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Toytec diff drop instructions

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bigmooze, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    bigmooze

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    Does anyone have a copy of the front diff drop installation instructions that I could see? I want to see what there is to put one in when (if) I lift my truck.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    mjp2

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    It's just 2 bolts. My recommendation is to skip the differential drop on the Gen 2 trucks, especially if aftermarket skidplates are in your future. They cause interference issues.
     
  3. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    whats the purpose of the kit?
     
  4. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    [​IMG] If you look at the sway bar and where it bends and the bolts to the truck the spacers go there.
     
  5. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    Thats for a Sway Bar spacer/relocate.
     
  6. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:53 PM
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    Thanks for the replies. I think I'll save myself some time and forget it for now.
     
  7. Aug 4, 2009 at 9:05 AM
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    do you need an alignment after installing the diff drop kit? (i know u need one after the actual lift...)
     
  8. Aug 4, 2009 at 9:13 AM
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    Sorry about that somtimes I dont think Im retarded and then I post and it all comes back to me i'm retarded.
     
  9. Aug 4, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    i just installed my OME 3" lift and i have a shudder/vibration between 5-8mph...will the diff drop kit help with that?
     
  11. Aug 4, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    silverback is right.

    Although the carrier bearing drop works for some and not others. Didn't help me with the vibe at all, but it's so slight I can live with it.
     
  12. Aug 4, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    hmmm now i dont know what to do...can the vibe cause any long term problems if left unfixed?
     
  13. Aug 4, 2009 at 4:25 PM
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    I installed the shims form toytec yesterday I had vibes from 0-30mph. There all gone now. I also have the C/B drop from OME it a cheap fix if it works.
     
  14. Aug 4, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    It wont hurt anything. Its only when taking off from a stop, Right?

    Did you let David know that all is well?
     
  15. Aug 11, 2009 at 9:02 PM
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    ya i sent him a pm
     
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