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The 5.29 Mega Thread!!

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by JoeCOVA, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Aug 9, 2019 at 11:31 AM
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    the.sight.picture

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    Check the build thread in SIG

    I specifically remember being told about the break in by the dealership when I got my truck. First 1k, dont drive crazy.


    If you Google ring and pinion break in, there are many videos and pages explaining how and why.

    The easiest thing to assume is that Toyota Polish and cryo thier gears so you dont have to worry about the break in on gears.
     
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  2. Aug 9, 2019 at 7:18 PM
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  3. Aug 9, 2019 at 7:20 PM
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    Figured that much. Working with nitro now maybe they can put some pressure on the install shop sounds like it may have been the installers issue based on what I’ve described to nitro. And of course the shop just pushed back and said they did it right
     
  4. Aug 9, 2019 at 7:57 PM
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    If you are in CO you should reach out to the @thefatkid. He is as precise as a surgeon.
     
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  5. Aug 9, 2019 at 8:01 PM
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    You have to be when you mess with major mechanical things unfortunately I’m in ca.
     
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  6. Aug 9, 2019 at 8:13 PM
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    Check the build thread in SIG
    If I was you Id call the manufacturer of the gears, and ask for a shop recommendation. I did not use nitro, I used Yukon.
     
  7. Aug 9, 2019 at 9:20 PM
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    Yeah I’m in the middle of that now. But I’m not sure I want to trough another $2800 expense when clearly it wasn’t my fault.
     
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  8. Aug 10, 2019 at 7:06 AM
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    This shouldn’t be left in your hands to deal with. Either Nitro needs to take it on the chin or the installer. Definitely not you.
     
  9. Aug 10, 2019 at 8:24 AM
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    I couldn’t agree more with you but since it’s alrrady paid for I have little to no leverage besides leaving a negative review /:
     
  10. Aug 11, 2019 at 9:06 AM
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    I'm thinking of running a 285/75/17 which is a 34" tire. I regularly run 80mph down the freeway right now on my stock Tacoma and it's great. I travel to and from mountain area's on 3 hour trips down the interstate regularly. Eventually I am planning to add some weight, aluminum skids and sliders, but that's about it. You think when I change tire 5.29 will be a solid choice for me?
     
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  11. Aug 11, 2019 at 2:15 PM
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    I currently have that tire size and armored front to back. Bed rack and RTT. Lots of added weight. I currently am running the 4.88’s. They are great. If they would’ve had the 5.29’s at the time, I likely would’ve went with them.
     
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  12. Aug 12, 2019 at 10:06 AM
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    Right on. I go back and forth between 4.88 and 5.29 a lot. Seems most share your opinion that they would’ve gone 5.29 given the choice. I’m not planning on adding much weight so I’m mixed between the two because of the amount of freeway driving I do. I’m still leaning toward 5.29 because I do tow a 3600lb trailer from time to time.
     
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  13. Aug 12, 2019 at 1:01 PM
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    Anyone need a front locker when they do their re-gear?

    Let me know.

    Sold

    Mike

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  14. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:48 PM
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    Bleh wish I’d seen it sooner. Good luck tho.

    Got tired of waiting so I decided to just put them in myself. Plus we figured out my front 4.30s would of Grenaded. Saved them in time tho. 4wp didn’t tighten the front crush sleeve down enough. :crazy: We saved it in time tho. Should finish up tomorrow.


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  15. Aug 14, 2019 at 6:22 AM
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    How was it? Would love to do this some day.
     
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  16. Aug 14, 2019 at 7:46 PM
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    Rogue sent me the wrong crush sleeve for the front. Kit was open when I got it. Wasn’t too bad though. About three after work days. I’ll finish up tomorrow hopefully if I can get the right crush sleeve.

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  18. Aug 18, 2019 at 7:40 PM
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    anyone running 5.29s with ovtune on the 87 tune? no performance or anything.

    what are your impressions and how’s the mpg?
     
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  19. Aug 18, 2019 at 7:48 PM
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    Breaking in the tune and gears on 33s. Also got a winch w/ half bumper and sliders tho.

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    Love that decal!
     
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