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Old 01-28-2011, 09:13 PM
CURTS04 CURTS04 is offline
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Default AAL vs Chevy drop's what one for me?

hey guys so i have a question... i have a 2004 XLT and i have a sag in the back. in the rear of the truck i have a new camper shell, my lineman climbing gear and a steel(heavy) handmade tool box so it it noticably and annoyingly lower in back.i know guys put a AAL or chevy drop shakles(sp?) on the trucks so i was wondering what the pro and cons or each are. and what would be a better choice. thanks guys
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Old 01-28-2011, 09:32 PM
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Default Re: AAL vs Chevy drop's what one for me?

Neither is a con both are good products, the AAL comes in diff sizes of lift though where as you can adjust the shackle from 1-2 in of lift I would go with the shackle first and if that doesnt level out in the back and a 1in AAL
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Old 01-29-2011, 06:13 AM
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Default Re: AAL vs Chevy drop's what one for me?

I'd go with the AAL first. It sounds like you're needing more support for the load and not just lift. Just my $0.02.
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Old 01-29-2011, 08:12 AM
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Neither is a con both are good products, the AAL comes in diff sizes of lift though where as you can adjust the shackle from 1-2 in of lift I would go with the shackle first and if that doesnt level out in the back and a 1in AAL
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I'd go with the AAL first. It sounds like you're needing more support for the load and not just lift. Just my $0.02.
So since I need support for the weight youbwould reccomend a aal? How hard are those to put in?
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Old 01-29-2011, 08:19 AM
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Default Re: AAL vs Chevy drop's what one for me?

drop the axle by undoing the uboltd take the center bolt out of the leaf ppack (use c clamps to hol it togather) put new bolt in tighten and put the axle back up
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