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Bilstein shocks thread

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Okay thnx.. I will be using stock rims I believe it’s a +24 offset and stock UCA...yeah just to be safe I guess 285/65 will do.

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23 minutes ago, Irwinazo said:

Okay thnx.. I will be using stock rims I believe it’s a +24 offset and stock UCA...yeah just to be safe I guess 285/65 will do.

Irwin. If you or anyone else are trying to figure out tires, this is a slick visualizer. 

 

www.tiresize.com

 

Punch in your current stock size and offset and then enter what you are looking at. Lots of options with alternative tire sizes. It's pretty tough to move the sidewall closer to suspension. Most start dropping offsets to accommodate a wider tire. That will push your outer sidewall out also. Lots of info here if one takes the time to look around.

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I posted before and after pics of bilstein 6112 on #3 setting in the Bilstein 6112 Installed thread for those trying to get visual. 

 

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I posted before and after pics of bilstein 6112 on #3 setting in the Bilstein 6112 Installed thread for those trying to get visual.   IMG_0782.thumb.jpeg.ee7e18208e2f6bdac0f7c73e33acf32c.jpeg

 

 

  

 

Did you add an inch in the rear as well or stock block?

 

Edit: never mind. Saw your post in the other thread. Looks good. I'm hoping that after I get the ring adjusted next week my 5100s match the slight rake you have in your after pics.

 

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Is my brake cable routed incorrectly? Seems to be hanging down below the axle, and I don't recall how it was routed prior to the rear install.ba8e02794c53dfc1e70ce441a86a68cb.jpg

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19 minutes ago, jimbowattz said:

Is my brake cable routed incorrectly? Seems to be hanging down below the axle, and I don't recall how it was routed prior to the rear install.ba8e02794c53dfc1e70ce441a86a68cb.jpg

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You’re ok.  That’s what it should look like

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You’re ok.  That’s what it should look like
Cool thanks

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1 hour ago, jimbowattz said:

Cool thanks

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Ok, so the first attempt did indeed only set the height at the second ring. Just moved it to top ring today. Fixed my problem.

First pic is the 5100s on ring #2 with 2" rear blocks. Second pic is ring #4 in front with same 2" block. aa32b140245cc1451e8e1e76d773853f.jpg13f22d01d7d280d1665d59360f25902a.jpg

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7 minutes ago, jimbowattz said:

Ok, so the first attempt did indeed only set the height at the second ring. Just moved it to top ring today. Fixed my problem.

First pic is the 5100s on ring #2 with 2" rear blocks. Second pic is ring #4 in front with same 2" block. aa32b140245cc1451e8e1e76d773853f.jpg13f22d01d7d280d1665d59360f25902a.jpg

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Much better look IMO.  Nice job! 

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37 minutes ago, jimbowattz said:

Ok, so the first attempt did indeed only set the height at the second ring. Just moved it to top ring today. Fixed my problem.

First pic is the 5100s on ring #2 with 2" rear blocks. Second pic is ring #4 in front with same 2" block. aa32b140245cc1451e8e1e76d773853f.jpg13f22d01d7d280d1665d59360f25902a.jpg

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Looks great. Now you got that nose up. How do you like the ride? 

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Looks great. Now you got that nose up. How do you like the ride? 
I don't notice a difference in ride between ring 2 and 4. Both ride great. Worthwhile upgrade, very happy with them so far.

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Hoping to do the 5100 fronts and 5160 rears here soon. How is that combo?

 

also. I shouldn’t have an issue with my current max track lift 3” lift spindles with the bilsteins right?

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Hoping to do the 5100 fronts and 5160 rears here soon. How is that combo?
 
also. I shouldn’t have an issue with my current max track lift 3” lift spindles with the bilsteins right?


No issues but you could take out the 2" spacer you have under your struts now and put the Bilsteins on the top setting to get the same thing


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