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I'm the TW idiot not knowing what TSB

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TG8, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    TG8

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    Look I'm a dumbass as many of you may know if you ever read one of my threads and I was just wondering what is the Rear TSB Is it a whole new leaf pack if it is , is it better or worse than Dakar Leaf Pack?
     
  2. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:35 AM
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    The Rear TSB (Technical Service Bulletin), is an additional leaf that is installed from the dealer to make up for the lousy leaf springs on your truck, if you have three leafs (including the overload leaf), then you truck did not get the TSB. Your truck may not need it because it's an '11, Dakars are far superior to the stock springs.
     
  3. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    Okay sweet thanks but my '11 is only has two leafs but I think I'm Gunna get dakars
     
  4. Dec 15, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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    FYI

    Dakars will lift your rear approx 2 3/4 - 3" , you will need new rear shocks
     
  5. Dec 15, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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    No it is not an additional leaf added.
    Don't know why this get erroneously repeated over and over :confused:

    It is a completely new spring in 3+1 configuration. (stock is 2+1)
    (3 normal leaves and 1 overload)
    Figure on 1-1/2"(+/-) lift

    The Dakar is a superior spring.
    2-3/4" lift

    stock<TSB<Dakar
     
  6. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    okay im planning on putting 5100's front and rear to 2.5 is putting Dakar to "Heavy Duty" for this kind of lift?
     
  7. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    Do you haul material or tow ?
     
  8. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    i ususally put deer feed in the bed that fills all the way around to the top every weekend November-january other than that nothing heavy as that through out the year but I like to offroad a lot but stock isnt cutting it for me anymore I want a bit higher edge :)
     
  9. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:20 PM
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    Daks are great for weight , stiffer ride when unloaded .
     
  10. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:23 PM
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    I asked about that when I went in for the TSB and yes, he told me it was a whole new pack.
     
  11. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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    really thats good all my friends would make fun of my truck bc i would sag with all the weight and said my truck sucked and I would get pissed but I had no comeback with all my friends bc they all had dualies
     
  12. Dec 15, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    The TSB springs suck if you haul , they will be flat in no time .
     
  13. Dec 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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    Okay alright thanks for everything
     
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    Wanting to know the same thing. My 2011 prerunner has 2+1 in back and I tow a trailer with an atv and it sags a little. Plan on 5100s in front at 1.75 and in rear. Will the dakars be too much?
     
  15. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    If you have the money to spend then yes they will do great
     
  16. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    I've been looking/searching TW for that info for a while now on the lift after a TSB. Thanks!
     
  17. Dec 15, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    Settles fairly quickly to about 3/4"
     
  18. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:29 PM
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    Oh. M'eh. I'm switching my TSB & recently ordered AAL to Dakars. Maybe take a leaf out. Still deciding...
     
  19. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:42 PM
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    I got 2 3/4" out of my Daks , settled to 2 1/2" with my cap on .
     
  20. Dec 15, 2011 at 10:07 PM
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    Sweet! That's how high I want (less than 3", I mean). How much does the cap weigh?
     
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