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All-Pro EXPO or OME DAKAR ?

Discussion in 'Toytec Lifts' started by george2pak, Sep 25, 2012.

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Dakar or All-pro EXPO?

Poll closed Oct 25, 2012.
  1. OME Dakar leaf springs

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  2. All-Pro's Expedition Leaf Springs

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  3. Other please mantion

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  1. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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    mgrande

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    The dakars are great for loads and flex really well. The expos will give you a smoother ride at higher speeds because they don't have an overload spring.
     
  2. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:21 PM
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    true i still run an overload on my truck mainly cause its used to tow a boat.

    but theres no need for 2 overloads. especially on a tacoma lol
     
  3. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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    Expos. i really like betts spring they make a real good product
     
  4. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:24 PM
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    well , they came like that , they haul amazing and flex as much as I'll ever need so it's a non issue for me
     
  5. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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    HA touche!

    :D
     
  6. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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    george2pak

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    Wich one do you thing will be better for a expedition(like in Africa or maybe Irak if you are a marine)?
     
  7. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:29 PM
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    youll be fine without an overload if your not hauling a heavy load.
     
  8. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:30 PM
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    I'm not really sure what you figure you gained by removing one of the overloads from your buddy's truck
     
  9. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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    The shop that installed my expos kept telling me my leaf pack had 3 overloads and was made for full size trucks
    I told them there were no overloads
    Then the mech told me I didn't know what I was talking about and that he's a professional

    /randombutthurt rant
     
  10. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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    Aren't the Expos designed to carry loads ?
     
  11. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:34 PM
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    I think 2 overloads are better when you have to carry gear for one month in the wild.
     
  12. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:34 PM
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    removing a small spacer. thats all it really is. theres no way your realistically going to cause the top overload to flex onto the lower one.
     
  13. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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    So , you wanted to lower the rear ?
     
  14. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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    thats what the owner wanted.

    but that said there is no point to having 2 overloads.

    they are not supposed to flex.
     
  15. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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    I'm not sure what Leoffinsive is talking about but I don't wanna go lower, I wanna go higher.
     
  16. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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    Ignore the banter, if height plus weight cap is your targer get the expos
     
  17. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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    If they aren't going to flex , and you have bumpstops to keep the leafs from going into negative arch , I see no advantage to taking one out , unless you just want to lower the rear
     
  18. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:43 PM
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    I already said he should get the Expos for max height
     
  19. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:45 PM
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    what im talking about is the fact that the overload springs are not supposed to flex. they are meant to prevent your leafs from going into negative arc.

    the overload spring isnt really a spring at all since it does not flex. its just a flat piece of metal.

    so having a second overload spring is like running a spacer.
     
  20. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:47 PM
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    im aware but there is also no advantage to having a second one either.

    its such a small margin of difference. its pointless. like the hood skewp on my sport.
     

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