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Add-a-Leaf or Bilsteins????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by shaman06, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. Jul 2, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    shaman06

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    I have a 2006 dcsb with toytec coilovers in the front and an add-a-leaf in the rear. it is at a 3 inch leveled height right now but i want to lower the back end so the truck sits higher in the front than the back. What would my best options be? do i pull out the aal and put in bilsteins set at 2 inches or can i put in the bilsteins and keep the aal. i dont want my payload to go down but i also want it to ride smoother. im kind of counfused :/. thanks for any responses!
     
  2. Jul 2, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The rear 5100s do not provide lift.

    If you take out the add a leaf, the rear will sit 1.5" to 2" lower than it does now, depending on the side of the add a leaf.
     
  3. Jul 2, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    shaman06

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    Will the ride get smoother with the 5100s?
     
  4. Jul 2, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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    KPT

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    Yes it will.
     
  5. Jul 2, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    shaman06

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    nice! i think im gonna take that road, thanks alot KPT!
     
  6. Jul 2, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    KPT

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    Not a problem. :thumbsup:
     
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