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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by higherlux, May 19, 2009.

  1. May 19, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    higherlux

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    well me and 8 people just got back from lunch and i drove my truck
    three of them sat in the cab and the other people sat in the bed and i noticed that with every bump we hit i felt my bumpstops hit the frame
    my question is is there a way i can stiffen up the springs so that wont happen?
    i know i can prolly put a aal on and it will be fine but i need a cheap way to do it cuz i dont have a job yet and i need a cheap and easy fix for around 50$
    any ideas?
     
  2. May 19, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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  3. May 19, 2009 at 9:26 AM
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    how mych dose a aal run?
     
  4. May 19, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    You should be able to foind them for about 50 bux.
     
  5. May 19, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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  6. May 19, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    You'll have to shop around for them......
     
  7. May 19, 2009 at 9:36 AM
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  8. May 19, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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  9. May 19, 2009 at 9:39 AM
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  10. May 19, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    :D
     
  11. May 19, 2009 at 9:44 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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    They're only 70-80 new so used off ebay or in FS section on this or several other Taco forums. Seen bunch of folks here & there swappin out AALs for actual bitchin set of leafs like dakar or dever etc.........happy hunting. Mow somebody's yard or 3 & wallah, new AAL.



    **edit** sorry, saw location = CA. little if any yard mowing opportunities.....odd jobs.
     
  12. May 19, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    in sc?
    theres a lot of grass here
     
  13. May 19, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Oops, musta pulled ca from different post. Go for it, mowing = easy quick money & free exercise. OK, looked again, not sure where the CA came from.
     
  14. May 19, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    but if i get a job i wont be able to sprnd all day on TW :(

    ill look into it quick and wasy cash:D
     
  15. May 19, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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  16. May 19, 2009 at 10:48 AM
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    Dont start this again....:eek:
     
  17. May 19, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    Ur my hero too
    i want to b just like u when i get older :D
     
  18. May 19, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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    God help us!
     
  19. May 19, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    :confused:
    that should be a complement to u
    but hell for everyone else
     
  20. May 19, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    cheap generic helper springs from autozone for 20 bucks will do the trick
     
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