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Only 3 settings on 5100's?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by captaingeech08, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. Nov 5, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    captaingeech08

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    So I just got my 5100s in the mail. They are for a first gen. There are only three settings. I thought there were supposed to be four. I've heard of people running these at 0, .85", 1.75", and 2.5". Does anyone know what these three settings are on mine?
     
  2. Nov 5, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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    I believe the 1.75 setting gives you 2.5"
     
  3. Nov 5, 2011 at 10:07 AM
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    I believe not using the c clip would be "0" or no lift then you have the 3 preload options!
     
  4. Nov 5, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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    This.

    There are three settings - .85", 1.75" and 2.5".

    I guess you could consider 0 as a setting, so that would make it four.

    Fink[​IMG]
     
  5. Nov 5, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    OMG, really?

    1 - Don't you think the 1.75 setting would give you...1.75??
    2 - No c clip? How are you going to hold the spring seat on??
    3 - .85, 1.75 and 2.5 are all settings for 2nd gen's.

    OP, you have 3 options as a 1st gen:

    0" (WITH the c-clip on the lowest rung)
    1"-1.25" (jury is still out)
    2.5"
     
  6. Nov 5, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    OMG IKR LOL

    [​IMG]

    I missed that it was for a 1st gen.

    Fink[​IMG]
     
  7. Nov 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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    Epic fail........lol!
     
  8. Nov 5, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    I should know I have them lol! Must be 4 rings on the 2nd gen as my toytecs are on the "0" setting and I used the c clip!
     
  9. Nov 5, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    Now you tell us! I just disassembled mine to remove the C-clip that was "incorrectly" pre-loading my 881s... :rofl:
     
  10. Nov 5, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    Thanks. :rolleyes:
     
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    2nd Gens have 4 settings, 0, .85, 1.75 and 2.5

    1st Gens only have 3 settings, 0, 1.25 and 2.5
     
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