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stock TRD

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 4WD, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. Apr 5, 2011 at 10:05 AM
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    4WD

    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    No point to this thread really, just found a pic of my stock TRD springs, how very,very sad & pathetic they are......:(



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    But now I have super springs , able to lift a 'taco 3" in a single bound...

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  2. Apr 5, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Wait, if there's no point to this thread, then why am I posting in it?
     
  3. Apr 5, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Those poor leafs, looks like they were beaten like a red headed step child:(
     
  4. Apr 5, 2011 at 1:59 PM
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    steve o 77

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    hey now the stock leafs aren't entirely useless:D
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  5. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:12 PM
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    heheheh, nice job dude !!!:D:D any axle wrap with those yet ???:eek::eek::p
     
  6. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    steve o 77

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    actually they were way too soft, flipping the overload springs fixed that right up though:cool:
     
  7. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    Lol, isn't that the fucking truth man, I mean Jeeus, look at that slab of steel for an overload & then look at the leafs, flipping that over load just gave those trailers a 1-Ton rating !!!:laugh::laugh:
     
  8. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    lol :thumbsup:

    Hopefully they don't snap in half now!
     
  9. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    Doug, I thought you had forota leaf packs?
     
  10. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:31 PM
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    No Sean, its ToyForda !! & I do, looks like a new leafpack in pic huh ...;)
     
  11. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    These .....


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    Were turned into these....

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  12. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:33 PM
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    Ya it does! But I'm confused. You have multiple sets of leafs?


    EDIT: nevemind. Looks good, can't wait to see them in action.
     
  13. Apr 5, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    I have many leafs, as long as the last 8"-10" on each end of main leaf is good I'll rebuild them....;)
     
  14. Apr 5, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    I'm almost thinking I should do this for mine, instead of going with the all-pro expos.
     
  15. Apr 5, 2011 at 9:57 PM
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    Well tell ya what Sean , "the proofs in the puddin' "as we old farts say

    My stock TRD springs are same as 2nd gen. length wise, I added just 2 short progressive springs to the bottom on each side & got an honest 3" lift, (& still holding) brought my stock springs back to life, flexes fantastic, more clearance, rides better on & off road, I could go on, even posted a thread about how successful & inexpensive this is with little interest it seemed, no matter I love the result & would match them with any other after market spring for ride & quality, i have since taken the over load out & its about an inch thick so actually it was a 4" lift now a 3", i do shit different thats for sure...;)
     
  16. Apr 5, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    Stock leafs are pretty darn good.... Mine are about to snap in half! Haha.
     
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