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bilstien 5150 valveing question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by surpip, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. surpip

    surpip 1 ton status

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    the place im looking at has 2 listings for valveing 255/70 and 170/60, wich one should i get for the front?
     
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    255/70 I'd say
     
  3. surpip

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    whats the difference?
     
  4. stretch67

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    255/70 is stiffer. i bought those, gotta build new shock mounts though. i figured heavy truck with big block those would work better! also wherabouts are you looking at those? i bought mine from shockwarehouse.com they were $90 each and only $17 bucks to ship all 4 thats for the 14" travel ones too. they showed up 3 days later shipped direct from bilstein in california.
     
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    255/70 is the common BIls valving for leaf springs. The lighter valving would be for multi damper applications.
     
  6. surpip

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    right on thanks as always,
    dale
     
  7. BAJA_BLAZER

    BAJA_BLAZER 1/2 ton status Author

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    Rebound/Compression. Check out Bilstein
     

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