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Stock or not?

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by Kavik, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    Alright so a couple of things was done to the truck before I got it so I am wondering if this is stock or not? drop, blocks etc. It seems to sit lower than a stock tacoma but I could be wrong.

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  2. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Your leafs are on the bottom of the axel with a block. So yes, its lowered. Easy to fix. Just pull the leafs and put the back on top of the axle where it belongs. Unless you want a lowered truck.


    Edit: unless that photo is upside down.

    Edit x2. Im a idiot. Ignore this.
     
  3. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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    I want a lowered truck! I am just trying to figure out what is already there.
     
  4. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:30 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    The axle was sat on the leafs and a block was put in. To each their own ;)

    Edit:
    Going to go fill out ID TEN T form.
     
  5. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    Awesome :) looks like I can mark a couple things off my list, Need some coilovers now
     
  6. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:40 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Good looking truck. Good luck with making it how you want it. I would put some air bags in incase you want to beable to carry a load.
     
  7. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    Nononononononono NO!!!!!!!!!!!!

    The non-Prerunner 2wd is spring-under-axle.
    This is the "5-Lug". You can't just "put the springs on top of the axle"

    6-Lug Tacomas are all spring-over axle.

    But no, the block is not stock... the truck was lowered.
     
  8. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:53 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Oh lol. Thanks for the info!
     
  9. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:55 PM
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    Thank you for keeping people from being extremely misinformed :)
     
  10. Apr 11, 2012 at 6:58 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Ive been really good at the misinformation as of late. Sorry.
     
  11. Apr 11, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    Based on your pic, the back is lowered. It looks like about a 2" lowering block. Have any pics of the front?
     
  12. Apr 11, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    HAHAHAHA i was going to post exactly what you have posted...
    But now i know... :)
    never really looked at the axle of a 5 lugger....

    Edit: and the suspension....
     
  13. Apr 11, 2012 at 7:12 PM
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    Ditto on the front... I'm curious how it's treated.
    The truck sits really nice, but it does seem the rear was lowered more than the front (which would be expected since they sit ass-high when stock).

    I'm betting it's a 1.5-2" block on the rear and a 1" spacer drop on the front.
     
  14. Apr 11, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    I will have to check the front tomorrow, but I knew something was up when I parked next to a stock version of my truck. Thanks everyone for all the input...and the misinformation lol :p
     
  15. Apr 11, 2012 at 8:05 PM
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    Someone's gotta do it. So, derp derp a derp:D
     
  16. Apr 11, 2012 at 11:30 PM
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    DERP LOL!:rofl: probably shouldnt give any more advice in this sub forum haha:gossip:

    so wait, just to clarify, did you think the block was a stock feature? no lol. that is aftermarket. and that looks like a 2" block. unless they custom ordered a 1.5, its 2". you could probably get a 3" block, stiffer shocks, lo pro bump (if you dont already have) and probably some longer u bolts to get another inch of drop witout notching the frame. OR, get a 4wd leaf pack and pull out the middle leaf. which i believe gives you 3" of drop with a better ride than blocks. that would also need shorter shocks and a lo pro bump though. not sure what you have up front, but then again i dont know shit about 2nd gen front suspension.
     
  17. Apr 12, 2012 at 4:14 AM
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    that is not stock. like the others said, it's a 2" block.

    i wouldn't pull middle leaf on a 2nd gen unless you wanna go herra low and buy good shocks.
     
  18. Apr 12, 2012 at 4:15 AM
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    they don't make coilovers for this truck. just fyi. it sucks lol.
     
  19. Apr 12, 2012 at 6:04 AM
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    really?? that does suck, looks like I need to get some new shocks then.
     
  20. Apr 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    the only struts for the front that are the stock bilstien XR struts.

    you can use this with either a XII 1.75" drop spring, XII Stock Height XR springs or OEM XR Spring.

    all the other struts are for lifted/stock applications
     
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