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06 double cab build

Discussion in '1st Gen Builds (2000-2006)' started by ethan1911, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:21 PM
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    ethan1911

    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    B08BE6E1-3962-4B97-9016-D2EB1B7319E5.jpg Here’s my 2006 double cab I slid on ice into some trees last winter right after rebuilding the front end. So I decided to do a sas conversation and and a few more mods as I rebuilt it.


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  2. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:24 PM
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    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    Fuckin A! An SAS’ed first gen will be a first for this site I bet.
     
  3. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:29 PM
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    ethan1911

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  4. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:32 PM
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    Damn, that sucks! I couldn’t imagine those super swampers being the best in snow and ice.

    What front axle did you going with? There are a few sas’d 1st gens over on tundra solutions if you need more info.
     
  5. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:37 PM
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  6. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:39 PM
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    ethan1911

    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    Casper421, yeah there not the best on ice. The axle is a high pinion Dana 44 from a 1979 bronco
     
  7. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:43 PM
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    7435ECE7-3F6A-49CB-A620-319CFF8DBA27.jpg 10 inches of travel up front
     
  8. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:49 PM
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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    8F3292CB-72C6-43AD-A8FA-E0A8308B1A93.jpg ECD8644E-F717-4118-A10E-303A65ED1385.jpg Rear hangers are off a 2018 Ford f550 flipped upside down and bolted to the top and sides of the frame.
     
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  9. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:51 PM
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    Lost track after #1.
    I'm happy to help, but how'd I get roped into this one again? ;)
     
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  10. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:53 PM
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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    Thanks but I’m already done with it. I’ve actually put about 2500 miles on it since the swap.
     
  11. Jul 18, 2018 at 5:55 PM
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    Yep, good work man!
     
  12. Jul 18, 2018 at 6:07 PM
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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    I cut out the front of camper shell so I have easy access with the back window down and added some roof crossbars for the kayak with paddle storage inside.

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  13. Jul 18, 2018 at 6:26 PM
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    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    Did you keep the stock 8.4” in the rear?
     
  14. Jul 18, 2018 at 6:35 PM
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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    Yeah I it’s still an 8.4 I couldn’t see any reason to change it there pretty beefy. 7BC3FFA4-A174-4DB9-ABCE-A1CDB66F7E4F.jpg I did put a set of 4.10 gears out of a sequoia in it. Currently the carrier is open in the rear with a locker front so it keeps good street manners until I get an arb for the rear.
     
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  15. Jul 18, 2018 at 6:45 PM
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    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    So you’re running 5 lug up front and 6 lug in the rear?

    I love this build! I have plenty of questions. What did you go with for the steering setup?
     
  16. Jul 18, 2018 at 6:54 PM
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    Thanks, Yeah it’s currently 5 lug front and 6 lug rear. Haven’t made up my mind if I want to run 6 lug hubs or convert to 8 lug and run military bead locks. The steering box is t100 and the tie rod is bronco everything else is custom. I build limousines for a living so I’ve got access to almost any tool I need for making parts.
     
  17. Jul 18, 2018 at 7:07 PM
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    Interested in this build. I've thought about SAS my Tundra after I get done with my 4Runner's SAS. I'm curious as to why you chose to mount the shackles in front. How does it ride with the spring collapsing forward? I know my old Jeep YJ had this setup and it rode like a pogo stick.
    I'm always on the lookout for some F-250/350 axles from the 90s. :cheers:
     
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  18. Jul 18, 2018 at 7:09 PM
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    This is bad ASS! Wow im jealous
     
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  19. Jul 18, 2018 at 7:18 PM
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    Casper421 Adventure in a 1st gen

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    That’s awesome! It’s crossed my mind to sas mine but I think LT would suit my wheeling needs more. I could bolt on a LT kit with minimal welding, I wouldn’t trust myself to fab up a project like yours! Good on you!
     
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  20. Jul 18, 2018 at 7:41 PM
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    I put the shackles in the front because of the frame shape I can have a level spring with a long shackle and still have a low ride height. With the 63 inch springs and long shackles it rides better than it did stock. If you do this weigh your truck on a 4 corner scale so you can pick the right spring rate, that makes the biggest difference in ride quality.
     
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    BC3C8B14-528D-4129-B536-0B51043419FD.jpg 7661DA2F-3AAB-4E1A-A078-5E936AA70877.jpg Started installing a spare tire carrier from a Nissan Pathfinder I modified. I built mounts out of 1/4” plate that bolt to the the bed floor and camper shell on the inside so it’s plenty strong.
     
  22. Jul 28, 2018 at 12:12 PM
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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    92F2DDFA-277B-404A-BE1B-9A90056A4620.jpg 4DBE80CF-DB7F-4CAD-A38D-762525031E5F.jpg 150B673D-6010-4173-AC62-A6E6DF464768.jpg So I put on a dual steering stabilizer kit and made a panhard bar out of some 1/4” wall pipe and 3/4” heim joints. It feels more stable now going over rough country roads but I still have a little bump steer to work out.
     
  23. Aug 2, 2018 at 5:54 PM
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    6D38A108-9069-4B93-8BA1-701417D10F87.jpg BBA17977-77C3-4401-94AC-D834663B66EC.jpg Replaced all my carpet, dash, door panels, and most of the small plastic parts on the inside. I also mounted a sequoia front console between my rear buckets, just need to get some matching leather for the rear door panel inserts and it’ll be done.
     
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    That is a badass first gen. My brother. Tip my hat to you sir!!!!
     
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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    Got some 285/75/16 falken wildpeak at3’s to replace the super swampers. Now I can start doing a few more road trips.

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    ethan1911 [OP] I’m one of those regular weird people

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    1E3C1960-990C-4320-896D-83942E0FBAB0.jpg B698DF53-6734-4381-8049-D2740B3B0AA2.jpg I found these photos the other day. I built a radius arm suspension that used the factory coil overs before I decided to go with leaf springs.
     
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    Installed a master cylinder and booster from a 1979 f350 4x4. Had to modify the brake pedal mount and drill new holes in the firewall.
     
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    Since I had the brake lines off I added a willwood proportioning valve so I can adjust brake bias from in the cab. BBB89C64-881C-4DA4-837D-27C3FC2635BE.jpg6C8DAD61-6B93-4180-AE37-C7EE3D27D694.jpg
     

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