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2003 TRD 4x4 X cab Rear Springs Question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Flash1034, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. Mar 5, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    Flash1034

    Flash1034 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How can I tel if my 03 has the stock leaf springs? Are there any markings on the stock springs? Mine seem pretty weak and flat but I want to make sure the previous owner didnt put some aftermarket springs on there before I decide to pop for new ones.

    Thanks,

    Flash
     
  2. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    scocar

    scocar Scouting the perimeter for weakness

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    The stock ones have 3 main leafs plus the overload leaf.

    Rub off some dirt and see if you can see "Mexico" on them. If so, stock.

    Here is what the stock ones look like. Notice the stock shackle, and the retaining clip around the leafs. These should give you clues when compared to yours.

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    this shot shows you the stock U bolts and bumpstops, and typical sag after 100k miles.

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  3. Mar 5, 2011 at 4:05 PM
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    If they're almost flat then they're stock! LOL
     
  4. Mar 6, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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    Flash1034

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    Thanks guys. Sure enough, mine were stock and really weak. I just ordered some replacements from Wheelers. Thanks again for all the replies!

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  5. Mar 6, 2011 at 5:00 PM
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    Hey, if its not too late to cancel your purchase, you should try doing it and get in on the new group buy! You could get 10-15% off!

    Click on the link in my sig...
     
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