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Tacoma Spring refurbishing

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

  1. Jul 7, 2013 at 7:49 PM
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    But yeah its an easy fix to do while springs are off...


    & no signs that they need an overload to compress on either...;)
     
  2. Jul 7, 2013 at 9:20 PM
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    Thanks. I think I'll remove the 2nd overload. Maybe they put the second overload in to increase lift without spending as much as adding another full leaf or two. I don't really want that much lift, and it'll also help with driveline angles and overextending my shocks.
     
  3. Jul 7, 2013 at 10:28 PM
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    Right on all counts sir....;)
     
  4. Jul 8, 2013 at 4:02 PM
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    I'm building another bolt on set of 2nd gen springs if anyone's interested
     
  5. Jul 8, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    Oops, I was picturing progressive as length, not thickness. The donors are linear as well then. I just have to cut them down to fit my pack accordingly. Think the bottom two leafs A and B can go into my leaf pack 1(eyelet OEM) -A(Chevy leaf closest to overload) - 2 (hook looking OEM) - B(Chevy leaf second up from overload) and remove the overload and achieve 3"? The end result would be 4 leafs total. Should I factor in the main leaf from the Chevy pack, go top to bottom or add leafs from the overload up? Is this more of a trial/error ordeal?
     
  6. Jul 8, 2013 at 7:57 PM
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    How much??
     
  7. Jul 8, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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    :confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused: :laugh::laugh::laugh:

    Jeeezus Cliff ya lost me at Quote: haha lets see if this works :):)

    Ok first off do you have stock leafs ? (2 leaf ) or is it TSB? (3 leaf) I'll wait for response before continuing & I try to config this MOD so theres no real surprises at the same time guys want different amounts of lift/loadrate/etc:)
     
  8. Jul 8, 2013 at 9:20 PM
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    $350.00 + shipping:)
     
  9. Jul 8, 2013 at 11:05 PM
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    Whaddya think, Doug?

    '93 F100

    Funny, because the paint on the Ford leafs was a lot better than the Toyotas.. and the Fords were about 16 years older..

    Threw some high temp. engine paint on them, going to diamond cut 'em tomorrow. Thinking I'll keep the two leafs in the Yota pack, and add two fords.
    Those Toyota leafs that I'm adding to were off a low mile rig..

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  10. Jul 9, 2013 at 3:28 AM
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    hahahahaha, I'll keep this simple. 2 leaf 1st gen, no tsb. Which leafs do you think I should add/remove with the whole thing and in what order should they be placed? I don't want an overload.
     
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  11. Jul 9, 2013 at 10:55 AM
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    Those Fords have nice ARC, my first build were ford springs awesome results 2 per side will do nicely



    I'd add 2 per side as well, you may need to add a 3rd but wait & see how much you gain & yeah dump the overload remember that you have eliptical springs meaning from center pin 1 end will be longer than the other, you'll want to cut 3.5" off each end of donors added but make sure you cut them sequentially:)
     
  12. Jul 9, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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    Figured I'd pay ya some homage..

    Taking a ride to try and find some U-Bolts and steel plate for my U-Bolt flip..

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  13. Jul 9, 2013 at 7:14 PM
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    Okay Doug it looks like you're the local expert on refurbishing springs, heres one for ya. 09 Prerunner with an identity crisis, thinks it can rock crawl like a 4x4. My truck has 52,000 miles on her and i've been goin out to the desert a few times with it, this last i did was at Orriflame and Canyon Sin Nombre. I came back from that trip with my springs annoyingly squeaking like a mouse. Just TODAY i went out with my buddy to Pine Creek and got on a side trail and did some gnarly hill climbs, half way through i started hearing loud clunks from the rear. Got out of there and checked what was up and saw this:
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    sooo, needless to say, gonna need some new springs.
    Whats my next move?
    Can you pm me some prices on how much it would be for some refurbished springs? Thanks Doug
     
  14. Jul 9, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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    Ok non TSB stock leafs with 2nd broke to shit :eek::eek: I'm building a set of bolt on 2nd gen springs that'll give approx 3" lift & increased load rate & since you have 5125's in rear no need to change
    price will be $350.00 or $475.00 installed the other option is a spring kit which is usually $250.00 but since 1 leaf is broken I'd have to hit you with another $25 needing an extra leaf on each side...
     
  15. Jul 9, 2013 at 7:51 PM
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    Man I am getting super excited to do mine. Well not to do them but when it's done will be nice
     
  16. Jul 9, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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    Thank you for the quick reply. I gotta start saving some cash, cause i cant afford that right now. Those are pretty good prices and i was figuring somewhere around there, unless there's any other options its gonna be a while. I'll be in touch
     
  17. Jul 9, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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    Start salivating , any day now.....:););)




    Not many other options really but you're still rolling on broken leafs, not good bro'.... I'll kick you a secondary leaf just so you stay safe if ya want DO NOT OFF ROAD !! you should address this soon tho'..
     
  18. Jul 9, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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    Crap, i got another car but not a real gas saver tho, 73 ranchero. This is just terrible timing. I'll let you know tho
     
  19. Jul 9, 2013 at 11:27 PM
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    Haha , just noticed this Jake !! Sir, I am honored.....:eek::eek::eek:


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  20. Jul 9, 2013 at 11:31 PM
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    Right on..

    Didn't have time to get them on today - built a u-bolt flip kit, though.

    $50 just for U-Bolts. Goddamn!
     
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