Need help with getting lift and tires.

Discussion in '2005 - 2015 Toyota Tacoma' started by rellinwood, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Tires depends on you’re needs. Do you drive more on dry pavement or wet or snow or mud and how much off-roading will you be doing.
     
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  3. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Is it too late to tell you to take off the diff drop garbage??? You won’t find many people on here that support the installation of this diff drop kit.
     
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    rellinwood

    rellinwood Active Member

    Haven’t placed the order yet. Is there a reason why? Even if mine is a 4x4?
     
  5. TacoKen

    TacoKen Well-Known Member

    I am using the diff drop that came with the Toytec Boss kit. Why would you NOT use it as part of the complete kit?
     
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  6. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Yes, even if you are 4x4. I ran a similar Toytec kit as you are looking at for many years problem free after throwing that diff drop kit in the scrap pile.

    Many people have had issues with these diff drop kits; vibrations, bearing issues, (changing the angle of the diff rotates the oil level away from the pinion bearing and the ring gear does not sling oil on the bearing), the CV angles aren’t corrected enough for me personally to justify changing OE hardware, and with bump stop/ limit strap corrections and the correct ride height your factory axles will not be stressed anyhow.
     
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  7. TacoKen

    TacoKen Well-Known Member

    The Toytec diff drop is specifically made for the kit. Why would a manufacturer add it if not needed or more importantly do damage? That makes no sense to me.
     
  8. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    There’s so many threads on these things, here and TW. Do your own research, learn from your own experiences, draw your own conclusions and pass along what you’ve learned when asked. Have a great day!
     
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    rellinwood

    rellinwood Active Member

    Roger that. Was just trying to cut to the chase and get some answers. Thanks all and sorry that I bombarded everyone with my questions.
     
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  10. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    That’s what the forums are for. Asking questions from people that’s been there and sharing your experiences that can help someone else.
     
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    rellinwood

    rellinwood Active Member

    Thanks for the help and advice. I’m in love!!!! IMG_9854.jpg IMG_9853.jpg IMG_9857.jpg
     
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  12. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

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  13. TacoKen

    TacoKen Well-Known Member

    I was not implying you are wrong, just curious why it would not be needed. I would think if it causes damage it would void any factory warranty? If that's the case I will remove mine. In fact, I will remove it and go for a drive and see if I get any vibration. If none, I will leave it off if it may hurt the diff.
     
  14. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    From my understanding, if you change a part or make a modification and that part or mod causes damage, anything damaged by that part or mod will not be covered. My personal opinion is that I see little to no benefit of the “dinky” little bolts and spacers that they call a diff drop kit and have seen and read of many issues caused by them. I like Toytec products but again, this is my opinion, the diff drop kit was a flawed idea.
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2018
  15. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

  16. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    No its not, they had useless diff drops well before this kit was out.

    Money
     
  17. TacoKen

    TacoKen Well-Known Member

    So, they just include them in their kit because why?
     
  18. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Like i said earlier, money.
    Its an option

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  19. TacoKen

    TacoKen Well-Known Member

  20. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

  21. TacoKen

    TacoKen Well-Known Member

    Yes, unless you delete it, it comes with the kit.
     

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