1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Anyone ever try these?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by badguybuster, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Mar 10, 2009 at 3:54 PM

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Mar 8, 2009
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    2008 Tundra Off Road SR5
    6000K HID Headlights 6000k HID Fog Lights Window visors (all 4) Tri-Fold Tonno Bedlined Rockers Bedlined Bumpers Bilstein 5100 Toytec 1/2" spacers 3" TSB Leafs and AAL's (Toytec) Differential 1" Drop Sway Bar Relocators BHLM Mod Debadged Pro Comp 7089s Hankook Dynapro 35" M/T's Billett Grill 55 watt fog lights in grill 55 watt fog lights on Pre-Runner Light Bar Rear Bilstein 5100's Flowmaster Super 10's Yellow Fog Light Mod Titanium Burl Wood Grain Dash Mod Leather Arm Rest Mod TRD Steering wheel Mod Painted Engine Cover Painted Fuse Box TRD Seat Belt Covers Bed Light Mod Extended/Braided Brake Lines Back up light mod
    Hellwig 1515 LP-15 Helper Springs

    Supposed to increase your load capacity by 1500 pounds?
  2. Mar 10, 2009 at 4:25 PM

    S-M-R-T Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    You can't increase payload past the GVWR. GVWR also includes things like axle and frame strength and braking ability. With these you you can still only legally carry the weight that the taco is originally rated at. It doesn't Add 1500lbs it supports 1500lbs. There is a difference. This acts as an overload leaf.

    Normally an overload leaf is a heavier leaf that is on the bottom of the pack with softer leaves on the top. This allows for a smooth ride but once the springs compress a certain amout the overload takes over to add the extra suppost and prevents sag. This system on the other hand hold the leaf pack from the top preventing normal suspenion travel. Basically without a heavy load in the back your rear suspension won't cycle at all and will ride like a brick. If you trailer a lot or always carry a very heavy load then they might help. Otherwise I wouldn't bother. This is a cheap route not the best route.
To Top