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Springs for 5100s

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ToucanV13, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. Oct 1, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 [OP] You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    I know the Eibach springs are preferred/run the most but can you run any other spring? Say springs off some 2.5 C/Os? I found springs on Race Dezert but they're not Eibach and I'm curious if I can run them. Also in the Read Before Lifting, it said it's not recommended to run aftermarket springs. Is that due to UCAs?
     
  2. Oct 1, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    ToucanV13 [OP] You think I was rollin out here naked?

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  3. Oct 1, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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  4. Oct 1, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    ToucanV13 [OP] You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    Appreciate it but I'm also wondering about other springs like some King springs either from 2.0 or 2.5. Can't swing the OMEs just yet; actually prob a while :eek:, would rather get UCAs but if I can use these springs since they're substantially cheaper...
     
  5. Oct 1, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    I think it's not recommended to run them with aftermarket springs because they don't want people setting the billy's to a preload setting and ALSO using lift springs.

    The billy's have the same spring perch as any other shock, so running any lift springs with the billy's set to zero should be fine.
     
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