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Terrible rattle after brand new Old Man Emu leafs put on

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Beeson, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    Beeson

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    So, I just finally got the correct dakar leaf springs on my truck (4 wheel parts had originally put ones on that were too long, and they were pretty stiff, now they are not stiff and feel as though they should be just right). These things are now the same size as stock, but now all of a sudden I have this pretty bad, disconcerting shake between about 10 and 25 mph and then again at 50-55 mph. I his not the engine or tanny or anything, this happens whether the gears are engaged or if I'm in neutral. It happened only after these springs got put on and it's pretty bad, the whole dash rattles and it's crazy loud. Before I call these guys AGAIN, any ideas?
     
  2. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  3. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    x2 check out beefed tacos carrier bearing drop
     
  4. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    Beeson

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    Wow, yes. Give that man a cigar.
     
  5. Sep 24, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    Beeson

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    Well it actually would be slight lowered with springs that aren't so tight (which kind of sucks, but oh well), so a drop isn't the problem, I need to get under there and raise it or flip it.
     
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