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5100s and rear spacer

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by RyanK1, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. RyanK1

    RyanK1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am currently running a Revtek spacer lift and was looking into dumping it and picking up some billys. Looking to save myself a bit of money, could I just get them up front, set them to 2.5" and leave the rear spacer and ranchos.
     
  2. Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    yes, you could. by rear spacer you mean blocks right?
     
  3. RyanK1

    RyanK1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Oh yes sorry, an aluminum block with a 4 leaf pack.
     
  4. Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    if your shocks are long enough and are working now, then they'll be fine when you change the front.

    A lot of members on here are gonna tell you to change those blocks though, there's better rear lifts out there :D
     
  5. KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    You would have to remove the leveling kit front the front if you are setting the billys above zero.
     
  6. RyanK1

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    Yeah I figured most people would say ditch the rear block, but as of right now I cant afford billys on all corners. KPT, that was the plan, ditch the spacer up front and set the 5100s to 2.5"
     
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    Just a little update: 5100's on the way, excited to get those revtek hockey pucks outta there. Thanks to downsouth motorsports.
     
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    HEY BRO LET ME KNOW HOW THE TRUCK LOOKS WHEN YOU LOSE THOSE HOCKEY PUCKS AND PUT IN THE BILLIES AT 2.5! I AM THINKING OF DOING THE SAME SETUP, I JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE I'M NOT GONNA GET LESS LEFT WITH THE BILLIES!!
     
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    Prob still going to ride the same as it did with the spacers. The springs are still preloaded to 2.5"! Most dudes get a diff/longer coil designed to handle some preload......eibachs will give you 1.5" and set the 5100's at .85" and you're set! For rear you could get a 1.5" aal (toytec $79) and keep the shocks in the rear until you upgrade! Ultimately depends on your budget and still better than spacers. Good luck!
     
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    But the billy's are valved to properly dampen the preload, while the stock shocks are not. The ride will be better with the 5100's than with a spacer lift and stock shocks.
     
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    I just ordred 5100's for the front with the eibach set up. Ditching the same lift. I currently have the revtech lift and getting rid of the hockey pucks! I am keeping the 2" block in the back until I decide to either aal or whole new leaf back. Budget was my issue. If it rides like junk then I'll most def get either leaf set up soon. Good luck!
     
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