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Tie Rod warn?? What you think?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TruthInLies313, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. Aug 27, 2011 at 2:48 PM
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    TruthInLies313

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    HAHA....took the passenger tie rod off and well, was pretty sure it was beyond warn down. Got it replaced and took off the drivers side and it seemed fine but i replaced it anyway. My steering is crazy better and I feel safe driving once again. Also got my 5100's installed all the way around. Can't tell if the ride is better yet but in a few weeks I should be able to.

    Video here...if it doesn't work then I suck and don't know how to do it....I know my voice is weird calm down already.....

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  2. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    BUMP for video??? Or for people not liking me idk...:notsure::pout:
     
  3. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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  4. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:37 PM
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    'Worn'...
     
  5. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:41 PM
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    i changed it see if its working now....I hate uploading videos and pictures..
     
  6. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    Wow that one is crazy loose!! Scary!
     
  7. Aug 27, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    After I got it back from the collision center I felt so unsafe in it, I almost refused to drive it..I thought they were lying to me about it being warn....guess they weren't trying to f me over after all...

    But now its all working great again :) Im so happy :D:D:D:D
     
  8. Aug 27, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    It is 'worn', big guy...

    'Warn' would refer to someone 'warning' you not to drive the Gawd damn truck until you got that 'worn' tie rod fixed.
     
  9. Aug 27, 2011 at 5:07 PM
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    Thanks :)
     
  10. Aug 27, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    Looks like U installed the sway bar upside down
     
  11. Aug 27, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    WUT? He did? Oh don't make me go crawl under my truck...I just took a shower.
     
  12. Aug 27, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    IIRC I think that 6" kit requires the sway bar to be installed upside down, not 100% sure
     
  13. Aug 27, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    I did? Ill take another picture so you can see the whole thing. If i did then that would solve my problem of the sway bar hitting the stabilzers.
     
  14. Aug 27, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    when upside down looks like U may not B able to put a front skid plate on
     
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