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Quick question on rear Bil 5100 install

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by lasllc, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. lasllc

    lasllc [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So, after waiting for ever the 5100's got here to go on the back.

    Install not too bad, just a tight fit for the new bushing on the lower mount.

    Question : How tight should the upper fastner be ? right now I have approx 1/2 inch of threaded stud above the top of the nut and the bushings are moderately squashed. Never having done this I dont know.
     
  2. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    that should be good man. just dont wanna squash the bushings too much.
     
  3. lasllc

    lasllc [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the quick reply.
    It seemed like the bushings needed some room to squrim around a bit.
     
  4. jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    I think I remember hearing 15 ft/lb. But dont quote me on that.
     
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    I tightened mine to leave about 3/8" of thread showing above the nut which was close to the way the original bilsteins (TRD) were set up.
     
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