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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-04-2004, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Wheel Travel

Ok With adding a 6inch suspension(the RCD kit) to my rig what kind of added travel if any can I expect to gain from putting this kit on. Because I would like to upgrade the shocks to the new Bilsten 5150s and I need to know how much travel each wheel will get. Any help would be great.

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Re: Wheel Travel

you'll gain now wheel travel up front. you just move the suspension down farther. in the rear it depends on what you do. with blocks you get no added movement. the only thing you can do to gain travel in the rear is go with different springs...and often the increase in arch actually decreases wheel movement. sorry [img]images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]
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Re: Wheel Travel

Heh, wheel travel with IFS? Kiss it off [img]images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

Wheel travel will remain the same as stock. But you could still get some good shocks, like 5100's
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Re: Wheel Travel

the 5100's come with the kit which is nice...
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Re: Wheel Travel

you won't gain any travel, you just need to get longer shocks to compensate for the added distance in shock eyes. the lift kit you order should specify the recommended shock length.
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Re: Wheel Travel

I doubt the front end could take the abuse nessicary to use those 5150 shocks to their full extent anyways. And if it held up, it wouldn't last long.
So stick with the 5100's, they're supposed to be awesome!
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