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Tacoma Spring refurbishing

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

  1. Dec 22, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Looks good brotha
     
  2. Dec 22, 2011 at 9:48 PM
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    Steven !!! just the guy I'm looking for !! :wave:

    how are you my friend ??

    I need to PM ya about a couple things maybe you can help with....;)
     
  3. Dec 22, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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  4. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    ryanjboutin

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    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Right?

    Doug, I'm going to need to get up a couple inches more too!
     
  5. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    lol asking Doug for a couple inches wont help maybe Ron Jeremy can help?
     
  6. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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    jflan

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    Maybe tie it off to a hook on the ceiling overnight and stretch it out ?
     
  7. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:41 PM
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    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    Damn tranny Canadjuns.

    Go ask Oz about how to make it bigger, I don't have that problem. :p
     
  8. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:44 PM
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    :eek::eek::eek::eek: man thats a hell of a way to lose your Avocado status, & you were so close too !!! :p:p

    tie it in a knot, or tie it in a bow.....:p:p:p



    you KNOW you're locked in buddy... doing Chris's truck tomorrow, getting the rest of my springs hopefully too , if not then Sat. for sure;);)
     
  9. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Lmao doug i tried man
     
  10. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Where are you getting all of these damn leaf springs from anyway?
     
  11. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:49 PM
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    Lmao. I couldn't stop laughing.
     
  12. Dec 23, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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    Nice leafs Douggie and great work. When do Ya think your gonna be able to throw in another leaf on my pack you already built?:confused::confused::confused:
     
  13. Dec 23, 2011 at 7:12 AM
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    Hopefully this is not too far off subject. I read on the posts about aligning the rear axle after adding / changing leaves. What do you actually align? Short of beating something with a sledge hammer, how would you align or change a dimension. The axle / spring assembly is held in fixed points by the spring hangers. If you only disassemble one side at a time, nothing should change. Am I missing something?
     
  14. Dec 23, 2011 at 7:35 AM
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    Nope, Vancouver USA.....Vancouver, WA is just across the Columbia from Portland, OR.

    'Merican Tranny :p
     
  15. Dec 23, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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    Mathew !!! waaaazup brudda ?? :wave::wave: When I can get you to stop long enough to throw one in doode ... been wanting to for almost a year now, ;) but since your here can you tell the members here that can read how your springs have held up ??

    & where the hell is the mad mezkin at ?? He showed up last night long enough to say "shut up bitch" & never came back....:notsure:



    oh no not off topic at all, when you lift the rear , usually all that changes is the drive line angle between the drive shaft & the yoke that hangs off the rear diff. To correct this you use small,thin shims that taper the relation back into alignment to avoid vibrations common after a lift. you can change one side at a time with no adverse reactions, & sounds like you've got it covered..;)
     
  16. Dec 23, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    For all you who are so unable to read:D! I was the first person beside Doug himself to recieve a set of his rebuilt Stock toyota leafs and ill tell you they are the best dam stock refurbs i have ever ridden on. The have been on for a year now and have held up great. no sag what so ever in them and i beat the living shit outta my truck. That being said. if you want your rearend leveled and back to where it should be go see OMD:D He will taker care of you and even curse at you from time to time:D. No but seriously, they have been the best leafs i have felt in a long time. Someone told me that they road in a truck with the All pro 3" leaf pack and mine rides much better and didnt bottom out where his truck did. So id say that they are way better than stock and even better than some of the replacement leafs on the market.:cool:
     
  17. Dec 23, 2011 at 8:47 AM
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    Thanks, I was wondering how I was going to get a good swing with the 5# sledge hammer while laying on the ground. I was all set to practice my swing on a Dodge or some such no value truck.
     
  18. Dec 23, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    thanks for the endorsement buddy !! thats why I had you run them, you hit it harderr than everyone else here in SD (except greg maybe
    :eek:)

    no worries, save your hammer for tuneups..heheh
     
  19. Dec 23, 2011 at 9:03 AM
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    Is this just a teaser for me? :p Shit I'm so stoked to be in line for a set. My truck might just turn into an entire mod day with new brake lines ready to go on front and rear and new lift spindles up front. I may just have to pull an all nighter:D:D
     
  20. Dec 23, 2011 at 2:13 PM
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