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leaf springs

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kbp68, May 9, 2009.

  1. May 9, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    kbp68

    kbp68 [OP] hey...I can change this!

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    Installing 3" aal's on my 2006 DC 4x4 today I found a broken leaf.:( Can I replace just the broken leaf or the whole spring pack?(or are you supposed to replace spring packs in pairs?) Where is the best place to find a replacement other than a stealership?
     
  2. May 9, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    Brunes

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    If you have a busted leaf might be worth trying to return the AALs and get some replacement packs (Dakar from OME, Deaver,etc)

    It'll run you a bit more...but everyone who has done them seems pretty happy.
     
  3. May 9, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    What he said ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  4. May 9, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    kbp68

    kbp68 [OP] hey...I can change this!

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    To much hassle to return. Lift is already installed(Didn't find broken leaf until last corner)I just want to know if this is something I'll be able to get off the shelf at the local auto parts store on Monday or not.
     
  5. May 10, 2009 at 5:02 AM
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    Brunes

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    Probably not at a local parts store...but they might be able to point you at a custom spring and suspension shop that can make a replacement leaf...
     
  6. May 10, 2009 at 8:37 AM
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    choptop

    choptop Molōn labe!

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    Best practice is to replace springs or shocks in pairs. Go with aftermarket parts- gotta be cheaper than the stealership.
     
  7. May 10, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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