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Total Chaos UCA how-to Install

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

  1. Jul 19, 2013 at 11:44 AM
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    MagneticTaco

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    My alignment wasn't too bad, prob the same as it was with the stocks which was ok after the lift. I had a 6 month unlimited alignment with tire kingdom so the new alignment was free. Figured why not
     
  2. Jul 23, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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    Maxtrac Spindles Fox 2.0 Coilovers TC UCA's All Pro Expo Fox 2.0 rear
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    ^^ is this bracket new? TC UCA purchased last week.
     
  3. Jul 23, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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    MagneticTaco

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    Is that the TC UCA's. In black?
     
  4. Jul 23, 2013 at 8:10 PM
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    Yeah it's newer. I bought a set in 08 and it wasn't there, but my wife's have them.
     
  5. Jul 24, 2013 at 5:12 AM
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    They're not black, still the gunmetal looking grey

    That's what i thought, the kit still came with 2 zip ties and the drawing doesn't show it. I'm glad they put it there..
     
  6. Jul 24, 2013 at 5:21 AM
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    There is an easy way to get the bolt back in the way it came out on the passenger side. I used a 4' pry bar and put it through the grill, the head of the bolt was perfectly in line with it, tap it in with a hammer. This was my 2nd time installing these and I wish I had known this little trick the first time.
     
  7. Aug 6, 2013 at 6:13 AM
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    I was woundering if they made a uni ball joint upper control arm like these for the 1st gen taco's?
     
  8. Aug 6, 2013 at 6:32 AM
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    Yes. I see this is your first post. Try reading through some stickies and use the search function in the toolbar above to find any answers to questions you may have. More than likely your questions have already been asked and answered..
     
  9. Aug 6, 2013 at 9:37 AM
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    Its for securing the ABS sensor wire in the stock location.
     
  10. Aug 8, 2013 at 1:35 PM
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    Dumb question. How do the aftermarket UCA's provide more travel? Obviously, they would allow more travel due to their shape, etc., but you won't get more travel by just sticking them on your truck, right? You would need to adjust the bump stops and coilovers...right?
     
  11. Aug 24, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    Icon ext travel C/O's, Total Chaos UCA's, King R/R shocks, All-Pro leaf pack, lights, RCI skid, Brute Force sliders, ect.
    Anyone know what the torque specs are for the spindle to the upper control arm?
     
  12. Sep 3, 2013 at 6:34 PM
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    Just got a set of the Icon tubular UCAS anybody know how they compare to the TCs? Also what grease should I use for the bushings and for the ball joint?
     
  13. Sep 4, 2013 at 11:23 AM
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    I thought you can remove the sway bar for more articulation with no problems!!
     
  14. Sep 4, 2013 at 12:04 PM
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    You can - mine has been off my truck the last 60,000 miles.

    He obviously is either trolling or had serious issues during his installation or he drove with the bar loose and it slammed into his CV boots. Either way not good.
     
  15. Sep 4, 2013 at 6:37 PM
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    ya that makes more sense! forgot to hook up the bar and it hit the boots!!
     
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    If anyone has a pair of these for a 2nd gen tacoma please let me know. Message me and then ill send my cell #
     
  18. Jan 8, 2014 at 5:22 PM
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    Do you guys running TC grease them like every 6 months or how often? I'm just worried about the maintenance with these uniballs vs. my Light Racing ball joint UCA. I know Chris 4x4 has ran these for like 4 plus years with no squeaking or problems. Is that consistent with all ya'lls experiences? Any problems with noise?
     
  19. Jan 11, 2014 at 6:53 PM
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    I was wondering if the TC arms will also fix the camber issue i have after the 3" lift.

    I had the truck aligned at work and they cant get both sides in spec, after the lift.

    i also have new powersteering rack, new lower arm and alignment cams so everything is brand new and both side cant get in spec after i put the lift on. My tires are getting chopped real bad on the outside because the tires arent sitting flat.
     
  20. Jan 11, 2014 at 6:54 PM
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