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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by usnatclee, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Oct 8, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    usnatclee

    usnatclee [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just got my 4 5100s from Downsouth Motorsports and my 2" AAL and 886 springs with 1" top plate spacers from Toytec in today. Only took 4 days to get here. I am going to get rid of my Revtec (gonna keep the diff drop) this weekend and put this on. I will post pics when it is done and will also tell you how the ride is. Any suggestions on things to do or not do when putting it on? Also I am confused if I want a full 3" lift in the front and rear with this setup what setting do the 5100s need to be on?
     
  2. Oct 8, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    kilo

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    Awesome!! Happy for you! Post plenty of pics!;)
     
  3. Oct 8, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    krimson

    krimson Nothin

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    Awesome man, can't wait to see it finished. About the 3" in the front you would need to adjust them, i think by doing it manually but i think they get up to 2.5" in the front.
     
  4. Oct 9, 2009 at 4:37 AM
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    Set them at the bottom.Your lift will come from the 886 coils and top plate.
    Don't forget the pics.:D
     
  5. Oct 9, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    yosh2000

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    wow, you like a rough ride dont you! 886s AND a top plate spacer, hope you have an extre 200# in the front...

    from what i have heard, you dont want to go past the 0.85 setting on the 5100s w/ the OME coils. dont know if it matters that your adding a top plate spacer or not?

    but again, got downtravel! let us know how harse the ride is!
     
  6. Oct 9, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    usnatclee

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    I siad it on another post a while back but the reason I have 886s and not 885s is because my buddy is making me a tube/ sheet metal bumper for the front.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    cool, my 200# hopes are alive!!

    sorry, i just hate seeing guys try to get 3.5" out of there trucks. the geo will just not allow it...no downtravel at all...
     
  8. Oct 9, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    I only want 3" of lift. Which gives me enough to fit my 285/70R17 BFG MTXs without cutting. Your right tho, until he finishes my bumper it is gonna be rough up front.
     
  9. Oct 9, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    with the 5100's, be sure that you keep them on the bottom/stock setting....as you cant preload those coils.
     
  10. Oct 9, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    So Toytec sent me 885 coils instead of 886 coils...o well. I will put the 885s on for now and change them out later on.
     
  11. Oct 9, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    Do I need any of the parts from my truck to assemble the spring/shock since I am replacng both? I want to have them ready to go if I dont need any parts from my truck.
     
  12. Oct 9, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    Leave them in the box and get the ones you ordered.
     
  13. Oct 9, 2009 at 4:09 PM
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    it is ok...will be a couple months till my bumper is ready and I am tired of what I have.
     
  14. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    That's cool. A few months and you'll be taking it all apart again.
    The mod bug is a bitch. lol..I can relate.:D
     
  15. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    Hi, I'm new at this and knows nothing about being a mechanic. What does PRELOADING the coils mean?
     
  16. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    chris4x4

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

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    Putting extra compression on them via a spacer or threaded adjuster on the shock body.
     
  17. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    Ok so do I need to take the coils and 5100 in to a shop and have them assemble it on the front? I would assume so. Remember that I have never done this before so you gotta break it down barney style.
     
  18. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    chris4x4

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

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    Yes. The stock bushings, coil spring isolator, and top plate will be re used.
     
  19. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    Gotcha Chris!:thumbsup:

    So...what do all the people with the Billys set up at 2.5 do? What do they use for front coils?
     
  20. Oct 9, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    chris4x4

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

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    They use the stock coils
     
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