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Rear AAL question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by LonghornTaco, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Oct 22, 2008 at 12:28 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I bought the ToyTec 2" AAL for the rear. I also had the rear TSB performed (lifted it almost an inch).

    I saw someone else mention something about extending brake lines... Will I need to do this?
     
  2. Oct 22, 2008 at 12:34 PM
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    Ahaszard

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    The springs will settle back to near stock height. I also have the AAL but I have heard that it will not fit with the TSB springs without having the leaf cut shorter.
    You should not need extended brake lines for the 2" rear lift but you should get shock extenders or longer shocks.
     
  3. Oct 22, 2008 at 12:37 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Damnit. I bought the 5100 set from Sonny at DownSouth motor sports. Does that mean I can't use the rear shocks? Or is there an "adapter" to make it longer?

    I was kinda debating whether I would even lift the rear anyway. Bought the AALs just in case.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2008 at 5:13 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    You CAN run an AAL with the TSB springs. You can turn the springs around, cut off the clamp on the TSB springs, or cut the leaf a little shorter. :)
    5100 rear shocks are designed for use with 0 - 2" lift, per Bilstien.
     
  6. Oct 22, 2008 at 6:40 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I wonder how much shorter would I have to cut the AAL? And do I have to have a torch to do that? I don't have a torch, but I have a Dewalt grinder......
     
  7. Oct 22, 2008 at 7:23 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Just try turning it first. It should fit. You can use an angle grinder to dut if needed. Only about 1/2" should work.
     
  8. Oct 23, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    You are talking about turning the entire stock leaf pack (180 degrees), right?
     
  9. Oct 23, 2008 at 8:14 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    No. Just the AAL.
     
  10. Oct 25, 2008 at 12:26 PM
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    I wasn't aware the leafs has a front and back - I thought they were symetrical. However, I haven't pulled them out of the box yet either...
     
  11. Oct 25, 2008 at 12:33 PM
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    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I think he might mean upside down?
     
  12. Oct 25, 2008 at 4:50 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    No. Most AAL's have a "front" and a "rear". They have this so as to not interfere with the clamps on most leaf packs.
     
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