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Old 08-24-2010, 05:36 AM   #1
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Will 5100s help ride with truck loaded with passengers?

I have the TSB and stock TRD bilsteins. The truck rides perfect by myself or with a passenger. But I had 4 medium/small adults including myself in there (DC) and could feel that the ride quality was worse up front. I Imagine the springs were compressed more than I'm use to. I was thinking of getting 5100s set to .85 or 1.75 to level truck anyway but will that help a loaded-truck ride or does it have to do with the springs instead?
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Old 08-24-2010, 11:14 AM   #2
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The 5100s have much better valving than your stock shocks. So you should see an improvement.
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The 5100s have much better valving than your stock shocks. So you should see an improvement.
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Great thanks!
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After getting the Leaf Spring TSB I felt the stiffness on the ride compared to stock. I replaced the stock trd with billys 5100s with front set @ zero.
The ride feels almost stock but better. It obsorbs road bumps well not bouncy. Truck rides solid now.

Why zero? I don't mind the slight rake as I often have a load in the back so its level.
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