased in the last 3 months. Bought an 05 F350 as well.................. Benefits of making $45K/year at 20 and living at home I guess...


    Also, cab swap coming some time this week! Meeting with my buddy this weekend to discuss game plan.
     
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    So this thing is coming to south carolina at some point?

    Another cheery pop at carver mill 01Tac0ma? Gulches maybe? XD
     
  11. NwiTACO

    NwiTACO Big tars, little/no bed.

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    Sorry I wasn't able to help you, major life issues going on right now :(
     
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    Nom nom nom
     
  13. im gooby

    im gooby [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2" shackles in rear, Bilstein 5100's up front, Bilsetin 5165's 14" travel in the rear,35" MTR's, complete stereo, added power windows and power locks, blue dash lights and cluster lights, debadged.
    It sure is! Gonna come down there to get chad to outfit my truck with sliders, rear bumper, bed rack, and a surprise! I'll be there for like a week... If there's a place for me to stay that is ^_^


    It's all good man, I understand. Life gets in the way sometimes. Hope everything turns out well!


    Remember to chew thoroughly!
     
  14. IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    not as impressive any more lol. Maybe you have individual circumstances, but at 45k a year one would have thought you would have packed up and moved out. But maybe that's just me....
     
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    Eh, I think you saw what happened last time at carver mill :eek:
    Ill be game for Gulches though as my sas should be done by then or damn close to it if anyone has been keeping up at all with my junk
     
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    im gooby [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The $45K is this year starting January 2014. Last year i only made $36K. Moving out is next on the list. Having a really good family life helps too.
     
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    Now see. This is why it cost so damn much and the reason i tell people to plan on spending 5 to 10K more than your buddy who has never built one told you it would cost. Parts are expensive and he didn't even get 1 ton stuff. :eek:

    And it was sad that 70 series just sitting there rusting away.
     
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    Then you didn't see Rays Build. LOL

    Rays Build
     
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    Oh By the way Im Gooby, Good job man. Love to see this thing come together with those Toyota radius arms. I've always wanted to build one like that. Maybe a current version Hilux but then the three link systems drive so well and flex like you wouldn't believe.
     
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