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How to use your factory bumps with AllPro U bolt Flip

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by mh.meier, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:16 PM
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    mh.meier

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    Another thread I dont know where to post but this seems appropriate haha!

    When I lifted my Tacoma I bought an All Pro Ubolt flip kit with my leafs. I didnt have the money to buy new bump stops and the factory bumps obviously dontfit on the flip kit the same way they do normally so I used some left over 1/4" X 1" 4ft steel flat i bought from Lowes and cut 4 lengths long enough to pass over boght legs on the factory bump stops. I cut two notches out of the sides of each length so that the U bolts could fit in them. The factory bumps have the lips on the edges of the legs on the side that curve upwards and the held the 4 peices inwhile the bolts on the flip kit held the lengths down. Crappy explanation I know but here a few pics that might help.

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  2. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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    Or you can just tack weld them in place...:p
     
  3. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:20 PM
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    Yeah but I didnt want to take everything off and I didnt want to weld near the leaf pack haha! So I met myself inbetween
     
  4. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:20 PM
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    Love the sig by the way haha
     
  5. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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    Fair enough. I went to Wheeler's Superbumps, so I used the flip kit designed for Timbrens and drilled out the Wheeler's, bolted 'em in.

    They said it, not me :notsure:

    FWIW, I've been running their flip kit for a while now without drama.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:26 PM
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    Haha, I saw your quote and couldnt resist, pure mastery of the english language haha
     
  8. Aug 12, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    I didnt know about a flip kit for the timbrens, I got my kit for free so I used it. I wat to get some wheelers SB's which is another reason I didnt want to make my factory bumps permanent.
     
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