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5100 Adjustable Bilsteins Installed - can I use a 1" spacer in addition???

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Tacozona, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Feb 4, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    Tacozona

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    I installed the Bilsteins to the maximum height on my 2003. Question is whether I can use a 1" Daystar spacer on the front with them?
    I have AALs on the rear and need to level the truck out.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    Tacozona

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    Any ideas on this? :confused:
     
  3. Feb 5, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    u can do it...

    just make sure to take pics of the damage you do to the truck later...

    teasing...

    on a 1st gen, the amount of extra preload will make your lower back hurt and your kidneys mad at you...

    there's a reason why they have a max lift height setting... to go above and beyond that, and you're on your own...

    if trying to get a full 3" of suspension lift, then sell the setup and get into either a preload 3" coil spacer or coilovers... the ride will be stiff on a light truck like a 1st gen taco...
     
  4. Feb 7, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    Tacozona

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    I figured as much. I knew it was a ridiculous question. I am going to remove the add-a-leafs and just go from there. No big deal. I don't need 3 inches of suspension lift. It will easily clear 265/75/16 tires. Thanks for the response.
     
  5. Feb 7, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    oofy15354

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    plus once your at 3 in and beyond up front, you really need to replace the UCAs or they will die on you fast
     
  6. Feb 7, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    nah, it aint a ridiculous question....

    good thing you asked instead of taking a chance and doing the mod...

    :thumbsup:
     
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