Toyota Tacoma - Fixing the Rear Suspension - Dr. Bad Fab, M.D. Photo Gallery
5. An angle finder was used to position the axlehousing so that the pinion isn't in a perfectly straight line with the driveline. The pinion angle needed to be set in the neighborhood of 1 degree up or down from the driveline angle to keep the U-joints from binding up and prematurely wearing out. After the pinion was set, the upper bar mounts were welded in place.