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

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SlimDigg, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Feb 2, 2014 at 8:31 PM
    DblCabMN

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    Wheeled it this weekend out in River Falls, WI. Only a couple inches of snow, found a stump doing about 15mph and became very happy that i went with steel rims instead of aluminum. Pounded this dent back to round and brought it back to 15psi and wheeled the rest of the day. Drove it home without issue at 25psi.

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  2. Feb 2, 2014 at 8:32 PM
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    Have the exact same wheels! You saying that makes me happy :D
     
  3. Feb 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM
    PcBuilder14

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    Screw that. I'm not going to drive 100 miles for free rotation and balance. I can get them balanced on base for cheap and just rotate them myself for less than gas would cost.
     
  4. Feb 2, 2014 at 8:36 PM
    BYJOSHCOOK

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    The inner boot, its just a bunch of gunk spewed. Its on the bottom of the passenger side and then it gets thrown onto the LCA as well.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2014 at 8:49 PM
    4banger4x4

    4banger4x4 Probably should'nt have done that.

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    yeah cast aluminum would have cracked at some point when you were wackin the fuck out of it
     
  6. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:07 PM
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    View the build. Too much to list.
    I didn't know river falls has a wheeling place. I will be out there again in 2 weeks. Might need to check it out if I drive my truck. Or is this private land?
     
  7. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:21 PM
    NoTown98Yota

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    Installed my Ultra Gauge:
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    Also got a new housing for my gauges, the old one was cracked and scratched:
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  8. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:22 PM
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    What are you replacing those with? Staying with OEM rubber or switching to poly?
     
  9. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:23 PM
    45acp

    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    Didn't know you could get replacements. Where from?
     
  10. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:26 PM
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    When you have them rotate, do they do front to back only or do they cross rotate? Or do you even notice or ask?
     
  11. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:28 PM
    NoTown98Yota

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    My local Toyota dealer ordered it for me, $25.
     
  12. Feb 2, 2014 at 9:29 PM
    45acp

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    IIRC, they'll rotate them however you request, but I think the standard is just front to back. Silas is the man who would know better than any of us.:D
     
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    45acp

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    Not bad! Would've expected $75 or something from the dealer.:rolleyes:
    Thanks, pretty much can't see through mine. :cool:
     
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    Ya, mine has been bugging the shit out of me, mine looked like the previous owner set a cigarette on there and melted it. I was surprised about the price as well.
     
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    lol i put my smokes there... well my halfy that i have put out... always make sure its out tho... ALWAYS!
     
  17. Feb 2, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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    its along a route i drive often. why not.
    front to back, although ive been putting off a roation with the odd-ball tire on there now. i can see my cambers slightly out as im getting a bit more wear on the outer tire on the fronts. rears are good. might have thrown a wheel weight too as its just a gentle shake at highway speeds in the wheel.

    i never got it realigned with the OME since they wont do it saying a tie-rod has play. when it was on the lift at the dealership for my pre-epic-trip fluid change, the tech and i checked it and it moves as much as a RCH (old machinist term for those that dont know). Les Schwab just trying to sell shit you dont need.
     
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    Yeah, front to back, as it should be. Otherwise you change the direction the wheels roll.

    They will cross rotate if you insist on it.

    Glad to hear you were paying attention. :cool:

    You have 4 TREs, which one has movement, driver, passenger, inner or outer? If you can see the movement, the TRE should be changed.
     
  19. Feb 2, 2014 at 11:10 PM
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    with the truck in the air we tried rocking the wheel and couldnt get any play. if anything it is in the early stages of going out now, but 6 months ago when it was on the lift, seriously RCH amount of play if any.

    and they probably dont like me as i am the guy watching like an eagle while they work. the one time i didnt was in GJ and they left all my tires at different pressures ranging from 30-40psi :smack:
     
  20. Feb 2, 2014 at 11:15 PM
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    hehe, it was CO. Right now, everything in CO is suspect. :rolleyes:
     

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