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Bilstein Height Adjustable Front shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Siafu, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Jun 17, 2008 at 10:29 AM
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    Siafu

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    How do you ppl feel about these shocks? what can you tell me about them.
    Does anyone know if you can put these on yourself?
    yourself= my driveway w/not a whole lotta experience




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  2. Jun 17, 2008 at 10:33 AM
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    Khaos

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    Those are the #1 thing I recommend the most suspension wise. They look great, handle well, and are cost effective.

    Your gonna need a spring compressor to install. Otherwise it shouldn't be that hard. I have not done much on my own auto wise but I'll be installing mine when I get them.
     
  3. Jun 17, 2008 at 10:39 AM
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    But if you haven't worked with a spring compressor before, I'd let a shop install the front shocks/struts on the coil for you. The rears are simple remove and replace procedure.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2008 at 1:16 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    it seems strange that the number one thing you recommend for people is something you dont even have :confused:






    :p j/k
     
  5. Jun 17, 2008 at 1:21 PM
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    i have them. i highly recommend them.
     
  6. Jun 17, 2008 at 8:46 PM
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    dude where did you get those i want a pair for the front
     
  7. Jun 17, 2008 at 8:50 PM
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    Downsouth Motosports on ebay. $160 for just the front or $269 for all four. Best price you can get :cool:
     
  8. Jun 17, 2008 at 9:00 PM
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    :D:bananadance::bananadance::bananadance::rockband: Done today!! Diff. drop & front 5100's.set at 1.75.plus alignment was 350otd. r/leaf tsb was done last month.The ride is :bananadance:.
     
  9. Jun 17, 2008 at 9:51 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Yeah those are the shit for our trucks i have them all around and thats one of the best mods i have done, it can be done in your drive way but like humanoid said let a shop do the compressing for you and you do the rest.
     
  10. Jun 17, 2008 at 10:31 PM
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    Why would you need a diff drop for only 1.75"?
     
  11. Jun 17, 2008 at 11:47 PM
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    Advice & playing it safe.
     
  12. Jun 18, 2008 at 8:07 AM
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    Well, at 1.75" for the front you'll be more than safe, anything over 3" for the front and you'll definitely need a diff drop. Just curious, do you need to cut your crossmember for your diff drop?
     
  13. Jun 18, 2008 at 8:08 AM
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    Noope. Its just longer bolts with a spacer. :)
     
  14. Jun 18, 2008 at 9:14 AM
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    how about some before and after pics? :D
     
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    After shots yet to be taken.I'll get them up later tonight.
     
  16. Jun 18, 2008 at 10:10 PM
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    Before,[​IMG] Tsb only.
     
  17. Jun 18, 2008 at 10:13 PM
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    After tsb & 1.75 front lift.[​IMG]
     
  18. Jun 18, 2008 at 11:45 PM
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  19. Jun 18, 2008 at 11:53 PM
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    You can pick up the fronts only if thats all you want.Cost is 160 for the pair.E-bay,Downsouth Motors.Dudes name is Sonny
     
  20. Jun 20, 2008 at 5:04 PM
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    Here's a before shot.
     
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