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What to do with 1/2" rear drivers Taco lean?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by maxpower29, Aug 7, 2012.

  1. Aug 7, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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    Im running 5100's with tsb in the rear and set at 1.75. I have good measurements all around except the rear drivers is 1/2" lower.
    I ordered the toytech 1.5 AAL and the Eibach coils, so Im wondering what else I should be getting to fix this lean? I know people say the 1/4" spacer in the front but would that help the rear?
     
  2. Aug 7, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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    Don't measure unless your gas tank is empty / problem solved :D
     
  3. Aug 7, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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  4. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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    I love you guys.....
     
  5. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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    Isn't that why you lift in the first place? So they can't get in?
     
  6. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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    I put in a 1/4" spacer on front drivers side it pretty much took care of it
     
  7. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:25 AM
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    I was going to suggest the empty tank but someone beat me to it :cool:

    so lifting the front actualy lifted the rear?

    can you also divide by zero?
     
  8. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:27 AM
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    Ya I'm a little confused
     
  9. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:31 AM
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    ya this
     
  10. Aug 8, 2012 at 8:51 AM
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    It's an unfortunate fact of Tacoma. Battery, driver, gas tank are all on the driver's side.
    If you don't want taco lean, you have to offset it. Move the battery to the bed on the passenger side, fuel cell center mounted in the bed and presto....no taco lean. Otherwise, it's just one of those things you deal with. Keep in mind that despite the lean-to swagger, the fucking truck will always get you home.
     
  11. Aug 8, 2012 at 9:07 AM
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    Ya I'm not too worried, I just wasn't sure what else I should buy for the setup. I'm sure when I slap on the 1.5 AAL it will be better with the stiffer springs
     
  12. Aug 8, 2012 at 9:08 AM
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    60% of the truck's weight is over the front wheels, so yes, lifting front left usually solves the Taco lean.
     
  13. Aug 8, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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    derp.
     
  14. Aug 8, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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    Did not misread. Lifting front left will also give a small amount of lift to rear left. In fact, with the front swaybar in place, you can "over-lift" the front left and not have it visible in the front.
     
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