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what setting on the 5100s

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by snjkid372, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Oct 8, 2008 at 11:39 AM
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    snjkid372

    snjkid372 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i will be adding the 5100s to my suspension soon, and i was wondering what setting i should set the 5100s in order to level out my truck?
     
  2. Oct 8, 2008 at 11:40 AM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    getting there....
    setting them at 1.75 should be fine for you.
     
  3. Oct 8, 2008 at 11:43 AM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com

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    1.75 nice ride mine are set at 2.5" still a nice ride and no Cali lift
     
  4. Oct 8, 2008 at 12:14 PM
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    bvalistic

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    what is cali lift :confused:
     
  5. Oct 8, 2008 at 12:15 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com

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    Where the nose of the truck sits higher than the rest of the truck.
     
  6. Oct 8, 2008 at 10:13 PM
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    4x4x4trd

    4x4x4trd My other ride weighs 200 tons

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    Set mine to .85" after the rear leaf TSB, which actually raised the front 1", and it's about 1" higher in the rear running light and level pulling my trailer. Everybody seems to get different results.
     
  7. Oct 11, 2008 at 7:40 AM
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    Neubs

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    I have had the rear TSB done and I had mine set at 1.75" for a few weeks. It was a little too level for my taste so I dropped it to .87" had about an inch of lift and still maintained some factory rake. Most people use the 1.75"
     
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