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Old 07-20-2013, 05:00 PM   #1
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Question Help w/ 5100's and an existing 3" lift

So I have a 3" Tuff Country suspension lift kit already installed. I need new front shocks pretty bad. So I need some input on if I can go with the 5100's in the front and will not have any complications. Please help
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You won't have any problems with 5100s in the front. Takes about 2 hour to put them on if you haven't done it before.
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Old 07-27-2013, 12:13 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info.
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:27 PM   #4
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Just make sure the 5100's are at 0" or bottom notch.
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Should I keep it at 0" once they are in, or adjust it to a different height?
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Never stack lifts. If you keep the spacers you need to keep the shocks at 0".
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If I ditch the spacers can I install the shocks on the highest setting, or put them in at 0" and adjust them after install?
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Set at highest 2.5" to level with the back blocks you have.
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Okay thanks!
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Not sure but you may need your top plate spacers to get a full 3". I am not sure if anyone has paired their 5100's with a Tuff Country top plate before. But OME makes 1/4" and 1/2" top plate if you don't like how the front sits.
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