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need your used leaf springs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by s2kvtak, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Oct 8, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    s2kvtak

    s2kvtak [OP] Well-Known Member

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    well like it says im looking for some used leaf springs. they are for a 2004 xtra cab 4x4. mine are super saggy and i need some new ones, but i dont wanna spend $600 right now since im going into my slow season with work. i know there is someone out there that has some of their truck after they lifted it. they need to be in decent condtition please. let me know what you got.
     
  2. Oct 8, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    Where are you at in the world. I have a set off of my 2003 Double Cab 4x4. They have 75,000 easy miles on them. Never wheeled or overloaded. They do still have the remnants of the front mount bolts stuck in the though, I'm sure that you could extract them.
     
  3. Oct 8, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

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    I think if you get a set of used ones, you will have the same sag issue. I was going to do the same thing with my 2000 XC 4x4, but ended up replacing the bottom leaf in the leafpack with the clips attached(had a broken one) and adding the Skyjacker AAL to it, and my truck sits 37" from ground to middle top wheel well. It was at 32 inches... And it has a nice curved look back in the leafs, no more flat look. Total cost...$215. Well, I also had to put longer Skyjacker shocks on too...
     
  4. Oct 8, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    This however could be a good thing, low miles on them....
     
  5. Oct 8, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    s2kvtak

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    im in oklahoma. shipping might be killer, but whats your zip code and ill call fedex and ups tomorrow to get a quote. any idea of the length and weight of them?
     
  6. Oct 8, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

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    40" and 52 lbs. is what I got when I was going to order a set of stockers.
     
  7. Oct 8, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    My ZIP is 19348. The springs are 56 inches long and weigh about 45 pounds each.
     
  8. Oct 8, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    54 inches eye to eye, laying on the floor
     
  9. Oct 8, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    Wow the place I called was off just a tad...
     
  10. Oct 8, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    dang. 90lbs! they are gonna laugh at me when i call them with this. is this something that just regular ups would handle or do they have like a frieght department for that stuff?
     
  11. Oct 8, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    monoman

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    What zip are you in? I'm in 95123. I will be replacing my leafs soon & don't know what to do with them. The only thing is, I have a dbl cab so I don't know if they are the same size as the xtra cab.
     
  12. Oct 8, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    Just a thought. Ever considered to get your springs re-arched? Theres a shop in my area thats does this for as little as $2 a leaf. Could end up saving you some big $$$.

    My 2 cents :)
     
  13. Oct 8, 2009 at 9:13 PM
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    i live in tulsa oklahoma 74012.

    what is re-arched?
     
  14. Oct 8, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    they basically bend your leafs back into shape. They can even bend them more for added lift if desired.
     
  15. Oct 9, 2009 at 4:30 AM
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    UPS ground delivered my new springs. UPS or FedEx will handle up to 130 pounds per piece, I think.
     
  16. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:29 AM
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    Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Front Bilstein 5100's set to 1.75, Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/75/R16 tires, Black WeatherTech Floor Liners, aFe Pro Dry S air filter, lighted 4x4 switch......
    My leaf springs on my 95 Tacoma broke on both sides of my truck. Locally here there is a spring place that made me 4 leaf packs for both sides. This was years ago and if I remember right, They cost about $300 for both sets. At the time, I was living in Orlando, Florida. The freight charge to ship those from West Virginia to Orlando, Fl. was only $50. I can't remember who the carrier was but shop around for your best deal. If you plan on keeping your truck I would buy new ones. If your interested, I can track down the spring manufacturer here and e-mail you their number, just PM me.
     
  17. Oct 9, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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    okay well im gonna hold on the used leafs for right now jdmcq. i found a local shop that will do the re-arching for me for pretty cheap, so im going to give that a shot before i move any further.
     
  18. Oct 9, 2009 at 1:10 PM
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    Good deal, I hope that it works out for you. You can try an add-a-leaf as well.
     
  19. Oct 10, 2009 at 6:58 AM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

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    The Skyjacker AAL i put in arched all my leafs right back and added 2" of lift.
     
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