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Old 10-14-2012, 11:20 PM   #1
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I have a leveling kit right now and i was wondering if i want to get bilstein 5100's. can i replace the shocks and still have the leveling kit? Someone told me i couldn't andi have to take the leveling kit out if i wanted the shocks
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From my understanding you can keep the leveling kit IF you set the 5100's at the 0 setting. If you plan on using them for lift though, you will have to remove the level.
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You CAN have the shocks w/ the lift setting on 0
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Does the truck stay leveled at 0?
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Can you not just get a longer shock and spring? Would that even work?
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Does the truck stay leveled at 0?
If you leave your leveling kit installed and install 5100's set to zero...it will stay the same.
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so if you wanted to install the shocks and use the lift and removed the leveling kit would you have to have an alignment done or would everything stay the same?
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I would get it re-aligned after the removal of your leveling spacer...you have to disconnect some of you suspension to remove it.
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I would get it re-aligned after the removal of your leveling spacer...you have to disconnect some of you suspension to remove it.
Agreed, should be done
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