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new rear shocks?????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by brutalguyracing, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Jan 1, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    what bilstein shocks can i use with a 2"aal????
    travel? valving???
     
  2. Jan 1, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    5100's or you can get more complicated with 5125's
     
  3. Jan 1, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    The normal 5100s will suffice with a 2 inch AAL. If you go a full 3 in the rear you will need a one inch over stock extended travel shock to utilize full droop of the springs and prevent a crappy ride.
     
  4. Jan 1, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    Do u mean like just add a shock extender from toyo tec to a 5100??
     
  5. Jan 1, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    a shock extender would give you the extra travel but you'd be better off going 5125's

    but for 2 inch lift 5100's is more than sufficient.
     
  6. Jan 1, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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  8. Jan 3, 2010 at 2:09 AM
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  9. Jan 8, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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    how much higher would the 5125's go then the 5100's i don't want to mess with the brake lines but want to make sure i can fit 33's with no rubbing
     
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    the 5125s are 5100s. they just are made in custom sizes. I had to get 5125s because i had an AAL and then added a shackle lift too. but im 90% sure they are the same overall shock. sonny at downsouth motorsports helped me out with what size and travel I needed
     
  12. Jan 10, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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  13. Jan 10, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    Thanks, Neubs.

    Any chance of a review of the 5150 vs 5100?
     
  14. Jan 10, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    Sure, as soon as I install them. Although, It might be a little bit because of the nasty cold weather here in Maryland. I might wait till the spring because I am not keen on covering these brand new shocks in road salt. I will post something as soon as I get them on. :)
     
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