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walker evans coilovers good or bad????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Joeymgd78, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Dec 13, 2011 at 10:22 AM
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    Joeymgd78

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    how are the we coilovers and rear shocks? i heard that there are some issues with them. if there is can you please tell me what they are? also does anyone have them and like them?:confused:
     
  2. Dec 13, 2011 at 10:24 AM
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    i have the rear 2.0 and i love them, they are great shocks
     
  3. Dec 13, 2011 at 10:50 AM
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    what is the advantage of the remote reservoir shocks
     
  4. Dec 13, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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    alot of metal, small engine, decent travel.
    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    cools oil faster, and holds more of it. well worth it if your gonna be driving fast through the desert
     
  5. Dec 13, 2011 at 10:54 AM
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    I had the reservoir 2.0 shocks and there were really nice. The remote reservoir ones allow you to adjust the dampening with a dial without any tools. Great for quickly tuning when changing terrain.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    I have the WE's non-resi 2.5's front and rear on my truck and I love them.

    If you do get them, get aftermarket UCA's as suggested with any other lift

    WE Shocks.jpg
     
  7. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    yeah that is what im thinking about getting right now. is $950 about right for the we 2.5 rear without res. with a 3" allpro leaf pack and $995 for the we 2.5 coilovers.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    does that seem like a decent price or is that high
     
  9. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    im also planning on getting the camburg 4 inch spindles down the road too
     
  10. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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    i was also looking at the all pro uni ball uca's too
     
  11. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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    All Pro's prices are always decent.
     
  12. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:14 AM
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    i really want to get the full 3.5inchs out of them does it mess up the ride that much having them that high
     
  13. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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    It'll fuck with the CV geometry. Leave it under 3" unless you want to replace CVs on a yearly basis.
     
  14. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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    You truck will ride like trash with that much lift. Lift around 2.5" so you still have some droop in the suspension so the whole truck doesn't drop down when you hit potholes.

    If you want more lift beyond that, go with the spindles as you already mentioned.
     
  15. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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    As soon as I grow a money tree the mods will be coming
    If your going to get spindles just set them for no lift and let the spindle lift you up
     
  16. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    He's a prerunner. :p
     
  17. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    Yeah I'm running the WE 2.5 non-res coilovers in the front and allpro 3" leafs in the rear with 5100s. I love em. No problems yet. And the more you crank the coilovers down and compress the spring the stiffer ride you'll have.
     
  18. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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    will i need longer brake lines with the we shocks or is that just when you get spindles
     
  19. Dec 13, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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    I think anything over 3" it's probably best to replace them. Especially if your gonna be flexing a lot.
     
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