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Leveling Question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 69z28, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    69z28

    69z28 [OP] Hell bent for leather

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    I just installed new 265/70/17 Terra Grapplers on Liquid Metal 17x9 rims.
    I would like to make the truck perfectly
    level if possible. The TSB has not been done( and is not required ) so I am wondering if I should get the 5100 Bilsteins I have read about here ( and if so what height to set them at to obtain levelness? ) or get spacers for the front
    instead. Thanks - 2006 TRD Sport, Long Bed, Double Cab
     
  2. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    GA_TACO4x4

    GA_TACO4x4 Well-Known Member

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    here 'n there
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    I have a 2" spacer leveling kit and love it. Rides almost like stock. Cost me bout $85 and a buddy and I did the install in 3 hours. The 5100s are nice from what ppl say, but I'm pretty satisfied with my lift.
     
  3. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:26 PM
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    krisjw101

    krisjw101 Well-Known Member

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    I would do the 5100's the ride is much better. I believe the 1.75 setting is the correct one to level the truck but I am really not 100% sure.
     
  4. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

    AvsFanTRD Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch!

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    If you ever plan to take the truck off road then don't do spacers because you will have a very rough ride ahead of you and from what I understand the truck will eventually sag leaving you with an uneven truck again. Go with the 5100s. You'll be happier. If you don't do the TSB then .85 setting should get you level.
     
  5. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

    AvsFanTRD Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch!

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  6. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:37 PM
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    69z28

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    Thanks for the replies everyone.....this does help me. I think I will take AvsFanTRD's advice on this one -
     
  7. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Billy 5100s FTW :thumbsup:
     
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