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TRD sway-bar - behind the axle mounting

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by scotch, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Jun 8, 2016 at 8:41 AM
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    scotch

    scotch [OP] New Member

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    I recently swapped out my stock leaf springs and CB +3 shackles, for new OME/Dakar springs and CB +1 shackles. I changed my trd sway-bar from below the axle to behind the axle and it handles just the same. Did this for more clearance below the axle, length of the vertical part to the height of the lifted frame, and to clear the leaf bottom of the leaf spring...

    Added note: this is a 3" lift in the rear from the springs and shackles. I wouldn't necessarily mount the swaybar this way on a stock height truck, but you could...

    I didn't have this original thought, I stumbled on one picture somewhere on the internet. Just posting my picture for others to know its a viable option.

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  2. Jun 8, 2016 at 8:50 AM
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    I will be doing that when I finally get a sway bar.
    Nice work
     
  3. Jun 8, 2016 at 8:51 AM
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    How are you liking the DAKARs so far? I will probably swap out my stock w/AAL leafs at some point for the DAKARs to complete my OME setup.
     
  4. Jun 8, 2016 at 9:06 AM
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    scotch

    scotch [OP] New Member

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    They are awesome, wish I did it years ago. No regrets. Even my wife and kids noticed a better ride both on and off road immediately (which I didn't ask for their opinion, they just told me right away they like it better than the stock leaf ride...) I've also hauled 1000lbs of fence and cement and it squatted about 3/4" Another noticeable improvement is a crispness to the drivetrain, that was not there before. Hard to describe, but when you give it any gas, even just a little, you immediately feel it in you backside. Maybe the old leaf was wrapping a little with torque, dunno. I also did coachbuilder bushings, carrier bearing drop, and +1 shackles at the same time as the new dakars. (had +3 shackles with the stock leafs)
     
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  5. Jun 8, 2016 at 9:12 AM
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    Wynnded Wait, what?

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    Shouldn't the links be vertical?
     
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  6. Jun 8, 2016 at 9:16 AM
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    loaded pics: 1/2"-3/4" drop max when loaded

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  7. Aug 3, 2016 at 6:41 PM
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    Scotch,
    I know that you posted awhile back, but I read the post and if possible could you take some pictures and post them without the back loaded? I own a 2016 tundra TRD that is mostly stock and I am interested in the Dakar leaf springs. It sounds like you a happy with them, and use your truck about the same way I use mine. What did you use to lift the front? I am looking to use adjustable coil overs in the front, upgrade the shocks in the back, and install 3" CB shackles. Leave the stock leaf springs in place. What is the lift increase with the Dakar springs/ 1" CB shackles. Can the Dakar leafs be installed on the stock shackles? Thanks for your input.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2016 at 7:51 PM
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    Ya, tomorrow I post some pics of it unloaded. And measure heights for you.
     
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