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Mid Travel with BS Thread

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MightyMouse-SCT, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Feb 6, 2014 at 8:28 PM
    SconnieHailer

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    Bitchn', nice work Matt!
     
  2. Feb 7, 2014 at 11:34 AM
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    Changed my set up, picking up parts from various persons and such to build the new suspension.

    Here is my question, what type of UCA should I get, I can save about $200 and get the Light Racing UCA's, but will it hinder the quality of the suspension?

    Below is set up thus far:

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    All Pro Standard Leaf pack
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  3. Feb 7, 2014 at 11:38 AM
    k9cop

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    Holy cow dude I am going to be running the same set up after this weekend. Only I have the expos and 5100 up front right now. Putting the kings on this weekend. I am running a LR uCA. I really like them but need to do the bushing upgrade. Still got the old ones. Do you have any pics of your truck you can post??
     
  4. Feb 7, 2014 at 11:40 AM
    Kevoh

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    Hey man,

    I haven't installed yet. Just have all my parts - last thing I need is UCA's so I am trying to decide what I am doing with that portion of this new set up.
     
  5. Feb 7, 2014 at 11:43 AM
    TIM.TRDSparks

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    Installed my Billstein 5100's with OEM springs the past weekend. I love the ride, but have to get my ToyTech/Eibach springs shortly to lower the shocks down.
     
  6. Feb 7, 2014 at 12:15 PM
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    Put on the new Fox smoothies I got. I made shock hoops for them outside the frame, welded them up myself using just an angle grinder and a basic Lincoln 140 welder. I'm pretty stoked with how they came out
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  7. Feb 7, 2014 at 12:20 PM
    SoCalGhost2

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    Hey guys I have a situation with my UCA resting on my Coil overs at full drupe. Does anyone know what i should do? Sorry there sideways

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  8. Feb 7, 2014 at 12:28 PM
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    Good day gentlemen...need some advice on a lift and not getting much help in other threads I've posted in.

    Looking for a 3" lift. Was thinking about going with the Icon stage 1 extended travel (almost all of my offroad ventures are hilly rock climbs on CO trails, no desert runs so I think the resi's would be overkill). So was thinking stage 1 with LR UCA's and Dakar leaf pack since I do some towing. Question is, will the Icon be overkill considering how I will wheel it (probably a couple times a month)? Should I go with OME or Toytec ULK instead? Thanks for the help, fellas!
     
  9. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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    that's exactly what it is, I checked my TC's for you and they are the opposite of yours.
     
  10. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:17 PM
    tacokid09

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    damn... do you coil bind at bump!? :eek: i think you need a longer coil.

    edit: or atleast a tapered spring plate on the bottom
     
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  11. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:19 PM
    NwiTACO

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    You guys have second gens, the guy asking is a first gen
     
  12. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:19 PM
    Blackdawg

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    no they are right. He is a 1st gen.

    I don't think you could put them on backwards.
     
  13. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:23 PM
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    S%$T! That is what I was hoping it wasn't. Some know it all guy helped me and I was new at this and followed his lead. This is going to be a hole days project.:annoyed:
     
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  14. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:25 PM
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    What could be the cause then?? I could release some of the pressure on the coils but it still bumps.:(
     
  15. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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    IDK I checked a buddies mid travel and the only thing he had different was a 2.5 coil over instead of a 2.0 like mine and his didn't even get close at full drupe.
     
  16. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:30 PM
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    Spin your spring 180º and see if it clears. You are in a tough spot because the coil gaps are very close at the first turn of the coil since your pre-load is cranked down some.. Might gain you just enough though
     
  17. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:33 PM
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    considering your entire BJ is binding at that point as well.. its not gonna go much lower if you fix it.

    Not sure if maybe your alignment is off??
     
  18. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:34 PM
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    That's what i'll do. I just hate to think it's going to sit that close all the time.
     
  19. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:36 PM
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    Looks like you are out of down travel anyhow, limit strap might be a good idea. Longer coils might not be a bad play either if they are available.
     
  20. Feb 7, 2014 at 1:37 PM
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    Just got it aligned yesterday. My guy didn't say anything about it bumping. :(
     
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