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Bilstein 5100's

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by raswank, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Aug 28, 2010 at 12:37 PM
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    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I can get a set of the front Bilstein 5100's for about 150.00. What should i set the fronts at to level off my sporty. And do i need to purchase anything with the shocks? Bushings or anything? I figure this is better than a readylift lift
     
  2. Aug 28, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Measure the rear of the truck, then the front, and find the difference in height. Then set them accordingly.
     
  3. Aug 28, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

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    why on here do you see a lot of people stating they have alignment issues with them
     
  4. Aug 28, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    If you lift 2.5" or higher, its tough to get it back into aligned spec.
     
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