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AAL with Stock Shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 28Gauge, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Jun 14, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    28Gauge

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    Can I put in Toytec's 1.5 add a leaf springs with the stock Toyota shocks? I'm going to do 5100's, but DSM will not have them in stock until late July. I don't have the TSB and the stock shocks are black ones (can't remember the name).
     
  2. Jun 14, 2010 at 8:51 AM
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    get some shock extenders for 10 bucks
     
  3. Jun 14, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    Yes you can run stock shocks with a 1.5. I am in a similar boat with the wait for 5100 rears... Do you have a non-tsb or tsb? If non, the aal is said to be 2". Just installed, and currently sits at about 2.5
     
  4. Jun 14, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    Not sure if you have a trd but I ran the stock billys for over 40k w/ and aal.
     
  5. Jun 14, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    I have none TSB springs.
     
  6. Jun 14, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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  7. Aug 4, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    Im thinking about doing this same thing. 2 inch aal in the back without bilsteins.
    So i just need some shock extenders? are there any recomended shock extenders? And are there and problems or issues that i could run into when going this route?

    Thanks
     
  8. Aug 4, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    I've got a pair of toytec shock extenders brand new in the box. I'm in Martinez. Free if you wan to pick them up.
     
  9. Aug 4, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    The extenders essentially just make the top bolt on your shock longer. Normally a design like this would make the shaft more likely to break but since the force is up and down (not side to side) it doesn't really create any problems.

    They look a little funny in my opinion but other than that they're fine... if you mash real hard or jump the truck they might break... but then again, if you drive like that, everything could break.
     
  10. Aug 4, 2010 at 11:24 PM
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    any place to get them at?
     
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