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4 leaf springs but no shocks

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dalsmthme, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Jun 12, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    dalsmthme

    dalsmthme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So the dealer put the TSB 4 leaf springs on my '09 DC SR5 to fix a vibration issue (long story, don't ask). They didn't put the Bilstien shocks in so I am feeling jipped. I have an open case with Toyota right now over this whole issue. Is it worth making a huge deal out of them not putting in the shocks?
     
  2. Jun 12, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    The OEM TRD Bilstiens are not that great of a shock...Your better off with the 5100 series instead.
     
  3. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    dalsmthme

    dalsmthme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, well I don't really want to spend my own money on this stuff quite yet....
     
  4. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Some trucks get the new Bilstiens, some dont......Not sure of the qualifier.
     
  5. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:03 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Quit complaining, at least you got the TSB.
     
  6. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    dalsmthme

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    Not complaining, just asking.....sorry
     
  7. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Hes only kidding....he doesnt quite know how to use the smileys yet. :D
    Seems alot of folks get turned down for the TSB, though.
     
  8. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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  9. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    Non TRD trucks are supposed to get the Bilsteins TRD trucks do not because they already have them. I see nothing else in the TSB to indicate anything else in regard to the shocks.
     
  10. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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  11. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    chris4x4

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    My truck is a NON TRD, and I didnt get the TRD shocks....'course, I dint want them :)
     
  12. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    Yeah, I know that. Mine is a non-TRD. Should have gotten them. I am starting to think I don't care though.
     
  13. Jun 12, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I wouldnt worry about it. Like I said, they are not that big a deal.
     
  14. Jun 13, 2009 at 1:57 AM
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    I have non-trd and got the Bilsteins installed and just like Chris4x4 says, there is not a significant ride difference in my opinion.
     
  15. Jun 13, 2009 at 3:21 AM
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    StandingCow

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    Same as far as the shocks go...
     
  16. Jun 13, 2009 at 6:08 AM
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    I've got a TRD & I've got the shocks too.There in the box my 5125's came in sitting on the shelf in my shop.Your not losing out on anything,they're not much better than what you have.Get yourself some 5100's & live happily ever after.:)
     
  17. Jun 15, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    ldmarcht931

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    Will the shocks fix the vibration?

    LM
     
  18. Jun 15, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    dalsmthme

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    Shocks won't do it, but it appears that the springs have eliminated my axel wrap problem. To bad I now have new driveline vibrations between 15 and 30mph and above 50mph........
     
  19. Jun 15, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    If you don't a a TRD package then you not suppose to get the Bilstein shocks put on just a another set of the standard black shocks.
     
  20. Jun 15, 2009 at 5:30 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    My truck is non-TRD and got new blisteins and 4 leaf pak via TSB.
    This was about 2 yrs ago on my 2006 4x4.
     
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