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Old 06-10-2012, 08:26 PM   #721
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Thats great dude !!!! Congrats on what will be THE single best suspension MOD going for the $$$...!!..

I'm going down to my garage in a bit & I'll get you the dimensions if ya want....

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I would love to have those dimensions! Hopefully they will help me from screwing something up! haha. I'll get some pics of it once its all done
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I would love to have those dimensions! Hopefully they will help me from screwing something up! haha. I'll get some pics of it once its all done

Ok here ya go, You'll want to measure from the end of bottom OEM leaf as shown, cut approx. 3.75" off the ends of the first donor leaf..

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Ok here ya go, You'll want to measure from the end of bottom OEM leaf as shown, cut approx. 3.75" off the ends of the first donor leaf..

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Old 06-11-2012, 11:13 AM   #724
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Ok here ya go, You'll want to measure from the end of bottom OEM leaf as shown, cut approx. 3.75" off the ends of the first donor leaf..

So do I keep the oem leaf pack and add on to it? I thought the only one that I keep is the main leaf.
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I'm in the process of doing this as well. My understanding is that you can build off the factory pack or you can single out the main leaf and build off that. For the cut length, just measure the space between the stock ones and continue that same length until you have finished adding all the leafs that you want or run out of space. Which ever comes first.
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So do I keep the oem leaf pack and add on to it? I thought the only one that I keep is the main leaf.
Generally adding to the current leaf pack is the way I do it but removing all but main leaf is another way to go especially for building a more "aggressive spring" . that said, you can usually attain the same results ride quality wise..


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I'm in the process of doing this as well. My understanding is that you can build off the factory pack or you can single out the main leaf and build off that. For the cut length, just measure the space between the stock ones and continue that same length until you have finished adding all the leafs that you want or run out of space. Which ever comes first.

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So out of these two option, building off main leaf of adding leafs, which one is better? Or what are the different characteristics of the two?
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So out of these two option, building off main leaf of adding leafs, which one is better? Or what are the different characteristics of the two?

Well if your building off just the main , you can add 3 or 4 donor springs (or more) but remember this is for building a more aggressive spring..

Like I mentioned many pages ago, the first 2" of the stock leafs gives a nice comfortable ride, anything beyond that sucks... too soft, too spongy, bottom out.. etc;

If I were you , I'd just add the 2 per side.....
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So your doing this for people then? whats the rate?

I have a 2000 Tacoma SR5 Regualr cab and the rear is saggin with my shell and shocks are all wornout. was going to throw some 881 and bilstien 5100s on the front hoping for 2" lift and have some adjustability. and need to help rear out to match.

It sounds simple enough but depending on cost i might just have you do it.
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So your doing this for people then? whats the rate?

I have a 2000 Tacoma SR5 Regualr cab and the rear is saggin with my shell and shocks are all wornout. was going to throw some 881 and bilstien 5100s on the front hoping for 2" lift and have some adjustability. and need to help rear out to match.

It sounds simple enough but depending on cost i might just have you do it.

its pretty straight forward install wise, & yeah I've put together a couple spring kits for members & currently get $225.00 per kit & it comes with most of what you need. (with the exception of extended shocks/brake line & BPV relocation bracket, Jerry (JLee) has an excellent bracket he sells here onsite
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Hey doug what about an 05 tundra? What width are they? My dad just got one and they are sagging due to the load and the passenger side is 1 1/2" lower....
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Are 1st and 2nd gen leaf packs interchangeable ?
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Are 1st and 2nd gen leaf packs interchangeable ?
No. The 1st gens are not equal distance from center pin. 2nd gen are equal distance from center pin.
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No. The 1st gens are not equal distance from center pin. 2nd gen are equal distance from center pin.
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Hey doug what about an 05 tundra? What width are they? My dad just got one and they are sagging due to the load and the passenger side is 1 1/2" lower....
Hmm , good question Chris, smart money says they're probably the same width wise , I 'll check that so we'll both know...

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