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Straight axles vs IFS on Toyotas

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Madams, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. Apr 2, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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    Madams

    Madams [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Straight axle toyota trucks look better than lifted toyota trucks with IFS. Especially when lifted 7 or more inches. Plus they are easier to lift. Dont understand why people lift there tacoma 7 foot in the air with IFS. To me its just ugly when you can see to much stuff underneath of it. With a straight axle you cant see nothing and it looks better.
     
  2. Apr 2, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    707tothe907

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    Most people don't lift their tacomas 7 inches...

    EDIT: Let alone 7 feet...
     
  3. Apr 2, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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    Lifting an old straight axle 7 inches is a waste as well. 4-5" is more than enough! I'm only planning on a 3" suspension lift for my 85' when the time comes to update the suspension on her.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    are you talking SAS? ahaha most taco owners lift up to 3" and the occasional 6"
    I think SAS tacomas are hot but Long Travel is just sexy
     
  5. Apr 2, 2011 at 1:52 PM
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    because its fucking expensive, troll
     
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  7. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    meh, long travel is the coolest IMO. But seriously...a 3'' lift will let you use 33'' tires and that'll allow you to go pretty much where ever you want for the most part. i see nothing wrong with the IFS on our trucks.

    SAS is pretty BA tho, but only really needed for the crazy rock crawler guys.
     
  8. Apr 3, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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    Straight axles rule, IFS is nice but it was never more than an effort to sell 4x4's to a different market.
     
  9. Apr 3, 2011 at 5:49 AM
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    I was thinking he same thing.
     
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