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I have a noob question. I have my bilsteins set at 2.1 Was sick and tired how low the front was. Now i want more rake... I ordered TGC 0.75 rear spacer. Will the rear spacer put unneccasary strain on the bilsteins? Will i need another new alignment? Any one else have a similar set up? Thanks.
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K... So what I'm getting from your post is that you were sick of how low the front was so you're raising the back? Or did you set the Bilsteins up to 2.8" and now want more rake? Your post is very unclear as to what you did there....

Either way you won't have any issues adding the 0.75" rear spacer. If you're really picky you could get an alignment done afterwards but for that small of a spacer I wouldn't worry about it.
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I think he meant he added bilsteins to get rid of the rake,
now he wants some back. so I beleive u should be fine to add the rear spacer without a new alignment or it causing any issues
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I think he meant he added bilsteins to get rid of the rake,
now he wants some back. so I beleive u should be fine to add the rear spacer without a new alignment or it causing any issues
Aahhhh yes. Now I see what you're saying. I thought he had them at 2.1" and was sick of how low the front was... So my assumption was that he bumped them up to 2.8" and now wanted more rake.

But what you described definitely makes more sense.
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I might wait a little bit in time those Bil's will lose a little bit of height. Now they arent gonna loose .75" of an inch so thats something also to consider. You should be sitting pretty level unless you are always caring a load in your bed
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with the bil's at 2.1 you should currently have a .75 to 1 in rake?, how much rack are you looking for?
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I have a noob question. I have my bilsteins set at 2.1 Was sick and tired how low the front was. Now i want more rake... I ordered TGC 0.75 rear spacer. Will the rear spacer put unneccasary strain on the bilsteins? Will i need another new alignment? Any one else have a similar set up? Thanks.
Answer is, no, you will not put any strain on those Bilsteins.
Pop EM in no you'll have .75" of rake added
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