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5100's in all four corners or just the front?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by glennv, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. glennv

    glennv [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just want to level out the front. I have a 2009 Sport with less than 10k. Is it pointless to replace the rears?
     
  2. rick

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    yes
     
  3. choptop

    choptop Molōn labe!

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    I wouldn't say pointless...the valving is different in the 5100s and the ride will improve noticeably if they are also installed on the rear. Do you need to do this? Not necessarily, the truck will be fine without them.
     
  4. Brunes

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    Ditto to what Scott said. The 5100s are a better quality shock than the OEM- Bigger, Better construction, Better valving.

    You dont' NEED them to run them on the front...but it's worth it. Check out Downsouth Motorsports or Toytec (there is a discount code for Toytec today)...
     
  5. bucksnort06

    bucksnort06 Well-Known Member

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    I did a search on this and the majority of people will say replace all four.. I decided to do that and I have my four new 5100's coming today..
     
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    you'll be glad you did
     
  7. pataco

    pataco Well-Known Member

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    ditto,5100s r a big differance.you'll b happy.
     
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