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Sorry..... Another suspension spacer thread..

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Lentsnh, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Apr 15, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Would it be retarded to get some spacers until I can afford the Toyotec Ultimate package?

    I want to get my truck level.



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  2. Apr 15, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    Even with the relative cheap cost of the spacers, I would pass if I was you and use that money towards the ultimate kit... :thumbsup:
     
  3. Apr 15, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    Yeah Thats what I was thinking. But I need the front to get up a few inches.

    It will probably look higher once or if I take off the side steps
     
  4. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    Every dollar you spend now is a dollar more you have to save down the line. You also gotta think about the time/money involved in the install. Not huge, but it is all an investment.
     
  5. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    skip on the spacers. especially if you know for sure you are gonna get the ultimate lift...................otherwise, get a set of 5100's and use them.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    Dang I keep on forgetting about the 5100s!!!! :annoyed::smack: Will they work with the OEM setup?
     
  7. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    Thats very true... :)
     
  8. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    yep.....they sure will.
     
  9. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    How do I adjust them again?


    4wheelparts.com is having some good deals on the 5100s right now:D
     
  10. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    Yeah it is. I had to talk my wife into letting me spend 650 MORE than planned for me to get the TC UCAs with all my OME stuff. But I told her- ONE day on the lift, ONE alignment- It's cheaper that way...even if I do have to spend more up front. Same with the brake lines...Did I NEED them...not right now...but it'll all be apart....so why not??

    What did you mean by will 5100's work with the OEM set up??
     
  11. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    they have a clip that you move into the slot for the amount of lift you want. and hell with 4wheelparts.......................downsouth motorsports(a vendor of ours;)) is the place to get them man. sonny has some awesome customer service!!
     
  12. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    haha You tell her Brunes! jk.

    Like if the 5100s will be compatible with the OEM suspension.
     
  13. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    Again....:annoyed:. I talked to Sonny about them. And I was about to let the deal slip
     
  14. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    im gonna say if you get them anywhere...get them from dsms!
     
  15. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    I probably will. Awesome prices and then TW discount :D:D

    How far will the OEM suspension go? lift wise
     
  16. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    you can do 6 inches with the right kit...........and gotlift97 had like 9 inches with his lift i think. all depends on what you do. is that what you are asking?
     
  17. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    If all possible you should skip the spacers and keep saving your money. I have been extremely disappointed with the ride quality after installing my spacer lift. Sure it looks good with 3 inches of lift, but it rides rougher than a 1 ton dually. After 8 months of feeling as if I am driving on a board, the lift is coming off this weekend.

    Whenever I can stomach $1000 bucks for a good pair of coil overs, and another $650 for some UCAs, I'll probably lift it again. Until that happens, it is staying stock.

    Just my .02 cents.
     
  18. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    No like with just the Billys how high can you go with the stock suspension?
     
  19. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    ah....you can set those up on 2.5 inches, and you can add some 10mm trim packers, you'd be right at 3 inches.
     
  20. Apr 15, 2009 at 7:38 PM
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    Well dang I wouldn't even need the Toytec kit then. :eek:

    but Im still going to change to Toytec and CHaos UCAs
     
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