Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Garage > Suspension

Notices

Bilstien 5100's in coils

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-17-2011, 06:49 AM   #1
raswank [OP] raswank is offline
Banned
raswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Rick
Joined: Aug 2010, #41087
Location: Auburn,Ma
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,130
raswank's Tacoma Gallery
Bilstien 5100's in coils

So this is what I have coming from Toytec. Eibachs, 1/4 inch spacer, rear 1.5 AAL, rear 5100's, carriage bearing drop kit, shims. My question is I already have the 5100's installed on the truck at 1.75. I want to be able to order another pair of front 5100's and take the spacer, and springs somewhere and have them compressed. But isn't there like a part on the truck i would need to be able to do this. Like the top plate or something? And my other question is. Is there anyone interested in my recently installed 5100's that are on the truck now with about 1,000 miles on them? The whole assembly.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 07:07 AM   #2
ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!
Bama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Bama_TACO's Avatar
Joined: Aug 2010, #41157
Location: Winfield, AL
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,020
Bama_TACO's Tacoma Gallery
You will have to have the top hat (top plate or whatever you want to call it) to go on the new 5100s you have coming. Why are you replacing a practically brand new set of 5100s?
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 07:10 AM   #3
raswank [OP] raswank is offline
Banned
raswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Rick
Joined: Aug 2010, #41087
Location: Auburn,Ma
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,130
raswank's Tacoma Gallery
Figured it would be cheaper to take it somewhere and have it compressed. It cost me 320.00 with alignment to have the fronts done around here. Figured it would be easier to have them set up, and then just exchange the new ones
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 07:16 AM   #4
ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!
Bama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shedBama_TACO is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Bama_TACO's Avatar
Joined: Aug 2010, #41157
Location: Winfield, AL
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,020
Bama_TACO's Tacoma Gallery
If that's the route you want to take, you might be able to find a used set of top plates from someone on here that has converted to coilovers. You can do this yourself and save some major bucks.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 07:23 AM   #5
Senior Member
kinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shedkinkrider101 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Sep 2009, #23497
Location: santa barbara
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,707
kinkrider101's Tacoma Gallery
Hwy don't you just take the 5100 and top plate off your truck? And then take that and install it with the toytec stuff, that's what I did
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 10:38 AM   #6
raswank [OP] raswank is offline
Banned
raswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Rick
Joined: Aug 2010, #41087
Location: Auburn,Ma
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,130
raswank's Tacoma Gallery
Not my cup of tea. Don't know how to be handy in that way.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 12:37 PM   #7
raswank [OP] raswank is offline
Banned
raswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Rick
Joined: Aug 2010, #41087
Location: Auburn,Ma
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,130
raswank's Tacoma Gallery
Reading other posts. Am I going to have to get new UCA's for this lift? If so are Light racing ones okay? Or Allpro? Or Downsouth Motorsports has some now.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2011, 07:23 PM   #8
KPT KPT is offline
sees what you did there.
KPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
KPT's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2009, #22227
Gender: Male
Posts: 32,404
KPT's Tacoma Gallery
You'll only need uca's if you plan on going over 2.5" of lift.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 04:04 AM   #9
raswank [OP] raswank is offline
Banned
raswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Rick
Joined: Aug 2010, #41087
Location: Auburn,Ma
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,130
raswank's Tacoma Gallery
Won't the eibachs give me 2.6? And stock wheels are still okay correct
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 04:19 AM   #10
KPT KPT is offline
sees what you did there.
KPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shedKPT is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
KPT's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2009, #22227
Gender: Male
Posts: 32,404
KPT's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by raswank View Post
Won't the eibachs give me 2.6? And stock wheels are still okay correct
0.85 + 1.6 = 2.45" without any spacers.

Stock wheels will be alright if you stick to 265's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 04:25 AM   #11
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
T@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
T@co_Pr3runn3r's Avatar
Joined: Jan 2009, #12767
Location: <----------------->
Gender: Male
Posts: 9,691
T@co_Pr3runn3r's Tacoma Gallery
I see where we are but not sure where we're going here..............
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 05:02 AM   #12
raswank [OP] raswank is offline
Banned
raswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shedraswank is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Rick
Joined: Aug 2010, #41087
Location: Auburn,Ma
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,130
raswank's Tacoma Gallery
Just drivers side 1/4 inch spacer. For the leaaaaaaaan
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 05:34 AM   #13
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
T@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shedT@co_Pr3runn3r is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
T@co_Pr3runn3r's Avatar
Joined: Jan 2009, #12767
Location: <----------------->
Gender: Male
Posts: 9,691
T@co_Pr3runn3r's Tacoma Gallery
Oh, yeah.......it goes on top of the drvs side strut assembly between it and the frame. OEM studs are long enough for it. You can barely see it here under frame-silver part. Note the stud out the top of the strut nut....
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bilstien 5100 boot up or down? biggecko Suspension 24 06-04-2012 02:40 PM
bilstien 5100 @1.75 esimmons Suspension 20 02-21-2011 08:36 AM
Best price for Bilstien 5100's 4WD 2nd Gen. Tacomas 2 03-19-2010 09:04 PM
Stock bilstien shocks rear and front with coils whynot06 Buy / Sell / Trade 3 09-13-2009 03:28 PM
OME vs Bilstien 5100 hud445 Suspension 10 02-07-2009 09:57 AM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.