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Question for those who have had the "leaf spring" TSB?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Jimsc, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Apr 7, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    Jimsc

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    Was wondering if that had any positive effect on the "wind buffeting" effect? My of 2000 Dodge Dakota was much less sensitve to wind and large trucks than the Taco?
     
  2. Apr 7, 2011 at 12:24 PM
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  3. Apr 7, 2011 at 12:28 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    My truck came with 4 leafs , what's this TSB you talk about ?
     
  4. Apr 7, 2011 at 12:29 PM
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    If you want to eliminate wind buffeting look at getting a rear sway bar.
     
  5. Apr 7, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    Didn't make a difference for me.
     
  6. Apr 7, 2011 at 2:48 PM
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    You live in Canada that's why.
     
  7. Apr 7, 2011 at 2:51 PM
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    What
     
  8. Apr 7, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    For some reason Canadian trucks come with the 4 leaf pack.
     
  9. Apr 7, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    You sure ?
     
  10. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    I just remember some other guy from Canada saying his came with the 4 leaf pack and wondering why the US tacos didn't. It doesn't make sense to me either but oh well I had the tsb and I'm happy. I wish it did take care of the wind problem because I spend alot of time on interstates and the wind gets annoying.
     
  12. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    Interesting .

    Thanks :)
     
  13. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    Cheap way to do it is upgrading your shocks to TRD shocks. It's not perfect, but it helped my pre-runner out quite a bit.

    The second thing is be sure to get LT tires. The flex in the sidewall allows it to be pushed around more.

    If you want to see how much tire can help, over fill your tires to around 45 psi. I wouldn't recommend running that way for long due to the uneven wear it will cause.
     
  14. Apr 8, 2011 at 6:09 AM
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    I got TRD shocks put on my DC SR5 4x4 as part of the spring TSB. I think all the non-TRD's get them but could be wrong about that especially for pre-runners.
     
  15. Apr 8, 2011 at 6:39 AM
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    Before the TSB my truck would really sway during a high speed curve going from one highway to another. Now the truck stays solid, doesn't feel like it could roll over.
     
  16. Apr 8, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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    Thanks for all the input guys. I have ordered a Hellwig rear sway bar. I'll try that before adding new shocks.
     
  17. Apr 8, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    That's the one I got... easy to put on.
     
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