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do i have sagging leafs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by kris219, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. Oct 22, 2009 at 3:19 PM
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    kris219

    kris219 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    is it me or are my springs sagging? i dont know if you can really tell from the pics

    leaf springs 007.jpg
    leaf springs 004.jpg
    leaf springs 001.jpg
     
  2. Oct 22, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Maybe a little bit.
     
  3. Oct 22, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    How many miles you have on it??
     
  4. Oct 22, 2009 at 3:35 PM
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    kris219

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    spindle lift with dakar leaf pack, blacked out headlights and tailights, satoshi, debadged, HID headlights n fogs, flowmaster 40 single in dual out
    around 45k
     
  5. Oct 22, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    kris219

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    spindle lift with dakar leaf pack, blacked out headlights and tailights, satoshi, debadged, HID headlights n fogs, flowmaster 40 single in dual out
    my friend was telling me that because these trucks are supposed to have springs like that with zero lift from the factory because the leafs are above the axle. is that true? because if it is i think the springs are supposed to look like that
     
  6. Oct 22, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    chris4x4

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    From what I remember, my springs sat flat. Your in the pics, look like they might be slightly inverse?
     
  7. Oct 22, 2009 at 4:33 PM
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    i have a AAL i took a look and my are even worse sagging
     
  8. Oct 22, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    looks like a 2nd gen right? got to the dealership and get the tsb AAL
     
  9. Oct 24, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    what if om over 30,000 miles im at like 47,000
    but have the extended warranty.
     
  10. Oct 24, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    looks like the ones on my 1st gen but I don't have a gap in between mine.
     
  11. Oct 24, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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    xJuice

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    My orig. ones looked just like that, the new TSB ones also do. Looks to me like the only reason they are looking inverse is b/c of the space made by the plastic isolators on the ends of the leafs and no space between the leafs at the axle.
     
  12. Oct 24, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    Yeah, first gen leaf springs (OEM) have a reverse arch appearance.

    But the leafs should be tight againest eachother.
     
  13. Oct 24, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    Did you ever haul or tow anything really really heavy?

    I'd be concerned about the spaces inbetween the leafs.

    If you're in doubt...just buy another set of leaf springs. Lots of aftermarket ones available and they're pretty inexpensive and you can find writeups on how to install.
     
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