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Rear leaf TSB with 5100

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Rellik01, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. Jan 13, 2012 at 1:54 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Will there be much rake with the rear leaf spring TSB and 5100 in rear. I don't plan on replacing the front shocks just yet. Was wondering. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Jan 13, 2012 at 2:20 AM
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    k9cop

    k9cop if your not the lead dog, the view never changes

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    did you have the tsb done already? if so then no I don't think rear 5100's will give you much more rake.
     
  3. Jan 13, 2012 at 2:21 AM
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    Not yet but soon.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2012 at 2:22 AM
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    1/2 to an inch I believe
     
  5. Jan 13, 2012 at 2:23 AM
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    Thanks, sounds ok.
     
  6. Jan 13, 2012 at 5:55 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Replacing the stock rear shocks with 5100's will have zero effect on ride height.
     
  7. Jan 13, 2012 at 5:57 AM
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    For the TSB springs...This is the "average" gain.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2012 at 6:32 AM
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    Thanks guys these were the answers I was looking for.
     
  9. Jan 18, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    My rear is 2" higher than my front w/tsb. 5100's at 1.75 next month and it should look perfect. Right now front is 35" and rear is 37" from the ground to bottom of fender centered on the hub. I dont like the rake
     
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    Got a link or something to the literature on this TSB?
     
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    The TSBs are not recalls. A TSB is intended to diagnose and fix a particular problem. That TSB in particular was created to diagnose and fix the weak leaf springs that came out of the factory. It replaced the stock 3 leaf set up to a 4 leaf set up. The problem people were having was bottoming out with a light load. If your truck does everything you need it to do, there's really no need for the TSB unless you plan on towing or hauling in the future.
     
  14. Jan 18, 2012 at 3:16 PM
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    I do plan on hauling my RZR, that's why I was kicking around this idea and thinking about presenting my dealer with it soon. Thanks!
     
  15. Jan 27, 2012 at 1:06 PM
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    I just got my rear TSB done today. Got bout an inch lift in the rear. Ride is good no complaints and also got them to give a free alignment. check my gallery before and after
     
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    OK...so just so I'm clear. I have a 2011 DC TRD. If I get the TSB done in, I'd get about a half inch in the rear. I haven't measured yet....but by the looks of it my truck is already looking lower in the front, anyway.

    If I then get the 5100's, I can adjust these to leve it out, correct? This is my first search on the topic so forgive my noobness. :)
     
  17. Jan 28, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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    Yes and you can get level or rear a little higher which is a great look.
     
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    thats great, but we do the alignments for "free" as part of the tsb. It's included in the repair.:D
     
  19. Jan 29, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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    Ok...did not know it was supposed to be included...even better
     
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