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aftermarket stiffer then stock????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by gacandido2010, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Jan 10, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    So had trd bilsteins then i upgraded to 5100s all around and eibach springs (set at 0) and a 2"AAL. so why does the suspension seem stiffer then stock? ive had the lift for probably 2 months.

    thanks;)
     
  2. Jan 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM
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    Because it IS stiffer than stock. Your Eibachs are stiffer than OEM. An AAL will stiffen the leafs on which it's installed. IIRC, 5100s are valved differently (stiffer/firmer) than stock TRDs.
     
  3. Jan 11, 2012 at 5:20 AM
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    x2, Eibachs are pretty stiff coils. The good part about it is no more front end 'dive' when you hit the brakes and truck roll in corners is greatly reduced.
     
  4. Jan 11, 2012 at 5:29 AM
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    And your OEM stuff is 10 years old. It's not as stiff as it was when it was new.
     
  5. Jan 11, 2012 at 5:53 AM
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    Did you not know what you were getting ? :notsure:

    Shit, on its best day it was soft & lousy;)
     
  6. Jan 11, 2012 at 12:22 PM
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    ya i just wanted better suspension for offroading haha

    the yes i hated the nose dive from stock
     
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