Apologies in advance if this question's already been answered in another thread and I didn't find the answer. I looked, I promise!
I have a stock 2007 double cab TRD off road and I need the back to be a little stiffer so it stops bottoming out while hauling my toys around. I've read all about the leaf spring TSB but with 160k miles on an 07, I'm not getting it for free.
I want it to be a little stiffer, but not much higher. 1" max, 0.5" would be ideal. I'd like to avoid having to mod the front suspension to keep the ride even and ideally I'd like to keep the same shocks on the rear but obviously if the rear spring stiffness changes much I'll need a different damper to keep the ratio.
So, any recommendations? Should I get an add-a-leaf? All-new leaf packs? What are good ones to get? What's worked for other people? Or should I just pay for the TSB?
I'd like to keep it under $1000. Seems like that shouldn't be too hard from the little bit of shopping I did.