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 2007 Tundra Trouble

Kens Tacoma milage discussion has turned to the Tundra. Out of curiosity I turned to the Toyota site and looked at the picture. I looked at the chassy pictures, which brings up the question, what are the Japanese thinking of?
The leak springs on the new Tundra are angled in at the back.
Is this the Toyota Corvair? How is this going to affect the stearing on bumpy roads?

The only Toyota I have owned was a Previa. The back springs were coil, but the trailing arms were angled in. This meant that when you got on a bumpy Ontario or New England secondary road the back end was stearing you the wrong direction.

In general the Japanese have not followed proper suspension dynamics. Subaru (2 wheel), Nissan and Toyota have done some goofy and dangerous things that I know of.






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