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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by yamahahauler, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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    yamahahauler

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    Im pretty sure this is a strut but im not totally for sure. Im working on taking off my TM 6 inch lift to put on new shocks/springs and leafs

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  2. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:40 AM
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    DanglingFury

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    Looks like some kind of effed up UCA..
     
  3. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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    chris4x4

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

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    Thats a "Second Strut" on teh TM kit. It takes the place of the UCA.
     
  4. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:49 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    such a strange design
     
  5. Apr 30, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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    chris4x4

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

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    Interestingly enough......There are many vehicles that use the "Second Strut" design. No new vehicles mind you......but some older ones.
     
  6. Apr 30, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    yamahahauler

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    im taking the TM lift off what do i do to get the stock set up? minus the new shocks and springs im getting do i need to buy new upper control arms?
    should i spend the money to buy new ones? or go to a junk yard and try to find one
     
  7. Apr 30, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    if you don't have stock UCA's already you'll need to get some. I imagine junkyard UCA's would be fine as long as they weren't damaged.
     
  8. Apr 30, 2012 at 12:07 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You will also need a new crossmember for the front diff. IIRC, the TM kit cuts the OEM on out.
     
  9. Apr 30, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    yamahahauler

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    they cut them out? i thought they just bolted on the new system below the existing one
     
  10. Apr 30, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    chris4x4

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    The ones Ive seen had them cut out. Unless you have a Prerunner. Then they just mount the new one over the old.
     
  11. Apr 30, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    IDtrucks

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    That looks like a pile of shit lift.
     
  12. Apr 30, 2012 at 1:58 PM
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    pretty much is thats why im going to change it soon
     
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