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5100 885 or 886?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by toymachine, May 7, 2009.

  1. May 7, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    toymachine

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    got an 08 dc sport and i just installed the 5100 1.75 set up at front and they ride really stiff. i was thinking if i install the ome coils on my 5100 set at stock will it ride better? how much lift will i get? i just want it leveled and less stiffer. and which one 885 or 886? thanks
     
  2. May 7, 2009 at 3:51 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    You would want the 885's. Being as they are a 590# spring rate, the ride may be the same, but they would give more lift. The 886's are only for use with a bumper and/or winch.
     
  3. May 7, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    toymachine

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    ohhhh ic. i should just get he toytec coilover kit then. will that solve everything?
     
  4. May 7, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Stock spring rate is 540 lbs-in. OME 885's are 590#, the coils for the Toytec CO Kit are 600#. Being as your 5100's were useing stock springs preloaded .875" (1.75" lift), your spring rate you have now is around 575 lbs-in. The more the spring rate, the stiffer the ride will be. SO, If your looking to have a softer ride, your gonna want a softer spring, which also means your truck will be lower.
     
  5. May 9, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    LOL. Trust me I want a lift with a cushy ride as well. The only way to do it though it to either get spindles or a drop down bracket lift.
     
  6. May 9, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    In my opinion RCD makes the best drop down braket lift.
     
  7. May 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM
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    chris4x4

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    X2.
     
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