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My Home Depot Lowering Kit

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by 2008taco, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. 2008taco

    2008taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    picked up 25 bags of concrete at 90lbs a piece. Thats 2250lbs on a 3leaf with an aal. I intentionally didn't fill up and only had about 1/8 of a tank, otherwise I would have probably been resting on the bump stops for the whole 2 mile drive home.

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  2. littledvl

    littledvl ride BMX!

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    toyo freak Another Toyota Enthusiast

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    Time for rear leaf tsb but seriously what's the question?
     
  6. 2008taco

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    yeah I missed the upload button when I got an im... they're up now
     
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    steve o 77 braaap

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    Nice! Looks like you could've hauled a couple more.
     
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    Blacktacoma23 The Dank Tank

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    Lowrider!
     
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    Are you looking at a more permanent solution now such as lowering springs? lol :)
     
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    He has an aal... are you saying the TSB is more effective than an aal?

    2250lbs is seriously overloaded no matter how you beef the leaf pack, but for a short trip OP shows it is capable.
     
  12. dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    The problem with hauling that much weight is you could bend your leafs. I know after hauling loads of crushed rock, tree rounds, etc. that my TSB leafs weren't quite the same.
     
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    These are tough trucks. But I wouldn't recommend doing that too often. Nice to know they're capable of it though.
     
  14. KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    In Guam and didn't have a truck so we loaded 2,300 lbs of Sonobuoy's in a rented mini van. It never drove right again. :D

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  15. Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

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    Bend your leafs, damage you axle, overwork the transmission and brakes. There are a ton of reasons not to overload a truck like- Glad the OP made it safely...hope he doens't start finding puddles under the truck!!
     
  16. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    This ^^^^ That much weight, no matter the distance, can fuck up axle seals...
     
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