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UCA's.... why?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by texastacobueno, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Jan 23, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    texastacobueno

    texastacobueno [OP] Effin A Cotton, Effin A

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    I keep reading that people are installing the total chaos upper control arms, why do people do that? is it necessary on a truck with billy's set at 1.75"? I think I just need a Taco for Dummies book or somethin.
     
  2. Jan 23, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    ColdZeroBSP

    ColdZeroBSP Yo homie, that my briefcase?

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    I think it's to fix alignment issues and possible fit bigger tires.
     
  3. Jan 23, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    UCAs can help with tire clearance...and the alignment is really the large benefit. As you lift the truck higher and higher it gets less and less likely that you'll be able to get your alignment in spec.

    At 1.75 you might not need them- but if you have alignment issues UCAs are the first place you should look.
     
  4. Jan 23, 2010 at 6:41 PM
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    Klipp11

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