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I think I made up my mind.....

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by muliefever, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:29 AM
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    muliefever

    muliefever [OP] Muliefever

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    So after reading all about the suspension upgrades for my truck I think i have decided what to do..

    Bilstein 5100's in front. Stock coils set at ruffly 2-2.5"
    Bilstein N140S shocks in the rear
    rear AAL
    Keeping stock wheels
    265/70/17 BFG AT's or 255/75/17 BFG MT KM's

    I don't want a big lift. Just something to make it my own. And to be able to run a little bigger tire to boot. What do you think?
     
  2. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:38 AM
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    That will work good and look good specially if you go with the mud terrains
     
  3. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:57 AM
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    Will look good. Just to clear any confusion when you go to order product, the N140S shocks are made by Old man Emu (OME)
     
  4. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:22 AM
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    Oh okay, thanks... Maybe I will get the 5125 for the rear instead. I would like to keep it all the same you know. I won't have to replace the uca's will I?
     
  5. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:25 AM
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    Well.. Here's what I understand about the UCA's - you don't HAVE to replace the UCA's, but you may have alignment issues after the lift. Getting new UCA's will correct the alignment & prolong tire life, and give your truck a more stable ride on the highways...someone correct me if i'm wrong here..
     
  6. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:31 AM
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    That makes sense... After reading all about the lifts. I came to the conclusion that as long as I stayed below the 2.5" mark I would Not need or have to replace the UCA's.. At least that is what I got out of it.. Anyone?
     
  7. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:34 AM
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    I just lifted mine 3", and i plan on getting new UCA's. I can feel the tires vibrating on the outer edge of the tread...and + the TC's look badass :D
     
  8. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:34 AM
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    alot of people have used the 5100's set at the top notch and havent had any real issues. now, if you went to a 3 inch or higher lift, then uca's would probably be better to have. you can always get uca's later on if you decide you need them, but i dont think you'll have a problem with the bilsteins set at 2 or 2.5.
     
  9. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:36 AM
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    Great! Come on Tax return!!!!!!
     
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