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What year did Toyota stop putting solid front axles in there 80's pickups?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Maintenance Man, May 31, 2010.

  1. May 31, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    I am just curious for a friend, he wants to get a decent truck to play around with. I told him to find an early 80's Toyota, but I cant remember when they stopped with the solid front axle.
     
  2. May 31, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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  3. May 31, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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  4. May 31, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Yep ^^^^^
     
  5. May 31, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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  6. May 31, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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  7. May 31, 2010 at 3:58 PM
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    when that movie came out, I wanted that truck so bad!
     
  8. May 31, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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  9. May 31, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    It made the movie even better for the 5 min it was on camera!
     
  10. May 31, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Still a good deal! AND...Those had a pretty unique torsion bar front end....The bars run along the top of the frame to prevent getting hit on rocks....
     
  11. May 31, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    I found it for him, and I wanted to buy it....but that would be soo wrong of me to buy the truck he wants...
     
  12. May 31, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    I like how toyota did that. I know Nissan ran them to the lower control arm. Not a good idea for wheeln.
     
  13. May 31, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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