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Old 04-29-2014, 09:43 PM
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I was looking at leveling kits for my truck and came across the bilstien 5100 for the front and rear of my truck. I was wondering what people have to say about them, pros/cons and personal experience with them. Any feed back be great thanks in advance.
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Check out the Guide to Leveling linked in my signature. It will give you tons of information on the Bilsteins. If you want to read countless threads about guys installing Bilsteins just type it in to the search engine on the top menu bar.
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Agreed ^^^ Type 'Bilstein' in the search bar and you should find damn near every answer to your questions!! From there it's just your opinion and decision...
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I forgot to mention that I was thinking of going with 33" tires but even 35" tires around winter time. Will I be able to clear these size tires with the bilstien 5100's?
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Depending on the exact wheel and tire specs, yes. Again... it's all in the Guide to Leveling & Wheel and Tire Sizing.
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Just installed the bilstein 5100's and 34" Bfg At's on my 2011 laramie 4x4. I am very happy with them. No rubbing and shocks provide a great ride. Make sure the top shock nut is torqued to 45ft lbs and not 35ft lbs per the instructions. I had a Mechanic install mine and the shock was moving up and down when hitting small bumps. I had
to take it back in and have them torqued to 45ft lbs. This was my experience and may have been random.
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Bilsteins all the way!!! Set mine to 2.8 and have had 0 problems.

brandonjansen your link "guide to leveling" is the best explanation i have ever seen. Sooooo much info and very useful as i am looking for tire and wheel set up currently. Thanks alot!
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Love them, installed on all four corners. Fronts set to 2.1" leaving a 1" rake. Ride is sweet and the look is awesome.
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does anybody know how to remove the coil seat from the factory strut on a 2014 Laramie to use on the 5100's?
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