Multi colored Toyota wears teeth off of Lock Right Locker, in the front axle. The front axle has 4.30 gears, Lock Right locker, Longfield axle shafts, and Trail Gear drive flanges. All being pushed by a 22RE, 5 speed, and dual cases. The truck returns to the obstacle with a Detroit Locker.
How to Remove a Birfield Joint (The fast way) aka The Camo Method Toyota 4x4 Solid Axle
This is the fastest way to access a Birfield joint. This method removes
the knuckle as an entire assembly from the Toyota soild or live axle
(1979-1985 U.S. trucks). Because the knuckle can be removed an an entire
unit you don't lose any of your wheel bearing pre-load. This method works
great on the trail if you break a birfield and need to replace it.
If you're looking for bomb-proof replacement birfields, this is the only
place to go:
Bobby Long's "Longfield Super Axles"
The "Camo Method" is named after a moderator on Pirate 4x4. I don't know
if he actually came up with it, but we've always called it the "Camo
Lock Right Locker - Part 1: How it works [HD]
This is my explanation, as I understand it, for how the Richmond Lockright
works. This is model 1830-LR which in Part 2 I'm going to install in my
1998 Ford Ranger 2WD which I often use for Off-Roading Mudding, etc...
See Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTKnGRNzigA
How to Rebuild your 4wd Toyota Front Axle Closed Knuckle Part 1
In Part 1 of this video series we show you how to disassemble the Toyota
front closed knuckle steering joint. These Toyota Knuckles are found on
many solid axle Toyota trucks as well as Land Cruisers. The one we are
working on is a 1993 FZJ 80 Land Cruiser. Find the knuckle rebuild kit and
the performance brakes at www.JonesysOffRoad.com. Special thanks to 360
performance rotors and NITRO Gear and Axle for supplying the parts. Thanks
Lock Right Locker - Part 2: Install in Ford Ranger [HD]
This is how I installed my Richmond Lock Right. Includes how I solved the
pin removal problem, and the grinding of the ring gear. I can't say I did
it correctly, or that you should do it like this. This is model 1830-LR
which I install in my 1998 Ford Ranger 2WD which I often use for
Off-Roading Mudding, etc...
This is going to be a similar procedure on most cars and trucks, and nearly
identical for Ford Mustang
V6 which uses the same exact part number.
See Part 1 for my explanation of how it works:
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1979 TOYOTA 4x4 PICKUP
1979 Toyota 4x4, how it was built, and getting put through the paces on
hardcore trails! Check it out!!
Jeep Wrangler Dana 30 Front Differential Aussie Locker Install
A blow-by-blow video "diary" of a recent Torq Masters "Aussie Locker"
install into a '99 Jeep Wrangler Dana 30 front differential. Special thanks
to Tony Tosh and his Garage, Northridge 4x4, 4WheelDrive, Morris 4x4, ARB,
Lube Locker gaskets, Stu, and Shayne.
Turbo Supra 4Runner
Crawling in Moab, UT April 2009.
I was having trouble because I didn't have the rear locker wired up. Of
course it doesn't help having wet tires. Unfortunately my baby had to be
sold in order to purchase my FZJ80. Filmed and edited by user russtuff.
1987 TOYOTA 4RUNNER
260HP 7M-GTE Toyota Supra turbo motor
with 90,000 miles, (stock 22RE motor is 105HP), CT26 turbo w/upgraded 60-1 compressor wheel, Supra fuel
pump, GReddy adjustable blow off valve, 3" Monster Performance downpipe
with full 3 motor back Exhaust, solid
axle swap using a Toyota 8" axle and Marlin Crawlers front spring hanger,
Marlin Crawler 1.5 front wheel spacers, 4" All-Pro Off-Road extra length
front springs, 4" Alcan extra length rear springs, total lift equals about
8" with a Utah legal frame height of 26", R151F turbo transmission with 4.31 first gear ratio, 23
spline turbo transfer case with Marlin
4.7 gears installed, crawl ratio equals 99:1, (stock crawl ratio = 37:1),
Longfields, locked front and rear using Toyota's electric locker in the
rear from a 2000 4Runner and a Powertrax Lock-Right in the front, 4.88
cryogenically treated Yukon gears by Bobby Long, All-Pro Off-Road High
Steer, 35x12.50 BFG A/Ts on 15x8 black crawler wheels, custom front and
rear prerunner tube bumpers, Trail Gear rock sliders, Trail Gear 12"
balanced long spline front driveshaft, Sweeney built shock hoops, upgraded
to Land Cruiser vented rotors, Optima red top battery, upgraded 3 core
radiator, Pioneer deck with Alpine amplifier and 12" sub, Cobra CB radio,
Kenwood ham radio, factory clinometer/altimeter, rare door panel option,
power windows, door locks, and side mirrors.
Obstacle Course, Hill Climb, and Coal Chute! - Top Truck Challenge 2013
Purchase the Top Truck Challenge DVD here!
The Obstacle Course begins with a shockingly tall and long slippery hill
descent known as the "first hill" and it ends with a nasty dogleg gully
that's tantalizingly close to the finish line. In between is a treasure
trove of terror. The "lower section" forces competitors to navigate a
360-degree turn through three deep water holes and sand. From there,
competitors travel up a hill to the "upper section" that includes a
deceiving off-camber U-turn (known as "U-turn Hill"), two deep water holes,
and numerous tight turns. This event has a 10-minute time limit, but speed
is the enemy. This is because the course is marked with numerous cones and
each one hit adds 20 seconds to the overall time. If all four tires of a
rig travel outside a cone the rig is disqualified at that point. Safety
violations net a whopping two-minute penalty. Clearly, accuracy is the key
to success in the Obstacle Course.
Think back to those hillclimbs you've done in your 4x4. Yeah, the TTC Hill
Climb isn't like that. The Hill Climb is built specifically for TTC, it's
approximately 600 feet in length and it has an average angle of
approximately 60 degrees. It twists and turns as it winds through the
poison oak and it's peppered with strategically-placed deep holes and dirt
hills. Yes, we added hills to our Hill Climb. The Hill Climb is loose,
steep, and unpredictable. Naturally, we don't let drivers see it before
they run it because that would ruin the surprise. The Hill Climb rewards
those who can think on-the-fly and punishes those who are thinking about
the next event. We allowed each competitor 5 minutes to tackle the hill and
during that time they could stop, reverse, or winch. If a competitor
exceeded the time limit, traveled out of bounds, or violated a safety rule
they were disqualified at that point.
The Mini Rubicon, a staple of Top Truck for years, was a brutal event that
forced competitors to fight for every inch of forward progress. It was
tough and unforgiving. We wanted something tougher. So, for 2013 we
replaced the Mini Rubicon with the awe-inspiring Coal Chute. This event
uses a newly developed area (Rock Rash Ridge) at the Hollister Hills SVRA
that contains an amazing collection of man-made obstacles. Naturally, we
tweaked it to make it exclusive to Top Truck. Our mind-bending course was
approximately 525 feet in length, and included steep walls in excess of 7
feet tall and jumbles of rocks and cement tubes. We even brought in a water
truck and created a waterfall on the final cement climb. The course was
broken into four distinct sections. We threw competitors a curve ball and
allowed them to skip one of the two first sections. However, we penalized
each competitor 10 minutes if they bypassed the first section and 6 minutes
if they bypassed the second section. Strategy was a major player at this
event. There was a 20-minute time limit and safety violations netted a
two-minute penalty. If two of the vehicles tires traveled outside of the
cones the competitor was disqualified at that point.
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Jeep Drivetrain Winner: Installing Detroit Truetrac Differentials and Locker
You voted, and the winning Jeep drivetrain components are Detroit Truetrac
torque biasing differentials and rear Detroit soft locker. This
differential will split the torque so that it never locks up on you. Plus,
the Detroit lockers can handle the most severe off-road conditions. Check
it out as we show you how to install these Jeep differentials and lockers.
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