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do i need longer shocks

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 95 taco, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. Jun 5, 2012 at 8:18 PM
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    95 taco

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    im putting a doestch shacle lift on my 95 5 lug and im wondering if the stock shocks can handle the 3 inch lift?
    also do i need extended brake lines?
     
  2. Jun 5, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    You might max those stockers out...may be a good idea to upgrade to some Bilstein 5100s.

    Someone else will chime in :)
     
  3. Jun 6, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    anyone?
     
  4. Jun 6, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    Time for 5125s. Not sure about the brake line on a 1st gen.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2012 at 8:42 PM
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    8.5 10 or 11 inch? i read somewhere the stock shocks are 8.5 so i would want the 11s? could i run it as a dd for a couple weeks before i replace the shocks?
     
  6. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:27 PM
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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    Are you SUA or SOA ?? I think 5 luggers were both for certain years, if spring over axle you'll def. need ext. shocks , probably ext. brakeline too..
     
  7. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:45 PM
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  8. Jun 6, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    Call that number in my sig pic (Down South MotorSports) & ask Sonny or Marco, not sure on the length you mention but def. 5125 series, they can be in many custom lengths.

    You'll have to give them measurements but... HEY ! You live in Lakeside ? As in 92040 Lakeside ?? Shit just drive down there & they'll def. set you up right !! Best vendor on this entire site too..
     
  9. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:03 PM
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    ok thanks yeah that lakeside on willow
     
  10. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:07 PM
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    Nice... you go to El Crapitan huh ?? my graduating year was 1976:eek::eek:

    yeah, i'm old
     
  11. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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    nope im homeschooled, it gives me more time to work on my truck.
     
  12. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:43 PM
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    Shit, back in my day if you were homeschooled it was only because you were expelled..haha

    on willows huh ? before it turns to dirt ? towards El Monte park ?
     
  13. Jun 6, 2012 at 10:49 PM
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    yeah right beore it turns to dirt,not really shure where el monte park is but i do know that the dirt road is a shortcut to el cap resivoure,(if you have decent suspension or just want to avoid lights) and i emailed down south motorsports (i dont really like to talk to people) so i hope ill have a reply by tuesday or so
     
  14. Jun 6, 2012 at 11:22 PM
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    I've been in Lakeside since 1958 (3 months old) & yeah I know where your talking about, I worked at El Cap reservour for about 4 years.. I have friends that live at the end of that dirt road..

    HA !, small world huh,

    Anyway DSMS will take care of ya dude & welcome to TW.....:cool:
     
  15. Jun 7, 2012 at 12:22 PM
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    ok thanks and i checked my email and they told me this,For a 3" lift in the rear of that vehicle you will generally use a 9" or
    10" travel it depends on how fatigued your factory leafs are. For the
    best fitment we suggest you install the shackles and then measure the
    suspension at full droop to ensure you get the closest one available in
    the 5125 series line. That vehicle is designed to take a shock about 1"
    shorter on the driver side but using the universal 5125 you may have to
    end up running the same length on both sides and just adjust your bump
    stops accordingly so you do not bottom out the shock.
    if i need anymore help ill probably just drop by the shop.
     
  16. Jun 7, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    Really ? huh ...I did not know that even the SUA 5 luggers were side specific like a regular 1st gen.

    If you need leaf spring help let me know bro'....I may be able to help...


    Those guys at DSMS are great....
     
  17. Jun 7, 2012 at 12:50 PM
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    ok thanks i might because the spring right now is flat almost frowning
     
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