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5100 lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by sinaloa226, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    sinaloa226

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    Thinking of going the bilsteins 5100 set at 1.75 and eibach springs to get a full 3 in of lift. Had anyone have had problems with this setup?
     
  2. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    chris4x4

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    That would give you over 3" lift, and kill your CV's.
     
  3. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    So how would i get 3 in?
     
  4. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    Set the 5100's at the .85" setting, and that will give 2.5", or a little more. Much better for your CV's.
     
  5. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    2.5" is probably all you want for your cvs... but people get 3" all the time with OME
     
  6. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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    toytec says you can set the shocks on the second c clip with the eibachs and get 3 inches an if you worried about cv boot get a diff drop kit
     
  7. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    Ok thanks
     
  8. Feb 9, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    "1.5 to 3" lift kit with Eibach front coils (3" average lift is achieved with coils and setting the shock adjustment on the second C clip setting from the bottom) DO NOT EXCEED THIS SETTING OR DAMAGE CAN OCCUR"

    from toytec page
     
  9. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    FYI diff drops dont do anything...
     
  10. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    how so?
     
  11. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    X2.
     
  12. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    so they dont help witht the angles orrr.........
     
  13. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    they only rotate the diff... not drop it... they go under the front mounts thus lowering the front and rotating the rear mount (which is the axle) so it doesnt actually drop the axle... so cv angles dont change.

    they can actually possible do more harm because the make the diff mounts more prone to damage and the also rotate the pinion to be high and not is the oil as much. With good oil it shouldnt matter but is something to think about
     
  14. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    but the front does actually drop though.?
     
  15. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    the front of the mount...

    hold a pencil (axle mount) by the eraser in you thumb and index finger. image the eraser is the axle (perpendicular to the pencil). if you lower the tip of the pencil the eraser only pivots, it does not get lower
     
  16. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    The front of the diff, Yes. But not the axels.....not enough to actually help the CV's.
     
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    well good thing i have a prerunner....no cv's.... but thanks for the new info appreciate it
     
  18. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    stupid illustration i made... you can see with the front bracket lower the axle stays the same height, it just rotates...

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Feb 9, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    so why even make em?
     
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