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Box Rocket - 2003 TRD Doublecab

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Box Rocket, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. Jun 27, 2014 at 10:50 AM
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    NYCO

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    dude fuck yea!
     
  2. Jun 27, 2014 at 6:19 PM
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    Thank god. The white was bad. Looks super nice now man! Make that snorkel fit!
     
  3. Jun 27, 2014 at 7:47 PM
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    Paint looks good, also liking the orange accents
     
  4. Jun 28, 2014 at 8:53 PM
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    travis.diller

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    icons, camburg uca OME dakar +aal front mount hitch portable winch scratched dusty i have washed it a couple times... sometimes i get a wild hair up my ass and vacuum it
    do your dakar +AAL look flat? even when not loaded?
     
  5. Jun 29, 2014 at 9:09 AM
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    johnboyTRD

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    Mine are various levels of flat most of the time. They are designed that way :)
     
  6. Jun 29, 2014 at 9:53 AM
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    Box Rocket

    Box Rocket [OP] Neighborhood Know-it-all

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    Yes my Dakars are pretty flat. Totally normal and how they are supposed to be. I'd post a pic but I'm away from computers and my photobucket.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2014 at 9:57 AM
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    Adam you going to do any wheelin while out here in So Cal?
     
  8. Jun 29, 2014 at 9:59 AM
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    johnboyTRD

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  9. Jun 29, 2014 at 7:17 PM
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    Mainmoe02

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    I've heard you could flip the overloads or one of the over load leafs to gain a little lift and maybe gain some arc in the springs.
     
  10. Jun 29, 2014 at 7:30 PM
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    They are designed to run flat or almost flat. That's how my Dakar's were
     
  11. Jul 3, 2014 at 8:55 PM
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    icons, camburg uca OME dakar +aal front mount hitch portable winch scratched dusty i have washed it a couple times... sometimes i get a wild hair up my ass and vacuum it
    When mine are loaded they have a slight negative arch...
     
  12. Jul 6, 2014 at 9:19 PM
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    Box Rocket

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    Don't do this. They are not designed to be used like that. A flipped overload will not flex and the ride will be more harsh and since it won't flex it will create points of heavy stress where the leaf above it contacts the end of the overload and it could cause the leaves to crack and break at that stress point.
     
  13. Jul 6, 2014 at 11:27 PM
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    45acp Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    On that note, why aren't there any coil springs to assist leaf springs with load bearing, similar to air bags?
     
  14. Jul 7, 2014 at 4:31 AM
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    Some did. Look up the Zuk spring mod
     
  15. Jul 8, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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    I did a little more tweaking to my fenders last night and was able to get the corner lights lined up better. Still not perfect but much closer. Also re-routed my air intake. with the open fenderwell I couldn't leave the stock intake tube there without it getting filled with water/mud. I got some new hose that attaches to the factory air box and out into the fender (same as stock), but then routes back into the engine compartment with a cone filter on the end. So currently I'm running a double filter, a cone plus the one in the factory box. I'll try it this way for a while and see how it works.
     
  16. Jul 8, 2014 at 1:06 PM
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    Nice, pictures?? Also would love to see pictures of the corner light fitment. Looking at mine I'm trying to wrap my mind about how to attach them. I have a basic welder so welding tabs is doable.
     
  17. Jul 8, 2014 at 1:43 PM
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    No pics yet but I'll try to get some. I had to trim some of the light housing on the back, some of the grill, and some of the fender at the bottom of the light to get them to line up even a little bit.

    Eventually I will replace the lights with some 1-peice lights. My corner lights are a little hammered anyway so my current mounting isn't super clean. I drilled two small holes in the lip of the light along the top and the side with matching holes in the tabs that are part of the fenders. I just ran a zip tie through each pair of holes. You can't see the zip tie unless you look close and it's actually really solid.
     
  18. Jul 8, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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    Adam, question for you. Did you add the steering spacer with your body lift kit and if so, did your power steering feel tighter? Mine takes a few more lbs of strength now to move. Just wondering if it's normal or if I got bigger problems to look for. Thanks.
     
  19. Jul 8, 2014 at 6:12 PM
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    Yes I used the steering spacer but I didn't notice any change in steering feel.
     
  20. Jul 8, 2014 at 6:18 PM
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    Well, that sucks. Looks like I'll be heading back out to crawl under the truck tonight...
     
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