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Spring Sag on Canadian trucks

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Wayner275, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    Wayner275

    Wayner275 [OP] Member Me

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    Anyone else notice the rear end of their Tacoma sagging more. My 2009 DC is at the point where the springs have no arch and are pretty much flat. Anyone, complain to the dealer and get any results under warranty?
     
  2. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    S.B.

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    Do you have the 3-leaf or 4 leaf pack?
     
  3. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I am not Canadian but I do have the 4-leaf pack, and mine are pretty much flat and always have been. toyota leafs springs have always been pretty flat.
     
  4. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Hang on , you're NOT Canadian ?

    Ignore list for you
     
  5. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    rab89

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    I believe they are made to be more on the "flat" side than super arched, it gives a smoother ride.
     
  6. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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    Wayner275

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    I have a four leaf pack.
     
  7. Apr 7, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Do you haul at all ? I have a 2009 DC Sport.

    My 4 leaf pack is pretty flat , I'm putting on the OME Dakars
     
  8. Apr 7, 2011 at 8:03 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Mines flat with the 4 pack. I was wondering the same thing.
     
  9. Apr 7, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    I hauled my 400DRZ a couple of times but that was all I have done. I don't think I have abused the payload capacity. I just don't like the way my truck sits now. It certainly appears to have "settled" from when i first bought it home.
     
  10. Apr 7, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Agreed , mine has settled .

    I had a 300 lb toolbox from my old truck that wouldn't fit crossbox , so I hauled it longways for about 2 months , the springs are now flat .
     
  11. Apr 7, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    This is how mine sits now , a lot less rake than when I got it.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Apr 7, 2011 at 11:19 PM
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    It's gotta be one of the worst things ever produced by Toyota for the Tacoma. The OME Dakars solved my problem.
     
  13. Apr 8, 2011 at 4:37 AM
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    My 2009 DC leafs are flat as well, kind of frustrating for the price paid on these things in Canada.
     
  14. Apr 8, 2011 at 4:58 AM
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    Not Canadian but have the 4-leaf pack and am in the same situation as OZ-T. I ended up getting a new TSB leaf pack from another member and will couple it with a 1.5" 3 leaf AAL and hopefully get back to stock rake with the cap and tools I keep in the bed. I've found that the Tacoma's leaf springs aren't worth the steel they took to make...
     
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