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Old November 16th, 2005, 04:10 PM   #1
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Default Toyota Solid 8" Axles

Figured we needed some toyota axle info :)

Axle Id


Toyota 4x4 Front solid axles
-6 lug 6 on 5.5"
-8" ring gear
-Removable center section(3rd member)
-30 Spline front shafts, they neck down to 27 spline into the birfields
-birfields, basically an early version of a CV shaft. Designed not to bind like Ujionts do when driving in 4x4.

-Trunion/Kingpin/Knuckle, no ball joints.

-Stock Aisin Locking hubs are very stout, usually only replaced for drive flanges.


Toyota 4x4 Rear Solid Axles
-6 lug 6 on 5.5"
-8" ring gear
-Removable center section(3rd member)
-30 Spline axle shafts
-86'-93' Toyota rear axles are beefier and wider then 79'-85' toyota rear axles


Stock Toyota front axle measurements for comparison:
55.5" wide, 29" spring perch centers, '79-85 Toyota trucks and 4runners, SA Hubs
58.25" wide, 29" spring perch centers, '79-85 Toyota trucks and 4runners, IFS Hubs
63.5" wide, (set up for coil springs) 90-97 FJ80 and FZJ80 Landcruisers
'86-95 IFS front end is about 58.5" wide
'93-98 T100 IFS front end is about 65" wide

Toyota Rear Axle Widths:
55" wide, '79-85 4wd trucks/4runners - 6 Lug
58" wide, '86-95 4wd trucks/4runners - 6 Lug
56" wide, '79-95 2wd Trucks - 5 Lug
60.75" wide, '95.5-up Tacomas/4runners
66.75" wide, '93-98 T100 trucks

Toyota 8" diff


Toyota diff info:
http://home.4x4wire.com/erik/diffs/
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