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Bilstiens with more lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by avengedkevinfold, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Jan 13, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    avengedkevinfold

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    If I install the bilstien 5100s and later on decide i want another inch on the front what are my options? 1" Spacer w the 5100s?

    I know on the back supposevely the bilstiens give 1 inch. I can add an ICON leaf pack on the back to add 1.5 and make that 2.5 to match the front right?
     
  2. Jan 13, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    AzogSS

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    Save the money and do springs and UCA's.
     
  3. Jan 13, 2011 at 9:58 AM
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    Fabulous

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    The back 5100's add no lift height. You will have to add the AAL to get the height. Also, putting a 1" spacer with the front 5100's is a no go. You shouldn't be lifting a 4x4 more then 3" in the front.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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    This will turn your 5100 into a coilover :D

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    It goes for $429 minus the TW discount

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  5. Jan 13, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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    What about the pro comp 6 inch lift ???

     
  6. Jan 13, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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    Drop bracket lifts like the Fabtech and Pro Comp 6" lifts are a very different design. A more accurate statement would have been "You shouldn't be lifting a 4x4 more than 3" in the front unless you cut out the stock front diff crossmember support and replace it with a drop bracket kit."
     
  7. Jan 13, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    About all you can do after the billys are at 2.5 is a 1/2" top plate spacer. You can't go much over 3" without a drop bracket lift.

    You would also likely need UCA's with anything over 2.5"
     
  8. Jan 13, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    Add the eibach springs and the toytec aal in the rear You will have 3 inches out of it with your 5100's at .85.
     
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