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Old 04-05-2011, 05:31 AM   #1
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Bilstein HD n' other recommendations

I've seen some builds with 3 in. readylifts/fatbob's on some of the 4-cyl/5-lug, 2nd gen taco's and i plan to do the same with mine. I would like to upgrade my shocks and struts during the installation but still a newb with suspension. My quiestion is what is the Bilstein part # for the front struts for 5-lug & rear shocks for 6-lug? Also, what are other recommendations are there for the struts and shocks without spending too much? I am basically going for show and I'm defnitely not down with the stock look lol.
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If you're just going for show you really do not need to upgrade the front suspension after the lift
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If you're just going for show you really do not need to upgrade the front suspension after the lift
Yea i've read on some other threads that they left the front suspension alone and just upgraded the rear suspension with the lift's installed. If I remember correctly some members ordered and installed the FB rear shocks along with the Readylift to better the ride.
I've ordered the the readylifts and just shipped today, I think I'll go ahead and find upgraded suspension just for the rear. Want to keep that smooth ride yah know.
Thanks for all the responses so far guys, you've been a lot of help!
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Anyone know the part number for a pair of rear Bilstein's HD or Fatbob shocks that fit the 5-luggers?
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Old 04-21-2011, 03:15 AM   #7
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Thanks scott! In fact I went with a similar set up like yours and rides great. Will post pics of my truck once I get her clean lol.
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Thanks scott! In fact I went with a similar set up like yours and rides great. Will post pics of my truck once I get her clean lol.
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yea buddy let`s see um!!!!!!!!
Bud you just got me excited to get the new suspension in
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my one question is did you also upgrade the coils? i have just crossed the 175,000 km mark and am debating on weather or not i need to do it. i figure i may as well since ill have the suspension already apart
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this is what i just got from summit racing can anyone please comment on weather or not these parts would work?

• Part Number: 24-185042
Series: 4600 Series
Drive Type: RWD
Position: Front Left
Descriptor: 5 Lug Wheel
Old Part Number: F4-BE3-C703-H0
• Part Number: 24-185066
Series: 4600 Series
Drive Type: RWD
Position: Front Right
Descriptor: 5 Lug Wheel
Old Part Number: F4-BE3-C704-H0
• Part Number: 24-185073
Series: 4600 Series
Drive Type: RWD
Position: Rear
Descriptor: 5 Lug Wheel
Old Part Number: F4-BE3-C705-H0
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