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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. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    The .85" lift setting is given with the OEM springs. Once you add a longer spring, with a higher rate, that ".85" setting now doesnt apply. With the 885's, the .85" setting gives slightly more than 1" lift, added to the lift the 885's give.
     
  2. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    OK .

    You win this round
     
  3. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:45 PM
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    chris4x4

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    And....once again, you lost.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    this has answered all the question i have with 5100 with 885. and made my day lol. so funny! thank you all and TW
     
  5. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Why you gotta be like that
     
  6. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    ur welcome for asking, lol
     
  7. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    Just worry about how to tighten/loosen a slotted head screw. Leave the truck stuff to the Americans.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    wow them fightin' words lol. you guys can keep those and your phillips down there lol. we will stick to our robertson. jk :canada:
     
  9. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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    Don't bother

    They like their prehistoric fasteners
     
  10. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    I'm running 885s with 5100 set at .85 and I'm just lil over 3 inch up front.
     
  11. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    Sorry , that's impossible
     
  12. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:15 PM
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    How so? I measured it before I did it.
     
  13. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:16 PM
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    I'm just kidding .
     
  14. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    I gotcha ya. :thumbsup:
     
  15. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:25 PM
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    I, but the ride is shit stiff. Good thing I'm moving to coil overs :D
     
  16. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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  17. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    hows the ride quality and whats your suspension setup in the rear
     
  18. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    My ride quality improved from stock. Little stiffer over bumps but not too bad. Rear I'm using a block for now. Going to be upgraded to an aal here soon.
     
  19. Feb 24, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    Not enough.
    Eh more stiff than I'd like. I was thinking about dropping it back down to 0" and using spacers just to not per load the coil but I'm going to be taking them off soon anyways. Idk if it matters but I have the 885x coils which supposedly don't sag so maybe that would contribute to them being really stiff.

    Rear I am running the Icon 1.5" pregressive leaf pack, which is smooth.
     
  20. Feb 25, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    So go with the billys set at .85 is or isn't reccomended? And with the .85 setting, why not go with like the 13mm spacer to get even more lift (I think they offer that right)? ...so just go with the 1/4 spacer ("trim packer?)? I'm just confused...
     
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