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Better ride than stock with this setup?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by pgiroua, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. Mar 18, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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    Maxtrac 4" spindles
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    AAL or new leaf pack

    Suggestions are very appreciated.

    Also, how much lift would this give? Would the truck sit level?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Mar 18, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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    Ride would be unchanged from stock unless you preload the 5100s. (actually it would be very slightly better than stock because of the better shocks)

    It would give 4 of lift, as you noted.

    Whether the truck would sit level will depend on what pack you select for the rear.
     
  3. Mar 18, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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    Would you suggest a leaf pack or AAL? Which would give a better ride? Please explain preloading...
     
  4. Mar 18, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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    Preloading would be setting the billies above zero in the front.

    If you want to be level I'd go with 3" rear lift, perhaps and all pro pack
     
  5. Mar 18, 2012 at 3:39 PM
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    How would you achieve a slightly higher lift in the back? For example, a stock look...
     
  6. Mar 18, 2012 at 3:42 PM
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  7. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    Yeah, I had checked that out a while back but I need to go back now that I am starting to understand the parts. This stuff can be overwhelming if you have no clue like I did. Thanks for the help!
     
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