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How much travel do i have?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BAMFTACO, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:22 AM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO [OP] Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    I want to buy the bilstein 5150 but I don't know how much travel I have. My question is I have the icon progressive add a leaf and I have 2.5 lift so how much travel do I have.
     
  2. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    deadhed61

    deadhed61 :notsure:

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    Jack up 1 side to drop the wheel all the way down and measure, then jack up that same wheel compressing it into the wheel well until it bottoms out, and measure. :notsure:
     
  3. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:33 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    So what spot do measure exactly
     
  4. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:35 AM
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    hard2kill

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    with 2.5in of lift youll want a 9in shock
     
  5. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:36 AM
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    im at about 3.5-4in and i run 10in icons and there perfect
     
  6. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:36 AM
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    Underdog777

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  7. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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    Okay thanks guys for the info
     
  8. Feb 25, 2012 at 3:34 PM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO [OP] Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    So went to 4wheelparts and tried to order the 5150 I guess bilstein is gunna discontinue these because 5160 are basically replace them so I think I'm just Gunna save up for some fox 2.0
     
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