Coil spacers...

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by hondarider94, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. hondarider94

    hondarider94 New Member

    What are your guys opinions on them? I hear stuff about them wearing out ball joints faster than if it wasnt lifted ( but how much faster??)
    Do shocks need to be replaced with a 2" spacer?
     
  2. Burden33

    Burden33 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    with a 2" spacer you will be fine my brother got his 2007.5 not to long ago and the prevs owner had it on pretty much since new and he never had to replace anything and your stock shocks are fine
     
  3. Blackout07

    Blackout07 Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    Will parts wear faster with a leveling kit? Yes. Could take months...could take years. Or you may not have a single issue before you trade/sell. It just depends on the truck and the operator. Don't sweat it.
     
  4. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    The extra wear is so little you won't notice. I know guys that had to replace balljoints on a stock 40,000 mile truck. My '05 with 6" lift, 35"tires and 89,000 plus miles has the stock balljoints.
     
  5. hondarider94

    hondarider94 New Member

    thanks! thats what i was wanting to know. from what i read about 80% of people say there are good for a cheap lift and about 20% of people say they are no good.

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    oh another question. I see spring spacers on ebay- that are cheaper. Are those any good? Is it possible to like "mess up" a spacer and make it bad quality? Would you buy one?
     
  6. Blackout07

    Blackout07 Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    What year truck are we talking here? Regardless, don't go over 2.5".
     
  7. Burden33

    Burden33 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Ya i learned that the hard way blackedout when i went with roughcountrys 3inch kit
     
  8. Blackout07

    Blackout07 Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    I used that joke of a kit too. :no:
     
  9. Burden33

    Burden33 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    If i knew now what i did when i start working on my truck i would of saved alot more money
     
  10. hondarider94

    hondarider94 New Member

    its a 2001 chevy silverado. I was planning on a 2" coil spacer. are ebay coil spacers ok to use?
     

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