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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. SChunter1991

    SChunter1991 [OP] New Member

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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. Fabulous

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    5100's at 2.5...
     
  3. T-rev

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    5100's hands down. And no, it won't void your warranty.
     
  4. SChunter1991

    SChunter1991 [OP] New Member

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    Why the 5100's? Is the ride quality better?
     
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    Colton Reagan/Bush '84

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    Better ride quality and isn't a spacer.
     
  6. JstreetS

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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. TacoMatt02

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    5100's cranked to 2.5 is a pretty damn rough ride also
     
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    ..stay tuned
    You received a 2009 Tacoma for your birthday!!

    I need to start hanging out in your circle.
     
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    Right!!:D

    but i wuld go with 5100's
     
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    rmahoney2013 Well-Known Member

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    billys will only do you good things thats for sure
     
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