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All-Pro Long Travel Review

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Spoonman, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Spoonman

    Spoonman [OP] Granite Guru

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    Update: still waiting on warranty uniballs and steering heims. Only been like 9 months.

    Have 33,000km on this kit now. One of my rear shocks is leaking. Walker Evans supplied by Allpro.

    The kit performed well in moab.
     
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    Thanks for the honest review. If you could have done differently, would a mid-travel kit suffice with the proper mod's? Or would you have just gone with a different brand and stuck with the LT?
     
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    Thanks for your honest review on this setup. I've been lurking and doing research on which LT kit to get and It seems that you do the same things off road that i'll be doing with mine. This review has basically made up my mind not to get the AP kit.
     
  4. Spoonman

    Spoonman [OP] Granite Guru

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    Lol you left me negative rep?


    I should update this thread too.

    Lately it has been working well for me. I put the tie rod extenders in, and have been on factory tie rods for months now. No more steering issues. Very thing seems to be holding up well. I made a flap to protect the upper uniball, and it seems to be making the difference. The upper uniballs are holding up great. The coilovers are still pretty soft for the front end, but may be fine with a factory front bumper. I ground out my inner cvs to help with the axle rubbing issue, and it has helped, but the axles still rub a little bit. Doesn't seem to be enough to break another one, which is nice.


    As of lately, I'm satisfied with this kit. Just needs to come with limit straps!

    Sorry if this new review has confused you xjfella!
     
  5. XJfella95

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    I did? If so I do appologize, I did click on it but I might have done something wrong. Thanks for the review tho, and I'm not confused...
     
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    any pics of the flap/cover you made for the upper uniball? i just bought a used allpro kit that im going to install soon and don't want to deal with worn out uniballs in 2 months.
     
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    I just got this kit. The flap you made, is it like a dust cap for the uniballs? Also, how hard was it to grind the inner CV's? Would it be easier to just use limit straps?
     
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    @Spoonman: Are your CV parts Toyota OEM or aftermarket?
     
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    Don have pics, but it's just a flap out of some stuff I used for my inner fender liners.

    Essentially yes. It just keeps the majority of the crap out of the uniball. Grinding the CVs was easy with the right tools. However it didn't solve my problem. Limit straps would be a lot more effective.
     
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    What was the total lift on that kit? What did you do to level the rear?
     
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    Could be from zero inches of lift to about 5. The walker evans coilovers are adjustable. I set it at about 2.5 to match the rear.
     
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    What setup do you have for the rear? Shackle flip? Springs?
     
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    Standard Allpro 3" leafs. No shackle flip. Gives about 3" lift, but they've sagged out a bit now.
     
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    I'm looking to go with the expos. Other than sag, no issues with the leafs though?
     
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    All the Allpro leafs I've seen are sagged, inverted, wavy, or have broken leafs. I'm looking for an alternative to the the Allpro expos.
     
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    Fack. Lol thanks for the info.
     
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    My left side leaf sits about 1" lower on the drivers side. I know of taco lean, but this is excessive.
     
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    great review, and I'm sorry that you're having so many annoying issues. I know the feeling when the thing you built breaks down because of other's problems. I'm on 20,000 miles on my all-pro kit up front, so far no hiccups other than I got sent 2 left hand spindle gussets the first time around.
    I stuck with the stock steering, with no issues. My kit has to keep up with a recently new defined engineering rear end, so we will see how it holds up. It's a great kit (I fucking love cornering on mine too haha) and I hope that all-pro helps you get your problems figured out. On that note, how can you tell if you're uniballs have any play? I regularly throw my shit up on jackstands and check for play, but would there any other signs (noises, loose steering, etc.) Limit straps are next on the list now haha so thank you Spoonman!! Braaaaaap

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