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Another 5100 Eibach Question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by goufcustom, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. Apr 30, 2012 at 7:50 PM

    goufcustom [OP] 7.62x63mm

    Oct 3, 2011
    2006 4x4 TRD Off Road DC SR5
    Bed Topper, Diff Breather, aFe Cold Air Intake, Satoshi Grill, Moved Horns, Oil Catch Can, Tailgate Lock, Husky Mud Flaps, H4 65/70W Bulbs, Lower Grill Mesh, TRD Skid Plate, LEDs in the bed, LEDs behind the grill for accent lighting, Parking lights as turn signals, LED turn signals and reverse lights, 5100s up front, eibachs up front, SS extended brake lines all around, 1.5" AAL in the rear, Relentless Fab U-Bolt Flip Kit, ICON Progressive AAL, TRD Wheel Center Caps, HomeLink, Heated Driver Seat, Hella 500 FF Driving Lights, BAMF Diff Skid, BAMF LCA Skids, BAMF Rock Sliders w/ KickOut.
    WHen assembling 5100s with Eibachs (or any other coil) is positioning the coil so that it adheres to this setup critical... :notsure:


    I got mine together, this weekend, and I was careful to make sure the top plate was positioned correctly, and the bushings and everything where in the right order but totally forgot to position the coil, "correctly", and just put them in there. There was a lot on my mind, considering the compressed coil at my feet ready to explode... :rolleyes:

    (this photo shows my passenger side, where the right side is to the front, see the sway bar.)

    So before I go get it aligned, I was wondering if it really mattered when doing aftermarket coils and 5100s. I haven't seen any mention of it on the forums.
  2. May 1, 2012 at 5:53 AM

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

    Jun 18, 2010
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    '18 Ford F-250 SCREW
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    Not overly critical in my opinion. If you end up having the UCA hit the coil, then I'd move it. Mine aren't lined up they way they ought to be either and I haven't had any issues at all. For a taller lift or an extended travel application it would probably make a difference.

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