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OME 885, 5100's, LR UCA Topping out?!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by steezinstangl, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Mar 7, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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  2. Mar 7, 2013 at 9:47 PM
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    ^^^^^
     
  3. Mar 7, 2013 at 10:03 PM
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    I'm almost positive it isn't! but it's worth a try, i'll check it out when i tear i apart.
     
  4. Mar 8, 2013 at 12:40 AM
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    I have a 2012 sport DCSB. I just installed the Toytec (TTHA-CK) 3" lift kit, 5100's w/Eibach coils and LR UCA's last week. I'm also having that same issue, over speed bumps or pot holes. It feels like the shocks dont have enough travel, either up or down i'm not sure. Hope someone can provide a solution. I am totally a novice at all of this, but it seems the problem is the shocks....
    Is it possible that these 5100's are "maxed out" in length?
    Or that their travel is restricted?
     
  5. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:32 AM
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    SnowmanFX

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    Strut > Washer > Rubber mount > Top Hat > Rubber Mount > Washer > Nut

    The Washers are concave and should cup the rubber mounts. I can see the tops are OK but if the underside ones are missing the washer the shock can push right through the rubber any time it wants.

    I had this noise on my truck just on the drivers side and I believe it was because I had play in the top hat bolted to the strut. I had almost 1/4" less thread showing than the passenger side. When I would hit bumps it sounded like my strut was just flopping around in there.
     
  6. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:52 AM
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    im pretty sure i have all the washer and rubber mounts in the right places. What do you mean exactly that you had play in the top hat bolted to the strut? like the top plate that has the 3 bolts to tighten to the strut mount on the frame?
     
  7. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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    The bottom coil plate on the 5100 is probably upside down...
     
  8. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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    It looks like it is the correct way to me.

    OP,

    What is the measurement from the center of the hub up to the fender?
     
  9. Mar 8, 2013 at 1:37 PM
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    The nut on the strut, not being tight all the way so when it was compressed it would move up and then back down and hit the washer and make noise.
     
  10. Mar 8, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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    about 24 inches
     
  11. Mar 8, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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    With the 5100's @ 0 ?
     
  12. Mar 8, 2013 at 3:46 PM
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    yes, i got a pretty big lift from the 885's. i expected it to be lower from what everyone says
     
  13. Mar 8, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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    Somethings not right
     
  14. Mar 8, 2013 at 4:34 PM
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    crap, excuse my mistake i measured from the middle of the center cap on my wheel so it might be off. i'll remeasure.
     
  15. Mar 8, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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    I have the exact same setup, but mine is a 4x4.
    hub to fender up front is 23 1/8" driver side, 23 1/4" passenger side.
     
  16. Mar 8, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    well i tried tightening the nut up, no luck
     
  17. Mar 8, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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    FOUND A FIX!!!!

    Spray white grease, or maybe use graphite grease which is better and put it all around the bottom coil and on the bottom coil plate. The metal on metal contact with the spring moving there was making the noise. went over speed bumps again and it finally sounds normal like when it was stock!
     
  18. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    good to hear.
     
  19. Mar 8, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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    alright never mind, grease ended up not working. the clunk came back...
     
  20. Mar 8, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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    Something is not right with your 24" hub to fender up front with just 885's providing the lift
     
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