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Old 05-07-2012, 02:24 PM   #1
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Lift question

Hey guys, I know there are million threads on here about lifting but I couldn't find an answer I am looking for.

I have bought an 04 dbl cab that was already lifted. There is 2 3/4" block in the rear and my leaf springs look completely straight, in fact they almost have negative flex and thats with no load. Everytime I hit a bump I can hear leaf slap and its just not riding well.

I have been looking at OME spring set, its rated at 2 1/4" lift. I was also thinking about buying a 1" lift shackle, just to bring it up to the same level where its riding now approx 3" lift.

I do not use this truck for a lot of off-roading, mostly highway/city driving, and getting to and from my hunting area, after that all ATV.

What are your thoughts?
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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Sounds like your leafs are shot. I would ditch the spacer and just 'spring' for a new set of leafs that will get you the desired lift. And most likely shocks will be needed.
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I would like to keep my lift at around 3", and OME didn't seem to be too outrageous for a price, 189 a piece. I there any springs that will give me 3" lift without having to shackle it?
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:12 PM   #4
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could anyone tell me if OME Dakar from Toytec with 1" lift shackle would be a good option for a double cab? Or should I look elsewere for other options.
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:28 PM   #6
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one more thing, I believe there are 3 versions of those leafs, I have a double cab, is there a specific one I should go with?
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