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Total Chaos UCA how-to Install

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SILVER06TRD, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. Apr 15, 2009 at 10:52 PM
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    chris4x4

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    When lifting, you loose caster. Aftermakrket UCA's can add caster to the geometry so the vehicle can be aligned back to stock specs. They are also much stronger than the OEM UCA's, and the Uniballs are much stronger as well. Many UCA's are fully rebuildable and seviceable.
     
  2. Apr 16, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Im not really sure..:)
     
  3. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:20 AM
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    How much $$$...looking good. I put some 5100's on a couple weeks ago at 1.75. Took it to my dealer and got the rear TSb the next day. When I read my service receipt it said it was aligned to Toyata factory specs. The ride is great, no wandering...would the Total Chaos make that much difference?

    I really just want them so I have an excuse to take the front suspension apart again...so much fun. No problems whatsoever on installing the 5100's. THe spring compressor was easy, and did not seem dangerous at all....
     
  4. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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    LonghornTaco

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    Only going up 1.75", I think you're ok. I think if you go over 2" is where you start to have some issues...

    As always, Chris, correct me if I'm wrong.... :)
     
  5. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    Chris...how much$$$
     
  6. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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    chris4x4

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    I would have to see the print out, but, Your correct. Most issues arise after 2"+ lift. :)
    Generally, the TC UCA's can be found for just over $600.00.......around $620.00 to $650.00. Money well spent, IMHO.
     
  7. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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    Mine were $690 shipped from Wheelers...
     
  8. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    Ouch.....Now that they are a sponser, maybe they will cut us a break.
     
  9. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:39 AM
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    This was 6 months ago... Maybe they've come down a bit??
     
  10. Apr 16, 2009 at 12:52 PM
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  11. Apr 16, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    Whew! Yeah...4wheel parts sucks.
     
  12. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    FYI, I bought my TC UCA's from Northridge toyota in Calif., they had free shipping and I paid $595. I dealt with Carrie, she was great to work with.:)
     
  13. Apr 25, 2009 at 10:36 PM
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    Hey guys I just got my tc uca's, Have a question about removing the top bolt on the stock uca's. It says in the write up to bend the fender well, do I bend it towards the center of the cab or out towards the wheel area? What is the simplest way to acomplish this task any insight would be awsome. btw I am super excited about having these installed.
     
  14. Apr 25, 2009 at 11:36 PM
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    You'll need to bend them out away from the truck. I used a pair of channel locks, but something with longer teeth would have been helpful. Just take your time and it'll come out.
     
  15. Apr 25, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    Thanks Longhorn I appreciate everything.
     
  16. Apr 26, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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    Dont try and bend alot. Just a little bit. Enough for the bolt head to clear. Then, Tap the UCA bolt thru with a long 3/8" extension. Make sure the UCA washers dont "follow" the bolt, as they will cause it to bind up.
     
  17. Apr 26, 2009 at 7:59 AM
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    Awesome info. thanks chris.
     
  18. Apr 26, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    No problem.
     
  19. Apr 28, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    Can anyone tell me what the purpose of UCA's are? I know that they help in handling... Or at least that's what I think. And, they're better of off-roading and stuff like that, but I don't know why.

    Thanks!
     
  20. Apr 28, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    More range of motion with a Uniball. Stronger, rebuildable, and corects for lost caster.
     
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