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need help on bilsteins

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by CrAiG, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Apr 28, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    CrAiG

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    ok i bought my truck used and it came with a tuff country 3 inch lift and the shocks blow so i wanna throw some bilstein 5100's under it. was just wondering if i could just buy them and bolt them up with out any adjustment
     
  2. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:50 AM
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    I think I answered this in a nother thread, but as long as you remove the spacers (aka do not stack lifts) you're good to go.
     
  3. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:08 AM
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    or get some ome's with the 3" springs... that would be better i think
     
  4. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:09 AM
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    It will also cost over twice as much, so it all depends what his budget is...
     
  5. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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    true.. but if hes got a 3" now the 5100s will only put him at 2.5" unless hes okwith that
     
  6. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:13 AM
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    Your gonna need allignment regardless if thats what your asking.
     
  7. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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    yeah, anytime you change anything you need one. i think the guys at the shop down the street must think im addicted to getting alignments.. they know me by name and everything lol
     
  8. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:18 AM
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    He could get a 1/4" thick top plate spacer, just like the OME kit uses, for $25 to go up to 3".
     
  9. Apr 29, 2011 at 6:23 AM
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    i thought ome used a stronger spring like the eibachs for 1st gens? i honestly never looked at the ome kit i just know it provided aq bigger lift
     
  10. Apr 29, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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    It does, but a lot of folks only get 2.5" of lift out of the OME kit without the spacer.
     
  11. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    thanks for all the imput guys im just not sure what way im going to go at this yet but one thing is for sure gotta change out these tuff country shocks in the rear they sweek like crazy and i cant take it anymore
     
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