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Question on combining lifts?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by FLtaco, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    FLtaco

    FLtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a tuff country 3 inch spacer suspension lift. I was looking to get billisteins soon. Can I combine these lifts?
     
  2. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    bjmoose

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    nope.

    You're currently running the stock shocks, right? As long as that's true, you can use the 5100 shocks, as long as they're set at zero, for NO additional lift.
     
  3. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    NetMonkey

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    ya, dont combine lifts.
     
  4. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:25 AM
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    FLtaco

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    Why won't they combine. Just won't work or not good for truck?
     
  5. Nov 15, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Not good for the truck.
     
  6. Nov 15, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    You will have no down-travel left in the shocks.
     
  7. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    FLtaco

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    Thank you gentleman.
     
  8. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    No problem. If you want more than 3", the best way to do it (since you have a prerunner), is lift spindles, and then billy's on top of that. Spindle lifts are okay to stack something else on.
     
  9. Nov 15, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    FLtaco

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    Thank you KPT. Information greatly appreciated.
     
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