DTFtacoma's 2006 Long Travel

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Garage > Long Travel Suspension

Notices

Help with rear leaf mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-07-2012, 11:16 AM   #21
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
hmm. I'll check it out when I go back in on monday. right now the centering pin on the leafs is plumb with where the stock bump stop was (I cut it off) when the leafs are like they are in the pic. so they will move back 1-2 inches? I can put my new bumps back a bit from stock. I got a measurement to the center of the wheelwell and I'm pretty close. I guess I'll cycle it soon with just one leaf and see how it is. I'll keep you posted.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2012, 01:48 PM   #22
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
Don't forget to set your pinion angle the right degree too.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2012, 08:42 PM   #23
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
So... What would that be? I've had a couple people tell me some different things, but what do you recommend?
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 06:13 PM   #24
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
2-3 Degree's below inline with drive shaft.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 10:32 PM   #25
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
Cool. I think mine is tacked at about that, at ride height. I'll do a final measurement when I'm putting it together and weld it fully then. thanks for the info.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2012, 08:39 PM   #26
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
Let's see the final product there chief.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2012, 10:41 PM   #27
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
K I'll get some pics soon. Turns out one of my mounts is crooked so I have to fix that first. The frame is all painted so stuff can start going on permanently. Also the U-bolts I got with my giant kit are for a tacoma (duh) and don't fit on the tundra axle. Derp so I have to get some new ones.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2012, 10:53 PM   #28
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
Funny enough after going through my u-bolts, I reverted back to stock since they were super long. They worked like a charm except when I bent them.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2012, 11:04 PM   #29
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
My stock ones are square though, from spring over. Also I may have cut one to get them off.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2012, 11:28 PM   #30
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
Ooops for some reason I thought you had a 5-lug, my mistake.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 03:01 AM   #31
Senior Member
TC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
TC yota's Avatar
Name: Tyler
Joined: Feb 2010, #30692
Location: Escondido
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,400
TC yota's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by battlescars View Post
If it bumps in the factory location you did something wrong. At bump the axle swings backwards so the stops need to be moved back about an inch or two. This also explains the reason why you mount the limit straps on the back of the axle to the rear of the frame at droop, to slow its forward movement.
No....it should still bump in the stock location, if it didn't you would have to modify the driveshaft length.

Take leafs apart, use main leaf and put it at full bump with the front hangers attached
Center the leafs on the bumpstop, tack weld the front hangers in place
Measure from the front hanger bolt to 52.5'' back and mount top shackle mount.
Cycle everything with driveshaft attached, make sure it all works then weld it up!
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 08:17 AM   #32
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
Everything is all welded all ready. Only the spring perches are tacked in case I need to change the angle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 10:50 AM   #33
Senior Member
TC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
TC yota's Avatar
Name: Tyler
Joined: Feb 2010, #30692
Location: Escondido
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,400
TC yota's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Conman117 View Post
Everything is all welded all ready. Only the spring perches are tacked in case I need to change the angle.
well I hope you didn't push the bump back like he said
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 11:25 AM   #34
Señor member
Cr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shedCr250jumper is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Cr250jumper's Avatar
Joined: Dec 2010, #47033
Location: The moon
Age: 99
Gender: Male
Posts: 9,562
Cr250jumper's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by TC yota View Post
well I hope you didn't push the bump back like he said
Leaf spring ditcher Im guessing your linking yours?
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 12:05 PM   #35
Senior Member
TC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shedTC yota is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
TC yota's Avatar
Name: Tyler
Joined: Feb 2010, #30692
Location: Escondido
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,400
TC yota's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cr250jumper View Post
Leaf spring ditcher Im guessing your linking yours?
After snapping two packs completely off the truck, I don't have a choice, haha
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 05:25 PM   #36
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
My stock bumps would always hit on the rear edge never the center. That's why I had that spacer welded to the bump to move it backwards so it would hit square.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2012, 09:27 PM   #37
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
I'm gonna finish my front setup first, because I'm closer on that, then I have to rebuild my brakes in the rear, and I'm waiting on U-bolts. But the leafs are in and I have all my parts so hopefully I'll have it set up soon.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2012, 06:38 PM   #38
Professionull
battlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shedbattlescars is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
battlescars's Avatar
Name: Alex
Joined: Jan 2009, #12256
Location: Escondido, CA
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,235
battlescars's Tacoma Gallery
If you went off the measurements I gave you from the frame cut out to the front bolt I assure you that it will work perfect. Did an F67 pack install on another members truck a few weeks back and he has since then been out to the desert twice.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2012, 09:03 PM   #39
Conman117 [OP] Conman117 is offline
AWESOME MEMBER
Conman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shedConman117 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Conman117's Avatar
Name: Nathan
Joined: Mar 2012, #74659
Location: BC, Canada
Age: 21
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,477
Conman117's Tacoma Gallery
Sure did. 29.5" from the front of the cutout to the center of the bolt of the front hanger, and then magic 52.5".
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2012, 07:40 PM   #40
Senior Member
nhurt is on a distinguished road
 
nhurt's Avatar
Coast Guard: Machinery Technician
Name: N8
Joined: Jun 2012, #80092
Location: San Diego, CA
Gender: Male
Posts: 212
nhurt's Tacoma Gallery
battlescars did my F67 install as mentioned above, came out great heed his advice, he knows whats up for this install.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front and Rear cab iPad mounts bridaw Audio & Video 8 08-17-2013 08:51 PM
Add-A-Leaf Set (rear lift/support) for non-TSB leaf pack modsquad 2nd Gen Tacoma Marketplace 6 07-15-2012 06:47 PM
FS: TSB rear leaf springs with Toytec 1.5" add-a-leaf scotch 2nd Gen Tacoma Marketplace 4 05-22-2012 10:07 AM
Rear speaker mounts for 08 Access cab needed. tinker2 Audio & Video 0 04-23-2012 06:49 PM
Got rear Leaf TSB done and have regrets anyone want to swap for their 3 leaf pack.... sincitytaco 2nd Gen. Tacomas 24 08-04-2010 06:34 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.