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Old 07-19-2011, 09:21 PM   #1
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5100s on my prerunner?

I want to level my prerunner. I have heard of people leveling their prerunners with 5100s but the man at rhino linings told me that shocks wouldnt allow me to level it, even if they are adjustable. He directed me to buy a readylift leveling kit and guaranteed that it would not effect my ride quality. I dont know if he was serious or just trying to sell me a kit for $230 and an alignment. My question is, can i use billy 5100s on my prerunner or do i have to resort to a spacer leveling kit? From what i have researched, i have heard much greater things about the 5100s.

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BTW its an 2007 prerunner TRD Sport. V6
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5100s at 1.75"

that dude was bullshitting you, sorry man.
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hmm

I would like to know also cause that was my plan to get 5100 billies to level the truck
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I want to level my prerunner. I have heard of people leveling their prerunners with 5100s but the man at rhino linings told me that shocks wouldnt allow me to level it, even if they are adjustable. He directed me to buy a readylift leveling kit and guaranteed that it would not effect my ride quality. I dont know if he was serious or just trying to sell me a kit for $230 and an alignment. My question is, can i use billy 5100s on my prerunner or do i have to resort to a spacer leveling kit? From what i have researched, i have heard much greater things about the 5100s.

Thanks!

BTW its an 2007 prerunner TRD Sport. V6

its adjustable to 2.5". i put the 5100's on mine and it lifted it up more then level. if you go to .85" i think that puts it at level. and i only paid $150 for both front shocks. kind of a pain to put on tho
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get the 5100s...then take ur truck to the dude...be like "hey jackass its level" then take the truck to somebody else to re-align.
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So basically all i need to level it is billy 5100s and my own mechanical skills of doing the swap in my own garage?
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Old 07-19-2011, 09:33 PM   #7
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So basically all i need to level it is billy 5100s and my own mechanical skills of doing the swap in my own garage?

Exactly. and an allignment. thats all you need. he was def. trying to sell you some bs
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So basically all i need to level it is billy 5100s and my own mechanical skills of doing the swap in my own garage?
Yep. You dont even have to replace the rears.
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The 5100s are perfect for leveling your PreRunner. You should be good at the 1.75" setting.
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So basically all i need to level it is billy 5100s and my own mechanical skills of doing the swap in my own garage?
Yes!
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oh and be sure to video tape when you go by that shop and show him your freshly leveled truck and tell him to piss off
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Alright thanks guys, now i just have to order them and make an attempt at installing them... i mean how hard could it be? hahaha
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Alright thanks guys, now i just have to order them and make an attempt at installing them... i mean how hard could it be? hahaha

haha harder then you may think. id for sure have a buddy help you
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Old 07-19-2011, 09:41 PM   #15
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now youre scaring me haha
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Old 07-19-2011, 09:51 PM   #16
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now youre scaring me haha
im sure you'll be fine, it comes with instructions. you will need a spring compressor tho. other then that its just your standard tools that are req.
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Old 07-19-2011, 10:06 PM   #17
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Where can i get a spring compressor from and are they expensive? Maybe somewhere like advance or autozone?
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get the 5100s...then take ur truck to the dude...be like "hey jackass its level" then take the truck to somebody else to re-align.
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Old 07-22-2011, 11:10 AM   #20
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So Could u for intsance just have the people at the tire place where i am getting new tires throw those 5100's on there say if i were mechanically handicapped
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