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What's this problem with my brakes ?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by rico334, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. Sep 28, 2010 at 7:34 PM
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    rico334

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    this is going to be extremely hard to explain without you actually feeling what I'm trying to say. Lets say I'm driving on a street @ 30mph and the light turns red. If I gradually apply the brakes and come to an easy stop and keep my foot on the brake pedal without relaxing pressure, when the light turns green and I take my foot off the gas, as the brakes release, it feels like the rearend has been suspended up in the air while the brakes are on, letting them loose, you can feel the truck actually lower itself in the rearend to it's normal position.

    I know it sounds weird, that's just the best way I can describe it.
     
  2. Sep 28, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    RideFast on the flats.

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  4. Oct 3, 2010 at 8:37 AM
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    rico334

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    Well I'll be damned..... I found this thread http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/1st-gen-tacomas/108316-goodbye-axle-wrap-mod.html
    and went to Advance Auto and bought the identical helper springs. Came home and did only 1/2 the mod, only used the 2 U bolts like some mentioned in the thread, to mount in front of the axle to hold the springs together before I went to all the trouble of installing the whole kit. Drove up the block after the 2 U bolts were firmly attached and the ENTIRE AXLE WRAP problem is gone !!!!!!! I couldn't be happier right now !!!!!!!
     
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