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5 lug tacoma rear shocks

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Joels98taco, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    hey guys im new here and just wanted to ask you guys what type of shocks would be good for my truck if im trying to get a good amount of travel out back. got some at auto zone BIG mistake. stiffer than my dads tundra. HELP?? thanks :)

    98 tacoma spindles add a leaf
     
  2. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    I just put Doetsche (sp?) rear shocks on mine. I think the AAL is adding more to your stiffness than the shocks. Mine doesn't seem much different than the factory ones I had on before.
     
  3. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    Joels98taco

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    took the shocks out a bit ago and the truck is pretty soft w/o them
     
  4. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    BILSTEIN PUTS OUT A GREAT REAR SHOCK FOR US 5 LUG `RS. R & L BOTH THE SAME # :BS-F4-BE3-C705-HO. 70-80.00 EACH.

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  5. Mar 10, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    is it a pretty nice ride on and off road??
     
  6. Mar 10, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    KILLER ON OR OFF!!!

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  7. Mar 10, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    know of any others that work good? money isn't an issue
     
  8. Mar 10, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    Bilstein Rear 5100s? maybe im not sure for the 1st gens. im thinking it would work tho. cuz 2nd gen bilstein 5100s work for 2nd gen 5 lugs in the rear.
     
  9. Mar 10, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    i was told 5100's are good if your running a 31+ inch tire and that they would give me the same issue i have now
     
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