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Advice/recommendations needed

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by AsianAnts, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:42 AM
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    AsianAnts

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    Hey all..ive been reading around here and got alot of useful information, but still a little confused...Basically I need it to be translated to me barney style...KISS (keep it simple stupid)

    At the moment i don't do any offroading.. But in the future id like to do some trail runs and what not.. I haul my bike, camp crap, and sometimes construction things... I want a lift but nothing too major (prolly 3" or below).. reason for lift is to put some tires later on and hopefully some new rims (keeping it 17") and keep it clear of any rubbing...

    -Was looking at the Blisten 5100 + rear TSB. Would the below be the correct product? If not, please provide correct one! With this combination, will I need anything else? Also 5100 would be set to 1.75 for the truck to be even (leveled) correct?

    http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-1...acoma-pre-runner-4wd-pre-load-adjustable.html

    -Other combination/recommendations would be greatly appreciated as well..

    Thank you guys soo much!!....(for making me spend :p)
    -AnT
     
  2. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:50 AM
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    Good setup and will work fine.
     
  3. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:52 AM
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    no aftermarket UCA needed? read somewhere that stock might have an issue?? also the stock springs might have issue? i may have read it wrong..

    thanks for the input

     
  4. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM
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    I just installed 5100's all around with the front set at 1.75. I also have the rear spring TSB. Did the installation myself with the help of a friend. Great setup. I run Hankook DynaPro ATm's in stock size (265-70R-16)
     
  5. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:09 AM
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    If you need help installing jus lemme know, we neighbors!
     
  6. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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    That's if you go 2.5" , the ucas give you back caster adjustment that is lost by lifting 2.5 or more. Caster won't wear the tires but will be annoying as shit driving on uneven surfaces on at frwy speed in windy places. It'll want to wander and follow grooves and feel all twitchy.
     
  7. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    Just for an FYI:

    I have the TSB and 5100s set at 1.75. I am about 3/8 to 1/2" of rake. If I put ANYTHING of substance in the bed I am nose high.

    I am having some new rims and tires put on next week and I am seriously thinking about dropping the fronts to .85.

    You always have the option of an AAL to give you a little more in the rear. I personally don't want to go any higher.

    I am also detecting a vibe between 22-27 MPH. Is it a product of the 5100s at 1.75? I don't know because I had them put on very soon (my bad, in retrospect) after I took delivery on the truck.

    When I get it back on Thursday I'll give you an update IF I drop them to .85.
     
  8. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:21 AM
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    hey don, thanks! how do you like it?

     
  9. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    oh awesome sauce!!! you have a spring compressor?? thanks mister!! i will definitely hit u up if my mechanix buddy friend falls thru...thank you sir!

     
  10. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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    ohhh man.. i no likey nose high... please keep be abreast. thanks

     
  11. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    no spring compressor :eek: but i can install it pretty fast once your coilover is built
     
  12. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    I'll PM you with any useful info.

    I don't haul a lot of stuff. But when I do, I absolutely DO NOT want to be nose high.

    And at .85 if the vibe goes away it will kill two birds...
     
  13. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    huh?? superman?:p

     
  14. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    :thumbsup: grassy ass

     
  15. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:47 AM
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    wow i really fucked that post up :laugh:
     
  16. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    :D

    ok so i reread your post... once my coilovers are built :confused: meaning......?

     
  17. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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    so with a little bit of discussion with the 'sikotic' one (imsikotic)...

    im gonna go with sway-a-ways!!! will be saving up for it... thanks all :D

    but if down the road i find my wallet hurting ill more than likely just go the blisten 5100 route with the TSB/aal
     
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