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Old 02-09-2011, 08:48 PM   #1
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5100 lift

Thinking of going the bilsteins 5100 set at 1.75 and eibach springs to get a full 3 in of lift. Had anyone have had problems with this setup?
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Old 02-09-2011, 08:49 PM   #2
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That would give you over 3" lift, and kill your CV's.
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That would give you over 3" lift, and kill your CV's.
So how would i get 3 in?
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Old 02-09-2011, 08:55 PM   #4
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So how would i get 3 in?
Set the 5100's at the .85" setting, and that will give 2.5", or a little more. Much better for your CV's.
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Old 02-09-2011, 08:57 PM   #5
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So how would i get 3 in?
2.5" is probably all you want for your cvs... but people get 3" all the time with OME
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toytec says you can set the shocks on the second c clip with the eibachs and get 3 inches an if you worried about cv boot get a diff drop kit
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Set the 5100's at the .85" setting, and that will give 2.5", or a little more. Much better for your CV's.
Ok thanks
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"1.5 to 3" lift kit with Eibach front coils (3" average lift is achieved with coils and setting the shock adjustment on the second C clip setting from the bottom) DO NOT EXCEED THIS SETTING OR DAMAGE CAN OCCUR"

from toytec page
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:01 PM   #9
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toytec says you can set the shocks on the second c clip with the eibachs and get 3 inches an if you worried about cv boot get a diff drop kit
FYI diff drops dont do anything...
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FYI diff drops dont do anything...

how so?
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:03 PM   #11
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FYI diff drops dont do anything...
X2.
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:06 PM   #12
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so they dont help witht the angles orrr.........
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:10 PM   #13
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how so?
they only rotate the diff... not drop it... they go under the front mounts thus lowering the front and rotating the rear mount (which is the axle) so it doesnt actually drop the axle... so cv angles dont change.

they can actually possible do more harm because the make the diff mounts more prone to damage and the also rotate the pinion to be high and not is the oil as much. With good oil it shouldnt matter but is something to think about
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but the front does actually drop though.?
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:15 PM   #15
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but the front does actually drop though.?
the front of the mount...

hold a pencil (axle mount) by the eraser in you thumb and index finger. image the eraser is the axle (perpendicular to the pencil). if you lower the tip of the pencil the eraser only pivots, it does not get lower
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:15 PM   #16
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but the front does actually drop though.?
The front of the diff, Yes. But not the axels.....not enough to actually help the CV's.
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:18 PM   #17
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well good thing i have a prerunner....no cv's.... but thanks for the new info appreciate it
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:23 PM   #18
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well good thing i have a prerunner....no cv's.... but thanks for the new info appreciate it

stupid illustration i made... you can see with the front bracket lower the axle stays the same height, it just rotates...

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so why even make em?
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