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tacoma lean

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lilgerber, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Oct 30, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    lilgerber

    lilgerber [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Okay so my truck leans to the drivers side, i thought it was my blown rear shock,no biggie and changed it.

    But that was not it. upgraded them to kings and still have the lean, i took off my leafs measured them and laid them next to each other both had same flex/height etc.

    any ideas or anyone with similar problem??

    Ill try to get pictures .
     
  2. Oct 30, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    jandrews

    jandrews Carolina Alliance Southwest Region Ambassador

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    Taco lean is well documented. Heavy crap is all on the driver's side. Can be remedied with a spacer shim on the driver's side strut assembly or by going to coilovers and adjusting the driver side slightly higher.
     
  3. Oct 30, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    If you have a weaker FRONT spring that can affect your rear stance too. Eyeball the front and see if the passenger side front leans a little. Also did you take measurments from body to floor-AND is the fit/finish of your rear bumper-to-body right? Sometimes an illfitted rear bumper can make it look like a lean
     
  4. Oct 30, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    CopDoctor

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    gas, battery, driver are all on the left side. tis normal man
     
  5. Nov 1, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    lilgerber

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    i have kings in the front maybe ill try cranking the coil a little .. but ill have to check the measurments from body to floor, and bumper is good.
     
  6. Nov 1, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    Glamis

    Glamis date joined 03-18-2009 this is my new ID

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    a good fix is TSB spring and Firestone ride right air bags. I load my truck most weekends with 2 dirt bikes so the stock springs where worked. My s-10 also did the same thing before i put in new lift springs.
     
  7. Nov 1, 2010 at 3:31 PM
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    TACOMA TRD

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    gangster lean.
     
  8. Nov 1, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    not gangsta enough to pull it off. and i tried to get the TSB i was over on miles they said no. Guess 50 pack could fix this . hah
     
  9. Nov 1, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  10. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:07 PM
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    relocate battery
     
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  12. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    Taco leaning like a cholo?
     
  13. Nov 2, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    Date a fat chick, should level it out over time.
     
  14. Nov 2, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    Haha!

    only problem is that goes against my moto of "Lift it... Fat chicks can't jump"
     
  15. Nov 20, 2010 at 6:56 AM
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    chilidogrc

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    Tried searching this and came up empty handed. Has anyone done this?
     
  16. Nov 20, 2010 at 7:52 AM
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    No offense guys but do you really think a 30lb battery is going to make any difference?
     
  17. Nov 20, 2010 at 7:55 AM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    i dig my taco lean
     
  18. Nov 20, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    chilidogrc

    chilidogrc Play stupid games, win stupid prizes

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    You must be running a small battery, cause my factory battery probably weighs around 60 or 70 lbs.
     
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