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Installed Billie 5100's and TC UCA

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 06Bluez, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    06Bluez

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    Icon Coil-overs, TC UCA, with Bilstein 5150 and Icon 3 leaf pack. 17" Moto Metal 951 4.5" Backspacing wrapped in 285/70/17 BFG AT's. Demello front bumper and Avid offroad sliders.
    I finally got in my new Bilstein 5100's front and rear and Total Chaos UCA's. This set up looks and runs great! Before I was running 2.5" spacers and the ride was terrrible!!

    I highly reccommend this upgrade to anyone who is running the spacers, It only costed $280 for front and rear billies and the ride is so much smoother. Plus the spacers really put some wear and tear on my stock UCA's good thing I upgraded to the TC UCA's.

    I couldn't have done it without Chris4x4 he is rediculously talented at he does and will work for food. lol. He likes Papa Johns Pizza and Pepsi FYI.

    Chris4x4 hard at work
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    Completed product
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  2. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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    Chris4x4 you need to move to Texas we have Papa John's! -Show the finished product. Im interested in the Billy's
     
  3. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    06Bluez

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    I gotta wait until I get home to post an actual Picture of the truck because it has been in the dealer getting the rear spring TSB all day.
     
  4. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    wont spacers put more stress on on the bearings and spindle?
     
  5. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Spacers stress the Factory Ball Joint, and if useing top plate spacers, Like 06Bluez was, they will destroy your ball joints, and lead to other failures.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Thats a little too far for a Pizza! :D Plus, my Wife hates Texas. :eek:
     
  7. Jan 6, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    I didnt mind Texas until they beat Ohio State last night in the Fiesta Bowl. :(
     
  8. Jan 6, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    that was one of the greatest days of my life... lol :D
     
  9. Jan 6, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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    Chris is the man truck looks good man!!
     
  10. Jan 6, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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  11. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    WHAT?!?!?! Why??

    Were you talking about coil spacers or the wheel spacers?

    +10000000000000! Well, next to the day we won the National Championship in 2005... :D
     
  12. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    Why she hates texas, or why I wont drive that far for a Pizza? :D
     
  13. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    Good point. Wheels spacers are hard on the wheel bearings, but they shouldnt hurt the spindles.
     
  14. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    I had wheel spacers on my 07 and It ruined my wheel bearings because of the offset putting allot of stress on the bearings. Listen for clicking thats when you know they are going!
     
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    Why would she hate Texas? The greatest state in the Union!

    Remember the Alamo!
     
  16. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    I decided on my spacers only after Silverback mentioned that he ran them and wheeled the hell out of his truck with no problems...
     
  17. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    Everytime we have gone thru Texas, we have had problems. One time, it was a weather delay. The next time, weather delayed us, then our plane ran out of fuel. Personally, I like Texas, and have some good friends there. but my Wife considers it a "black hole". :)
     
  18. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    While I don't share her sentiment, I can understand it. I hate Iowa because we got pulled over by a bored, curious trooper for nothing when I moved to Minnesota...

    Hand her a Shiner and all should be well..... :)
     
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    So how much does it cost for a set of bilstien 5100's for front and rear all together and would you recommend it?
     
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