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I searched before I asked...

Anyone here tried AC 3pack + overload leaf? (inverted or not)
What do you think?

The reason why I asked is because I tow a pop up tent trailer. I was thinking that the inverted overload will keep the rear springs from negative arch and premature sagging. Also, the overload will act as a small lift block.
 

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I thought about doing that myself with the PRG pack I bought, but I hadn't yet figured out how exactly you'd get it on there in the first place, and it'd likely stiffen up the ride up considerably

I was thinking you could just cut off the bolt, bore into it a bit to fit the peg for the AAL then put it all back together with longer U-bolts, but i'm not sure how safe that really would be...
 

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on AC webpage, they advise to remove the overload and said if you don't you would need to use longer u bolts.

This to me, means you have the option of using the overload or not.
Right?
 

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yes, but you generally add lift springs for articulation. keeping the overload will not give you that, and in some cases they can actually damage some lift spring sets
 

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the AC aal will arch the leafs enough to where the leaf pack will never contact the overload leaf. thus the overload will only serve as a .5"-.75" spacer. then the AC aal will lift the back a full 3". so unless u have +4" lift in front id leave just the aal.
your small pop up caint weight that much to need more lift than the 3" aal. i tow a 22' bay boat #4500 with my AC leafs and the back end has not sagged at alll sence i put in the aal. and wit the 3" spacers up front when towing my boat my truck sits perfictly level.
 

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No problems with keeping the overload leaf...

I bought the AC pack and kept the overload leaf. It did raise the rear slightly higher then the front but it looks good. I bought extended u-bolts and just chopped them to look better. Works great and the extra payload is excellent. I can put almost a ton with no problems at all. I haul 3-4 tons of pellets each season and it has been a dream come true. It is stiffer but I never notice it because I am use to it.
 

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It shouldn't be any stiffer unless you are loaded down. I would think...

1. Which Bilstein shocks will fit AC 3pack + overload?
I was looking at the 5125 and noticed you had 2 choices. 1-3in. or over 3in. of lift.
Which one should I go with?

2. I want to take off the anti-sway for off road fun. I read that it is a bad idea if I tow. Anyone here tow without the anti-sway? Please advise.

Thank you.

2007 Nismo cc 4x4, radflo, PRG uca, blocks for now... (AC 3pack + Bilstein soon)
 

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I bought the AC pack and kept the overload leaf. It did raise the rear slightly higher then the front but it looks good. I bought extended u-bolts and just chopped them to look better. Works great and the extra payload is excellent. I can put almost a ton with no problems at all. I haul 3-4 tons of pellets each season and it has been a dream come true. It is stiffer but I never notice it because I am use to it.
How'd you fit em al together? got a picture by any chance?
 

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Silver,
What do you have up front?
 
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