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Just got my toytec lift installed have couple ?????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jordando89, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Feb 20, 2012 at 11:51 AM
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    jordando89

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    5100 all around and add a leaf front set at 1.75. but the coils are rubbing on the stock ucas. i have stock rims with 265/70/17 bfg at they didn't rub before lift and now they do in a couple places. new rims wheel help I'm sure but would it be better to go to .85 or get new ucas? can't get new ucas for awhile. it drives fine just a little stiff and u can hear it rub on bumbs sometimes.

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  2. Feb 20, 2012 at 12:08 PM
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    Looks like you have eibach coils. If this is the case, I believe it is not a good idea to exceed the .85" setting on the 5100s when using the eibachs.

    Maybe reset the c clip to the .85 setting and see if you're still having contact with the UCA. There are numerous people running the 5100/eibach combo and 265s without issue.

    Hopefully some experience will chime in. Good luck!
     
  3. Feb 20, 2012 at 12:13 PM
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    Holy phuck, yea dude you are wayyyyy too high
     
  4. Feb 20, 2012 at 12:14 PM
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    drop a down a clip, and get some new uppers, you are gonna destroy those nice tires if you don't.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2012 at 12:19 PM
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    i had the toyota dealer install it and thats how they did it I'm going to go ask they to drop it down.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2012 at 12:21 PM
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    What's your hub to fender up front ?
     
  7. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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  8. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    That's almost an inch too high for a 4x4

    Pics of your cv's ?
     
  9. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:34 PM
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    Yeah, I thought you were supposed to keep it at 0 with the Eibachs? I had my 5100's set at 1.75 with stock coils and it killed my tires. I would definitely drop it down.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:36 PM
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    Some guys run eibachs / billies at .85 , which would be almost an inch lower than where the OP is
     
  11. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    if i drop it down to .85 i have to get another alignment right? it does sit a little bit front high. should toyota do it for free cause they never even asked they just did what they wanted.

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  12. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:49 PM
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    Yes
     
  13. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    In your pics , is that water or fluid on your LCA's ?
     
  14. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    It looks like your CV is already puking.
     
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    That's what I was thinking
     
  16. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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    its just water its raining and i just got done driven
     
  17. Feb 20, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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    Drop it ASAP
     
  18. Feb 20, 2012 at 6:03 PM
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    If the OP had simply set the 5100s too high, should the Toytec Eibach coils hit UCA? This would mean, even with a "correct" install, the coil would hit the UCA at full suspension droop.
     
  19. Feb 20, 2012 at 6:04 PM
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    Is the UCA not being put at an extreme downward angle by the exsessive height , effectively narrowing the space for the coil ?
     
  20. Feb 20, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    i think its because the extra height
     
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