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AAL Install. (second gen)

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

  1. Oct 2, 2009 at 8:10 AM
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    chris4x4

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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.
     
  2. Oct 2, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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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...)
     
  3. Oct 2, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    chris4x4

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    The FSM is incorrect. Its a typo. 73 ft-lbs on OEM bolts.
     
  4. Oct 2, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    :eek: That's a long way to be off! I'll remember that when I finally install mine... :rolleyes:
     
  5. Oct 2, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    That's amazing, Chris even corrects the FSM. <insert not worthy smilie here>
     
  6. Oct 2, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    lmao!!! :)
     
  7. Oct 2, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    Yep - I would believe Chris over the FSM any day...
     
  8. Oct 3, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    Hi Chris,

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

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Oct 3, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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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.
     
  10. Oct 3, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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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?
     
  11. Oct 3, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    You really only need longer brake lines if your lifting more than 3"
     
  12. Oct 6, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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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.
     
  13. Oct 6, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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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
     
  14. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    49 1/2" !!:eek: Thats an 8" lift!
     
  15. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    lol I meant 39 1/2":rolleyes:
     
  16. Oct 7, 2009 at 9:31 AM
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    So then you lowered the truck 2" ?:p
     
  17. Oct 7, 2009 at 10:12 AM
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    Ah...LOL...Sounds more like it....Thats what mines sitting at. :)
     
  18. Oct 23, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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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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  19. Oct 23, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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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. :)
     
  20. Oct 23, 2009 at 8:57 PM
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    Ha, Thanks for the reply. Still new at this and just noticed the 2 other pages of posts that answered most of my questions. Parts are on order and will hopefully be completing this install next week!! (5100's front, SX8000 rear, 2"AALs) Your write up will definitely help. Thanks again Bro
     
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