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Upgrading rear end.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by eight3one_offroad, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    eight3one_offroad

    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Hey guys,

    I have a stock 8.4" LSD rear end on my 07 Sport. I would like to upgrade to something better, what do you think works best? I had a Detroit TrueTrac in mind but not sure if this is the right buy. Thanks for any response.

    - Rich
     
  2. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    Upgrade it for what purpose??
     
  3. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    ive had experience with tru-tracs and they are very impressive, but its still not a locker. id recommend an ARB air locker.
     
  4. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:36 AM
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    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    The stock LSD doesn't seem to work that good, I feel like I'm not getting enough grip to both tires. What about a Powertrax Lock right? Does anyone know the part number for a 8.4" housing?

    - Richard
     
  5. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    Maybe swap it out for an offroad rear end???
     
  6. Oct 23, 2010 at 11:39 AM
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    Yeah damn, I can't find anything aftermartket for the 8.4"
     
  7. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    E-Locker off the offroad or ARB air locker.
     
  8. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Thanks 1337, How do you like them Icons? I'm looking to upgrade to something new.
     
  9. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    How on earth can you not find anything for the 8.4" rear end? Powertrax, ARB, im pretty sure Detroit makes stuff for it. There are options for the 8.4!
     
  10. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:23 PM
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    eight3one_offroad

    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Is it part #1615?

    I'm just confused they don't list anything for a 8.4" I don't do anything that wild for a ARB so Powertrax or Truetrac.
     
  11. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/84038-powertrax-no-slip-vs-auburn-gear-lsd.html good read

    if you want it to be more aggressive for gripping and tractions:

     
  12. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    I thought you were coming in here trying to sell that Auburn LSD at first lol
     
  13. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:34 PM
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    what do I need another traction adder sitting in my apartment in a box for, huh?
     
  14. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:38 PM
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    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    haha thanks c m a k
     
  15. Oct 23, 2010 at 12:40 PM
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    the ARB does not make a pretty paper weight because its in a box...maybe I should make a display case for it!
     
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