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Old 06-08-2013, 07:53 PM
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I was planning on upgrading to bilsteins soon anyway though. I figured I might as well go with a longer travel shock since I'm already getting new shocks.

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Alright, let me know how it works!!
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Old 06-08-2013, 08:00 PM
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Do it right and spend the money on the leveling kit
Isn't a leveling kit just keys and shock spacers? I wouldn't need shock spacers if I had longer shocks and everyone says keys are pointless unless you want to go beyond factory specs which I don't. I only want 2" max of lift in the front. I would think better shocks with more travel would do more good than spacers with my stock shocks. My truck is not an fx4 so I don't have the bilsteins currently. If I'm missing something please let me know, I definitely want what's best for my truck and a superlift is not in my budget right now.

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Alright, let me know how it works!!
Will do. If i get impatient i might just go ahead and try it with the stock shocks.

I'm still hoping someone can tell me if the 5100s will give me more travel on my 4x4 though. Anybody???

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Old 06-08-2013, 08:01 PM
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Yea the keys are pointless and I'm not sure shock spacers are included. Your right about everything though
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:45 PM
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I'm still hoping someone can tell me if the 5100s will give me more travel on my 4x4 though. Anybody???
No.

Your shocks are really just a secondary item limiting your travel - The CV's are the primary. Hell, the stock shocks are a 'protection' of sorts against overextending/destroying the CV's.

Longer shocks won't change that.

With longer shocks, you would want to then install limit straps to prevent the CV's from over overextending - which will put you right back where you started.
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Old 06-09-2013, 08:57 AM
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Thanks Logan. That answers my question.
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Old 06-09-2013, 08:55 PM
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I was told my 93 2wd splash has them is that true?
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:10 PM
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I was told my 93 2wd splash has them is that true?
No.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:13 PM
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I was told my 93 2wd splash has them is that true?
You obviously didnt read the FIRST post in this thread. Check that post out

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Old 06-09-2013, 09:19 PM
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You obviously didnt read the FIRST post in this thread. Check that post out

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Sorry man just wanted to double check didn't know if ANYTHING was left out don't gotta be such a **** about it
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:22 PM
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Sorry man just wanted to double check didn't know if ANYTHING was left out don't gotta be such a **** about it
1. I'm not being a dick
2. Its always good to check the first post of a "how-to". It usually contains most of the info.

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Old 06-09-2013, 09:24 PM
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1. I'm not being a dick
2. Its always good to check the first post of a "how-to". It usually contains most of the info.

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Well clearly I'm not use to the forum
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:27 PM
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Well clearly I'm not use to the forum
Imo its common sense...

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Old 06-09-2013, 09:36 PM
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Imo its common sense...

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Old 06-24-2013, 11:49 AM
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I did the torsion bar on mine yesterday took me about 20 minutes. Had to cleane out the mud first haha. And today I went to get an alingment and they said everything was perfect
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:08 PM
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Adjusting tbars as we speak. 3 turns raised my truck 3/4". I just went another turn, looking for about 1.25" - 1.5" of lift. Anyone ever figure out how many turns to maximum tbar lift? I don't want to do max lift.
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