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5100's at 2.5 with/without UCA's

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by maxpower29, Jul 22, 2012.

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Yes/No

Poll closed Aug 21, 2012.
  1. Yes I HAD to install new UCA's and did

    9 vote(s)
    16.4%
  2. No I DID NOT have to install UCA's and its fine

    39 vote(s)
    70.9%
  3. No I didn't have to, but I wish I did anyways

    7 vote(s)
    12.7%
  1. Jul 22, 2012 at 3:11 PM
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    maxpower29

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    Looking for a poll on who did and didn't need to get the UCA's when the put their 5100's at 2.5 in the front. Looking forward to the results
     
  2. Jul 22, 2012 at 4:33 PM
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  3. Jul 22, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    Nope, stock uca's
     
  4. Jul 22, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    Kept my stocks with no problems. When I add some Eibachs i may concider the UCA's.
     
  5. Jul 22, 2012 at 5:51 PM
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    Thanks guys. Im one of those guys who is not exactly sure what i want to go with because of the gap in price if i need then UCAs. How is the rid so far? I was told the 5100's would be a rougher ride when they are set at 1.75, but when I went from the stock Bilsteins (yellow/blue) to the 5100s at 1.75, I didnt notice anything, and felt smoother if anything. Any difference at 2.5?
     
  6. Jul 22, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    OZ-T

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    I added UCA's with my 2 1/2" front lift
     
  7. Jul 22, 2012 at 7:19 PM
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    I couldn't get the alignment right and dropped back to 1.75". Still isn't right but that's because I'm dealing with idiots at the alignment shop though that will be rectified in the morning. Anyhow, I voted for the top one.
     
  8. Jul 22, 2012 at 9:43 PM
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    Stock uca's on mine
     
  9. Jul 22, 2012 at 10:00 PM
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    Some shit...
    Stock UCA's on mine but they are on my wish list...
    My alignment is still within spec as well

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  10. Jul 22, 2012 at 10:04 PM
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    Some shit...
    Ride is a slightly a bit stiffer but your in a truck not a Cadillac
     
  11. Jul 23, 2012 at 8:21 AM
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    There's got to be more guys who needed them. I hope everyone votes because its a good poll for anyone with the question
     
  12. Jul 23, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    Nope, OEM UCA for my boy..
     
  13. Jul 23, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    Everyone should write their setup with everything to tires/rim size/ lift to give a better idea. Wouldnt some be a bit different?
     
  14. Jul 23, 2012 at 2:31 PM
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    That just confuses the question , no ?

    I mean , what are you asking , if it will align properly with 2 1/2" of lift and stock UCA's or ?
     
  15. Jul 23, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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    5100 @ 1.75 + 1/4" top plate spacers = 2.25" lift, better ride, just an option
     
  16. Jul 23, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    5100 at 1.75", stock UCAs, and stock 245 tires (saving for some 265 ATs). taking it in for the rear tsb Wednesday. I love the ride over the stock shocks.
     
  17. Jul 23, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    The problem with this poll is it doesn't take into account what folks will tolerate. I'll tell you for a fact that my tires were wearing unevenly (beveled outside edges) with my truck at 2.5" (camber at .7+). Others will tell you theirs aren't and they haven't had a problem yet you ask them and they have the same camber. I do not accept my tires wearing out 10K miles sooner because the camber is jacked up but that's just me.

    I did get mine aligned again today, with the truck at 1.75" front, and the camber is now down to .5+ so hopefully I'm good for a few months until I can get new UCA's. Then I'll go back to 2.5".

    This stuff actually gets annoying because I sit here and say to myself, "Why is it that all these guys can go to 2.5" and have no problems but not ME?" lol
     
  18. Jul 23, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    ya true. thats why i had to ask. seems weird how there are people on both sides of the fence. Im thinking about just sticking at 1.75 and 4th tsb in the rear anyways.
     
  19. Jul 23, 2012 at 6:53 PM
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    ^That's pretty much what I did, though Toyota REFUSED to do the TSB (I dealt with corporate, even) so I went with a 1.5" AAL. Hey, you do that for now and then upgrade later on.
     
  20. Jul 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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    Check your own poll. 80% are fine with stock UCA and 5100's set at 2.5. When I added 285/70/17's I noticed that it would wander a bit on ruts and bumps. However, when I put my stock sized studded winter tires on that fall, it drove fine. I figure it's the big ass tires and not the lift.
     
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