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best rear leaf springs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 04trd, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. Jun 13, 2012 at 4:40 PM
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    04trd

    04trd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey guys im looking for like a 2 inch rear leaf spring, whats the best one on the market for on the road ride. I dont off road at all any ideas?
     
  2. Jun 13, 2012 at 4:48 PM
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    If you dont offroad at all, why not just get a 2" leveling block, if you start adding leafs your susp. is just going to firm up which you probably wont like.. just my $.02
     
  3. Jun 13, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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    lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    ome will add like 2.5 -3 but itstill rides very well
     
  4. Jun 13, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    The reason I can't go with blocks is I have a set of all pro expos that add like 4 inches of lift and it's too much for me. It rides like crap. So kinda trying to figure a way I can still fit
    My rims and tires. Thinking a two inch leaf spring any other ideas??
     
  5. Jun 13, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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    400lbGorilla

    400lbGorilla ^Son of a hamster, I smell of elderberries.

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    2" add a leaf to your factory leaf packs? Toytec has them for $80; or Old Man Emu leafs give you 2 1/4" of lift in the rear for around $190 per pack.
     
  6. Jun 13, 2012 at 5:13 PM
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    Take a leaf or two out of your pack, it will lower the lift height and soften the pack. If there is an overload spring take that out first.
     
  7. Jun 13, 2012 at 5:15 PM
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    400lbGorilla

    400lbGorilla ^Son of a hamster, I smell of elderberries.

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    They make a 2'' shackle for you as well on your factory leafs.....just another option.
     
  8. Jun 13, 2012 at 5:15 PM
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    ???? You've got 4" all pros ? & , nevermind
     
  9. Jun 13, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    I bet 4WD will trade you a very nice set of 2" leaf packs for your expos.
     
  10. Jun 13, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    Umm... what do you have up front?
     
  11. Jun 13, 2012 at 6:09 PM
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    hey 4wd ya they are the 3 inch all pro leafs, since they are the expo they give like 3.6 inches of lift over stock. here are some pictures

    lift pics.jpg
    lift pics 1.jpg
     
  12. Jun 13, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    up front i have toytec adjustable coil overs
     
  13. Jun 13, 2012 at 10:00 PM
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    deaver j59, adds like 1.5" of lift and rides nice.... from what i've heard
     
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