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NorCal Tacoma
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Put it in a lower gear or don't accelerate so hard?
 

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<< workaholic
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its called wheel hop. knowing what vehicle you have would better help us to understand how to combat the problem.

usually its caused by the weak rear springs the 2005+ trucks have. the rear springs are soft and allow the axle to wrap up and it makes the pinion point upwards and the axle is basically trying to run under the truck and lifting the wheels off the ground.

an add-a-leaf set-up will usually fix it by loadign the springs up and giving them a greater spring rate will not allow the springs to deform like they are under hard acceleration. depending on the truck you have, it may be easier. 2wd or 4wd? reg cab, extended cab, 4 door?
 

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NorCal Tacoma
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Oh, I get what he is trying to say now. Thought he was talking about how it hesitates to accelerate.
 

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do you have lift blocks in the rear? or perhaps your shocks worn out?
 

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Georgia
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Search for "Sharing the wealth" thread. Install $20 helper springs backwards.

I can't believe nobody thought about it, besides me. Where are the old-timers?
 

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don't punch the monkey
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Search for "Sharing the wealth" thread. Install $20 helper springs backwards.

I can't believe nobody thought about it, besides me. Where are the old-timers?
ditto!
i have lots of pics in there, too

i got the TSB for the rear susp and still have these installed.

"flattens" everything out in acceleration.
 

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No acceleration hop for me...ever. And no TSB since I wasn't aware of it until after I was out of warranty.

Seeing as I have a non-TRD SR5, some said in the other thread that this helped with the sway around corners. I'd prefer to go the AAL/Bilstein 5100 route, but $$$. For $30, I may give these a try. Wasn't interested before, but I think I am now.
 
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