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Old 01-05-2012, 02:10 PM   #1
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Best leaf springs?

Hey everyone, so my stock leaf springs are pretty much flat and I'm lookin for a better ride. The local yota dealer told me i need over load springs since I put on the lift kit. I dont know if I should just get an add-a-leaf, air bags, or just buy bigger leaf packs. I'm afraid that if I do that My Ride will be too stiff. What's my best option? already have almost new skyjacker nitro shocks so those are good.
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:23 PM   #2
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if your springs are flat, dont get an aal. it wont help.

cant go wrong with alcans or deavers, but they're $$$. quite a few on here have the wheelers pack and like them, they're made by alcan.

ill probably get dakars though.
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:25 PM   #4
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I have the wheelers 5 pack, working good so far.
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Old 01-05-2012, 03:16 PM   #5
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I have Dakars too, no complaints
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Old 01-05-2012, 04:35 PM   #6
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I also have Dakars, with the AAL. They are built quite flat, so the ride is still good. Love mine so far.
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:03 PM   #9
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Well,sounds like Dakars It is, soon as I get some extra $$$
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Go to a local Spring shop and have built exactly what you want. It will be cheaper, better and installed
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Go to a local Spring shop and have built exactly what you want. It will be cheaper, better and installed
Better how ?
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Better how ?
built to exact specs, i know some local guys who have custom spring packs and they love them, but cost a pretty penny at that
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:31 PM   #14
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built to exact specs, i know some local guys who have custom spring packs and they love them, but cost a pretty penny at that
He said " cheaper , better , installed "
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+1 for Dakars. Enjoying my set.
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nofords08,

Be sure you are figuring the total cost when comparing custom spring shop built leaf spring pack, to an aftermarket leaf spring pack: shipping, U-bolts, bushings, shims, alignment and installation.

Shipping can run from $100-200.
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Uhm my all pro expo pack was 385 bucks. I've seen custom spring packs go for more than that...not sure what point your trying to make?
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Alcan or Deaver. I run alcan's and no complaints so far. Both are kind of pricey but can't go wrong with either.
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nofords08,

A spring shop will give a quote for installed price, this includes U-bolts and anything else you need. Plus they are installing and aligning your springs.

Does your $385 include U-bolts, shipping and all other expenses and parts needed?
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