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Recommendations for a Bit More Rear Lift

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by socal4x, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. socal4x

    socal4x [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Double Cab, Short Bed, 4x4, Billys up front at 1.75 with Trd Sport coils, billy 5100s w/ toyota tsb rear leafs. About 6k miles on the lift/springs.

    I had a shell on when I lifted the truck, but the rear has settled a bit more than the front, so now I am ass low about 1/4 to 1/2 inch, which gets worse, of course, when I load up the bed, even w just a bit of weight.

    I'd like it to be closer to level, and I don't want to do blocks, does anybody have any recommendations? AAL?, or shitcan the tsb leaf and put in a lift?

    Thanks!
     
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    Just get a rear leaf pack and be done. All pro, alcan, deaver ...
     
  3. Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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  5. socal4x

    socal4x [OP] Well-Known Member

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    1.5" aal and remove the tsb leaf? otherwise the lift is too much

    How much lift would I get from the shackle flip?

    Heres a pic w/ stock tires.

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    Their site says 0.5 inches but it sounds like you can get it custom to the height you like. I'm not sure what the limits are.
     
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    I guess I can contact them...sounds like it may be the way to go.

    I was also considering the toytec leaf, they have a tsb and non-tsb kit, I'm confused if the tsb kit replaces the tsb spring, or is just a lesser lift aal.
     
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    Well this has just made up my mind about what setting to go with on my 5100's. I had the TSB done a couple months ago and gonna install the 5100's up front tonight. Going .85"
     
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    just heard back from ATO regarding the shackle flip kits for those interested...they are pretty close now and are testing a few kits so they should be available soon

    I can't really quantify that so....yeah....

    hopefully the kit price remains the same, around $100. much less than a new leaf pack if you're not looking to add a ton of lift
     
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    If I didn't have the shell on it would be level at 1.75".
     
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    I just got an email back from them, they are still testing them out, and should be ready soon.
     
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    I believe the two springs sets are just arched differently to acheive the same total amount of lift whether you have the TSB or non-TSB springs .
     
  13. Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    Your right. I think the non-TSB has a higher arch so will give a slight higher lift but will be too stiff for TSB springs. I just remember another member mentioned one time about needing to do some cutting to make it work.
     
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