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Old 02-12-2012, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by 5280RAM View Post
Thanks for the info...I just saw your other topic about your 5100 install. I thought that the bilsteins avoided the whole "death wobble" thing, but it sounds like thats not guaranteed.

Not sure what gears I have. I need to send the request to get the info...

What is MDS? Is that the Eco light that comes on??
If you have your sticker you can look and it will tell you what gears you have. The MDS is the engine going down to 4 cylinders when not pulling hard.

Death wobble is caused by driveshaft angle too great. Bilsteins and Level kits are equal culprits. Good thing about Bilsteins is they are adjustable. If you really think about the difference as far as driveline angle. 2 inches is 2 inches. Bilsteins put the two inches on the bottom of spring(move perch and make more shock body stick out under perch) and level kits put it on the top(move entire assembly down two inches with spacer). The strut seat to lower control arm bolt attachment is the same measurement with either so there is no difference as they will try and explain on the site. I just thought it would be worth going Bilstein instead of spacer as I like tad more progressive compression curve of aftermarket shocks and the can be used later with a lift if you decide to change it
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