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Spring orientation?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bendbolden, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Oct 27, 2011 at 8:34 AM
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    bendbolden

    bendbolden [OP] Come and take them.

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    I just noticed after putting my 5100's in the front that I missed a step. The instructions I looked at showed I should have the bottom end of the spring facing towards the rear of the truck on both sides. I did this on the left side but forgot to check my cousin's work who did the right side and he did not. Will I have any issues with this? I can't imagine what this would hurt.
     
  2. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    Dustyroades

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    Anyone have any input? I have a similar question. I just installed 5100s in the front with stock coils. On the driver's side the coil's end on the bottom is not pointing towards the engine as it is on the passenger side. Is this something to worry about?
     
  3. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    especk

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