Looks like I got rear ended!

Discussion in 'Maintenance' started by riktacoma, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    You don’t want to crawl under your truck while it’s in drive and torque u bolts? o_O
     
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  3. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    I think Dug would pass.

    Must be a 3rd gen thing :D
     
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  4. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    For those that don't know what axle wrap is...



    You can torque the U bolts to proper spec which is like 75ftlbs but at the end of the day the shitty springs will still allow the axle to rotate. Park, reverse, neutral, drive, 4wd, low range, neutral drop or redline isn't going to keep the leaf pack twisted up when you tighten because it is a spring and springs return to their relaxed state.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2018
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  5. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    I was trying to explain axle wrap to my wife. Lol she keeps calling it "asshole" wrap. Every time we see a taco she says " they better take it easy or their asshole gonna get twisted. Lmao
     
  6. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Lol!
     
  7. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    That’s awesome.
     
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  8. SomeDirtyCuban

    SomeDirtyCuban Well-Known Member

    By ticking do you me like a clanking?
     
  9. paposalsa

    paposalsa New Member

    This problem is link to weak leaf springs since parts of the Tacoma are made in Mexico which is cheaper cost for a reason ....
     
  10. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    The rear leaf packs started off as a bad design in 05 without much fixes since. Not sure if mexican iron had anything to do with design flaws... OME Dakars are a very nice alternative to the factory flat, weak, saggy and brittle leaf packs.
     
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  11. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Probably not a mexaican produced metal I’d guess Chinese. Assembled in Mexico maybe. Texas?
     
  12. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I wasn't even sure if they were made in S TX.
     
  13. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    The parts come from all over the world. Cheapest bid most likely. Assembled in TX or Baja
     
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  14. paposalsa

    paposalsa New Member

    Mine is 04 ,,,
     
  15. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    SMH. I’m so sad right now. :(
     

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