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Tacoma Spring refurbishing

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

  1. Jul 10, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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    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
    Crappy pic but you get the idea.....



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  2. Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 AM
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    jeverich

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    Holy shit Doug..

    I'm a convert! Ride is awesome, but - it was a mofo to get everything lined up just right again. Those new bushings on the driver end of things tend to be a pain in the ass to get into the spring hangers.

    Haven't had a chance to test flex yet, going to get my extended brake lines on tomorrow/weld bump stops/trim u-bolts...

    Had a few beers to reward myself tonight..

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  3. Jul 11, 2013 at 8:40 AM
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    Sandman614

    Sandman614 LRGRNR

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    Any word on the stickers yet?
     
  4. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    good job Jake !!...nice , even ARC.... good stance....:thumbsup::thumbsup:

    If you do this again, next time slightly spread your front hangers, it'll help tons....:)


    Sadly no not yet, been very busy with my moms health issues:(:(
     
  5. Jul 11, 2013 at 10:39 AM
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    Sandman614

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    :pray:
     
  6. Jul 11, 2013 at 10:48 AM
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    trdNick

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    If I'm looking for 2-2.5 inches of lift, would you suggest keeping the 2 main Toyota springs and adding 2 more or keeping just the main spring and adding 3?
     
  7. Jul 11, 2013 at 11:23 AM
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    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Keeping it simple, you can add just 2 to existing leaf pack, keep in mind that the amount of lift you get is relative to the amount of ARC the donor springs are, generally 2 nicely ARC'd donor springs yield 2.5"-3" of lift

    & this is without the overload spring
     
  8. Jul 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM
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    Thanks for the quick response! Yeah I am wanting to keep it simple. Trying to get rid of my 2in blocks that I have now. I will definitely be visiting a junkyard here soon! You the man! :cool:
     
  9. Jul 11, 2013 at 8:49 PM
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  10. Jul 11, 2013 at 8:50 PM
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  11. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:22 PM
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    I love your vids erik ! That goPro slo-mo is the shit man.. & thanks for the promo....:)
     
  12. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:23 PM
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    sure thing & yep kiss the blocks goodbye....:D
     
  13. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    Do you currently have any leaf packs for sale?
     
  14. Jul 11, 2013 at 10:25 PM
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    I'm getting ready to build a "bolt on" set of springs for a 2nd gen, just on the fence about using 5 or 6 springs per side
     
  15. Jul 11, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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    & they'll look something like these...


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  16. Jul 11, 2013 at 11:24 PM
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    Flex..

    They're awesome, Doug! Might throw another leaf in eventually, hoping to get on the road to Or-ee-gone to go wheeling for a week by 10 AM tomorrow, not going to have time before my trip.

    One of the best mods ever..

    Still have to fab up some spring clamps, just ran out of time..

    I'll buy ya a beer if I'm ever down your way.


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  17. Jul 11, 2013 at 11:39 PM
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    I can def. tell your stuffed under the well... nice !! & hell yea !!...:cheers:
     
  18. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:27 AM
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    Working on getting mine cut.

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  19. Jul 12, 2013 at 7:49 AM
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    Nice !!.....:thumbsup::thumbsup: I gotta get another chop saw Wheres that eye protection son ??:p
     
  20. Jul 12, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    I've had a couple local guys jump ship & go another route looking for the mythical "perfect spring" & thats fine, it just motivates me to come up with something that blows everything else out of the water, so with that , stick around & see what I come up with....that is all....;):):)
     
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