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Anyone Tried These Dakar???

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by badguybuster, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. Jun 5, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    badguybuster

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  2. Jun 5, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    sibanez

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    I ran Dakars on my 2002 Tacoma and loved them. They give a lot of lift and are great for carrying loads. They provide more flex than stock and held up well to lots of abuse. I'd highly recommend them if you are looking for a solid set of springs that will last you a lifetime. One note, if they are too stiff for you, ARB suggests removing the 3rd leaf and it definitely improves their road manners, but you lose about 1" of lift (overall you get about 2.5-2.75).
     
  3. Jun 6, 2009 at 2:03 AM
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    johnecon2001

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    Downey front skid, Trail Gear U-Bolt flip, Toytec AAL, Total Chaos UCA's, Bilstein 5100's x4 + Eibach adjustable coils, Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers, Custom Rear bumper, TRD OffRoad front tow hook, TRD Trail Team wheels, Federal Couragia M/T 265's, ARB rear locker + on board air (CKMA12), TRD shift knob, Alpine W205, TRD seat covers, Tom Woods 1 Piece drive shaft, Powermaster D2700, Stubbs HD-SKO Sliders.
    o jeez, just what I need. More parts within my price range.
    How are the load carrying characteristics vs the stock springs? Decreased capacity?
     
  4. Jun 6, 2009 at 4:10 AM
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    badguybuster

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    I sent'em an e-mail to check on shipping. I think I am gonna buy a set.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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    mgrande

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    So how does the ride compare to a stock leaf pack with 2'' AAL?
     
  6. Jun 6, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    badguybuster

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    With the progressive leafs it should ride pretty smooth. But until someone who has them verifies, it is hard to tell. Great price though.
     
  7. Jun 6, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    mgrande

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    Ahhhh! Once again my lift plans may change! This gets more expensive everyday I research it! I'm very interested in these though, if they ride smother on the road, and give more lift, seems like they'd be worth the money.
     
  8. Jun 6, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Shipping is about $100 so they would be around $440 shipped. That is pretty damn good.
     
  9. Jun 6, 2009 at 12:48 PM
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    badguybuster

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    If we get enough interest in them, we might be able to get a group buy going and get an even better deal. I am game for it.
     
  10. Jun 6, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    sonjay

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    They ride great, stiffer then stock but I like it better. Load carrying is greatly increased, they are double overload springs! If you get the matching shocks they ride like butter and will flex more then stock too.
     
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