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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by testedone, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Oct 20, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    testedone

    testedone [OP] Speak English..it's America

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    Which set if you were going to replace the whole pack would you go with?

    ALCAN

    Deaver


    OME

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    or are there others I am missing??
     
  2. Oct 20, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Missing All Pro. I have All Pro's and like them. Dakars are supposed to be nice as well.
     
  3. Oct 20, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    PrezidentRedz

    PrezidentRedz Uncivilized Creations Prez

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  4. Oct 20, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    testedone [OP] Speak English..it's America

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    yeah I have been leaning towards the OME, but wanted see what others experience has been, I see a lot of Deavers for sale...???
     
  5. Oct 20, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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  6. Oct 20, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    PrezidentRedz

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    If haven't looked in a while but do the Deavers or the Alcans have Over Load Springs.?
     
  7. Oct 20, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    I really like my Allpro 3".
     
  8. Oct 20, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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  9. Oct 20, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    wow looking at the ALL Pro, they are a whole lot cheaper...what gives there??
     
  10. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    I have the deavers and they ride nice. No overload spring but they don't seem to have a propensity to bottom out.
     
  11. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:18 PM
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    That's why I got those. No problems here.
     
  12. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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    wat?
    if u need good weight capacity, dont do AP's. just an FYI. the gas tank made mine lean to the drivers side about 1/2".
     
  13. Oct 21, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    I don't think the Deavers do, and I know the Alcans dont because that's what I have. Alcan will basically make you a custom leaf, based on what you tell them. If you have an accurate way to weigh your truck, or if you can accurately guess what your normal weight load in the rear is, you can tell them how high you want it and they'll make you brand new custom springs. It takes a few weeks, since they are making the leaf pack just for your truck, and it's about $600, but it's worth it in my opinion. My truck rides great, and I've had heavy, full loads in it and it barely sags, so I wouldn't be worried about no overload leaf.

    I'd also say like everybody else did, look at Wheelers Offroad, but if you go with Alcan's I'd get them straight from the factory, not thru Wheelers.
     
  14. Oct 21, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    i didnt do a full swap but I did replace my overload leaf with a 3 leaf pack from wheelers. its pretty smooth
     
  15. Oct 21, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    and the most important question...what it your goal w/ the leafs?

    loading = OME (aka dakars)
    dezert running = deaver, allpro,
    specific = alcan
    lift = nearly all of them. alcan can make you 15" lift springs if you want, but all others are in the 1.5-3" range..

    i personally have the TSB leafs, but just picked up a set of the dakars (OME) for better load carrying capability and ride quality...cant wait to install them.
     
  16. Oct 21, 2009 at 8:28 PM
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    I have run both Dakars and Alcans and would recommend either setup. The Dakars aren't as smooth,, but they don't beat you up either and they'll carry a ton of weight. Alcans, even set up to carry more than stock, are smooth and flex like crazy. The Dakars are cheaper and will carry more weight, but the Alcans are customizable and made in America. I highly suggest giving Alcan a call before you do anything else.
     
  17. Oct 21, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    well it sounds like for me the OME is the way to go based on the feedback here....Have to save a little bit longer...
     
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