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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. Jul 25, 2015 at 6:52 PM
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    T4RFTMFW

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    Thanks Pete.
    Are you running spacers up front with the 885s or is your lift height up front approx 2.5" like what I'm expecting?
     
  2. Jul 25, 2015 at 6:53 PM
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    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    Just 885's with the 5mm OME trim packer on the driver's side , yep about 2 1/2"
     
  3. Jul 25, 2015 at 6:55 PM
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    Great. How is the ride in the rear without tools? Assuming you've actually never had them with you, once. :D
     
  4. Jul 25, 2015 at 6:57 PM
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    It gets stiffer with less weight , but even just the cap takes the harsh off
     
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  5. Jul 25, 2015 at 6:58 PM
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    Dakars with no AAL, and about 800 lbs in the bed sagged about an inch. I wouldn't AAL if I were you. Keep the ride quality nice and smooth when all you have on is the canopy.

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  6. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:00 PM
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    Twin Turbo!!!!! whoosh whoosh pshshshssh
    I have all pro expos and I am regretting sellin my shell. It's way to rough. Can't wait till I get a bed rack and RTT on.
     
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  7. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:02 PM
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    Dakars , no AAL

     
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  8. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:03 PM
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    Excellent. Thanks a lot both of you.

    What brake like should I be looking at? I know my 5100s aren't going to work with the Dakars. So I'll need to redo the entire rear setup. I'm still using OEM
    bumps on my rear.

    So..
    Dakars.
    Ext. brake lines.
    Bump stops.
    OME rear shocks.

    Are there different rear shocks (I think the front OME struts are available in a softer and a firmer version?)? I don't off-road, so want to keep my pavement pounding as supple as I can.
     
  9. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:06 PM
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    I have OME rears and Wheelers Superbumps , I also have stock brake lines
     
  10. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:16 PM
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    Really? If I can run my OEM brake lines that would be great. Which rear shocks are you using?
     
  11. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:19 PM
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    Yep , almost 5 years , no troubles

    N182's IIRC
     
  12. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:23 PM
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    Thanks Pete!
     
  13. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM
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    I'm running the original nitrochargers, not the sports. They offer a softer ride and coincidentally, were a little cheaper through Wheelers. I'm happy with them.

    I am running stock brake lines as well and have a full set of stainless steel lines sitting in my garage. I was going to switch to make the Dakar installation easier but didn't need them and one of the top flare nuts was seized so I have put it off. Rear shocks will limit travel before you damage a brake line - they were designed with that in mind.

    I have Timbren SES TORTUN4L and they work great. I have Wheelers superbumps on my front and both seem to be really good quality. I think the Timbrens are more designed to help carry loads though - If I recall correctly they're taller so would engage sooner and have more compression range.
     
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  14. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:32 PM
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    Thanks bro! Lots of good info.
     
  15. Jul 25, 2015 at 7:35 PM
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    No problem - good luck with them.

    2 more things:
    The squeaky leaf fix that Oz posted in another thread works like a charm. I did it before install and haven't had a squeak once.
    Get yourself a 3 degree axle shim and mount it to the Dakars before install. I did that as well (with no diff drop) and there is zero driveline vibe.
     
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    Will do!
     
  17. Jul 25, 2015 at 10:53 PM
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    Much difference between the Sport struts and shocks and the regular sets? I think I read the Sports are a bit stiffer.
     
  18. Jul 25, 2015 at 10:54 PM
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    Where did you get the axle shim?
     
  19. Jul 25, 2015 at 10:58 PM
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    Wheelers. Bought everything through them. There are 2 styles. Buy the one with one hole drilled through it rather than the one that is slotted out. Those are designed to be mounted without removing the pin but the pin that comes with the Dakars isn't long enough to anchor into the perch of the axle so you would need to add a collar to it. The one that has a single hole drilled is a simple install and the centre pin in the Dakars is long enough to accommodate it.
     
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  20. Jul 25, 2015 at 11:22 PM
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    Awesome info. I didn't see the 3 degree. I only saw a 5 degree there, but I will ask @YotaDan on Monday.
     

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