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Old 03-02-2013, 02:07 PM   #1
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Question about Add A Leaf Springs

how do add a leafs lift a 5 lug taco with spring under axle? i understand how it would with the springs over the axle on the 6 luggers, but i have a 5 lugger and want to put a lift kit on it, and pro comp has an easy lift kit that comes with add a leafs...the 5 luggers springs are below the axle, so how would that lift the rear?
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:13 PM   #2
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hmmmmmmmmmmm good question. if the aal sets underneath the primary spring, will it increase the curvature/arc of the pack?
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:15 PM   #3
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hmmmmmmmmmmm good question. if the aal sets underneath the primary spring, will it increase the curvature/arc of the pack?
idk lol, im actually really wondering this, maybe its a stupid question, idk lol
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:18 PM   #4
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i've never owned a 2wd LOL so I guess I needs a pic to look at to wrap my pea brain around the concept......
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:28 PM   #6
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wouldn't they stiffen the pack and allow less sag? thus increasing ride height a bit?
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:32 PM   #7
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wouldn't they stiffen the pack and allow less sag? thus increasing ride height a bit?
I guess that would be it, something that seems so simple, and i made it complicated lmao
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wouldn't they stiffen the pack and allow less sag? thus increasing ride height a bit?
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I guess that would be it, something that seems so simple, and i made it complicated lmao
Its pretty easy to get confused by it (locations of springs)

SUA springs have more ARC than SOA also..
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SUA springs have more ARC than SOA also..
Yup.... And essentially, if you flattened them out....they'd be much LONGER.

I had a built Jeep YJ with 4.5" SUA lift.....
And actually, SUA lifted rigs are more stable on the road than their SOA counterparts with the same lift.
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It will actually lower the truck. You would have to re-place the springs to the top of the axle. There is an official lift kit by Ready Lift for the 5 lugger Taco that I am looking at. It lifts the front like the leveling kit and for the rear it has an extreme bent leaf that lays in between the factory strings and raises the rear end as well.
http://www.readylift.com/c-107-toyot...-275f175r.aspx
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^^^damn! Not much for $340....
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:35 PM   #12
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i just bought a pro-comp one that does essentially the same thing for under 200
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It will actually lower the truck. You would have to re-place the springs to the top of the axle.
Please explain. How would it lower the truck?
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