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Old 02-06-2014, 09:28 PM   #14601
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Old 02-07-2014, 12:34 PM   #14602
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Changed my set up, picking up parts from various persons and such to build the new suspension.

Here is my question, what type of UCA should I get, I can save about $200 and get the Light Racing UCA's, but will it hinder the quality of the suspension?

Below is set up thus far:

King 2.5's for Front
Maxtrac Spindles
*UCA* (Deciding)

All Pro Standard Leaf pack
Bilstein 5100's (keeping them there, current setup)
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Old 02-07-2014, 12:38 PM   #14603
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Changed my set up, picking up parts from various persons and such to build the new suspension.

Here is my question, what type of UCA should I get, I can save about $200 and get the Light Racing UCA's, but will it hinder the quality of the suspension?

Below is set up thus far:

King 2.5's for Front
Maxtrac Spindles
*UCA* (Deciding)

All Pro Standard Leaf pack
Bilstein 5100's (keeping them there, current setup)
Holy cow dude I am going to be running the same set up after this weekend. Only I have the expos and 5100 up front right now. Putting the kings on this weekend. I am running a LR uCA. I really like them but need to do the bushing upgrade. Still got the old ones. Do you have any pics of your truck you can post??
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Old 02-07-2014, 12:40 PM   #14604
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Holy cow dude I am going to be running the same set up after this weekend. Only I have the expos and 5100 up front right now. Putting the kings on this weekend. I am running a LR uCA. I really like them but need to do the bushing upgrade. Still got the old ones. Do you have any pics of your truck you can post??
Hey man,

I haven't installed yet. Just have all my parts - last thing I need is UCA's so I am trying to decide what I am doing with that portion of this new set up.
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Old 02-07-2014, 12:43 PM   #14605
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Installed my Billstein 5100's with OEM springs the past weekend. I love the ride, but have to get my ToyTech/Eibach springs shortly to lower the shocks down.
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Old 02-07-2014, 01:15 PM   #14606
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Old 02-07-2014, 01:20 PM   #14607
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Hey guys I have a situation with my UCA resting on my Coil overs at full drupe. Does anyone know what i should do? Sorry there sideways



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Old 02-07-2014, 01:28 PM   #14608
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Good day gentlemen...need some advice on a lift and not getting much help in other threads I've posted in.

Looking for a 3" lift. Was thinking about going with the Icon stage 1 extended travel (almost all of my offroad ventures are hilly rock climbs on CO trails, no desert runs so I think the resi's would be overkill). So was thinking stage 1 with LR UCA's and Dakar leaf pack since I do some towing. Question is, will the Icon be overkill considering how I will wheel it (probably a couple times a month)? Should I go with OME or Toytec ULK instead? Thanks for the help, fellas!
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:14 PM   #14609
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UCA's on the wrong side?
that's exactly what it is, I checked my TC's for you and they are the opposite of yours.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:17 PM   #14610
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Hey guys I have a situation with my UCA resting on my Coil overs at full drupe. Does anyone know what i should do? Sorry there sideways



damn... do you coil bind at bump!? i think you need a longer coil.

edit: or atleast a tapered spring plate on the bottom
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:19 PM   #14611
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that's exactly what it is, I checked my TC's for you and they are the opposite of yours.
You guys have second gens, the guy asking is a first gen
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:23 PM   #14613
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that's exactly what it is, I checked my TC's for you and they are the opposite of yours.
S%$T! That is what I was hoping it wasn't. Some know it all guy helped me and I was new at this and followed his lead. This is going to be a hole days project.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:25 PM   #14614
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no they are right. He is a 1st gen.

I don't think you could put them on backwards.
What could be the cause then?? I could release some of the pressure on the coils but it still bumps.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:28 PM   #14615
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damn... do you coil bind at bump!? i think you need a longer coil.

edit: or atleast a tapered spring plate on the bottom
IDK I checked a buddies mid travel and the only thing he had different was a 2.5 coil over instead of a 2.0 like mine and his didn't even get close at full drupe.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:30 PM   #14616
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Spin your spring 180º and see if it clears. You are in a tough spot because the coil gaps are very close at the first turn of the coil since your pre-load is cranked down some.. Might gain you just enough though
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:34 PM   #14618
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Spin your spring 180º and see if it clears. You are in a tough spot because the coil gaps are very close at the first turn of the coil since your pre-load is cranked down some.. Might gain you just enough though
That's what i'll do. I just hate to think it's going to sit that close all the time.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:36 PM   #14619
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That's what i'll do. I just hate to think it's going to sit that close all the time.
Looks like you are out of down travel anyhow, limit strap might be a good idea. Longer coils might not be a bad play either if they are available.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:37 PM   #14620
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considering your entire BJ is binding at that point as well.. its not gonna go much lower if you fix it.

Not sure if maybe your alignment is off??
Just got it aligned yesterday. My guy didn't say anything about it bumping.
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