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billies and aal

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by sbr975, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Aug 24, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    sbr975

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    I know there is probably already a post out there asking this, but does anyone have pictures of their trucks lifted with bilstein 5100 set at 2.5 in the front and 1.5 aal in the back? I'm trying to decide whether this is the route I want to go or not. Also, aal or shackle in the back? which is better for dirt and safer in the long run?

    thanks in advance
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  2. Aug 24, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    hard2kill

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    look at my build thread...i have 1.5in blocks but same look/lift...its not ideal but it works well..
     
  3. Aug 24, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Tacomadude89

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  4. Aug 24, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    AAL is better then shackles and shackles are better then blocks.
     
  5. Aug 24, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    and new leaf packs are better than aals :D

    depending on how much you wheel, shackles allow for more droop, but can be harder on the leafs.

    my lift is 3" but looks about the same as the 2.5 if you want pics.
     
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