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What's the BEST Leaf Pack Available

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacobo670, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    tacobo670

    tacobo670 [OP] if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    hi guys, im looking to swap out my lift blocks in place of full 6in leaf packs. I've been doing some research on GOOGLE n elsewhere and I just wanted to get your input as to what would be the best overall leaf pack out there. Experiences, ride quality, product quality, price, etc.

    Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    04taco2wd

    04taco2wd Take your flame, ignite the world!!!!

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  3. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    That's a broad question with a lot of answers. What are you looking for in a leaf pack?

    Basic things to consider (among others) are:
    Lift
    Carrying capacity
    Suspension wheel travel
    Ride comfort empty
    Ride comfort loaded
    Price
    Availability/replacement costs

    You'll need to provide more information before we can do the same.
     
  4. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:51 PM
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  5. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    Your report has been reported...
     
  6. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    you cannot say report and reported in the same sentence.........thats a violation. reported
     
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    x2 on Alcan, seeing as you have a six inch lift
     
  8. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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  9. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    Yea, there are many good packs out there like expos and deavers, but choices are limited when it comes to 6" lifts.
     
  10. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    04taco2wd Take your flame, ignite the world!!!!

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    They provide 8 inches of lift right?
     
  11. Aug 19, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    dammit
     
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  13. Aug 19, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    tacobo670 [OP] if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    lift - will be in place of current block/aal combo. swapping current setup for full leaf packs.
    carrying cap -not really towing or carrying anything... onther than the occational cooler of beer while offroading. about 92% no load in bed of truck.
    sus/wheel travel -looking to get the same amount just as long as its not under. if it provides more travel thats ok too. i dont want a too stiff ride but thats all up to debate. i understand that with replacement of springs will automatically bring a different ride feel and i am fully aware and prepared to deal with it.
    ride comfort -its a lifted vehicle, and it goes off road. im not driving a lexus. nuff said. loaded -i just dont want to be dragging ass while towing or fully loaded.
    price - around 600-800 i guess.
    availability -idk, as long as the shits build right and dont break im good. plus i know of a local spring shop that can help me out if i run into trouble. they just dont make custom packs
     
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    ........call Alcan.
     
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    like the others said ALCAN and you know you have my word on them
     
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    tacobo670 [OP] if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    pretty much i just wanna see if its worth it, to get rid of my lift blocks n also the little bit of axle wrap n stuff

    ya i figured. thanks Thayer -i called josh at alcan, he quoted me about 650 -shipped. sounds like a good deal
     
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    I disagree. Go with a set of deaver springs
     
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  19. Aug 19, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    04taco2wd Take your flame, ignite the world!!!!

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    If you're not worried about spending 800 bucks, then its definitely worth it. Is it gona hurt anything if you leave the blocks and aal for a little while longer??? I would say not. It's your call.
     
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    04taco2wd Take your flame, ignite the world!!!!

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    :laughing:
     
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