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In case it helps those considering the 5100 route and concerns wheeling - Just ran these pretty hard for three days at Moab. 5100s at 1.5" with 35's. Ran Moab level 5/6 trails like a champ. No issues when flexing, up/down notable ledges, or running dirt trails at 30-35 mph. I did Off-Roadeo then took mine on the trails the next day for comparison. The SAS setup was softer and more comfortable when running trails at higher speeds (above 15-20mph). Otherwise, I didnt notice anything much different between the two performance wise. 5100s are a little harsher of a ride. But nowhere as bad as old school offroaders. Of course the 6100s will be better. But given they dont fit the non-SAS springs, I highly recommend the 5100's at Circlip #2 and 35's for moderate offroading.

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In case it helps those considering the 5100 route and concerns wheeling - Just ran these pretty hard for three days at Moab. 5100s at 1.5" with 35's. Ran Moab level 5/6 trails like a champ. No issues when flexing, up/down notable ledges, or running dirt trails at 30-35 mph. I did Off-Roadeo then took mine on the trails the next day for comparison. The SAS setup was softer and more comfortable when running trails at higher speeds (above 15-20mph). Otherwise, I didnt notice anything much different between the two performance wise. 5100s are a little harsher of a ride. But nowhere as bad as old school offroaders. Of course the 6100s will be better. But given they dont fit the non-SAS springs, I highly recommend the 5100's at Circlip #2 and 35's for moderate offroading.

Hope this helps!
That makes me feel more comfortable, I set mine at #4. I like the way it sets up now, have not had a chance to take it anywhere except a mudhole yet. Definitely feel nicer than the stock ones.
 

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In case it helps those considering the 5100 route and concerns wheeling - Just ran these pretty hard for three days at Moab. 5100s at 1.5" with 35's. Ran Moab level 5/6 trails like a champ. No issues when flexing, up/down notable ledges, or running dirt trails at 30-35 mph. I did Off-Roadeo then took mine on the trails the next day for comparison. The SAS setup was softer and more comfortable when running trails at higher speeds (above 15-20mph). Otherwise, I didnt notice anything much different between the two performance wise. 5100s are a little harsher of a ride. But nowhere as bad as old school offroaders. Of course the 6100s will be better. But given they dont fit the non-SAS springs, I highly recommend the 5100's at Circlip #2 and 35's for moderate offroading.

Hope this helps!
In case it helps those considering the 5100 route and concerns wheeling - Just ran these pretty hard for three days at Moab. 5100s at 1.5" with 35's. Ran Moab level 5/6 trails like a champ. No issues when flexing, up/down notable ledges, or running dirt trails at 30-35 mph. I did Off-Roadeo then took mine on the trails the next day for comparison. The SAS setup was softer and more comfortable when running trails at higher speeds (above 15-20mph). Otherwise, I didnt notice anything much different between the two performance wise. 5100s are a little harsher of a ride. But nowhere as bad as old school offroaders. Of course the 6100s will be better. But given they dont fit the non-SAS springs, I highly recommend the 5100's at Circlip #2 and 35's for moderate offroading.

Hope this helps!
Thanks for info, definitely does help. Looking at doing the same setup only on a 34" tire. Did you buy chance have to remove crash bars?
 
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I’m using the 34.5” tire and with the shocks all the way up I did remove my crash bars
 

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I’m using the 34.5” tire and with the shocks all the way up I did remove my crash bars
Thank you! Got some rok blokz mudflaps and they mount to the crash bar only reason I ask. Could probably figure something else out if I have to remove them but the mudflaps work well!
 

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Anyone running these on the lowest (1” lift) setting with non-sas BD springs? Wondering how they’d handle 285/70 ko2s on the steelies. Combo weight is maybe 3-4lb over the grabbers.
 

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Anyone running these on the lowest (1” lift) setting with non-sas BD springs? Wondering how they’d handle 285/70 ko2s on the steelies. Combo weight is maybe 3-4lb over the grabbers.
5100 shouldn't have any issues with 33" tires. You will enjoy the extra control as bronco's are heavy!
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