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AAL Install. (second gen)

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by chris4x4, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. ph16drive

    ph16drive \m/.....\m/

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    So with an AAL, is there a little more hauling capacity when paired with the stock or TSB suspension? If so, anyone know what that might be?
     
  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Lug nuts should be about 80 to 90 ft-lbs. Not sure what that is in Nm's. U bolts should be 75 ft-lbs.

    No increase in capacity.
     
  3. LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I thought that sounded a little high too from when I attempted this last time, but the FSM says the UBolts should only be torqued to 37 ft lbs. Or 50N*m (whatever that means...)
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    The FSM is incorrect. Its a typo. 73 ft-lbs on OEM bolts.
     
  5. LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    :eek: That's a long way to be off! I'll remember that when I finally install mine... :rolleyes:
     
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    That's amazing, Chris even corrects the FSM. <insert not worthy smilie here>
     
  7. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    lmao!!! :)
     
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Yep - I would believe Chris over the FSM any day...
     
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    Hi Chris,

    I noticed that you use a spacer in the brake line bracket. Is this necessary?

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  10. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    No. Its not nessesary at all. It was already on Packerfans truck, so I left it. Its not hurting anything being in there.
     
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    Thank Chris. I saw this one being used in a Tuff Country AAL install. It looks like it is used to maintain the play of the brake lines, so I installed one anyway.

    By the way, when do we need to use longer brake lines? When using longer shocks? Will it be necessary in 5100 rear?
     
  12. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    You really only need longer brake lines if your lifting more than 3"
     
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    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    im doing this right now but with the 3 AAL pack, just a heads up, the centering pin on mine is rusted solid so i had to go buy a angle grinder to cut it off.
     
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    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I just installed my wheelers 3 AAL pack, I took out my overload leaf and the toytec AAL I had on there. Im not sure what It measured at before but Im at 49 1/2" from ground to bottom of fender now. It rides the same on road so far, Im gonna try and do some flexing to see if the are any better than my other setup
     
  15. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    49 1/2" !!:eek: Thats an 8" lift!
     
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    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    lol I meant 39 1/2":rolleyes:
     
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    So then you lowered the truck 2" ?:p
     
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    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Ah...LOL...Sounds more like it....Thats what mines sitting at. :)
     
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    Great info Chris, I have a couple of questions. I assume the AALs were 2". Did it give you a 2" lift? I am hear mixed stories. "Redfox" brought it up, can you use the stock U bolts? i also noticed my truck has 2 leafs (not including the overload) yours has 3? Prerunners have different suspension?
    Thank you

    ...What is a "Sticky"?

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  20. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    The truck that was used in the write up is PackerfanXDs' truck. He has the TSB leaf springs, and IIRC, his AAL's were 1.5" lift. I belive they gave him about 1.75" lift. New "U" bolts are required.
    A "Sticky", is when the thread is "Stuck" so it stays at the top of the threads in the section in which it is posted. :)
     
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