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06-09 TBSS Lowering Guide Just a quick guide with pics.

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Old Dec-20-16, 08:19 PM   #21
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Springs will help as the airbags don't do much when they are deflated. Also it's a lowered truck. Not going to look great and handle well with a great ride.
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Thanks, Mitch. Someone at work today mentioned double adjustable shocks. Going to research that now.
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I never experienced the stock bags that low, but I've heard that ride is pretty horrible. My 31.5 kit from Tony rides better than any bagged TBSS I've ever been in. It may be a choice between bouncy ride, low, with factory bags / low with rear coil springs and lose the auto leveling / or lifting it back up a bit to fix the harsh ride.

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I have almost the same rear setup. I run my bags at just under 31" from the ground to the top of the wheel well centered on the rim. Mine rides good with 305s MT DRs.
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So by good in this conversation you don't have the same ride symptoms I mentioned
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Need advice.

Not happy at all with the ride quality. Tried to give the suspension time to settle. Had everything done at once two months ago.

Super bouncy and rough. Doesn't feel like it absorbs anything and I'm just bouncing over the road imperfections and bumps. It Does corner like it's on rails, though. I have:
20x8 and 20x10 stock/rep 265/50/20 & 295/45/20 toyo prox2

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Djm rear sway
Suspension maxx end links
Belltech rear shocks
Airbags adjusted and bump stop cut.


I don't want to get rid of the auto leveling and I love the height, but I'm willing to go up that's what it takes.

What other options do I have to dial the suspension in? Thanks for your input.

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So by good in this conversation you don't have the same ride symptoms I mentioned

I don't have any "super bouncy" like behavior at all. I have my KBEEs set to 9 clicks. but not sure if that would make as big a difference as you are experiencing.
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Got it. I'm wondering if it's just the rear that I need to dial in. Do you have shorted links up front?
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Yes I have shorter links front and rear. I also have the full Spohn adjustable control arm and Panhard setup in the rear.

Which holes are you using in the sway bar?
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Great question. Have to look. I didn't do the parts install. Which ones are you using to compare?
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On the DJM sway bar there are two holes. The ones closest to the end of the bar are the softer ride option and the ones more towards the curve are the stiffer setting. I use the stiffer ones. I painted my sway bar red to match the Spohn stuff but you can see it in this pic:

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I think theheder and CGSmith0524 should have a contest on who has the cleanest under carriage.
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I think theheder and CGSmith0524 should have a contest on who has the cleanest under carriage.
I would probably lose with all the drag radial shrapnel in my wheel wells.
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I think theheder and CGSmith0524 should have a contest on who has the cleanest under carriage.
One truck has like triple the mileage lol
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