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Toytec Shock Extenders for stock shocks + AAL

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by Shrumple, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. Sep 28, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    Shrumple

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    Sold ___________

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  2. Sep 28, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    Ive never heard of these?
    i have the TSB AAL, and stock Billys.
    Where does it go? What does it do?
     
  3. Sep 28, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    These screw onto the top stem of the Billys and relieve some of the over-extension that occurs when you stretch the stock shocks to a length they weren't design for. Gets you back the stock ride without forcing you to buy new rear shocks. Work 100% perfectly fine for street driving and light offroading. Does that make sense?
     
  4. Sep 28, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    Yeah I think so, I guess i didnt realize the AAL adds stress to the stock shock.
     
  5. Sep 28, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    I don't know if "stress" is the right term... but my understanding is that the stock Bilstein shocks aren't designed for lifts. As you raise the rear of the truck the useful extension of the shock is reduced... and you can get a thump over bumps as the axle drops but the shocks have no travel left to dampen it. These Toytec extenders thread onto the top of the stock shocks effectively lengthening them and restoring the factory ride.
     
  6. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:38 PM
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    I used to have these and they work quite well if you running shocks to short for your current rear lift.

    Don't forget to use the thread locker or bad thing will happen.
     
  7. Sep 29, 2009 at 7:01 AM
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    Thanks for the explanation, as i understand their function now, and makes sense.
    i have no lift, but the TSB AAL, and my truck does hit pretty hard on bumps. I assumed the thump was from the ride being stiffer from the AAL, and didnt know their was a product to help soften the ride after the TSB AAL.

    thanks again
     
  8. Sep 29, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    Or, I could get a couple bucks back AND save somebody $10 on a shipped, one week old, set.
     
  9. Sep 29, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    true. I am considering it. Will let you know.
     
  10. Oct 3, 2009 at 10:27 PM
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  11. Oct 4, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    Got it. They'll ship out tomorrow (monday). Thanks!
     
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