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AAL vs. lift brackets

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 01tacoprerunner, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Feb 2, 2010 at 5:02 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Ok so im gonna get Bilstien 5100s for the front of my truck, and i was looking at a rear 1.5" AAL or a 1"-2" lift Shackle. I was wondering would the Lift shackle ride better than the AAL???
     
  2. Feb 2, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    What do you mean by lift bracket?? Do you mean a longer shackle?
    Most people do an aal and are very happy with them. There are even a couple option on AALs.
     
  3. Feb 2, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Yea I was talking about shackles.
     
  4. Feb 2, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    A shackle will basically keep the same ride you have now. A single aal kit will typically stiffen up the ride a little. And a 3 leaf AAL kit will turn your factory pack into a progressive off-road style of pack (rides really nice, but can't handle as much weight).
     
  5. Feb 2, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner [OP] Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Would it still be able to handle hauling a four-wheeler on a trailer with the progressive pack??
     
  6. Feb 2, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Will i need extended brake lines for the front with 5100s set at 2.5"???
     
  7. Feb 3, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    For a quad on a trailer they should work just fine. You do not need extended front brakelines. But a extended rear is recommended.
     
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