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Pgiroua's build...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by pgiroua, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. Jul 24, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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    pgiroua

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    I will definitely check tomorrow.
     
  2. Jul 25, 2012 at 1:12 AM
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    Dude your truck looks sick now :cool: congrats
     
  3. Jul 25, 2012 at 3:50 AM
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    Thanks bro! It's been a LONG wait but she has finally arrived!
     
  4. Jul 25, 2012 at 6:28 AM
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    I updated my original post with measurements...
     
  5. Jul 25, 2012 at 6:36 PM
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    Have you had problems with your flares fading to orange? If so have you attempted to fix 'em? Mine are turning orange and I am worried about trying to get them re-painted. I also thought about just replacing them with black...
     
  6. Jul 25, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    I will have to check that out. It certainly hasn't gotten to the point that I noticed it yet.

    Have you heard that this is a consistent problem?
     
  7. Jul 26, 2012 at 4:14 AM
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    I have seen that other people have had the issue also, but i do not know what they have done to fix 'em. Let me know if you hear anything.
     
  8. Jul 26, 2012 at 4:20 AM
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    So you stuffed a longer spring into the front adjustable 5100? Is this correct?
     
  9. Jul 26, 2012 at 4:31 AM
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    Yes. You say that like I should not have...
     
  10. Jul 26, 2012 at 7:39 AM
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    No...I just wasn't sure if that could be done. So I assume then even with your billies at 0 you are still getting additional lift from them with the longer springs???

    If so....interesting, but why would you do this instead of just adjusting your 5100s up a notch or two with stock coils. Keep in mind I'm not questioning it, just curious if there is a method behind the madness.

    BTW truck looks nice!
     
  11. Jul 26, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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    Cool..you had me nervous for a second there thinking that you knew something that I didn't (after months of research):eek:...

    Originally, I was going to go with 5100's set at .85 and just use my stock coils since I didn't want to really be higher than that. In researching I found that compressing the stock coils with lift from the shock would make the ride a little stiffer. I wanted the best ride possible and from talking to people here with both setups I came to the conclusion that the best ride was to come from the current setup that I have. Supposedly this setup is a little better for ride comfort than the ever popular 5100/Eibach combo also. Another reason for the new coils was that I didn't want to replace so many components of my suspension and leave some coils in there that had 100,000 miles.

    The springs that I went with (OME 883) gives 1.5" of lift. Judging from measurements before and after, the spindles give a true 4" and the coils actually gave me 1.75" which I assume will settle to 1.5" in the future.

    Thanks for the compliment on the truck!:D
     
  12. Aug 15, 2012 at 10:14 PM
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    How much space do you have between your Spindle and tire?
     
  13. Aug 16, 2012 at 4:38 AM
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    Do you mean from the top of the tire (inner sidewall) to the side of the spindle?
     
  14. Aug 16, 2012 at 3:44 PM
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    (inner sidewall) to the side of the spindle
     
  15. Aug 17, 2012 at 5:44 AM
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    At its CLOSEST point... About a 1/2". Just curious as to why you are asking?
     
  16. Aug 17, 2012 at 7:47 AM
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    Just Because I'm thinking of removing my wheel spacers in the front. But it looks like i might be cutting it close to rubing the spindle.
     
  17. Aug 17, 2012 at 7:52 AM
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    What is the bs on your rims?
     
  18. Aug 17, 2012 at 9:26 AM
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    I'm not sure. I think 4.5"
     
  19. Aug 17, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    That is what I have also and from researching here, I haven't seen someone that had any problems with that backspacing... You should be OK.
     
  20. Nov 8, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    Electrical: 24/7 aux pwr, cabin ac outlet, fog light on, 55 watt hids (5k), engine bay lights, dash color swap, led cab/footwell lights, Exterior: air compressor w/ dual tank & dual horns, toolbox, headache rack Audio: pioneer head unity 12" jbl sub , (4) db drive 6x9, 360 db amp, 600 dual amp
    how are those allpros holding?
    im gonna do the exact same setup you have but was thinking about running ebaich springs.. heard they ride better with 1500's

    & since your 5.5 in front is there much lean since you have 3"AP in the rear and give or take 1" factory rake?
     
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