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Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by johnw, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. Jan 22, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    i know i only have the stock replacement lowers but i also know a few of you guys run TC LT kit. for the ones who do run the kit the piece of metal around the lower uniball is it rusting on you already? i have only had my lowers on since the end of november no beach runs or near the ocean or anything. and its rusting already will get pics up tomorrow but are any of you guys experiencing this?
     
  2. Jan 22, 2012 at 8:21 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    Bump before bed
     
  3. Jan 22, 2012 at 9:47 PM
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    Wish I could help from experience, but I do not have the lower uniballs on my TC kit.

    I do not know if that part is powder-coated, but if it isn't, regular paint (not clear coated) can rust sometimes pretty quick, especially down near the road where water and crap can get on it. That's just from my experience with other parts. Even then, sometimes the powder-coating isn't done right or thick enough.

    I'm sure someone else with more knowledge and experience will help you out though.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2012 at 10:16 PM
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    mine rusted a few month after installing them too
     
  5. Jan 23, 2012 at 5:14 AM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    well i got one confirmation anybody else?
     
  6. Jan 23, 2012 at 7:08 AM
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  7. Jan 23, 2012 at 7:14 AM
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    i see some sand...:D try some corrosion x seems to be working for me..or anything similar
     
  8. Jan 23, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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    I have the upper UCA's and the uniball is rusting on me. I installed the kit 3 weeks ago but have driven on salted roads here in Ohio. I read somewhere that another member used lithium grease to coat the uniball and it had not rusted on him for 9 months after he replaced them for rusting out the first time.
     
  9. Jan 23, 2012 at 7:56 AM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    Yeah I use tri flow dry lube with lithium on mine get it from the bike shop
     
  10. Jan 23, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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    its cause they are black oxide plated.... call and tell pat wtf
     
  11. Jan 23, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    Well the thing is i purchased mine through Dsm so should I go through them or just call total chaos straight up
     
  12. Jan 23, 2012 at 2:13 PM
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    thats from a meet lol not salty sand
     
  13. Jan 23, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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    I never regarded TC as a company that worries about corrosion due to their focus of fabrication and their location. I understand it, but some mention should be made that their balls rust after getting wet as well as some of their other parts.

    Chrome rusts
    TC uses chrome balls
    If you are in any area near the shore or anyplace that gets snow and uses salt TC downright sucks.

    My TC UCA uniballs lasted less then 9 months and I would expect LCA uniballs would be the same.

    The good thing is they use a typical size so stainless balls can be used to replace them - the bad thing is we all just spend a good deal of cash and then have to upgrade the upgrade

    but for those who do here's the UCA info
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/su...el-uni-ball-tc-uca-05-tacoma.html#post2804791


    IMO a good deal of Triflow is the best at protecting them.
     
  14. Jan 23, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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    i use the try flow. every month and inspect all of the uniballs on my suspension
     
  15. Jan 23, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    Thats a shame...people pay good money for their stuff, only to have it rust??? I mean I know over time its gonna be inevitable but damn....2 months???


    Bump for ya!!
     
  16. Jan 23, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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    yeah pretty much man im just going to email total chaos
     
  17. Jan 23, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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    I meant for the other guy. I can tell you check your stuff otherwise you wouldn't of noticed the rusty BJ mount.

    At least everyone else can cook a good coat of paint on theirs before install if they read this thread.
     
  18. Jan 23, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    very true sir
     
  19. Jan 23, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    :notsure:Dude, that blows. Maybe they need to figure out the material aspect of production.
     
  20. Jan 23, 2012 at 4:06 PM
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    or powder coat them...?
     
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