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Stock Leaf Springs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Drklude, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Drklude

    Drklude [OP] Member

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    One of the leafs on the left side broke a few months ago. I'm planning on replacing shocks and fixing the leaf spring all with stock components. My question is, should I replace the leaf springs on both sides, or can I just replace one side? New leaf springs are a bit expensive so I'm trying to save some cash, but I don't want the truck to look lopsided or anything.

    Thanks.
     
  2. chris4x4

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

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    If you can, you should replace both sides. Which spring was it?
     
  3. Drklude

    Drklude [OP] Member

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    Drivers side, second leaf from the bottom. The cheapest I've found is like 375 per leaf spring, it just seems expensive to me, then again I've never had to buy new leaf springs.
     
  4. hillbillynwv

    hillbillynwv Well-Known Member

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    Rear Leaf Spring TSB, Front Bilstein 5100's set to 1.75, Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/75/R16 tires, Black WeatherTech Floor Liners, aFe Pro Dry S air filter, lighted 4x4 switch......
    I had a 86 Toyota Truck and a 1995 Tacoma, springs broke both sides of both trucks.
     
  5. chris4x4

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

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    I think you can get a set of OME/Dakar springs from Wheelers Offroad for that price....
     
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