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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 2006TRDSPORT, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. Apr 29, 2011 at 2:26 AM
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    I have been reading alot of posts about this problem and first of all I attached this pic to get opinions on whether or not the back of my truck looks lower then it should be with this type of load. The trailer I have attached weighs in at approx. 1900lbs empty and I might have had 500lbs worth of stuff inside it est. Yes, a good amount of it was toward the front of the trailer like it's suppose to be, but when I looked at it I just didn't expect it to sag so much, considering I am supposed to be able to tow 6500lbs with the tow package. I have since towed this 600+ miles before PCSing to Korea and the truck pulled it with no problems whatsoever including up and down the Tenn "plateau" through middle Tenn, but reading all the posts about the TSB issues with rear springs, I'm curious if I need to check into this and if so is it only covered under your basic warranty, because I have around 70K miles on the truck now so is it to late? Thanks for any advice on the matter!

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  2. Apr 29, 2011 at 2:51 AM
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    Ok, thanks for the info! I am planning on putting new bilstein 5100's all around with it set to 2.5" in the front and either using a 1" block or AAL on the back, should fix her right up.
     
  3. Apr 29, 2011 at 3:03 AM
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    Nice, I have heard good things about the OME as well, and if I do go the block route it will be steel, not aluminum. The only thing that worries me with the block is the axle wrap as I don't do any extreme off-roading. I am leaning more towards the AAL though I think, we'll see. :D
     
  4. Apr 29, 2011 at 3:03 AM
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    If you're going to do that, get the AAL not the block. The AAL will help the truck hold more weight, plus blocks are just dumb:D
     
  5. Apr 29, 2011 at 3:06 AM
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    I will take that into acct, last thing I want to do is something dumb! :cool:
     
  6. Apr 29, 2011 at 3:56 AM
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    I'm thinking 5100's set at 2.5" in the front, and getting Toytec 2" AAL in the back. The back sits higher from the factory currently and with this set-up it could only level it out more while lifting it as well, in theory. Thoughts?? I'm about to order this stuff.
     
  7. Apr 29, 2011 at 3:59 AM
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    Check your other thread..........
     
  8. Apr 29, 2011 at 4:06 AM
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  9. Apr 29, 2011 at 4:07 AM
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    I have the front set at 2.5 and a 5th 1.5" AAL and it looks great. Be prepared to purchase new UCA's if you set the 5100's at 2.5.

    Cheers.
     
  10. Apr 29, 2011 at 4:21 AM
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    I've read several posts saying new UCA's are not required unless you go over 2.5", and ppl that have went with 2.5" without problems. Did you have problems with yours or did you just put on new ones for other reasons? If nothing else, I can always go with the 1.85" setting in the front and 1.5" AAL on the back, would still suit my needs. Thanks!
     
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