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TERRIBLE TURNING RADIUS AFTER 6" FABTECH INSTALL??!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ilya47, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Aug 30, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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    AaronArf

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    Wonder if that could cause exaggerated loss of turning radius...i thought it was an optical illusion with the front bumper:tinfoilhat:
     
  2. Aug 30, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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    I noticed right off the bat.

    My buddy went and had his fixed right after he fingered out my joke with him.....he said his tracked and turned better since:confused:
     
  3. Sep 13, 2013 at 5:11 PM
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    ilya47

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    6" inch Fabtech Lift, 35” inch tires, 18” inch rims, front steel bumper with 9000 lbs winch, cold air intake with K&N air filter, GForce performance chip tapped into cold air intake, Optima YellowTop battery.
    so after all your feed back and answer about my problem i decided i'd pull the trigger and just start cutting sh*t left and right :D

    i added some pictures of my entire process for those who decide to follow my route

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    i measured to show how much i cut off on mine, if you cut your stoppers, you dont have to cut off as much as i did.

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    this is after cutting the stoppers i ran into a little problem on both driver and passenger side next to the coil spring the i had to move over so that my tire did not rub when turning
    Its a brake line extension after getting the 6" Fabtech Lift
    Had to do the same thing on both sides (driver and passenger side)

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    This is something i found in the shed, came with a free diamond blade which i used

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    now i can finally turn normally like how i did before the lift.
    thank you again for all and everyone's help, hope my problem ended helping somebody with the same issue
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2013
  4. Sep 13, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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    Warputer

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    Glad it worked out in the end for ya!
     
  5. Sep 13, 2013 at 5:42 PM
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    6" inch Fabtech Lift, 35” inch tires, 18” inch rims, front steel bumper with 9000 lbs winch, cold air intake with K&N air filter, GForce performance chip tapped into cold air intake, Optima YellowTop battery.
    also for those who have a sway bar in the front after a 6" lift, rip that f**ken shit off and toss it before its too late!!!!!!!!!!!!
    cuz i went to the beach and went off-road.
    30mins in i start hearing and weird thumping noise under the front end
    once i decided to check it out this is what i find....

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    it was so much force that 2 bolts that hold the sway bar were ripped out with no thread left at all to rebolt the bolts
    had to drive home with a strap holding the damn thing up so it wouldnt hit my CV joints

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  6. Jun 26, 2014 at 1:39 AM
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    ilya47

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    6" inch Fabtech Lift, 35” inch tires, 18” inch rims, front steel bumper with 9000 lbs winch, cold air intake with K&N air filter, GForce performance chip tapped into cold air intake, Optima YellowTop battery.
    what do you think??


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