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Toytec installed this weekend

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kasey200, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Dec 22, 2008 at 6:47 AM
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    kasey200

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    Well, I threw a Toytec 3" on a buddy's 2005 taco on Saturday. The install went flawless and quick. I think it only took about 4 hours. He wanted to keep the stock wheels so we used spidertrax spacers in the front. I really like how it turned out.

    Sorry but the only camera i had was my phone.

    Before:
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    After:
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  2. Dec 22, 2008 at 6:56 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    nice job looks good, SpiderTrax on the back are good too, evens things out a bit
     
  3. Dec 22, 2008 at 6:58 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Looks great! Which ToyTec lift did you install? Also, I'd echo Dark Knight - install the SpiderTRax on the rear too. It's what I did and it makes it look even.
     
  4. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:06 AM
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    kasey200

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    If it were my truck i would put them on the back too. I don't think he is too worried about it for another $100. The toytec kit was the one with front coils and rear AAL's.
     
  5. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:07 AM
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    Stay with the stock shocks?
     
  6. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:32 AM
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    So I'm guessing spidertrax are some kind of wheel spacers. I am gonna do some searching...
     
  7. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:35 AM
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    :thumbsup:
     
  8. Dec 22, 2008 at 7:40 AM
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    Yes, they come in 1.25" for the Tacomas.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:03 AM
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    A guy at a local tire shop told me that the spidertrax are dangerous to have install on any vehicle. Is this true? I love the way it makes the factory set up stick out a little. His reasoning was that they could separate from the hub under high heat build up from braking. I personally have not heard anything negative other than from this guy. Any thoughts/opinions?
     
  10. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:06 AM
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    chris4x4

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    I have heard of problems with them in the past, but nothing within the last few years.
     
  11. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:10 AM
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    I dont know how they could separate from the hub. they bold on to the factory studs with red lock tight and then the wheels mount to new studs as you can see from the pic. These spacers are a well made product, I dont have much fear of them at all, specially after running 1/4" auto zone spacers on the front for over 2 years.
     
  12. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:11 AM
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    I haven't had any problems, but I've only had them on for a month or so. However, silverback07 has been running them for a long time without issues, and he wheels his rig hard! His experiences with them is why I pulled the trigger...
     
  13. Dec 22, 2008 at 8:17 AM
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    Yep....... kept the stockers.
     
  14. Dec 22, 2008 at 4:53 PM
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    waiting to get toytec coilovers tomorrow wanted to know if ill need anything out back teven it out? im running 285/60-18's and i think imgonna set the springs at 1" and see if it rubs.
     
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    definitely looks good!!! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Dec 22, 2008 at 5:39 PM
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    i seriously need to get this done! looks awesome
     
  17. Jan 15, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    Kasey- What size tires did your buddy go with on that pic?
     
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    What exactly are Toytecs? Any pics?
     
  19. Jan 15, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    www.toyteclifts.com
     
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    Old thread, but if I had to guess, it would be 285s or 265s... :devil:
     
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