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Crack on rear leaf spring??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Razorback, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Oct 14, 2012 at 2:36 PM
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    Razorback

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    Hey guys,

    I'm new to all of this, but this doesn't look right to me - I noticed it today while I was washing my truck. Anyone ever had this happen to them before? BTW, it is a 2004 Tacoma DC...thanks! Not sure why the picture keeps uploading sideways, but whatever.

    leaf spring.jpg
     
  2. Oct 14, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    Yep, that's not supposed to be that way.
     
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    I'm not familiar with 1st gens but I'm gonna say that's not good
     
  4. Oct 14, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    Okay, that's what I figured. Any suggestions on which replacements to buy? I'm not looking for any lift right now, and it seems like most that I find have 2" of lift or more.
     
  5. Oct 14, 2012 at 3:07 PM
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    X2 looks like its time for some new packs!
     
  6. Oct 14, 2012 at 3:36 PM
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    Given where the break actually is, you need to make haste on repairing this. Whether you choose to go to a salvage yard, a spring shop, replacing the entire packs or just the top leaf, do it quickly.

    If the top leaf falls apart, you will loose control of the vehicle.
     
  7. Oct 14, 2012 at 3:50 PM
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    OP, Do Not Drive This Truck !! Get this addressed ASAP, that is all
     
  8. Oct 14, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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    Yep, planning on ordering the replacements from Wheeler's tomorrow. Luckily, I have a 1988 Toyota Cressida (oh yeah!!) that's just waiting to be driven! That'll be my DD for the next week or so until I get the new leafs. Anyone else have feedback on these...
    http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/tacoleafs.htm

    Thanks!!
     
  9. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    Hey don't pick on those Cressida's. i believe 88 was close to when they changed engine's but the inline 6 that came with the first ones was one hell of a engine.
     
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