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Front Differential Drop question!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by geno0506, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. Apr 23, 2017 at 6:13 PM
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    I got about 2.75" lift up front now and decided to install a diff drop kit, is it advisable and does adding it change the geometry in a negative way on the front diff.

    the kit came with 2 long bolts, 2 spacers and 2 lock washers, it also had 3 skid plate bolts and 3 skid spacers. Is there only required 2 long bolts and not 3 on the 2015-2017 front diff!

    I just added a 4x4 front differential drop kit, I just want to make sure, It only has 2 long bolt, correct! The front 2 are the only ones I change with the spacers correct.

    I looked at the differential and it seems it has 2 in front and another towards rear, I don't replace the rear bolt and spacer do I?

    After I replaced the 2 front bolts with spacers, I noticed the oem rubber part is squished in a little more on one side, is that because the spacer was added and it leans a bit now!


    I hope you all can make sense out of this gibberish!

    Thanks
     
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    Your truck looks awesome!

    my differential drop kit came with no washers, just 2 long bolts and 2 lock nuts and 2 spacers then the 3 skid plate spacers and 3 longer bolts, no washers at all for either the 2 long bolts or 3 skit plate bolts, I see some kits have them and some don't!

    This is the kit I installed


    http://www.motofablifts.com/2007-2017-Toyota-Tundra-4WD-Differential-Drop-Drop-p/07tun-dd.htm

    Screen Shot 2017-04-23 at 11.05.43 PM.jpg
     
  6. Apr 23, 2017 at 9:48 PM
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    Thanks G...the truck is a long work in progress.

    You've got the diff drop hardware covered either way and I'd think that's what's most important. The rest being for the skid probably has more tolerance with what hardware is used. Should be fine, but that's a guess...no first had experience.
     
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