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2.5" daystar vs. Bilstein 5100's cranked to 2.5"

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SChunter1991, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. Sep 28, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    SChunter1991

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    I am new to the forum and Ive been searching around alot and can't seem to find an exact answer to my question. I just recieved a 2009 tacoma double cab trd off-road 4x4 for my birthday and I have narrowed my choices of leveling options to two kits. Between the daystar 2.5" lift and Bilsteins cranked to 2.5" which is the best choice? Pros and Cons of both? And also will modifying the truck by leveling it void the warranty?
    Thanks
     
  2. Sep 28, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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    Fabulous

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    5100's at 2.5...
     
  3. Sep 28, 2010 at 12:24 PM
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    T-rev

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    5100's hands down. And no, it won't void your warranty.
     
  4. Sep 28, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    SChunter1991

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    Why the 5100's? Is the ride quality better?
     
  5. Sep 28, 2010 at 12:36 PM
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    Better ride quality and isn't a spacer.
     
  6. Feb 12, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    Subbed...SChunter1991 what did you end up going with? I am in the same boat...got an 09 TRD Sport LB looking to get some height. If you did lift, what tire size did you go with.
     
  7. Feb 12, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    TacoMatt02

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    5100's cranked to 2.5 is a pretty damn rough ride also
     
  8. Feb 12, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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  9. Feb 14, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    96Taco

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    ..stay tuned
    You received a 2009 Tacoma for your birthday!!

    I need to start hanging out in your circle.
     
  10. Feb 14, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    Right!!:D

    but i wuld go with 5100's
     
  11. Feb 14, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    rmahoney2013

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    billys will only do you good things thats for sure
     
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