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What have you done to your Tacoma today? 1st Gen Edition

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by SlimDigg, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Dec 11, 2012 at 12:00 PM
    Bobert14

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    Why's that?
     
  2. Dec 11, 2012 at 12:20 PM
    Sloth

    Sloth Baby Ruth?

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    Differential movement between the two. One will be constrained from moving, the other not. Either they both move, or they are both solid and you go to vibetown.

    If one is restrained and the other allowed to move you'll be stressing/ torquing things that weren't designed to take those sort of loads.
     
  3. Dec 11, 2012 at 12:45 PM
    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Hey, nothing here, stop doing that!!
    Just look to your right! ->
    You are so right!:thumbsup: Thats exactly how it went with mine. When I installed 'em, they sat real high, then settled down almost 2". Now they are perfect. Just like they told me when I ordered them.:rolleyes:
     
  4. Dec 11, 2012 at 12:51 PM
    AlphaEcho2k5

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    paid it off.
     
  5. Dec 11, 2012 at 1:43 PM
    Blackdawg

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    Because the motor will still twist from the torque bit the tranny can't..this will case some big issues.

    It's either all solid..or not. Can't do one without the other.


    Also sorry, didn't realize his perch was broke. That's gonna suck t fix.
     
  6. Dec 11, 2012 at 2:14 PM
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    Some lift, some armor, some scratches.. check out the build!
    Congrats !! I love having no payments :thumbsup:
     
  7. Dec 11, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    Took some pics of my sagging springs. Going to shop around locally and see if anyone here can replace them for me (and will most likely order the Wheeler's pack if I can't source something locally). Wonder why there was a TSB for 2nd gen springs and not these...they're obviously not the proper spring for this vehicle. [​IMG]
     
  8. Dec 11, 2012 at 4:32 PM
    lucky73

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    sold the DC
     
  9. Dec 11, 2012 at 4:36 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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  10. Dec 11, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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  11. Dec 11, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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  12. Dec 11, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    That's a good point. Maybe I should try out the solid motor mounts. Not like its permanent if I don't like it.
     
  13. Dec 11, 2012 at 7:43 PM
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    I have a dark green 1997 tacoma single cab 2.7 liter. I have added many mods including a 2.5" suspension lift, 31x10.50x15 mickey thompson tires, 15x10 dick cepek dc-2 wheels, black nerf bars, bug shield, window visors, window tint, black toolbox, k&n fipk air intake, and some other mods on the interior. I am looking for suggestions on ways to improve the looks and/or performance of my tacoma. If you have any suggestions please let me know.
     
  14. Dec 11, 2012 at 7:47 PM
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    First mod..get new rims or tires. You shouldn't be running a 10" wide rims on 10.5" wide tires.

    Then loose the nerd bars..sliders man :cool:

    Get a magnaflow muffer then a sc and deck plate mod for performance

    Bit more importantly..do what you want. It's your truck not ours.
     
  15. Dec 11, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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    Looks pretty good to me :)
     
  16. Dec 11, 2012 at 8:09 PM
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    because you will break the tailshaft off the transmission when it stays put but the motor torques to the right
     
  17. Dec 11, 2012 at 8:10 PM
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    I mainly got the 10" wheels with 10.5" tires to give it an offset kind of look. Is it bad to be running them like that?

    I probably will look around for some nice sliders and maybe some skid plates

    And as far as the magnaflow muffler I will probably get the magnaflow catalytic converter instead because the stock one needs to be replaced
     
  18. Dec 11, 2012 at 8:13 PM
    Blackdawg

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    Yea you shouldn't be as you more at risk of popping a bead.

    For offset look you just need a less back spaced wheel. Not a wider wheel.
     
  19. Dec 11, 2012 at 8:15 PM
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    I will probably just wait until the tires wear out that I have and put a 2" body lift and go up to a 33x12.50 tire
     
  20. Dec 11, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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