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rear susp. help....

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ETaco23, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Apr 8, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Right now i have a AAL from toytec and a 1" block for added hight. And some Tough Country 9000 shocks. I like the ride hight, but not the ride quality.

    So my questions is... what would give me a better ride?
    -Some bilstein 5100's? or
    -A different lift, like a 3 leaf pack AAL from wheelers?

    But I would like to have atleast a 2.5" lift in rear or close to 3".:D
     
  2. Apr 8, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    Brunes

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    Get rid of the block and get some better shocks. The 3 pack AAL might be the trick.
     
  3. Apr 8, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    ETaco23

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  4. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:34 AM
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    Putting in a full leaf pak is always better (all around) than using AAL and/or blocks.

    If you offroad at all...get rid of the blocks!!!
     
  5. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Thanks! and I dont really do any offroading, But im basically wanting a better ride quality. Not so harsh!

    Would 5100's be a better ride then my 9000 Rough Country shocks?
     
  6. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:18 PM
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    As you know I just put the same lift on my truck but with the 5100's. I like the ride. More "trucky" feeling but I was very surprised on how well it absorbed the bumps.
     
  7. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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  8. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    So, I need to know If I get 5100's, will it give me a better ride? thanks!
     
  9. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Yes they will.
     
  10. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    thanks chris! are the 9000's just a stiffer shock?
     
  11. Apr 9, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    the 9000's are a Junk shock. Generic rebound and compresion rates, and a sub par manufacture.
     
  12. Apr 9, 2009 at 9:39 PM
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    ETaco23

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    WOW! wish I new that before... well thanks man, and now I cant wait to order the bili's.:)

    And if it doesnt improve my ride.. Im comen for ya chris!!! :)j/k
     
  13. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:32 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Hell, If it dont, I'll let ya. :D
     
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