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Eibach question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Gavinfritz101, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. Aug 27, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    Gavinfritz101

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    I've heard that with eibach coils on 5100s in front that it gives you too much lift if you don't have a certain bumper. I have a grill guard would that help?
     
  2. Aug 27, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    Don't know if that is true but a grill guard wouldn't help with fitting a lift
     
  3. Aug 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    I have no idea what you are talking about here.....
     
  4. Aug 27, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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    Eibachs give 3" of lift on the zero setting with the billys, and you shouldn't set them at anything above that.
     
  5. Aug 27, 2011 at 12:14 PM
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    5100's all on fours
    Old wives tale. You'll be fine.
     
  6. Aug 28, 2011 at 12:27 AM
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    Not true, you can go as much as .85 with the Eibachs and 5100's. I know, I am running them now. They do not give a full 3" of lift without the top plate spacer. More like 2-2.5" with a bullbar or something light up front.
     
  7. Aug 28, 2011 at 12:42 AM
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    I running the Eibachs and 5100's and it gave me almost 4" with stock bumper.

    They should settle down to almost 3"
     
  8. Aug 28, 2011 at 12:52 AM
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    +1

    im at the same settings and you need the spacer to get a true 3

    might be different on a 1st gen tho.
     
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    The Eibachs give 3" of lift for first gens. They are a completely different spring than the 2nd gen ones, which give 1.6".

    Let's not contribute to the spreading of false info that has been such an issue on this forum the last few months.
     
  10. Aug 28, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    Sorry, was not aware this was for a 1st gen!!!
     
  11. Aug 28, 2011 at 8:50 AM
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    My Eibachs on my 5100's set at 0.85 gave me 2.6" of lift at first with my stock UCA's. After I installed my Light Racing UCA's I ended up at very close to 3"(2.8-2.9"), which is weird, but oh well. I have 23" from my front hub to the wheel well, and my CV boot fins don't touch at all. This is on a short box double cab 4x4 with 6 speed manual. Rides great.
     
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    Lol... 2nd gen fail^

    Again.
     
  13. Aug 28, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    on first gens you suppose to set the billies at 0 and then the coils will give you 3 inches they set not to set it any higher than zero. for first gens the setting are 0,1.75,2.5. not sure what you mean about the bumber i have billies set at 0 with ebiach coils. check my pics out to see what it looks like
     
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