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5100's @ 2.5 + 1/2" spacers = y/n????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by brutalguyracing, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    okay i have 5100's @ 2.5 with stock coils and a 2" aal in rear no tsb done
    i want a little extra lift
    i want to install 1/2" spacers on the front and a 1" block in the rear
    is this okay or no????
     
  2. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    tacomakid96

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  3. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    Front (2.75" total): 1.6" Eibach coils, Toytec 0.5" (L) & 0.25" (R) top plate spacers, 5100's @ 0.85", Built Right uniball UCA's, Differential drop, Removed sway bar Rear: TSB springs, Wheeler's 1.5" AAL, 5100's, 2* shims, Carrier bearing drop, F and R Spidertrax, 285/75-16 Goodyear Duratracs, Self-fabbed sliders, rear bumper, and skid plates, Cobra 75 CB, Bed lined slim lo-pro tool box, Bed Extender, Diff breather mod, Two tail gate security mods, Exhaust dumped behind axle, Can't leave shit alone so plenty more coming...
    A 1/2" spacer gives about 3/4" of lift. That's going to put you over the 3" threshold that most people say is the max.
     
  4. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    No, do not stack lifts.
     
  5. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    You can stack them just fine within certain limitations. The highly respected OME lifts come with a 1/2" spacer to do the exact thing the OP is talking about.

    I'd say you should probably stick with a 1/4" spacer either on the driver's side only for the lean or put one on each side for another 3/8" lift. That will put you right under the 3" mark.
     
  6. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    there is no stacking of spacers i dont have any spacers just 5100's at 2.5
     
  7. Apr 6, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    But both compress the coil you only want to compress it so much
     
  8. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    thats what i thought
    thanks
     
  9. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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  10. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    should i be worried????^^^^^^^^^
     
  11. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    Personally i wouldnt do it JMO.
     
  12. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    or if you could find a cheap body lift on the internet somewhere.
     
  13. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    Dont do it man seriously. All its going to do is mess up stock suspension components not to mention your cv's. You can do it if you want and yes it will lift your truck a bit higher but is it worth it to you?
     
  14. Apr 6, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    OP, the thing i would be worried about is your upper control arm coming in contact with the coil at full droop. I would talk to toytec and see what they recommend.
     
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