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Old 01-23-2011, 08:25 PM   #1
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5100 questions?

I know that the 5100's are the way to go for a less expensive way to go to level out the truck but what I dont understand is why the ride is so much better than a spacer lift? both are preloading the spring, right?
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Billys are designed not to bottom out. They do not over extend the strut assembly like spacers do.
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Would having both a level kit and the 5100's be any big deal?
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arent there 2 different kind of spacers, a top plate spacer and a coil spacer?
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Why waste your money on both when 1 item does the job?
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I know that the 5100's are the way to go for a less expensive way to go to level out the truck but what I dont understand is why the ride is so much better than a spacer lift? both are preloading the spring, right?
The 5100's are valved to dampen the stiffer spring rate.

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Would having both a level kit and the 5100's be any big deal?
It would be redundant. You can't run any sizable spacers unless the billy are set at zero. And what would be the point of that?

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arent there 2 different kind of spacers, a top plate spacer and a coil spacer?
Correct. Both are garbage for different reasons.
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