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Tacoma Spring refurbishing

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 4WD, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. 95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    My pack is stiffer (added 2 leafs) but it's still pretty soft, especially at speed, over speed bumps it's stiff, but I can haul down a wash-board dirt road at 30 MPH and it's my front suspension that's lacking.

    My stock suspension would break loose at about 25 MPH, and you'd have to put it in 4x4 for control.
    I got 3 of mine from Doug (you need 4 for 2 leaf packs), they're just plate steel that's cut into little rectangle (approximately 2.5''x4'')l with some all-thread with a nut welded on one end to tie it together.
     
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    stmpjmpr Well-Known Member

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    here are my TSB leafs..what can you do?

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  3. 95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    Doug can do just about anything with the leafs (up to 4'' of lift) as long as the main leaf isn't bent (not likely with the age and how they look)
     
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    williams63 Well-Known Member

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    yeah ben waiting on them. all that's left to put my lift on and i don't really want to put the leafs on with out them.
     
  5. DoorDing

    DoorDing Thank you, Nancy Roman

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  6. 4WD

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    Finally got some plates , yours & another members going out probably tuesday, sorry for the delay fred.....:eek:




    & whats wrong with that ???....:notsure:
     
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    DoorDing Thank you, Nancy Roman

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    There was nothing really wrong with it, except that it's a lot easier to make them out of bar than a piece of plate.
     
  8. Boogyman

    Boogyman Designated Stock Height Crawler

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    can i buy some leaves off someone for this mod? i can't find anything!
     
  9. 4WD

    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now


    prove it.....



















    :p
     
  10. DoorDing

    DoorDing Thank you, Nancy Roman

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    It's easier to make one cut than two or three. :p
     
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    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now

    Even easier still is having Tyler of Pelfreybilt offroad just punch out 500 plates & being within 20 miles to have him drop them off...:D
     
  12. 95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    So that's why they're so professional looking.
    You definitely did the welding on the 2 cut pieces of all-thread though.
     
  13. DoorDing

    DoorDing Thank you, Nancy Roman

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    Pulling them out of a jet or burn tank would be the way to go, but I don't have one of those in the shop.

    I do have some bar stock, though. :)
     
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    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now

    Thanks for the compliment Jake.....kiss my ass HA!....:p




    Oh hell ya, , Tyler has one hell of a shop... go there every chance i get....
     
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    Wish mine were welded on one end :p
     
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    subd for reference
     
  17. DoorDing

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    Short of welding, a permanent threadlocker does a good job.
     
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    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Mike will never let me live this down....:anonymous:...:p


    Don't forget the random nonsense also....:)



    I stand behind my popcorn beads ding dong....:p:D
     
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    Going to the JY to hunt for leaf packs today!!
     
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    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Good deal & PM'd......;)
     
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