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Dakar Leafs... Do they all squeak?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TRDSPORTtaco, May 18, 2011.

  1. TRDSPORTtaco

    TRDSPORTtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am seriously considering ordering a set of Dakar's for my truck and ditching the AAL so I don't sag so much when I pull my tent trailer with my bike in the bed. I'm on the fence though, because it seems just about everybody has issues with them squeaking!

    I don't want a squeaky leaf pack! Has this issue been fixed or is the squeak problem hit or miss?
     
  2. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Mine are a month on the truck and squeak
     
  3. TRDSPORTtaco

    TRDSPORTtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ^ #@$%!!!!!
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    2 weeks and the squeak comes and goes, but the noise overrides the bottoming out and sagging rear AAL. Would do it all over again even knowing about the noise.
     
  6. TRDSPORTtaco

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    especk Nothin' Special

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    Mine dont make a high pitched squeak - its more low pitched and doesnt sound too bad at all. My stock 06 TRD OR leafs squeaked so bad it was embarassing.
     
  8. 907taco

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    ultimate lift kit ( toytec ) ome dakar leaf pack , w/ extended length billies, LR uca's, Pro comp 7089s, KM2's 285 70 17, neoprene seat covers, weather techs, CBI sliders w/kickout, URD ss, cab mount chop, VHT night shade tint>tails,3rd B-light. Debadged. Grillecraft grille, rear diff breather mod. CBI Moab front bumper, warn M8000 winch, HID kragens 7", Hella's micro fogs. retrofit headlights HIDS, LED solutions maps/license! 886 back up light mod,
    they supposedley fixed the issue they had with them a few yrs. ago. im on a year with mine, they squeeked right off the the get go but after i flexed them hard a few times and they stopped after that. Maybe its the colder temps but i used to be able to just stand on my rear bumper and jump up and down and they squeeked but not now. i get mud on them all the time and dirt im sure inbetween them and still nothing.
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I agree , squeak is maybe not the best description , mine creak when they flex or I get in and out of the bed .
     
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    creak! thats the word i was looking for. :thumbsup:
     
  11. TRDSPORTtaco

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    Uhg. I am ready to pull the trigger on these (or something else) so I can get them on before my wife (3rd grade math teacher) starts her summer break next Wednesday. Camping/riding season starts for us next week.

    What to do, what to do??
     
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    i am very happy with my dakars. i wouldnt want anything else for my setup
     
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    mine go:

    squeaky squeaky squeaky squak!

    However, everynow and again I will spray some penetrating lube on them and jump up and down on the bed for 5 minutes (great exercise with a friend) and then they go:______________
     
  14. OZ-T

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    Agreed , I'd buy them again
     
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