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Does my truck look goofy after AAL?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DSMissed, Apr 12, 2010.

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Truck look goofy with AAL?

  1. Yes, it looks stupid.

    88 vote(s)
    22.6%
  2. Nope, looks great!

    175 vote(s)
    44.9%
  3. Meh. Indifferent.

    127 vote(s)
    32.6%
  1. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    DSMissed

    DSMissed [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just did the ToyTec AAL for the TSB springs this weekend. Maybe its just me being picky, but I just think it looks funny now. I was hoping to not have to mess with front suspension, but it looks like a leveling kit may have to be in the near future. But on the other hand, when I'm towing I dislike when the back appears to 'sag' because it is so much lower than the front, looking like there are a ton of bricks in the back.

    What gives?? Opinions please. Thanks.

    tacoma aal.jpg
     
  2. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Looks good. I like a little front rake. Badass!

    [​IMG]

    And let me compliment you on your choice of vehicle sir!
     
  3. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:37 PM
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    Black Taco

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    It will settle a little once you start towing. Give it time before you get a leveling kit. Then it will sit nose high.
     
  4. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    Jeff3004x4

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    If you use your truck as a truck that's what you want. If its heaviest load is grocery bags I say raise the front.
     
  5. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    Taco Lover

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    You should have bought air bags for $280 and installed them and you could have towed the trucks limit without any sag. They're also easy to install.
     
  6. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    daftcon

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    lol take a look at gender dude. funny stuff
     
  7. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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  8. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    1998tacoma4x4

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    It looks great.
     
  9. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    i dont like it but i then again i dont tow and other than daily driving, i use my truck for wheeling. personal choice i guess. you could always level the front.
     
  10. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

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    haha. Yeah I noticed that to.

    I think a forward rake looks good.
     
  11. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

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    Are you stopping REALLY fast in that pic? :D
     
  12. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Lol, meanie!!!
     
  13. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    No worries. I'm so used to be called 'sir' and 'gentleman' during the day when I'm in my work clothes, I'm used to it. For some reason, no one can look at my face or hair, only my clothes and assume I'm a guy I guess.
     
  14. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:05 PM
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    DrRabbitFurHead Yeah, there's a TSB for that!

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    I shouldn't talk really, my truck is on jackstands right now with a new OME rear leaf pack installed waiting for the rear shocks to go on. By tomorrow, we'll be twins, I'll just be taller. :D
     
  15. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    I prefer it over the 'someone stole my engine when i wasn't looking' look.
     
  16. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    It looks great. I did about the same with my 4runner, (used OME 3" suspension) and I added a spacer to the front (1") to get rid of the factory rake. I did not like the way the truck handled at all! I thought the whole OME sucked, was miserable. A week later took the out the spacer from the front and the truck was so much better, in fact, I love it with the OME. I think your truck looks great, you don't need to level it. And as it said before, if you towing or you have a lot of stuff in the bed it will look silly if the nose will be higher than the back.
     
  17. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    I'm just gonna tell everyone that my truck used to be level, until I put that twin turbo v12 under the hood... LOL
     
  18. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    put some billy's up front already
     
  19. Apr 12, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 39 (34 members and 5 guests) damn thats alot of ppl with not alot of comments.. i am not a big fan of the 2 nd gens. it looks a little funny to me.. but i think it will settle a bit and be a ok
     
  20. Apr 12, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    So no..
     
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