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Rear suspension too stiff

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by gacandido2010, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. Jun 21, 2012 at 4:48 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    So my rear suspension is pretty stiff and bugs the crap put of me, I got bilstein 5100s and ome leaf springs with a toytec 2" aal,
    I think the stiffness is from the the aal considering the shocks are not even a year old, any suggestions on leaf springs or shocks? Wanna keep the level height with my front suspension (5100 w/ eibach coils set at 0")
     
  2. Jun 21, 2012 at 7:43 PM
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  3. Jun 21, 2012 at 11:16 PM
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    been thinking about all pro leaf pack
     
  4. Jun 21, 2012 at 11:18 PM
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    you have dakars with a toytec AAL?
     
  5. Jun 21, 2012 at 11:22 PM
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    yes tht is correct

    yours cant be like my procomps. they are considered a firm rife AAL. after a week carrying a few houndred pounds around and wheeling, they have softened up perfectly. i imagine it would do you a world of good to do the same and break em in with some weight and some flexing


    ive hauled tile and done a couple of serious wheeling trips
     
  6. Jun 21, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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    why did you add an AAL to an aftermarket leaf pack?

    why not just get the dakar with the overload?
     
  7. Jun 21, 2012 at 11:32 PM
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    woah wait a minute :facepalm:

    sorry i meant OEM
     
  8. Jun 21, 2012 at 11:33 PM
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    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    You can get an AAL for the OME Dakars , but it's specifically made for that pack by OME

    It only adds an additional 5/8" , not 2" like your Toytec AAL does OP

    Get that shit outta there
     
  9. Jun 22, 2012 at 2:38 AM
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    Your shock age ain't gonna matter. If they were worn out you ride would be softer, not stiffer.
     
  10. Jun 22, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    So it's gotta b the toytec 2" aal
     
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    yep. Mine rode kind of rough. You can look into AP's standard pack, or dakars to swap it with if you have the money
     
  12. Jun 22, 2012 at 9:23 PM
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    Stock leafpack ? If your running the 3" Eibachs in front, get 2 Chevy springs per side, shit can the AAL & over load, you'll get 3" in the back an awesome on/offroad ride, firm but not stiff, does away with axle wrap too...
     

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