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Soft or hard

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SPORT, Apr 25, 2011.

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Between the shorter or longer AAL, would you prefer the harder or softer ride

Poll closed May 5, 2011.
  1. Shorter AAL for a harder ride

    6 vote(s)
    15.0%
  2. Longer AAL for a softer ride

    25 vote(s)
    62.5%
  3. I'm to manly for such cheap options

    9 vote(s)
    22.5%
  1. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:43 AM
    #1
    SPORT

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    I'm purchasing a 3" level lift with AAL rear.

    Would you prefer:
    • the Softer ride, which is the longer leaf or
    • the harder ride, which is the shorter leaf spring

    Thanks
     
  2. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    rjclemen

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  3. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    BFA

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    id go soft... you dont want your ass end feel like you have square tires
     
  4. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    jmoreau

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  5. Apr 25, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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  6. Apr 25, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    norcal4banger

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    I go hard. way hard.
     
  7. Apr 25, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    dually

    dually Low and slow

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  8. Apr 25, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    norcal4banger

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    but really I have a short AAL, and its def stiffer but not too bad
     
  9. Apr 25, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    I have short. It's stiffer but that's how I (she) like(s) it.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2011 at 12:36 AM
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    rbeezy

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  11. Apr 26, 2011 at 1:49 AM
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  12. Apr 26, 2011 at 2:30 AM
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  13. Apr 26, 2011 at 2:32 AM
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  14. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:23 AM
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  15. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:26 AM
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    SPORT

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    So you like it both ways?
    :eek: :rolleyes: :D
     
  16. Apr 27, 2011 at 3:13 AM
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  17. Apr 27, 2011 at 3:36 AM
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    SPORT

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    Well, I may have to suffer the short and hard. ;)

    The company I'm working through explained two minor problems with their FabTec Soft ride AAL.
    1) it really isn't noticably softer than their short AAL, and
    2) The longer AAL has a tendency to rotate from position, requiring AAL clamps.

    It's all good anyway, I'm use to riding stiff. ;)

    When I add Off Road bumpers down the road, I'll upgrade full suspension correctly.

    Thanks for your input...and quick wit!
     
  18. Apr 27, 2011 at 5:15 AM
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    dgr540

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    I prefer soft, but my wife likes it hard..... We are talking about trucks right?:D
     
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