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What else do I need to install front 5100's

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SR54x4, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. SR54x4

    SR54x4 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My front Billy 5100's will be coming in later this week and I want to install them this weekend coming up. I read on the DSM website where I ordered them from that they do not come with stem bushings. What does this mean?
    Also are there any other parts I will need to install them properly? I plan to set them at 1.75" on my 2010 Access Cab 4x4 SR5
     
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    bump. I'm interested too
     
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    Nah they come with everything you need. The bushing is already installed in the bottom and the ones for the top are fine to reuse from the OEM assembly as long as they're not cracked, rotten, torn, etc. Good luck!
     
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    Sweet thanks for the response. I would say the bushing is fine to re use since the truck only has about 6k miles on it. Would you agree?
     
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    Absolutely. Just did mine with 43k miles and the bushing looked perfect still.
     
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    you wants to get the spring compressors if you dont have them
     
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    well i don't have them but i will be doing this project with a friend of the family who is a mechanic and i told him what i needed done so i think he should have everything. i just want to make sure i have all the right parts so this install goes quick and easy.
     
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    Is an alignment needed after this too?
     
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    It's a good idea to get an alignment done afterward if you're lifting... and if you're putting 5100s on I assume you're lifting at least a little bit :D
     
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    well just double check on the spring compressor would suck if they didnt have them
     
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    thanks for these links! i needed to know what specs too torque everything too so they will come in handy. ill also double check on the spring compressor.

    also, yes it is recommended that you get an alignment afterwards. im doing the shocks before the tsb because i already worked it out with the dealership that they do a front and rear alignment during the tsb.
     
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