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Suspention upgrade ideas

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by FrustrationFabTaco, May 29, 2012.

  1. May 29, 2012 at 6:05 PM
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    FrustrationFabTaco

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    Hey guys, I'm not in the market for a suspension upgrade yet but I'm looking around (to add to the infamous wish list). I dont want lift the truck a whole lot since I got new tires a few months ago (before discovering the money pit called TW). I mainly just want a smoother ride than the stock TRD OR shocks, I would also like to level out the truck. Any suggestions? :cheers:
     
  2. May 29, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    OZ-T

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    5100's all around , set the fronts @ .85 , get the TSB done to the rear
     
  3. May 29, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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    Or 5100's all around , fronts at 0 , Eibach coils , rear TSB
     
  4. May 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    or just drive slower,,,
     
  5. May 29, 2012 at 6:17 PM
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    I have Bilstein 5100's with Eibach coils and and a rear AAL. I am not sure that the ride is necessarily smoother. Personally, I would describe it as stiffer. It is however, a suspension upgrade IMO . I prefer the ride quality .
     
  6. May 29, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    The 5100's seem to be what I see most on TW. Its kinda late to get the tsb done (under warranty). With the 5100's set at 0 and eibach coils how much lift would i get in the front? I dont want it to look goofy with 265/70/16 tires :confused:
     
  7. May 29, 2012 at 6:53 PM
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    1.6"
     
  8. May 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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  9. May 29, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    Measure the distance between your wheel centre and the fender above. Compare the front and rear measure. This will give you an idea of how much lift you need to get level. Go from there. 1-2 " of lift will not look goofy with your current tires.
     
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