Author Topic: Marlin Crawler's New Rock Crawling Long Travel IFS Suspension System (#RCLT)  (Read 44443 times)

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I was planning to SAS my 3rd gen 4Runner in a couple of years, but after finding out you plan to make this kit for 3rd gen 4Runners / 1st gen Tacomas, you are giving me second thoughts. In the end, I want to run 37s, but I don't think the small 7.5" front diff could handle that. I know Brian Ellinger at Front Range Off Road made a custom long travel for his 3rd gen 4Runner and swapped in a front diff from a 4th gen 4Runner using custom diff mounts. Would a 4th gen diff swap be something you consider designing the kit around?
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This is a very good idea you have here. I too would enjoy the ability to keep the ifs but with a bigger diff in my 01 taco
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Would a 4th gen diff swap be something you consider designing the kit around?
It will be part of the kit.

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It will be part of the kit.

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Any word on the pre production schedule for RCLT HD first run?

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It seems I have some free time for the next few weeks.  Ready when you are :)

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The specs on the RCLT (non-hd) mentions nothing about axles and the RCLT-HD says

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RCV Ultimate Axle shafts strongly recommended

  • Does the RCLT (non-hd) version work fine with stock axles? With or without diff drop? I've read many forum thread where people say a lift over 2" rips their cv boots.
  • If I already have RCV axles, can I reuse them? Or do these need to be custom ordered from RCV? If so, what are the custom specs needed for the RCLT/RCLT-HD?
  • Let's say I need to order new axles right now, AND I want to order RCV axles, AND they need to be custom for the RCLT. Are there specs I can order the axles with that will work with my current lift (1.5-3") but also work when I install the RCLT?


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Will the RCLT (non-hd) version require 17" wheels like the HD version does?

 
 
 
 
 

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