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AAL Recommendation

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by tr0gd0r, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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  3. tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Whats the difference between the 3 leaf set and the 1 leaf set? It looks like they both provide the same amount of lift.
     
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    ride smoothness :thumbsup:
     
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    Anyone have experience with both? Is it worth twice as much money?
     
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    Mine are ProComp and came w/ my lift kit. They were easy to install and the ride is just a little stiffer.
     
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    I have Icons in front and Wheeler's AAL and Bilstein 5100"s on the rear and the difference in ride quality is remarkable.
     
  8. ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    Hey Tigerfan! I was thinking about getting this and getting rid of my toytec AAL. But I want to keep my 1" block so that I have 2.5" lift. Is this a good idea, or could it cause bad axle rap bc you get rid of the OLL? thanks for any help!!!
     
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    i have no idea

    i kept my overload spring and dont have blocks and i have no axle wrap issues
     
  10. SRFIVE

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    I don't know if you want others' opinions, but IMO blocks are bad for axle wrap, and removing the AAL, just makes it worse, because now your spring (pack) is even weaker.
     
  11. ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    ok. So if I leave my OLL in, does it give you more then 1.5 of lift? What was your total lift with the OLL left in Tiger?
     
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    i couldnt tell you because i didnt measure before i put everything in

    right now my rear fender is 39" from the ground running thru the center of the wheel
     
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    Awsome! thats about 2.5" lift. Thats what im looking for!:) mine is at 39.5" right now. I think im ganna save up for this set up. Is this ride alot smoother?
     
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    when my tires are in balance...yes
     
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    Awsome... oh and are you running 285/75's?
    Thanks for the help!
     
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    255/85 similar height...skinnier tire
     
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    cool! well I think that this and some 5100's in the rear will be my next upgrade. I hate the AAL+1" block in rear and I have some Rancho's in the rear as well. Its a rough ride back there!!! Not liken it....
     
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    i went with the 5125s in the read and they seem to take great care of me
     
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