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Rear leaf sag easy fix $0

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Littlebro 5, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Apr 17, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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    Littlebro 5

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    I fixed my rear leaf sag in the right rear for free with my dads ford f350. All I did was take the leaf of the truck then remove the over load leaf then set it on two blocks then drove my dads 350 with 7000lbs of front weight on to it and let it sit like for about an hour then put my leaf back on the truck and set it down and works great whent for a drive then checked it and it still is level.
     
  2. Apr 17, 2011 at 10:41 PM
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    WOW. Got any pic of this process?
     
  3. Apr 18, 2011 at 12:10 AM
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  4. Apr 18, 2011 at 12:36 AM
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    heheheh, well thats one way to re-arc springs, hope it keeps the arc for ya man....;)
     
  5. Apr 18, 2011 at 6:32 AM
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    Interesting... I like it! Guys, there's not really much to the process, remove the leafs, set them up between to blocks off the ground and drive a heavy ass vehicle onto them to arch them between the 2 blocks. Grab a few frosty beverages and then reinstall them on the Tacoma. He used his dad's F-350 to rearch the leafs. They'll probably flatten out more quickly than they did stock but it's a cheap temporary fix for now!

    OP, keep your eyes out for stress fractures in the leafs.
     
  6. Apr 18, 2011 at 6:55 AM
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    Nice idea but...:worthless:
     
  7. Apr 18, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    Ok ok I will get picks on they are on my iphone.
     
  8. Apr 18, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    How do you post picks with the iphone 4?
     
  9. Apr 18, 2011 at 9:59 AM
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  11. Apr 18, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    You can also use a HF Pipe bender (Kinker) to re-arch the leaves.

    1. Remove the leaf pack
    2. Split the leaf pack.
    3. Use HF Bender to bend Accordingly
     
  12. Apr 18, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    here it is
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    it was a easy fixs tell i get my deaver 8 leaf.
     
  13. Apr 18, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    thats not that much bend ?
     
  14. Apr 19, 2011 at 6:59 AM
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    Littlebro 5 that is a good idea. Way to improvise.
     
  15. Apr 19, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    thanks bro if you have eney qestions let me know.
     
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    Ok, you have to explain your sig. I also have a Toyota, well two actually, a Honda S-2000, and a Ducati S2R monster. Are we talking the same thing here?

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  17. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    As you know I have a 2001 Tacoma then two raced out monster energy Honda trx450r and I live off of monster energy. Haha he'll yeah we talking the same thing. Oh in Oregon is it elegal be on Tacoma world and driving? I hope not because I am.
     
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