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Old 09-29-2009, 05:19 AM   #21
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Looks like you re used the U-bolts, but they don't look stock to begin with (looks like you are getting rid of a rear block kit for an AAL). I'm going from stock TSB to the toytec AAL, should I be buying new U-bolts? I only have about of 3/4" of thread left as it is now...
Actually, We used new U bolts, as the ones used on the block were too long. You should be fine re useing the ones you have.
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Old 09-29-2009, 05:31 AM   #23
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Old 09-29-2009, 06:07 PM   #25
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chris your freakin awsome!!! i was on the fence bout doin it myself but i think you pushed me over the right side.
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Old 09-29-2009, 06:51 PM   #26
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chris your freakin awsome!!! i was on the fence bout doin it myself but i think you pushed me over the right side.
Good to hear! Its easy, but give your self extra time incase you have any hang ups. When you get close to doing this, hit me up via PM.
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Old 09-29-2009, 07:04 PM   #27
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Old 09-29-2009, 07:37 PM   #28
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Thanks, Buddy, But Im not an expert....yet.
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:56 AM   #30
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Great work Chris! BTW, I know you took a block out but what would be the expected lift height in the rear from the TSB 4-leaf to the TSB 4-leaf + AAL? Just curious ~ thanks.
On PackerfanXD's truck, with 285/75/16, the rear is sitting at about 40.5", with the TSB springs, and the 1.5" AAL.
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Old 09-30-2009, 10:20 AM   #31
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Old 09-30-2009, 10:28 AM   #32
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Its easy guys if you have been putting off forever JUST DO IT! Follow these instructions and you will be good to go!

Good write up Chris and Matt!
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Old 09-30-2009, 10:38 AM   #33
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On PackerfanXD's truck, with 285/75/16, the rear is sitting at about 40.5", with the TSB springs, and the 1.5" AAL.
Just for comparison sake, mine is at 39" in the rear with the 3 spring crap pack plus the Toytec 1.5 AAL.
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:26 PM   #34
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what is the 22mm deep socket for? the wheels?
I almost went out and bought one but realized my lugs are 21mm...that would have been a waste!
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:50 PM   #35
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what is the 22mm deep socket for? the wheels?
I almost went out and bought one but realized my lugs are 21mm...that would have been a waste!
Most "U" bolt nuts are 22mm.
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:56 PM   #37
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I guess that is directed at me....
Hard to tell with him...He could have meant it for a whole different thread.
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:41 PM   #39
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Thanks Chris!
I just installed my add-a-leaf today. This DIY made the install a breeze.
Took my time, and finished the job in five hours.
Thanks again!!
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Very nice write up Chris! I printed this and followed it step by step. The only difference is that my U-bolt (TSB) nuts are 19 mm.

When I was removing the nuts, there was no resistance at all. I doubt it was torqued at 100 Nm. I had about 1/2" thread left before the AAL and yet it's still about 1/2" after the AAL torqued at 100Nm It really surprised me since it was just serviced by the dealership a week ago!

By the way, how often should I check the torque? I was wheeling 2 weeks ago though. Do they really get loose after wheeling?

Also, what is the torque of the lug nuts? I just tightened them hard. Checked at 80 Nm.


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