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Awesome Billy shocks?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TG8, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    Is there any awesome Billy shocks besides the 5100's that arent LT some with resi's or something I feel like the 5100's arent gunna be a good lift if they cant even support 2.5' on some trucks
     
  2. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    Yeah, I gots boost
    Who said they can't support 2.5"? (Im assuming you meant inch)
     
  3. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    whoops 2.5'******************************
     
  4. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:41 PM
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    well not saying they cant support it but reading up on the 5100's ive see a lot of front diff vibes and some rear suspensions blown out from just easy wheeling
     
  5. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    yeah i know im an idiot

    i should give you 1000 rep
     
  6. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    They make an extended length 5100. I'm thinking about buying them.
     
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    Yeah, I gots boost
    You run the risk of blowing up something every time you run your truck hard. Having a lift puts added stress in all components. The vibes are a lift issue, not a Billy issue. The bilstein 5100s are a viable solution for some lift and an upgrade to your current setup. And just fyi, the ' symbol stands for feet whereas the " symbol stands for inches... :thumbsup:
     
  8. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    Ive been riding 5100's at 2.5 for a while now with no problems. If your that worried, go 5100's at .85 with some Eibachs or OME coils in the front.
     
  9. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    Or 885's with billies at 0
     
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    oh god i think i need to go back to the first grade"
     
  11. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    okay nicee!
     
  12. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    I dont think i would do that i want the lift to be visible I would not run that on my truck
     
  13. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    Uh , you get 2 1/2" of lift from that set up
     
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    2000 rep to add
     
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    tf that much? i thought it was wayy less than that?
     
  16. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    the billies dont actually do the lifting anyway... its more of the coil. when you set the 5100 at 2.5, your just compressing the coil causing more pre-load causing lift.
     
  17. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    You should do a little research
     
  18. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:52 PM
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    yeah I have I guess Im not looking properly
     
  19. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    OP , how much lift are you looking to get and what's your budget ?
     
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    Im just gunna leave TW before I make myself a bigger dumb bass than I already am
     
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