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Not getting the height out of the 5100s at 1.75 setting.

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by TX4R81, Sep 14, 2021 at 8:52 PM.

  1. Sep 14, 2021 at 8:52 PM
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    Maybe someone can help me and point me in the right direction. Just installed the 5100s set at 1.75. Compared to another 4Runner (same model and year) post install and only picked up just over a inch in height. Kept the factory tire size and put 1 in cornfeds in the rear. I've double checked the settings and they're set on the 1.75 setting. I expected from everything I read on this setup was at least a 1.5 to 2 inch increase. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Sep 15, 2021 at 4:39 PM
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    71GS3504sp

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    Can you post a photo of the shock and spring so we can tell you if it was done it right or wrong.
     
  3. Sep 15, 2021 at 5:54 PM
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    Here's the best I have without taking the wheel off again.

    Screenshot_20210915-195037_Gallery.jpg
     
  4. Sep 15, 2021 at 5:58 PM
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    This one might be better

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    Can you get a closer shot of the spring perch and the grooves on the shock body? I think where the other poster is headed is that you put the snap ring on the wrong groove. Or get under there and tell us how many grooves are showing on the bottom side.
     
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    3rd from bottom. Only 1 left above the perch.

    20210914_143351.jpg
     
  7. Sep 15, 2021 at 7:08 PM
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    That would be the right one. Weird.
     
  8. Sep 15, 2021 at 7:31 PM
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    Do you have an aftermarket bumper, or winch? Any othe extra weight in front?
     
  9. Sep 16, 2021 at 3:05 AM
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    No sir and only has 20k miles so I doubt the springs are that weak.
     

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