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But what works on one set-up does not play true for all set-ups, did you cycle it or just throw some shock on it? Also bad point because if you look closely at the pictures you posted, they have a 5-10 degree lean on them while yours are strait 90* from the ground.
Mine do have a slight lean they are not 90* to the ground, its hard to notice in the pics but i can assure you they are angled a lil bit
 

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On a side note I re-valved my coilovers the other night and am so happy with them now. I cant wait to take the truck back out, from day one they felt soft so a few calls to PRG and I am more then happy with my front end ride now, I just wish I could get a clean bedcage made for cheap and throw some 2.5's back there.
 

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Just out of curiosity, why did you put it back to stock?
I've only seen the 1 pic and I like how it sits, at least in the 1 pic

Can you post better pics of the truck for us to see?
well to be honest...im one of those people who get sick of things fast...

the whole project was going to be for SEMA 05 but parts didnt come fast enough, and i had a new baby on the way... so ...
i just kinda finished it here and there...was finished late 05 early 06.

for anyone who cares the QX parts are a direct bolt up...like a 20 min job...seriously!

i loved the way it looked... but just got bored with it...and the CST kit SUCKS...the lower arms(atleast on mine) where welded all wrong or took outta the jig to soon so they moved, and ate bushing like crazy...which caused tire to go really fast!...

so i sold/traded all the stuff to a buddy of mine...
which we swapped everything from my truck to his in one day including unistalling the lift kit from my truck and reinstalling it on his!... thats including re weld the stock buckets back on my truck and re gusseting back to stock...
someone say nightmare..lol

i have plans to re-do it pretty quick...i want to go more SHORT corse look with it, real LOW stance with a ton of droop travel!...stay tuned...but ill be keeping OE Titan FACE this time boys...lol.

ill find some more pics of the way it used to be and post them!
 

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Thanx, yea is not done yet still got tubing to run into the cab an some more supports out back but will post more pics as i finish it up

Just think its funny everybody is determined it will fail an not produce but well see soon enough
sorry if i made you feel like you dont know what your doing....

just was curious is all....

to each there own...and its yours not mine!...

have fun..
 

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sorry if i made you feel like you dont know what your doing....

just was curious is all....

to each there own...and its yours not mine!...

have fun..
Hah its fine everybody definately has there opinions, its a new setup that i felt brave enough to tackle an i seen giant made it an saw videos of it working but saw some flaws or weak points an decided to make my own an try it
 

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Im no link expert the only thing I see is your shock angle, seems too strait up and down, how does it cycle with the springs off?
Im no link expert but I know a few and they always set up their links with a near vertical set up as well.. I know with leafs that the most efficient way to set up your shocks is in a 1:1 ratio where the shocks get the most use out of them as long as they dont pass 90* at bump. A 1:1 will keep the shocks cooler and wont make them work as hard and they will be much more effective at damping.
 

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Im no link expert but I know a few and they always set up their links with a near vertical set up as well.. I know with leafs that the most efficient way to set up your shocks is in a 1:1 ratio where the shocks get the most use out of them as long as they dont pass 90* at bump. A 1:1 will keep the shocks cooler and wont make them work as hard and they will be much more effective at damping.
I agree with you nick because i have also heard an knew that a shock will perform more accurate with the 1:1 ratio and will have a better response as to what the wheels are doing
 

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yes 1:1 is best but they also have to follow the cycling of the suspension. 90* at ride height would probably mean less then ideal shock angle at bump.
 

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What is it??? Wheel bearing?
 

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Pulled my rear axle apart today and this is what i found!
Looks like the gear oil had never been changed and is burnt :huh:

every aspect/part of our oem rear ends are garbage! had my whole rear axle replaced and now the seal on the driver's side is leaking like a stuck pig. fcking ridiculous. seriously thinking of having a Dana60 built.
You will have the same problem if the axle housing vent is not working properly.

http://www.titantalk.com/forums/titan-engine-transmission-drivetrain/112715-diff-gear-swap-info.html
My Personal Findings
I have found the 2004-2007 Titan/Dana 44 to be very reliable once the stock carrier is replaced.
In my case with a TrueTrac, this eliminates the spider gear weak link.
I have not experianced any broken internal parts nor axle seal leaks.
I play off road once in a while and roll 37" MT's with 3" wheel adapters to fill in the glass bedsides.
The bearings are still rolling with no sign of failing.
On another note, the front bearing are fine as well.

It is also very important to make sure the axle vent is in good order, some have experienced axle seal leaks.
Due to the axle not venting properly and added pressure blowing out the end seals.
http://www.toyotaoffroad.com/Articles/Projects/Diff_Breather/Diff_Breather.htm

What IS a differential breather?

Every differential has a breather. It is usually just a vent to the outside air, covered by a cap that helps keep debris out. It is there to equalize the pressure in the axle as the temperature within the axle changes. Without a breather, or if your breather is clogged, the pressure that builds up inside the axle housing will most likely push gear oil past your pinion or axle seals.
 

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Josh Daniel's in Laughlin last weekend

Some of its pretty gnarly!!
...And fast!......I was trying to check out the co-dogs GPS, but couldn't quite make it out. There's nothing like hunting down your prey in the middle of the desert....:)
 

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...And fast!......I was trying to check out the co-dogs GPS, but couldn't quite make it out. There's nothing like hunting down your prey in the middle of the desert....:)
Josh and alan are psychos... Revving out Shelia like that with his punched out L7 causes a lil bit of vibration and is likely what made him lose the serpentine...

I have pitted that car a few times... Holy crap its fast... i think he pulled fastest lap of the weekend...
 

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Ok another question, would 1-1/4 ID Dom .120 wall be strong enough for hoops? Guys across the street from me can bend it on their mandrel, but that's the only size they can do
 

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Thanks for the replies AII. My work just got a 07 1500 today so I'll have to measure it up. I just like how that bms cage looks, and if it'd fit it would save me alot of time and headaches I think.
As far as the hoops, is 1-3/4 considered the norm? I'm thinking the 1-1/2 would look decent. Anyways thanks for the help, can't wait to see that sport-trac done
 
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