Taco axle chop

Discussion in '95-older Toyota Truck Tech' started by trailcarnage, Oct 25, 2005.

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    trailcarnage

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    Here are a few picutres from last night's hack job. I am suprised how much clearnace was added. Don't ask, I am not sure what I started with. :D Fabbed our of 1/4" plate.

    You can see the handy work by Mace. It was dentet in nearly 3/4" and still cleared the ring gear.!
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    These pics are kinda dark but you get the point.
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    Mace rock scientist.. Staff Member s-Moderator

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    :D

    I always thought that diff needed a bit more beef :)

    The dent was a result of following Denny and Nolen through the Black hills :)
     
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    Did it pull much after welding? I'd be concerned about distorting the flange where the 3rd mounts.
     
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    Nice work as always... Also I posted your junk for sale on the GA board for you.
     
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    The key is to keep the differential solidly mounted through the whole operation. This greatly reinforces the axle. I did a trial installation of the axle shafts and it went smooth as butter. I cut way more away from my 60 axle using this method and also had success.

    https://forum.ih8mud.com/showthread.php?p=481597

     
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    I appreciate it bro! I actually have a gentleman traveling from Indy on Sunday to pick it up. He is getting a sweet deal at $2000. We are lucky that we hooked up when we did. I am moving this weekend and was going to take it with.

     
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    Move your ass back here man! Quir moving farther away!

    I need some Links built and would rather have you do it than some prick here.
     
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    Here are some decent day pictures. If you know a Taco axle, you know that this is a bunch of added clearance. :D
    side1_day.jpg bottom_day.jpg front_day.jpg
     
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    Give me the dimensions and it will be done... :flipoff2:

    Here is where I am going now: Baraga, MI

     
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    Mace rock scientist.. Staff Member s-Moderator

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    NICE, and considerably more durable than the stock setup :)
     
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    Oh so im that now HUH........ :flipoff2:
     
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    He said prick not fat ass. :flipoff2:

     
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    No I do have to admitt I have turned into a Fat Ass Prick. :doh:
     
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