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Sorry for the delay, it's been raining pretty much non-stop for the last few days here in Hawaii so I haven't been able to wash my truck since the install, so I snapped a few dirty pics of her for the mean time until the weather clears up.

Set-up...
2" leveling kit and 5100's up front on second perch setting
5100's in the rear along with a PRG 1" block kit
PRG OEM replacement, adjustable SB endlinks.

(Purchasing RC UCA's and 1.25" wheels adapters soon!)
(Sorry for the crappy phone pics)



 
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Would middle perch and 1inch leveling spacer be a good setting for a 2wd? I want it maybe just a hair lower in the front or level. I tow stuff, so also are the bilstein rears less firm than the stocks? Will I squat bad when towing now? What would be the best spacer for me? I watched a video about bilsteins and the guy said a spacer above the strut is bad, and you want one that sits right above the spring. Would getting the 4x4 coils be a better setup? Sorry for all the questions I just want the best ride for my truck and get it right the first time
 

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They don'|t make a 1" spacer for the front, it would not clear the top of the bolts, a spacer above the strut is not going to hurt the truck any. The rear 5100's are much better than the oem ones. The reason you will look like your squating is because the front will be higher than the rear when towing. On the oem set up the front is naturally lower so when you tow, the back drops and effectively becomes level with the front. By adding lift to the front, you are level to begin with and the drop when you add weight to the back is what makes it look like you are squating. The 4x4 coils will not improve your ride, it will make it stiffer, but it will give you additional lift
 

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They don'|t make a 1" spacer for the front, it would not clear the top of the bolts, a spacer above the strut is not going to hurt the truck any. The rear 5100's are much better than the oem ones. The reason you will look like your squating is because the front will be higher than the rear when towing. On the oem set up the front is naturally lower so when you tow, the back drops and effectively becomes level with the front. By adding lift to the front, you are level to begin with and the drop when you add weight to the back is what makes it look like you are squating. The 4x4 coils will not improve your ride, it will make it stiffer, but it will give you additional lift
Gotcha yeah I know that the it'll look saggy with the front leveled, I was just seeing if the bilsteins in the rear were softer than oem so if it would sag more than an oem strut. Dang so whats the lowest spacer 1.5? Ok looks like I'm just going to settle with middle setting no spacers. Thanks man
 

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Thanks for the great information. I had my dealer install mine since I had a new hip put in not too long ago and couldn't get in there, long story short, they screwed up the top assembly and I had the worst banging ever. Now my truck is sitting up there fighting between them and Bilstein while I am stuck driving a Quest. This gives me more info to show them they screwed the install just as Bilstien said after I snuck into the service area, snapped some pics, and sent them over. Even Bilstien said the correct placement of the washers is more than crucial and with the pics I sent them they could clearly tell the dealer skipped that step.
 

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Thanks for the great information. I had my dealer install mine since I had a new hip put in not too long ago and couldn't get in there, long story short, they screwed up the top assembly and I had the worst banging ever. Now my truck is sitting up there fighting between them and Bilstein while I am stuck driving a Quest. This gives me more info to show them they screwed the install just as Bilstien said after I snuck into the service area, snapped some pics, and sent them over. Even Bilstien said the correct placement of the washers is more than crucial and with the pics I sent them they could clearly tell the dealer skipped that step.
Damn man, they better fix that for you, definitely their fault and like Bilstein already said the wrong order or leaving out washers on the Bilsteins is really bad, they probably caused you to damage each one.
 

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Well, the mechanic was super cool, and admitted his mistake. The service writer was not gonna let it go, but after he talked to the mechanic there was nothing he could do. He took care of it, and the dealer picked up the tab on everything so life is better!
 

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Well, the mechanic was super cool, and admitted his mistake. The service writer was not gonna let it go, but after he talked to the mechanic there was nothing he could do. He took care of it, and the dealer picked up the tab on everything so life is better!
That's good news. Glad to hear everything worked out.
 

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2006 2wd

If I had the 5100's all around, but put the fronts on the middle setting, will it sit level?

I currently have the street truck look, rear drop shock & leaf removed, but I'm tired of the ride quality so was thinking of leveling it the opposite way and putting the leaf back in.
 

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I would guess you would still be a little lower in front, older Titans had more of a rake, probably still about .5"-1" lower, especially the 2wd.
 

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Damn, that's what I was worried about[/QUOT
being your a 2wd your able to put a 1.5 spacer on top of the 5100's and not worry about cbc, the spacer and 5100's on middle setting will net you nearly 3" up front which should put you very close to level if not rear rake, putting 5100's on lowest setting with spacer would give you about 2", best bet would be put the rear back how you want it then measure what you need in front to get you were you wanna be, generally you would do the front first as the results there very the most but you could still do it backwards
 

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Hmm....I was planning on doing the install this weekend as I already have the 5100's, I guess I could just go back to stock and then add the spacer later on if I felt like it, or do rear shackles.....either one wouldn't be that hard to add I imagine.
 
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