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#1 Old 10-07-2009, 02:04 AM
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USA Straight Axle Conversion for 2005-09 Tacoma?

I have searched this site and the internet and so far found nothing about straight axle conversions on 2005 to current Toyota Tacoma's. I have found plenty of information on 2004 and earlier generation Tacoma's. It would seem to me that a Dana 44 front axle located on leaf springs would be a pretty slick set up on my 2008 Tacoma.

An Atlas Transfer Case would be nice too. I do not like the electronic shifting of the stock unit. I often have difficulty getting out of both 4H and 4L and back to 2H. At least a manual shifter like the FJ Cruiser has could be somewhat man handled and I would be able to get it back to where I want it. I don't think that the factory electronic transfer case engagement mechanism is powerful enough if there is any bind in the drivetrain. A manual shifter for it would be nice.

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#2 Old 10-07-2009, 09:16 AM
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There's been a few done over on ttora, most notable Wyatt from demello offroad.
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http://www.rocksolidtoys.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28 Here is some good reading on Wyatt's solid axle swap. And you will probably find alot more answers searching around TTORA (http://ttora.com/forum/index.php) than you would here. But if you got the balls to cut into your truck by all means do it, another sas'd 2005 plus would be sick.


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Holy thread revival Wyatt.
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Holy thread revival Wyatt.
Ya like that.... Lets try it again.


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