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Through all my reading you're about the only one with that cst lift. And u push it hard. Want to let me hold that discount code?


Appreciate you following my comments. Owned them all and only recommend CST products because they are the best. Anyone can have a lifted truck but comparing them all side by side and you’ll agree as well, CST is the best. As a matter of fact, the service manager at a large GMC CHEVY dealership fell in love with my setup when he compared BDS/PRO-COMP and some others and said he prefers the CST, that alone says a lot.


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Appreciate you following my comments. Owned them all and only recommend CST products because they are the best. Anyone can have a lifted truck but comparing them all side by side and you’ll agree as well, CST is the best. As a matter of fact, the service manager at a large GMC CHEVY dealership fell in love with my setup when he compared BDS/PRO-COMP and some others and said he prefers the CST, that alone says a lot.


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Do they sell those Coilovers alone? Might be an upgrade idea for me. I personally already purchased a 5" bracket from RC due to great reviews.

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52 minutes ago, DominatorZ71 said:

Do they sell those Coilovers alone? Might be an upgrade idea for me. I personally already purchased a 5" bracket from RC due to great reviews.

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you can buy any coilovers alone: dirtlogic, fox, king, icon, cst and so on. kings are arguably one of, if not the best coilover for street applications there is. King will build you a set of shocks to your exact specifications including color. 

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Do they sell those Coilovers alone? Might be an upgrade idea for me. I personally already purchased a 5" bracket from RC due to great reviews.

 

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They do sell leveling coil overs and coil overs for lifted trucks too. I went from a level to a CST lifted with new Bilsteins to coil overs with rear piggy backs resi’s c7155cd2966cc7ceea850cf2c7805b40.jpgand absolutely LOVE IT!

 

 

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A buddy of mine sent these to me, a bit extreme for me but to each their own.

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Just remember, every manufacturer has a different ride quality from the other. Bilsteins are entry level riding a bit stiff and low end performance and Fox are a bit stiffer too. I’ve heard great things about King shocks but opted to go with same manufacturer as lift. Many different Coil Over manufacturers out there. My experience with CST is absolutely awesome!

 

It all depends on what you’re looking for. Recommend, highly recommend you research and get feed back from folks with actual hands on experience and not going from hear say. Lots people out there with zero experience but imagination. Good luck and have an awesome safe New Year!

 

 

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Through all my reading you're about the only one with that cst lift. And u push it hard. Want to let me hold that discount code?


Sorry, late response. There are a bunch of CST Lift owners on the forums and as a matter of fact that’s how I got turned onto CST, looking, searching what’s the best and after a ton more research I took the leap and here I am. I didn’t want A lift kit, I want THE lift kit. Have a safe and great New Years!


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Dumb question. Can i put a bilstein 5100 in the front on the lowest setting with a motofab 2.5 spacer on top of it. Just to get rid of the ranchos

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11 hours ago, saltgod said:

Dumb question. Can i put a bilstein 5100 in the front on the lowest setting with a motofab 2.5 spacer on top of it. Just to get rid of the ranchos

You can.  I've been running my 5100's on the lowest setting with a Zone 2" for about 3 years.  Although I've got an Eibach Pro Truck Lift System on order that includes the springs and starts at 2.5".  I was planning on removing the Zone kit and raising the 5100 up to the max setting to see how much difference the ride would be but decided I only want to do it one time and pay for an alignment once.

 

Keep in mind that with a spacer you are limiting the suspension down travel which does affect ride quality. https://www.shocksurplus.com/pages/lifted-and-leveling-struts-vs-strut-spacers

 

Either way, the 5100's ride much better than the Ranchos GM put on these trucks.  

 

I was considering the Rancho Quicklift System with the RS9000 shocks but I had read that there have been some quality issues. There was a thread on the same site above that basically said the RS9000XL were decent shocks but when compared to Bilstein the quality did not match.

 

I chose the Eibach even though there's not a lot of coverage for them on this forum yet because they've been around forever and they produce suspension parts for many of the other manufactures out there.  

 

Waterfowler41 did an outstanding write up and video of his installation of the Eibach system.  Might be a $150 - $200 more than what you were wanting to spend, but the ride would probably be a lot better.

 

 

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Those look like exactly what i need. Do they give more height than the fox 2.0s?

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The Pro-Truck Lift System with the springs starts at 2.5", 3.2, then it says see notes.  You would need UCAs beyond 2.5".

 

https://eibach.com/us/i-8809-pro-truck-lift-system-stage-1.html

https://eibach.com/us/pdf/40191

 

I ordered mine from Shock Warehouse: https://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/product.cfm?id=2463422 but have not received them yet.  As I mentioned earlier, at $527 for this kit, you're not too much more than the 5100's and you're not stacking anything.  

 

I did order a set of 2" blocks for the rear because my truck sits level currently with the 5100's, Zone 2" Level Kit, and Zone 1.5" Body Lift.  My fenders are all at 40.5 all around, so when I install the new kit, it would probably be nose high without the new rear block.  The rear block is only adding 3/4".

 

Hope this helps you.  You may want to reach out to Waterfowler41 as well since he did the install and write up. He seemed very pleased with the results.

 

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3 hours ago, dcarl said:

The Pro-Truck Lift System with the springs starts at 2.5", 3.2, then it says see notes.  You would need UCAs beyond 2.5".

 

https://eibach.com/us/i-8809-pro-truck-lift-system-stage-1.html

https://eibach.com/us/pdf/40191

 

I ordered mine from Shock Warehouse: https://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/product.cfm?id=2463422 but have not received them yet.  As I mentioned earlier, at $527 for this kit, you're not too much more than the 5100's and you're not stacking anything.  

 

I did order a set of 2" blocks for the rear because my truck sits level currently with the 5100's, Zone 2" Level Kit, and Zone 1.5" Body Lift.  My fenders are all at 40.5 all around, so when I install the new kit, it would probably be nose high without the new rear block.  The rear block is only adding 3/4".

 

Hope this helps you.  You may want to reach out to Waterfowler41 as well since he did the install and write up. He seemed very pleased with the results.

 

Let me know if you have any questions on the Eibach kit.  Like Dave said, I am very happy with the results compared to previous trucks strut set ups I have owned.  My last F150 has Rancho 7000mt's and paired with BFG Rugged Terrains.  It was a horrible ride and down right scary on bumpy exit ramps.  The Eibach kit paired with 275/60r20  Falken AT3W's is a winning combo in my opinion. I daily drive my truck, I wanted a lifted truck but I also didn't want to fuse my spine together hitting Chicago road cracks with overkilled struts/shocks.  The EIbach kit checked all the boxes for my application.  

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9 hours ago, dcarl said:

The Pro-Truck Lift System with the springs starts at 2.5", 3.2, then it says see notes.  You would need UCAs beyond 2.5".

 

https://eibach.com/us/i-8809-pro-truck-lift-system-stage-1.html

https://eibach.com/us/pdf/40191

 

I ordered mine from Shock Warehouse: https://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/product.cfm?id=2463422 but have not received them yet.  As I mentioned earlier, at $527 for this kit, you're not too much more than the 5100's and you're not stacking anything.  

 

I did order a set of 2" blocks for the rear because my truck sits level currently with the 5100's, Zone 2" Level Kit, and Zone 1.5" Body Lift.  My fenders are all at 40.5 all around, so when I install the new kit, it would probably be nose high without the new rear block.  The rear block is only adding 3/4".

 

Hope this helps you.  You may want to reach out to Waterfowler41 as well since he did the install and write up. He seemed very pleased with the results.

 

Good price, I paid $550 shipped for the Eibach pro lift kit from Tire Rack back in November.   I finally installed a couple weeks ago and have about 900 miles on it.  It's much nicer than the stock ranchos and blocks..  I did the 275 60 20 Wildpeak as well and they rub on the front of the UCA at full lock ( the factory tires did as well, just not as much) with the rough country blocks in the front.  I have the stock AT wheels, contemplating some small, like 3/8" spacers to fix the rub, but I need to do some more research.

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On 1/2/2019 at 1:59 PM, dcarl said:

The Pro-Truck Lift System with the springs starts at 2.5", 3.2, then it says see notes.  You would need UCAs beyond 2.5".

 

https://eibach.com/us/i-8809-pro-truck-lift-system-stage-1.html

https://eibach.com/us/pdf/40191

 

I ordered mine from Shock Warehouse: https://www.shockwarehouse.com/site/product.cfm?id=2463422 but have not received them yet.  As I mentioned earlier, at $527 for this kit, you're not too much more than the 5100's and you're not stacking anything.  

 

I did order a set of 2" blocks for the rear because my truck sits level currently with the 5100's, Zone 2" Level Kit, and Zone 1.5" Body Lift.  My fenders are all at 40.5 all around, so when I install the new kit, it would probably be nose high without the new rear block.  The rear block is only adding 3/4".

 

Hope this helps you.  You may want to reach out to Waterfowler41 as well since he did the install and write up. He seemed very pleased with the results.

 

I contacted Shock Warehouse to inquire about my order and they said there is a slight back order from Eibach.  They should ship directly from Eibach on 1/15.

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