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Old 12-03-2009, 01:10 PM   #1
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5100's or revtek?

i have an 08 4 wheel drive and am wanting to lift it 3 inches and it sit level. i want it for just looks since i dont do a lot of offroading. i have narrowed it down to these two:

the revtek 3 inch suspension

or all 4 5100 adjustable shocks with the front set to 2.5" and a 1" rear block to make it level.

which one would u prefer?
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Old 12-03-2009, 01:11 PM   #2
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most would say billys and so will i... i have em and love em
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Old 12-03-2009, 01:17 PM   #4
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Billy 5100's... And instead of a block in the back, you'll get a better ride with an AAL.
X2. 5100's and a rear AAL.
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Old 12-03-2009, 01:18 PM   #5
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im guessin yall mean the bilstein by billy haha? i dont know a whole lot about them
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Billy 5100's... And instead of a block in the back, you'll get a better ride with an AAL.
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X2. 5100's and a rear AAL.
Let me see....1, 2, oh yea x3!
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Old 12-03-2009, 01:18 PM   #7
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im pretty sure everysingle person will say 5100's over spacer

i have a 5100's and aal and love em
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how much does the rear aadd a leaf cost? and how will it make the back sit level with the front? and do i still need to buy all 4 shocks?
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how much does the rear aadd a leaf cost? and how will it make the back sit level with the front? and do i still need to buy all 4 shocks?
Didnt we discuss this in the last thread
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and yeah we did i just wanted to make sure about the shocks because i didnt know what to do about the back to make it level
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how much does the rear aadd a leaf cost? and how will it make the back sit level with the front? and do i still need to buy all 4 shocks?
try to get the aal tsb... if not, you wont have a noticeable amount of lean... at least i didnt really notice any in mine
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and yeah we did i just wanted to make sure about the shocks because i didnt know what to do about the back to make it level
Me and Chris4x4 both said aal.

That man has 40k posts for a reason.
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what exactly do thos schocks do to the strut? does it do away with the stock strut or what?
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what exactly do thos schocks do to the strut? does it do away with the stock strut or what?
Ummm anytime you put a different shock on, that would be replacing it.

They preload the shock.
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I have the 5100's set at 1 3/4" and 1" blocks. My truck is level due to the capper shell i have. I am pretty happy with it, accept for real low cargo weight. I'm getting TSb next week hopefully this fixes it.

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i am also looking at getting bilstein 5100's and i was wondering, why are people suggesting to get a add-a-leaf?

why do you need it, and what will the truck look like without the add-a-leaf?

Thanks
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and to add to that...If I have the 4 leaf pack already on my truck do I need an AAL for the Billy set-up? Thanks guys
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i am also looking at getting bilstein 5100's and i was wondering, why are people suggesting to get a add-a-leaf?

why do you need it, and what will the truck look like without the add-a-leaf?

Thanks
It lifts the back of the truck... If you want the truck to be a bit nose high, then you won't need an AAL.
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