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ome 885/billy 5100, how much spacer to get 3"? Rear add-a-leaf? Upper control arm?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by slodc4, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. slodc4

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    Hey guys, I have an 07 double cab 4x4 with the 5100's set at 1.75" and it sits perfectly level with the TSB rear leaf springs.

    My basic goal is to get a full 3 inches of lift...

    Since I already have the billy 5100's im just going to get the ome 885's and set my billys at 0", but how thick of a spacer do i need to be at 3"?

    I do need 885s instead of 884s right?



    Also since I already have the rear TSB, what inch add a leaf will get me level with the 3" front lift?



    Finally, what is a decent quality but fairly cheap upper control that i can get to help with my alignment?



    thanks for any help!
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    You may be able todo it with 1/4" spacers , or you can set the billies at .85

    The LR UCA is a good option
     
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    yeah i was looking at the LR UCA's, but do you think a 1/4" spacer will be enough to get the full 3inches? I kinda want to stay away from setting the billies any higher than 0"
     
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    I got 2 1/2" of lift from the 885 coils on my DCLB 4x4 with no spacers .

    The 1/4" top plate spacer provides approx 1/2" of lift .
     
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    ^cool deal. Im just curious, how does 1/4 plate=1/2" lift, im not doubting you i just want to know, thanks
     
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    i was just looking around and found LR UCA's for $379!!! at fatbobs
     
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    Doing that will give almost 4" lift.
     
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    Billies at .85 and 885's ?

    Lots of guys running that set up on here . Not 4"
     
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    Packerfan is, and he's @ 4". Who else is running 885's and 51000's at .85?
     
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    ^lol!

    anyone know how big of a add a leaf i will need to be level with the 3in front? i have the rear tsb also
     
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    I can't find the thread I was looking for now of course .
     
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    1.5"


    The best thing to do is measure teh front and rear. Then add the correct amount of lift to the rear to make it level with a 3" front lift.
     
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    Blow me
     
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    cool thanks man!
     
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    Not an option.
     
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    OK

    How does 2 1/2" and 7/8" make 4" ?
     
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