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Driver side sag

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by 5LUGTACO, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. Feb 2, 2012 at 8:55 PM
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    5LUGTACO

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    Any of you guys sagging an inch or more on the drivers side? If so what have you done to fix this problem?
     
  2. Feb 2, 2012 at 11:25 PM
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    an inch is kinda alot.

    but its called taco lean

    the result of the battery, gas tank, and your fat ass all being on the left side.

    toyota has engineered the left side leaf springs to have more of an arch, but the truck still leans.

    if you want a solution, put less gas in, and loose some weight.
     
  3. Feb 3, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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    It's like that even with an empty tank and me out of the vehicle. I only weigh 150, I have sway away coil overs and each side is adjusted at 1.5" of thread showing per side.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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    Add some preload to the driver side coilover?
     
  5. Feb 3, 2012 at 11:18 AM
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    yeah i just fixed it with a few turns to my coil-over on the driver side only
     
  6. Feb 4, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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    But if I did that then I wouldn't have the same amount of down travel per side right?
     
  7. Feb 4, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    What about the rear springs?
    I'm running OME Dakar leaf packs in the rear and just the rear leans to the drivers side, fuel or not, me not in it.
    Has anyone had experience with the Dakars sagging?
    Any realistic solutions?
     
  8. Feb 4, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    As far as I know the only cure is the coilover crank. The downtravel won't be afected much. But if you wanna cure it completely get a second battery and put both in the bed and run a fuel cell. you choose :) and for the dakar leafs since your running full aftermarket leaf packs you lose the extra bit of arc on the driver side toyota leafs what's your front set up?
     
  9. Feb 4, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    ^ Toytec coil over kit for 5100s
    Driver's side has an extra thread or so more than pass side showing.
     
  10. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:57 PM
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    Id crank them till its about level unless you put a small steel block in the rear
     
  11. Mar 15, 2012 at 3:14 PM
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    So i cranked my coilover til i had 2" of thread showing on the driver side. That was too much, i was getting coil bind. So im back to 1.5 of thread showing per side and still have that damn lean!
     
  12. Mar 15, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    try to only crank it 1/8 and see what happens
     
  13. Mar 15, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    Takes half an inch to make it level, does me no good to do 1/8" more
     
  14. Mar 15, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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    1/4 on each side ? driver up passenger down?
     
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