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Im confused about the Billy 5100's

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Jeffman1991, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. Oct 12, 2008 at 10:53 AM
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    Jeffman1991

    Jeffman1991 [OP] Active Member

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    Alright so I've been gathering alot of info about lifting my Taco. I want at least 3 inches of lift but the more the better as long as the price is right. Ive been told by many to go with the Toytec 3 inch lift (Coil springs and aal)

    I see alot of people raving about the 5100s and I wanted to know what all the hype is about. I researched them and saw that they are ride adjustable, so how much lift can i get from them? And can I combine them with my Toytec lift to get like 4-5 inches? Sorry for being a scrub, please suggest what would be my best option.
     
  2. Oct 12, 2008 at 10:56 AM
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    Khaos

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    The 5100s have four notches on them to give you lift. One is 0" (no lift), .75", 1.75", and 2.5". You can use them with a 3" lift, but you can NOT preset them to give you any lift combined with any other lift.

    Just a general rule of thumb, stacking/combining lifts = BAD.
     
  3. Oct 12, 2008 at 10:59 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    3" lift can be achived with spacers or coil spring.
    4" can be achieved via spindles, unless you are 4x4
    6" can beachived with a drop bracket lift of your liking
     
  4. Oct 12, 2008 at 11:11 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    these guys pretty much sum it up for ya. i saw that you want some 34" swampers on there but to fit those you're going to need a 6" lift or maybe fit them with some fiberglass fenders on a 3" lift. a 33's the biggest you can go with 3", 35's are the largest with a 6" lift or with a 4" long travel setup and fiberglass fenders.
     
  5. Oct 12, 2008 at 12:25 PM
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    Jeffman1991

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    Yea still working on the 34s problem. There 34/10.5/17 so there skinnier than most tires. I haven't had a chance to run over to my off road shop
     

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