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What size AAL to achieve stock rake?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dpak, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Apr 17, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    dpak

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    I'm hoping the good and knowledgeable people of TacomaWorld can help me out. So I do not qualify for the rear TSB and will be using the Eibachs w/ 5100's set at 0. In theory, that would be a 1.6" lift in the front. In order to get a slight rake, what size leaf would be best: 1", 1.5", 1.75", 2"?
     
  2. Apr 17, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    1.5" will be just under the factory rake, while the 2" will be slightly over. Flip a coin. :)
     
  3. Apr 18, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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    Thanks for the quick reply. So my follow up question is there a 2" aal and who sells it? Or do I need to get two 1" aal's?
     
  4. Apr 18, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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  5. Apr 18, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    thanks!
     
  6. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    I don't have the Eibachs, but my 5100s w/ stock coils at 1.75 with a 1.5" 3 leaf progressive AAL from Wheelers gives a fairly close to stock rake IMO.

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  7. Apr 19, 2011 at 4:47 AM
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    tencrawler & Oswego - thanks for the pics.

    tencrawler - did you have the rear TSB done?
     
  8. Apr 19, 2011 at 5:02 AM
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    You could do what Oswego did and keep the overload leaf in for an extra 1/2". The 3-leaf AAL is a slightly more involved installation though, you have to cut off the stock leaf pack wraps and grind off the rivits.
     
  9. Apr 19, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    Sorry for the slow response. I do not have the TSB complete. Next lift will be OME or Eibachs over 5100s, UCAs, and A Whole new rear leaf pack. I'm very happy with the handling and ride that the 5100s and AAL gave me.
     
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