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Old 07-23-2011, 02:49 PM   #1
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881 spring length as OEM

Ok, just curious. Just finished putting in OME 881, 5100, and 1/2" spacer in one side. Definitely higher than the other. I was just curious though. When I take off the old spring and put it up against the new 881, they are the same length. Shouldnt it be longer?

I did move the 5100 clip to the lowest setting, since everything I read said that if I set the shock to add lift when using the 881, it would put too much pretension on it and make the ride too rough.

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Old 07-23-2011, 02:51 PM   #2
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Never looked at mine. I would just assume it is a stiffer spring.

And again I will add........Why did you buy 2 lifts? Even if the 5100's are adjustible for lift, you have 2 lifts.
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yeah maybe so even with the bilstein clip lowered and up against the old shock, the plate the spring rests on is also at the same level. So am I only getting the top place spacer height I added or are the springs the same length but stiffer.

I am guessing I am correct in lowering the 5100 so that it does not add any lift since I am using the OME 881's?
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You are correct. 881's with 5100's set at 0.
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