Truck is in rough shape on exterior as to be expected since it is now 32 years old and has been used on the farm. Hit the brakes and the wheels stopped but the chassis rolled forward and the steering got sloppy and drifted. In picture B, you can see the detail of the Supra rear disc brakes and brake line plumbing. The two knuckle or trunion bearings, drop into recesses in the steering knuckles and that sets the camber. Power steering was also standard for this pickup truck. Simply put, the stock breathers will not keep water out when submerged. Also come with a pacesetter long tube header.
By putting all parts at their centers, I found my steering wheel was level, I got rid of the steering pull I used to have, vehicle tracked dead straight ahead, and I even had a bit of return to center despite the hydraulic assist ram : Now, what about camber and caster you might ask? Track width Don't use this term! Now, with the full floating axle spindles and double bearings just like the front axle , it rolls like it is on glass. Still working on getting those shocks dialed in and positioned. It's a win-win deal: As our team gets caught up, our website provides a lower discount price-point so we can keep our shipping department running at 100% effeciency! This allows the front driveshaft to pass beside the engine and transmission. You can find more about that and also how to get a rough measure of caster on Here's the finished product. After 6 hours on the trail, there is no fatigue, this is real power steering! The shackles look fine and are at the same angle. And yes, the rear hubs do work.
This results in a front end lean. The axle doesn't look asthough its shifted. As long a straight edge as you can get on your tie rod in a couple spots could show you some craziness. About our 1985 Toyota Pickup Front Axle Assembly locating service: We can help you find the 1985 Toyota Pickup Front Axle Assembly fast and cheap. I have tons of parts for 1983-1988 Tercel 4wd 4x4 Wagons.
That is that the plug itself and the protecting ring hang down below the axle and their sharp edges can cause the axle to hang up instead of sliding over rocks. I'm not entirely sure how you'd manage to bend it that way other than jumping and landing on a rock in the middle of the axle - but then the damage would be obvious if you hit that hard. Knowing this tells you whether you can bolt in an axle or if you'll need to do some fabrication. It has a clean title. Thank you for all the advice. And I know it is the camber because the top of the tires are visibly further apart than the bottoms. The rest of the components make this the best quality and most affordable kit on the market.
. Notice how the solid hoop keeps the rubber sealed against the axle at the same deflection distance. As imagined, you would not be able to get more than a degree or so of correction from something like that. Also, the full floater kit I chose to use, had disc brakes, which would be a big improvement in braking over my small drum brakes. Also come with a pacesetter long tube header.
The standard 1985 Toyota pickup truck was 185 inches in length, and had a wheelbase of 102. I actually put one on here for a while and nobody wanted it so I ended up recycling it. This will run perfectly fine, since your driveshaft does not know where up is, but it might make your driveshaft a wee bit more vulnerable. My truck is stock and I'm just trying to solve a problem rather than upgrade. Inspect Knuckle Ball axle seal surface to make sure this is in good condition. The flange self-aligns the two sealing lips perfectly with the axle shaft. Sounds like something is a bit tweaked to me.
Kit covers both left and right sides. Carpeting featured tweed trim and seating was vinyl with upholstered tweed trim. Lots of cruiser guys pick them up for a disc brake swap and the axle housing is something left over. Please do not buy unless you intend on actually purchasing. The plug is required to drain the gear oil from the axle since there is no access plate due to the 3rd member dropout design. We have owned this truck since 1987.
They carry a 12 month warranty. The front end of the truck reminds of that but it still feels solid. Simply add product to your shopping cart that exceeds the value listed at the top of our website, and then choose Standard Ground Shipment during Check-out. Also, I took this occasion to improve my steering performance. Best done with somebody to hold the other end of the tape. However, with the stock steering and spring setup, there's not a lot that can be done about this.
For the rear you have to set your pinion angle differently for the type of drive shaft you are running. Floor pans have no bad rust at all. Unless you have had an alignment shop tell you that it is camber, I would lean toward the toe being off. Front axle 1979-1985 Leaf 58. These pieces were then welded to the axle and perch, extending the length of the perch.
This does leave a few ounces of gear oil in the housing but should suffice for routine maintenance. I kept water in the housing and also used wet rags on either side to soak up heat. We were in the knuckles just a few months ago. Tie rod is tucked up above the springs with the draglink, safely out of harms way. These pieces were then welded to the axle and perch, extending the length of the perch. This is the last year with the straight front axle.