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Which uca

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bajamoon, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    bajamoon

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    getting ready to pull the plug on new uca's. Leaning towards Camburg with the 1.25" uni ball(on sale@ trdparts4u.com for 599), or all pro or total chaos. Like the Camburg because i want their coilovers and they do installs and they are 30 minutes from my house. What is best form you experiance. Any help would be great.
     
  2. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:11 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    TC's seem to be less maint, and no noise. Camburg is a good UCA, just noisey. Same with All Pro (from what I have heard)
     
  3. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:20 AM
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    bajamoon

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    what is the noise from, the uni ball? and what maintaince.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:22 AM
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    Yes, Camburg and All Pro have noisey Uniballs. By "Maintinance", they need to be greased every so often...maybe once every 6 months or so depending on use.
     
  5. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:22 AM
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    The bushings need the grease, not the Uniball.
     
  6. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:29 AM
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    bajamoon

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    ok got ya, thanks Chris
     
  7. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:49 AM
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    Total Chaos FTW!

    Just don't use PB Blaster on the Uniball! :)

    And install it yourself - save the cash. Very easy install, just takes time. I did my lift myself with no prior mechanical experience. All is just fine!
     
  8. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:59 AM
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    what is pb blaster and i will look into tc.
     
  9. Mar 11, 2009 at 8:01 AM
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  10. Mar 11, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    Total Chaos all the way!!!
     
  11. Mar 11, 2009 at 8:44 AM
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    having the total chaos uca's, I would say get the TC's :)
    I almost went the camburg way, they have the nice ABS wire holder too.
    But in the end it came down to the TC having built in caster correction to get ya back in specs for your alignment when you raise the truck. It's a smooth ride, seems even better than stock(smoother, not so squirly at speed). Haven't heard a peep from the uca's at all since install in Jan 09. Make sure you pre grease the bushings on assembly with any uca's.
    good luck
     
  12. Mar 11, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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  13. Mar 11, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    what is the difference in performance and maintenance with the camburg uniball UCAs vs. the camburg ball joint UCAs (other than about $200+)


    i just picked up a pair of used camburg uniball UCAs for 250 shipped but i'll need to get new slugs (extra $100 from camburg)... but still 350 shipped is a sweet deal!
     
  14. Mar 11, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    Not if they are the older style? The older Camburg's won't correct your caster.
    To the OP you should look into "Icon" CO's. Better quality!
    But if you really want the RED CO's then look into Sway-A-Way from 4WP it's the exact same CO's just without the "logo". And they cost less!
     
  15. Mar 11, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    how do you know if they are the older ones?
     
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    i could post pictures if you think you could tell by looking at them.
     
  17. Mar 11, 2009 at 10:08 AM
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    i just asked the guy i bought them from... we'll see


    i'm going to neg rep myself if these are the wrong ones... i didn't even know to ask about that
     
  18. Mar 11, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    can someone tell me if these are the ones that would correct my caster after a lift??

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  19. Mar 11, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    Hard for me to tell. Best thing would be to match them up to the originals.
     
  20. Mar 11, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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