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Overload leaf

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by TAC1, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Sep 19, 2012 at 9:54 AM

    TAC1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    May 13, 2011
    First Name:
    Petros "Peter" AGE: 41
    Miami, Florida
    DCSB 4.0 Auto PreRunn
    FRONT: OEM PreRunner coils, 5100's @ .85, MaxTrac Spindles, 1/4" Taco lean spacer. ground to fender base: LF & RF: 40"'s hub to fender base::::: LF & RF: 25"'s REAR: 2012 OEM 3/1 leafs, Wheelers 3 leaf AAL, 2" Tapered steel block. Bilstein F4-BE5-B110-T5 ground to fender base: LR & RR: 41"'s hub to fender base::::: LR & RR: 26"'s All mud flaps trimmed 4"'s shorter.
    Hello forum,
    I have an '08 Prerunner 4.0 DCSB. I bought a set of 2/1 leaves off of a forum member (with less than 10,000 miles on them, off of a '11 or '12 Tacoma) since mine are shot even though they are being helped by the Hellwig EZ 990 model 981 that I installed on them. I also have the wheelers 3 leaf AAL which I plan to install on the 2/1 leaf pack and then install the whole thing on the truck. I read that if I leave the Overload leaf on it will raise the rear 2"'s. I don't want it to be so high but I want the overload leaf on because I do carry about 600lbs about once a week.

    Can I remove one of the leafs on the 3 leaf AAL? Or another idea. Can I run the 2/1 leaf pack that I bought, add an extra Overload leaf from the old pack, & my Hellwigs? The good thing about the Hellwig is that I can adjust them for ride height. Any ideas or input on this will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks :)
  2. Sep 19, 2012 at 9:57 AM

    scocar being weird again....still

    Nov 11, 2009
    First Name:
    Gunter Von Glitterschnitzel
    In close proximity to an undisclosed location
    2015 DCLB 4x4 SR5
    Back to square one after the 2001. So...
    You might want to post this in 2nd gen (2005+) or the suspension thread to get better input. A mod can move the thread for you. Just go to Site Info and Admins/Mods to PM one.
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