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Old 04-12-2013, 09:22 AM   #1
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Bilstein 5100 adjustable

I know it's been asked before -.- , if I wanted to raise just the front of my car with bilstein 5100 adjustables what would I need ? Just the struts? And use my original springs ?
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Yes, There are 4 settings on the 5100's from 0-2.5". Just have to swap out the shock and use the original spring.
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Yes, There are 4 settings on the 5100's from 0-2.5". Just have to swap out the shock and use the original spring.
Thanks? You have them on your truck?
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I have the 5100s. I did the 1.75 setting because I have 4 leafs in the back and Im level with the stock springs.

Here is my truck next to stock before I replaced my tires.
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I'm looking at installing 5100's on the front of my Tacoma, I need to bring the front up about 2" in order to be level with the rear, probably because of the brush guard I have. My question is after installing the 5100's do I need a differential drop kit, or is that only necessary if you do a spacer lift.

neonlazer-what setup do you have, I like how your truck sits, and what size tires are those.
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Finally pay day , anything I should reconsider about this set up ? 5100 with 885 no spacer if someone has a picture please share it !
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Finally pay day , anything I should reconsider about this set up ? 5100 with 885 no spacer if someone has a picture please share it !
sounds good OP..
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How's the ride quality?

I have a 2013 prerunner access cab SR5 2.7.

The stock ride is slightly harsh feeling on bumps/potholes especially from the rear. I don't tow or carry much weight in the bed ever. Granted it's a truck and it's never gonna ride like a car. I do mostly city/highway driving. Rarely I drive on some dirt roads.

Would swapping to 5100's only(no other aftermarket parts) front/rear improve the ride so it's less jarring? I'm happy with the OEM ride height.
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How's the ride quality?

I have a 2013 prerunner access cab SR5 2.7.

The stock ride is slightly harsh feeling on bumps/potholes especially from the rear. I don't tow or carry much weight in the bed ever. Granted it's a truck and it's never gonna ride like a car. I do mostly city/highway driving. Rarely I drive on some dirt roads.

Would swapping to 5100's only(no other aftermarket parts) front/rear improve the ride so it's less jarring? I'm happy with the OEM ride height.
yes.. they are def better than stock shocks... I would recommend it.. i'm even lifted and I ride better than I did on stock shocks
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