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Old 09-11-2011, 08:55 AM   #1
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Bilstein 5100 require new UCA's?

Just like the title said, when I get my bilstein 5100's for the front and back, do I need new UCA's? I'm getting these to level out my truck and for a better ride. Thanks!
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:56 AM   #2
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I think it depends on what you set them at. I've heard that if you set the front's at or more than 0.85'' (which is 2.5'' of lift) you need aftermarket UCA's.

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Generally, If you lift over 2" you should consider getting new UCA's
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I was wanting to set the front at the 1.75 inch setting to level out the front of my truck with the back. So I wouldn't need the UCA's then?
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I was wanting to set the front at the 1.75 inch setting to level out the front of my truck with the back. So I wouldn't need the UCA's then?
No you should be good under 2 inches like Chris said. I have 1.6 inch Eibach coils plus 5100's set at .85 and I got a good alignment with the stock UCA's.
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I have them at 1.75. I don't need UCAs. The alighnment is pretty close.
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Old 09-11-2011, 01:00 PM   #7
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My coils got me 3.3 inches of lift, and I didn't need new UCA's. It's hit and miss as you pass 2"- some people need them, some dont.
you should be good though
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At 2.5" it's hit or miss. Some need new ucas, some don't .
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I'm at 1.75 and i didn't need them
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I'm at 2.5 and I don't need new UCA's . ride is good and no wander.
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This is a buddy of mine's 86 Toyota. The jack isn't lifting it at all, and look at the angle of his lower a-arms... His uppers are just as bad!
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