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Taco lean normal or defect?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by bigbolas, Dec 26, 2009.

?

IS THIS?

Poll closed Jan 25, 2010.
  1. NORMAL ACCEPT IT

    62.5%
  2. DEFECT ASK TOYOTA TO FIX IT

    41.7%
  1. Dec 26, 2009 at 5:15 AM
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    bigbolas

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  2. Dec 26, 2009 at 6:26 AM
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    rab44

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    If my truck leaned that much I would complain until they fix it.
     
  3. Dec 26, 2009 at 6:31 AM
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    Razorecko

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    yea i had about 3/4" taco lean. Only thing that really fixed it was the toytec ultimate lift kit and i just adjusted one coilover higher to compensate
     
  4. Dec 26, 2009 at 6:41 AM
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    Janster

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    Since you're still under warrantee, I'd definately take the truck to the dealer and have them look at it.

    Did you change anything else to your suspension?

    Did the lean get worse or better after the TSB install?
     
  5. Dec 26, 2009 at 7:21 AM
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    akyota

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    I would totally take it in and have them fix it!! $30 grand dosen't just grow on trees.
     
  6. Dec 26, 2009 at 7:21 AM
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    matthew5olson

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    You mean front to back or side to side. Pics would be helpful
     
  7. Dec 26, 2009 at 7:22 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    I love my taco lean
     
  8. Dec 26, 2009 at 7:39 AM
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    Brunes

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    IDK what you'll get them to do about it. You are better off looking at aftermarket fixes- cause going thru the dealership is going to be a pain in the ass.

    ::is all about rugged individualism::
     
  9. Dec 26, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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    vbibi

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    So, then we are dealing with a bunch of idiots at Toyota development, My Taco is leaning about 1/2"
    Take care
    vbibi:(
     
  10. Dec 26, 2009 at 8:07 AM
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    flatlander

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    That is true, but I don't think it should show up until the shocks / springs are worn out. At least that is they way it was on my 93 chevy 4wd.
     
  11. Dec 26, 2009 at 8:44 AM
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    RedruM29

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    Just enough, and never enough
    Just wait till your taco has a budbuilt gas tank skid and high lift jack on the same side, then tell me how much your taco leans!:D
     
  12. Dec 26, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    carmellocafe

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    Yep, and don't forget the "battery" is contributing to that side of the truck leaning too. :)
     
  13. Dec 26, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    AriZonaD54

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    Mine leans a little. I cranked my C/O's on the driver side a little bit higher than the passenger side to compensate for me sagging the suspension down... and I still lean a little. It is what it is.
     
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