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coilover help

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BAMFTACO, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. Dec 13, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO [OP] Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    Just recently purchased sway away coilovers from a member and I have a three inch lift and was wondering if I should set them to 3 in or 2.5 in. another question if I do it to 3 in. would it be a stiff ride
     
  2. Dec 13, 2010 at 11:59 AM
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    If you can clear your tires, I would set them at 2.5". Less preload = smoother ride
     
  3. Dec 13, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    I also just bought 285/75/16 bfg and will my tires fit if I set it to 2.5 in
     
  4. Dec 13, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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    Let me know if I'm reading this right, but it sounds like you already have a 3" spacer on your truck. If so, take the spacer off. Do no stack lifts.
     
  5. Dec 13, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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    Me I have a procomp three inch lift not spacer kit and ill set them to 2.5 in then
     
  6. Dec 13, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    I think youll be able to clear with them at 2.5". If not, than you can adjust them up. But start out with 2.5" and go up until you have the clearance you need. Will allow for a smoother ride and the clearance you need. Theoretically.
     
  7. Dec 13, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    K thanks and this maybe a dumb ? But can set them to 2.75
     
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