Installing bilstiens ! *READ*

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  1. stevens

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    Hey all! installing my bilstein adjustables tomorrow on my 2015 ram sport crew..... 24-187367 5100 series, the truck currently has a 6" zone suspention lift. anything els i should know before i start this job? thanks all!

    i want the truck dead leveld, what do i set it at? etc
     
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    How much rake do you have? I would say 2.1 or 2.8.
     
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    I've heard 2.1, second setting from the top.
     
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    The washer doesn't go where you think it does/should. Pay attention to the instruction
     
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    With a suspension lift I think most set the bilsteins to 1.4 I would measure how much rake you have right now
     
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    Put mine at 1.4. I run rough country 4 inch. It was level.


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    well boys i set the shock to the highest point, I am leveled...we did fall into alot of problems getting the stut out etc....we did the one side fine and slid the shock in perfectly...the other side we could barly get the shock in to match the hole on the bottom Control. with bars and pry bars we finally got it fitted in....anyone els run into that problem???

    i need a wheel alignment badly the steering wheel is off from the center...about a finger length going left wards. besides that? i think it should be all good. hope nothing was missed.... ill get pics tomorow if possible.
     
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    Are the alignment shops able to do the alignment without any trouble? Sometimes there is a rusted bolt or eccentric etc.

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    blew a outer tie rod when doing the installation now i gotta get that after market part in, then the alignment :( i hear a clunking...i believe thats it...the boot is gone from it. (seal)
     
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    Did you put the washer in the correct place when you installed the bilstiens?? Clunking is a common issue when installed wrong.


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