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1st gen trd bilstiens

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by henrysethxiii, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Mar 12, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    henrysethxiii

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    Am I the only person who isn't thrilled with the ride of my stock TRD package bilstiens? I know a lot of y'all have gone to the 5100s and I would love to but that isn't in the cards financially. I'm thinking about switching to the oem NON-TRD shocks. Thoughts on this?
     
  2. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:15 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    trd isnt the billys, i think there the tokyos..or what ever it is.
     
  3. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    DC's came with tokico's. i think the trd access cabs and had the billies maybe. not sure, but im sure someone that knows will chime in shortly.
     
  4. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    Yerp...my DC has the tokicos...not sure about the rest.
     
  5. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    david7268

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    NONE.....yet!
    TRD Access cabs had the yella billies on em.
     
  6. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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    humanoid

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    I had a '99 Xtra Cab PreRunner SR5 V6
    He has a 2000, they all came w/ Billies on them, not Tokicos.
     
  7. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    Off topic, but...are tokicos any good
     
  8. Mar 13, 2010 at 12:31 AM
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    kumaWRX

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    As a whole, yes they are a very good shock company. They make the shocks for many vehicles as OE equipment especially Toyota.
     
  9. Mar 13, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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    Dellosa89

    Dellosa89 Love peace and Taco Grease

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    not for offroading.
     
  10. Mar 13, 2010 at 5:44 AM
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    fsbrain03

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    I think my next purchase, better be some new shocks. I noticed the other day that my passenger front is showing a little oil leakage.
     
  11. Mar 13, 2010 at 6:00 AM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    My 04 has yellow billies on it and all 4 are shot. It rides like a boat so im gonna put 5100s on it as soon as they get them in stock again.
     
  12. Mar 13, 2010 at 6:03 AM
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    Max-4_Yota

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    yeah my 04 has the TRD billies all around it
     
  13. Mar 13, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    BBBBZZZZZZ !!!! incorrect, The yellow bodied Bilstiens are, infact OEM for the 1stgen. TRD's:eek::eek:

    aawwww, too bad you lost this round, but thanks for playing "Name that OEM shock"
     
  14. Mar 13, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    pittim

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    Respect your elder gen.
    Pink slider.
    ...not entirely.

    XCabs came with Billys, DCabs came with Tokicos.
     
  15. Mar 13, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    HA HA, I'm still right, Wildfirejersey's statement was "TRD's isn't the billies."

    I made no claim of reference as to "Xcab or Double cab." It was to OEM TRD shocks . from his statement he was saying that bilsteins weren't OEM TRD, is this not the case ?
     
  16. Mar 13, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    Good one.:crazy: My TRD has oe tokicos.
     
  17. Mar 13, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    And I quote myself again.... double cabs began in 2001, the OP has a 2000 and they all came with Billies.

     
  18. Mar 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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    alex1988

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    No clue what I have.. buy my 04 dc rides like crap compared to my suburban.. and the suburban has 250k with stock shocks still on it
     
  19. Mar 13, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    to answer the OP, the ride from my stock bils are great.
     
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