1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 4th, 2012, 4:48 pm

d3m0n1c_4b wrote:
HiLuxury wrote:]yeah thanks mate i think im gonna put v6 with auto box like yours , and i got told i should change the diff gears for the 35's
yeah cool. mine apparently has 4.3's standard, and pretty sure might still be running 4.3's. But if was going bigger tyres, i would definitely be changing ratios.

tray looks good mate.
yeah will definitely be changing the ratio unsure of the size so ive just asked in the tech form lol, and cheers

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by d3m0n1c_4b » November 4th, 2012, 5:09 pm

if you look up hilux axle code meanings on google, there's a site which explains how to break down the code to work out factory ratio.
not sure what models it's relevant to, or how far back, but might be worth a shot?

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 4th, 2012, 5:46 pm

d3m0n1c_4b wrote:if you look up hilux axle code meanings on google, there's a site which explains how to break down the code to work out factory ratio.
not sure what models it's relevant to, or how far back, but might be worth a shot?
ah found it thanks for that :thumb:

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 4th, 2012, 7:11 pm

Fuel filler mounted into tray
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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by d3m0n1c_4b » November 4th, 2012, 8:40 pm

HiLuxury wrote:
d3m0n1c_4b wrote:if you look up hilux axle code meanings on google, there's a site which explains how to break down the code to work out factory ratio.
not sure what models it's relevant to, or how far back, but might be worth a shot?
ah found it thanks for that :thumb:
no worries mate

looks good. reminds me, i need to put a lockable cap on my filler.

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by RATCATCHER » November 4th, 2012, 10:17 pm

Pretty sure if yours was a petrol it would have 4.88s already. Which means with a commo v6 and auto it should be geared fine. One theory i have to tell from the outside is the fins on the casting of the centre. 2 fins is standard 4.88, 3 is 4.56/4.3? And 4 to the best of my knowledge is lsd bundera 4.88 haha. This might help.

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 4th, 2012, 10:48 pm

RATCATCHER wrote:Pretty sure if yours was a petrol it would have 4.88s already. Which means with a commo v6 and auto it should be geared fine. One theory i have to tell from the outside is the fins on the casting of the centre. 2 fins is standard 4.88, 3 is 4.56/4.3? And 4 to the best of my knowledge is lsd bundera 4.88 haha. This might help.
Thanks for that mate thats a big help it was doing my head in trying to find it out. :drink:

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by RATCATCHER » November 5th, 2012, 6:08 am

HiLuxury wrote:
RATCATCHER wrote:Pretty sure if yours was a petrol it would have 4.88s already. Which means with a commo v6 and auto it should be geared fine. One theory i have to tell from the outside is the fins on the casting of the centre. 2 fins is standard 4.88, 3 is 4.56/4.3? And 4 to the best of my knowledge is lsd bundera 4.88 haha. This might help.
Thanks for that mate thats a big help it was doing my head in trying to find it out. :drink:
No worries mate. I've just been through all this myself, trying to get some 4.88s in mine and another set for a mates bundy.

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 5th, 2012, 9:49 pm

Previous owner who did the lift didnt change over the lines and limit the travel flexing, as you can see even when its sits the lines are real tight.
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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by YBE-10W » November 6th, 2012, 5:20 am

just keep an eye on the fuel filler as i dare say it will let a fair amount of water in when rains or washing etc

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 6th, 2012, 10:17 am

Yea YBE-10W i thought about that after i did it haha, but took the hoses off at the tank then ran a hose over the cap but no water came down, but will still have to keep an eye on it

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by d3m0n1c_4b » November 10th, 2012, 6:50 am

Geez, surprised those brake lines haven't already given up the ghost...... look a bit sketchy, haha.

Looking good mate

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 10th, 2012, 7:17 pm

Yeah we gave it a bit of a flex with the engine crane and bent the tab that connects the hard line to the hose line haha, paid $59 for the neww ones on ebay Winning! :D

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by d3m0n1c_4b » November 11th, 2012, 9:38 am

nice work. i'm just running the Locktup4x4 ones. 3rd set i've bought, haha

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Re: 1980 Toyota Hilux Solid Axle

Unread post by HiLuxury » November 12th, 2012, 8:38 pm

is that the kevlar ones? why have you been through so many, do they get caught on things?..

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