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5100's in Offroad Situations

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dysfunctnlretard, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. Aug 9, 2009 at 10:31 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    Im getting my 5100's installed in a few weeks and as the day gets closer, and as more threads pop up about them, Im curious as to how they will handle in offroad situations?

    I like the idea of a stiffer ride but was wondering if this will affect my truck negatively? I run some dirt roads and might try some mudding and sand runs. Will the increase shaking as a result of the stiffer ride affect my truck negatively?
     
  2. Aug 9, 2009 at 10:32 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

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    Its really the luck of the draw its different for all trucks why dont know. But for me when i ran them i had no probs and a definate difference in ride quality, really cant go wrong with them.
     
  3. Aug 9, 2009 at 10:35 PM
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    BLUVVV

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    they do ALLRIGHT I guess! (just kidding they're fucking awesome!!!) nothing negitive yet.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2009 at 12:25 AM
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    johnecon2001

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    I had mine set at the stock settings with 884's first, then changed to the Toytec Eibach adjustable coilovers. The ride got even better.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2009 at 12:33 AM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    I've had absolutely no problems with them, on or off road. :D
     
  6. Aug 10, 2009 at 7:31 AM
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    Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    The 5100's are a pretty solid set up on and off road. You should be fine.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    alright sounds good. thanks guys
     
  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    Where in Cali you from?
     
  9. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    orange county.
     
  10. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    how did you get your username/picture sig made?
     
  11. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    Right on!

    I made it.
     
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