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AAL vs blocks?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tommelleo22, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Apr 6, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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    tommelleo22

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    have had 2" spacers on the front to keep my truck level for only a couple months for temporary decent look but now have the extra money to lift my truck. looking for a true 3 inches but was wondering if i could run the spacers and buy a set of 5100's to raise an inch to give me 3 in the front then buy blocks or AAL in the rear with 5100's. and found a complete 3" setup on ebay from skyjacker for 300$ with the AAL included. just not to sure where to go in this situation so hopefully you guys can help.
     
  2. Apr 6, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    Blocks cause axle wrap. I'm not too sure of the benefits or disadvantages of an AAL.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    I have a block... no problems
     
  4. Apr 6, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    Head gasket problems.:D
     
  5. Apr 6, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    ya unknown. price diff is major and people have said both have rode stiff so i'm still deciding.
     
  6. Apr 6, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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  7. Apr 6, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    guys have any experience of info on skyjackers products? that full kit shocks, struts, and AAL for 300 is such a good buy if their stuff is legit.
     
  8. Apr 6, 2011 at 3:31 PM
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    AALs are a better way to go, the ride may be a bit stiffer but the block will cause axle wrap. The AAL will increase hauling capacity a little bit. I've heard of blocks cracking and other horror stories with blocks.
     
  9. Apr 6, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    ya i'd rather pony up the cash then fix the slew of problems the blocks may or may not cause later down the road.
     
  10. Apr 6, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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