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billy's help

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Grande, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. Sep 16, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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    Grande

    Grande [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok i been doing reserch on here for almost 2 hrs, lol, so i wana go with billy's, but now im confused about the whole coil thing, im i gona need new ones, and if i get eibach ones i cant go over .85 with the billy's?? i dunno im just gatherd so much info that im overloaded and just lost my whole train of thought of my set up. Planning on throwing on spindles in like a year or so, but i want alevel truck until then, then i saw the readylift but i kinda dont want those, so what would be the best coils for the billy's or can i use my stock coils? any help would help alot :D
     
  2. Sep 16, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    You don't need new coils for the billy's. They are designed to work with your stock coils.

    If you want new coils, the eibachs are a good choice, and you are correct in saying that you shouldn't run the billys at anything higher than 0.85 if you have the eibachs.
     
  3. Sep 16, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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    If you set your billys at 2.5 with stock coils it might ride stiffer done using the eibach setting at .85. I have the eibach set at "0" and rear TSB which leveled my truck perfect. If you want to lift it at 2.5, I am suggesting using the eibach.
     
  4. Sep 16, 2010 at 10:53 AM
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    ok cool, which 5100's tho, i think at DSM they had some that were adjustable and some that were preload adjustable, and i think i read somwhere that we get discounts or sumthin like that
     
  5. Sep 16, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    sweet, when u say set at "0" do u mean ur billy's, or the coil it self, is the coil even adjustable? got any pics? did u purchase at DSM or somewhere else, if u dont mind me asking
     
  6. Sep 16, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    ok, so i think im gona go with these. http://downsouthmotorsports.com/i-1...pre-runner-4wd-front-pre-load-adjustable.html.

    they are even cheaper than the readylift spacers, lol. So if i use my factory coils and set these at 1.75, do u guys think it would level it out, or sould i set it at the highest one to level it. Or should i buy the eibach coils and set it at .85 and that should level it right? so with that said does the eibach coil lift the truck too?
     
  7. Sep 16, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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    I was talking about the billys setting at "0", meaning at the lowest setting. The eibach will give about 1.6 inches. Now if you want to use your stock coils and setting your billys at 1.75 inches to level it out then you should be good. IMO, the best thing to level your truck with the budget in mind is to go with the billys at 1.75 with stock coils. With this setting, it is good for a daily driver and some minor off roading.
     
  8. Sep 16, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    cool, thanks for the adivce, i think im just gona use the stock coils for now, then later down the road when i get my spindles and i decide to get the coils then, with the spindles being 4in lift, would the eibach coils add to the lift? would i end up with 5.5 lift? and if i do buy the eibachs now, would they rub on my stock UCA? Any knowledge about the coil and UCA would be great.
     
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