|03-18-2013, 08:05 PM||#1|
5125 first gen set up?
I was wondering what set up I would need to run 5125's on my 01 prerunner? Is there anything comparable for a similar price? I'm looking for maximum travel without having to cut into the bed and I don't want it to lift the truck very much, is that even possible? thanks.
|03-18-2013, 08:46 PM||#2|
You can run an 8 and an 8.5" travel 5125 with stock suspension.
A 9.25 is what we use on a 3" lift.
Anything longer and you'll need to limit the up travel so you don't bottom out the shocks.
An /\ frame mounting is popular and gives great travel numbers but decreases the dampening effect of the shocks.
|03-19-2013, 01:13 PM||#4|
Truck ~n~ Tow
'00 Tacoma SR5 4X 2000 Xtra Cab Manual
Donahoe CO's, Deaver leaf paks, Lockright Locker, All Pro body armor ( sliders, front and rear bumpers ), All Pro under belly skids, Warn M8K w/Masterpull synthetic line, Dual Optima battery system, 4 ea LightForce Striker 170 offroad lights, 8 ea wired rock lights, and plenty more I'm sure
^ Bilstein 5125 series
* be sure they come with 1/2" hour glass end bushings
as they were originally mfgr'd to fit chevys 5/16" or sumthun
often the original bushings may need be pressed out and replaced.
Wheeler's Off Road sells them with the correct bushings I believe.
There's probably others... if a search is done, questions are asked.
BIL BE5-6252-H5 Bilstein Shock **Drvr's side ( 8" )
BIL BE5-6253-H5 Bilstein Shock ** pass. side ( 8 1/2" )
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