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ReadyLift vs. FatBobs

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by okspeed, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Apr 23, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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    redman15

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    That's reassuring. My dad and I are planning on doing it together too. Are there any specific tools needed?
     
  2. Apr 23, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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  3. Apr 24, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    No special tools, but air tools make it quicker...take a look at the video posted by Alex...I used the same one...just follow step-by-step and you'll be fine....good luck!!
     
  4. Apr 24, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    do yourself a favor and soak everything overnight with a penetrating lube like liquid wrench. there were a few that i missed and you could tell...
     
  5. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    Thanks guys. I feel a little more comfortable with the idea of doing it ourselves now.
     
  6. Apr 26, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    So I'm about to order the fat bob's kit, what's the difference between the standard add a leaf versus the longer add a leaf?
     
  7. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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    what i think it is, is that the standard AAL is used to gain height while the longer AAL is more for height and more tow capacity....
     
  8. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    dont listen to him. hes half retarded but no one told him yet. shhhh

    the longer aal is for a smoother ride. it wont ride as harsh and shorter aals.
     
  9. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    Interesting do they both have the same result though? Seems like they wouldn't offer two different ones if it's the same end result (ie same height) and one rides better than the other, seems like a no brainer.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    How did I know Adam would be waiting around to bust my balls when I make an educated guess :D btw the longer aal still sucks when it comes to comfort, have it on mine and it feels like my rear suspension is all welded together there's no give in it.
     
  11. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    Did you replace your shocks? I've heard it's not supposed to be bad with the new shocks.
     
  12. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    buying some right now from a guy on here, there coming off of a trd off road 4x4. From what neslerah told me the rear shocks off of a 6 lug will fit ours in the back...
     
  13. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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    Gotcha, did you do the ReadyLift kit then?
     
  14. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    I didn't the person that had the truck before me did.
     
  15. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    Ahh, makes sense.
     
  16. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    i sent an email to fat bob's last fall and this was the exact answer that they gave me.
     
  17. Apr 27, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    so fatbob's it is!
     
  18. Apr 28, 2011 at 8:04 AM
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    Yup, ordered it last night :cool:
     
  19. Apr 28, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    Sweet! What wheels and tires are you going with? Remember the 16" advice. ;)
     
  20. Apr 28, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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