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Uca need replacing??????????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Lane Cypert, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. Oct 29, 2008 at 2:30 PM
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    Lane Cypert

    Lane Cypert [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am about to purchase the Toytec 885 3inch lift and was checking to see if I needed to replace the UCAs? I have heard that a lift but stress on the control arms but wanted to know if this is necessary with a 3 inch lift. I don't want to pay extra if I don't need to but also want everything to hold up.
     
  2. Oct 29, 2008 at 2:32 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Its not but its worth it better travel and put your allignment back in spec.
     
  3. Oct 29, 2008 at 2:35 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    I put on the 885's with 5100s and my stock UCA's rub on the new coils at full droop, and my alignment is out of wack. You can install the lift without them and see if you have any problems..but you should get them.
     
  4. Oct 29, 2008 at 5:57 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Get new UCA's. Its an easy install, and makes a world of difference. :)
     
  5. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:25 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    3" ToyTec coilover lift on Bilstein 5100s, Total Chaos UCAs, ToyTec diff drop, Scangauge II, 4D MagLite mounted on the drivers seat, Painted engine cover, Painted calipers (red), Painted skid plate (red) Valentine 1 radar detector hard wired, Damplifier Pro on the floor, back wall and doors, Luxury Liner Pro on the floor and doors, Kenwood DNX8120, 2 Pioneer TS-SW1041D 10" shallow mount subs, 2 Pioneer PRS-D4200F 1200W amps, Mr Marv sub enclosure, Hybrid Audio Clarus 6.5" components in the front doors, Alpine 5.25" coaxials in the rear doors, A.R.E. LSII fiberglass tonneau cover, All Pro bumper, All Pro sliders, Wet Okole seat covers, Sockmonkey Mountain badges, PIAA 510 SMR Driving Lights, Warn M8000 Winch, Bud Built skids
    It's easy - except for the part about getting that 3 foot pin in and out of the shock tower in something like 3 inches of space... That took the longest BY FAR when I installed my lift.
     
  6. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:55 PM
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    Lane Cypert

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    What is the best place to find good and reasonable UCA's?
     
  7. Oct 29, 2008 at 6:55 PM
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    chris4x4

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    LOL, Its not THAT hard. :eek: I guess it gets easier the more you do it. :D
     
  8. Oct 29, 2008 at 7:03 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I got Total Chaos UCAs from WheelersOffroad.com.

    Nah, it's just hard working in cramped spaces. And I'm sure it's probably a lot easier if you have the right tools too... :)
     
  9. Oct 29, 2008 at 7:04 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    True! :D
     
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