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Old 03-30-2013, 06:36 PM   #181
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:59 AM   #183
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The rear rides really nice, I used ome front coils and the ironman rear leaf springs with 5100's
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:32 PM   #186
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How quick was their shipping? Did you go through Sierra Expeditions?
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Old 05-23-2013, 04:44 AM   #187
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Ya I spoke with Cliff at Sierra Expeditions and then ordered online. The shipping was quick 6 days and would have been a day earlier but I wasnt available to receive it.
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Ya I spoke with Cliff at Sierra Expeditions and then ordered online. The shipping was quick 6 days and would have been a day earlier but I wasnt available to receive it.
You guys got lucky. I was the first one to buy from them and I got hosed. It ended up being 45 days before I got mine.
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Old 05-23-2013, 05:40 AM   #189
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I dont know why there arent more people talking about this lift and/or buying it. Whether you like it or hate it for the price point and everything it comes with how can you not look at it
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I dont know why there arent more people talking about this lift and/or buying it. Whether you like it or hate it for the price point and everything it comes with how can you not look at it
It isn't "proven" here in the states yet. There are only minor things I don't like about it, but I am keeping my negative reviews away. For the money and the customer service it is the best lift out there. If you have any questions about my negative reviews, you can PM me
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Old 05-23-2013, 06:33 AM   #191
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I've had mine in for over a month. The biggest screw up I had was for the leaf spring poly bushings. I got sent 12 bushings of the same size, and after burning and smashing and whatever else to get the old bushing out I found out the ones they sent were way to big. Had to take them to a lathe...... Grind em etc. Also, the rear leaf springs were sagging right from the start just after the install with my aprox 700 lbs of weight. Probably a good inch lower in the rear. I have since added air bags.
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:40 AM   #192
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Any updates folks?
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:06 AM   #193
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Any updates folks?
Mine still rides great. Only neg review I'll post here is already posted. Leaf springs aren't meant for the double cab I don't think. I'll probably do the OMD treatment to them in a year or two. But, almost one full year with the lift and i'm still happy.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:07 AM   #194
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I've had mine in for over a month. The biggest screw up I had was for the leaf spring poly bushings. I got sent 12 bushings of the same size, and after burning and smashing and whatever else to get the old bushing out I found out the ones they sent were way to big. Had to take them to a lathe...... Grind em etc. Also, the rear leaf springs were sagging right from the start just after the install with my aprox 700 lbs of weight. Probably a good inch lower in the rear. I have since added air bags.
Btw, your bushings weren't too big. You probably did what I did and tried to fit them without the whole old bushing sleeve removed. We didn't see it for about an hour while installing them
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:53 AM   #195
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It isn't "proven" here in the states yet. There are only minor things I don't like about it, but I am keeping my negative reviews away. For the money and the customer service it is the best lift out there. If you have any questions about my negative reviews, you can PM me
I think you should post your negative reviews, it would only help in my eyes. I for one have been looking at this kit for awhile, so any review really helps. As long as its a constructive review and not a bashing..
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I think you should post your negative reviews, it would only help in my eyes. I for one have been looking at this kit for awhile, so any review really helps. As long as its a constructive review and not a bashing..
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Yeah please post the negatives. I need to know the pros and cons before buy the rear lift setup
No bashing on this involved. This is what I sent BostonBilly

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Leaf pack on the driver side isn't as strong as needed. You will still have a small lean towards the drivers rear by about 1/2". You swap them, it gets worse. So, just keep the DS (driver side marking) on the driver side and you will be fine if you can deal with the small lean. If you can't, find someone to make a shim with a notch to fit into both leaf and axle.

The powder coating on the coils (mind you, new coils) has already chipped off mine. See if you can find a way to protect the PC before you install, otherwise they will look like mine do.

Otherwise, it is a GREAT lift.
Now let me expand on this a little more for those of you who have not bought it yet. It is an amazing lift. It holds exactly what it needs for those who don't HAUL a lot. It hauled great for me the first few times I used it... mind you this was in an access cab I used to have. Now that I have a DCSB, it seems like the added weight in the back has made it settle down a bit more. I can still haul a good amount of weight before I have any sort of flatness to the springs. But, you will have a small difference between left and right on your rear end. I think they added for the weight of the gas tank, but not as much as they should have.

If you are going to have a topper of some sort, or added weight at all times, I would look into a different leaf pack that is more suited to a higher year-round weight. Or, you can do the OMD (old man doug) mod to these as I plan on doing in the next year when I get to a U-pull junk yard and find some good springs to add.

The powdercoating on the front coils is soft. Mine chipped on just the drive from the shop to the house, and it has gotten progressivly worse. I would recommend, especially for those in a higher salt area to coat everything in sealant of some sort before installing these. I am in a low salt/snow area and I have some rust spots on the outsides of everything in less than a year. I believe IM4x4 doesn't use the greatest rust proof items because, well, it isn't very cold/snowy in Australia.

The shocks do a great job at dempening the bumps though. They are exactly what I needed for some of the dirt roads I go down. But again, the body of the shocks have some rust on them now.
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Ya I spoke with Cliff at Sierra Expeditions and then ordered online. The shipping was quick 6 days and would have been a day earlier but I wasnt available to receive it.
Ok cool thanks.

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You guys got lucky. I was the first one to buy from them and I got hosed. It ended up being 45 days before I got mine.
Hmm...well...dunno when to order now
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Old 05-23-2013, 06:00 PM   #199
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No bashing on this involved. This is what I sent BostonBilly



Now let me expand on this a little more for those of you who have not bought it yet. It is an amazing lift. It holds exactly what it needs for those who don't HAUL a lot. It hauled great for me the first few times I used it... mind you this was in an access cab I used to have. Now that I have a DCSB, it seems like the added weight in the back has made it settle down a bit more. I can still haul a good amount of weight before I have any sort of flatness to the springs. But, you will have a small difference between left and right on your rear end. I think they added for the weight of the gas tank, but not as much as they should have.

If you are going to have a topper of some sort, or added weight at all times, I would look into a different leaf pack that is more suited to a higher year-round weight. Or, you can do the OMD (old man doug) mod to these as I plan on doing in the next year when I get to a U-pull junk yard and find some good springs to add.

The powdercoating on the front coils is soft. Mine chipped on just the drive from the shop to the house, and it has gotten progressivly worse. I would recommend, especially for those in a higher salt area to coat everything in sealant of some sort before installing these. I am in a low salt/snow area and I have some rust spots on the outsides of everything in less than a year. I believe IM4x4 doesn't use the greatest rust proof items because, well, it isn't very cold/snowy in Australia.

The shocks do a great job at dempening the bumps though. They are exactly what I needed for some of the dirt roads I go down. But again, the body of the shocks have some rust on them now.
So Brady, you know my truck is a dcsb, and im going to add probably a bakflip cover. You think that much added weight is going to make the rear drop too much? What about getting the lean spacer from toytec to help compensate for the lean? I was stuck on this kit b/c it replaces the whole leaf pack, now Im considering the eibachs/bilsteins with an add-a-leaf again. I dont know about paying all that money to have a leaf pack thats going to sag with a little weight again and have powder coating chipping on the first drive. Not to mention the leafs squeaking constantly....
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Ok cool thanks.



Hmm...well...dunno when to order now
Mine was the first shipped out. They made a mistake at the warehouse... Shipped to Sierra on accident
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