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Toyota IFS swap?
« on: Apr 16, 2009, 09:16:08 PM »
I want to build a 4-door with a Suzuki 2.7L, automatic and 25/37" tires. I know the SAS is quite popular, but I prefer to keep IFS. Anyone know if Toyota IFS will survive with tires that big? I'm considering a front clip swap.

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #1 on: Apr 16, 2009, 10:14:47 PM »
I think you will find the Toyota IFS not up to the task, 35's are really pushing the edge of their capabilities so 37's are beyond what an IFS front can handle.
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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #2 on: Apr 16, 2009, 10:14:58 PM »
Not sure why you prefer IFS, but im not sure it would be worth your time to do unless you really love it. a solid axle swap would be much less time and would hold up to more abuse.

But i have wheeled my Toyota IFS on 35s and BLACKDOG has been wheeling his for a few years on 35s. He is now doing an SAS on his truck after 4years i think...i think a lot of it is driving style... :twocents:
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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #3 on: Apr 16, 2009, 10:44:20 PM »
Not sure why you prefer IFS

I like the way my current IFS performs in dunes & fire roads. I know Suzuki & Toyota IFS are different (single a-arm vs dual a-arm, coil vs torsion bar), so for all I know it could be a really bad idea. Just something I was thinking about. I've seen two other guys do it (smaller tires). They complained aobut a stiff ride, but I've got a big bumper, winch and will be putting in the V6...

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #4 on: Apr 16, 2009, 10:52:03 PM »
I like the way my current IFS performs in dunes & fire roads. I know Suzuki & Toyota IFS are different (single a-arm vs dual a-arm, coil vs torsion bar), so for all I know it could be a really bad idea. Just something I was thinking about. I've seen two other guys do it (smaller tires). They complained aobut a stiff ride, but I've got a big bumper, winch and will be putting in the V6...
you know other people that have transferred Toyota IFS to a Suzuki?
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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #5 on: Apr 16, 2009, 11:29:02 PM »
imo,ball joints, cv axles & torsion bars are fairly strong. the ring & pinion are not so strong especially for high speed 4x4 action. power vs weight ratio, keep it lite & under powered, or go 1 ton gm ifs.

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2009, 08:58:40 PM »
go to rpm4x4.com
 there are a hand full of guys running toyota ifs  and cv axle
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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #7 on: Jun 07, 2009, 02:38:40 AM »
ya good luck

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #8 on: Jun 07, 2009, 02:39:58 AM »
 i have some ifs part u can cut off my truck..................cheap

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #9 on: Jun 16, 2009, 11:15:08 AM »
I need some IFS parts

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #10 on: Jun 19, 2009, 10:06:20 PM »
like what?

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #11 on: Aug 10, 2009, 04:04:37 PM »
i ran 35x15.5 TSL/SX on my taco ifs and wheeled the piss out of it never broke anything... ifs is ok and all but its just stupid in comparison to a solid axle. its impossible to get the articulation. ifs is good for the dunes and the road. thats about it
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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #12 on: Aug 11, 2009, 12:54:01 PM »
and youl NEVER break a birf

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #13 on: Mar 02, 2011, 02:52:34 PM »
Just sas the dang thing.

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #14 on: Mar 05, 2011, 10:54:51 PM »
the only time you will true-ly NEED a sas or front axeled truck is if your going rock crawling. Fire roads and dunes, ifs all the way.
« Last Edit: Mar 09, 2011, 02:21:58 PM by Tofudude »

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Re: Toyota IFS swap?
« Reply #15 on: Mar 08, 2011, 11:50:10 PM »
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Not sure why you prefer IFS, but im not sure it would be worth your time to do unless you really love it. a solid axle swap would be much less time and would hold up to more abuse.

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