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Old 05-27-2009, 01:21 PM   #1
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sagging Bilstein shock

'98 Tacoma Reg cab
2.7L, 5spd, 4wd
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I have Bilstein shocks (10" 5150 Series with 255/70 valving). They came on the truck and I don't know much about them.

The rear left shock always sags a little. At best, about an inch and at worst, maybe 2-1/2 inches, or so.

Anyone know if these can be adjusted in some way?

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Old 05-27-2009, 01:37 PM   #2
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The springs are going to dictate ride height.....Sounds like you may have worn springs?
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yeah, now that you mention it, thats probably it. I added a leaf spring on an S-10 before so, hopefully I can fix this problem too.

I suppose I'm best off replacing all of them? I have to look how many there even are...3 on each side, I think?
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yeah, now that you mention it, thats probably it. I added a leaf spring on an S-10 before so, hopefully I can fix this problem too.

I suppose I'm best off replacing all of them? I have to look how many there even are...3 on each side, I think?
Yeah. 2 plus an Over load. Depending on the miles, you may want to consider a new leaf pack.
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