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Old 06-16-2011, 11:37 PM   #1
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Installing Eibach/5100 tomorrow

Hey I am in the middle of installing my Eibach/5100's and just removed the original Bilsteins with my Revtek spacers. Tomorrow morning I am making a trip to the shop to have my Eibach's and 5100's assembled and set at 0.85" with the 1/4" lean spacer.

I am unsure as to how this needs to be put together. Is there anything I should specifically mention? I mean it is a shop that regularly does off road suspension work, so they should know their stuff... But I have heard so many horror stories.
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Old 06-17-2011, 07:11 AM   #2
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Make sure the spring seat is installed correctly, that's about all they can screw up with just putting the springs on the struts.
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Just got mine done as well.. I absolutely love the setup!



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Great set up!! Works even better with the Light Racing UCA's.
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Make sure the spring seat is installed correctly, that's about all they can screw up with just putting the springs on the struts.
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How much lift did you get yfzdrag3 with that combo did you install any top plate spacers?
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Its been a few days I hope OP is ok lol? I cant even trust a shop to change my oil let alone work on my suspension. Alignment is about the only thing I trust them with cause I was waaay off lol
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Everything turned out great! Got them put in and the ride is amazing. Looking to get the Light Racing UCA's in the near future. Thanks for the advice.
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How much lift did you get yfzdrag3 with that combo did you install any top plate spacers?

I got about a little over 2" with the lift and right at 2" with the tires! all together i went from 34" in the front to a tad over 38"
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Installation success, been too busy putting this new setup to use. I'll be sure to get some photos as soon as my new grille arrives.
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Installation success, been too busy putting this new setup to use. I'll be sure to get some photos as soon as my new grille arrives.
Is it the same height as before with the spacers?
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Is it the same height as before with the spacers?
It's 0.5" lower than it was before in the front, I also used the 1/4" lean spacer and it sits perfectly level now.
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It's 0.5" lower than it was before in the front, I also used the 1/4" lean spacer and it sits perfectly level now.
Oh okay got yah. Can you tell it sits lower though?
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Oh okay got yah. Can you tell it sits lower though?
Hardly, I will post some new pics up with the before and after to really capture the difference.
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Hardly, I will post some new pics up with the before and after to really capture the difference.
Sounds good. I bet the ride feels way better!
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Sounds good. I bet the ride feels way better!
Night and day difference, best money I've spent on the truck so far.
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