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5100 and factory coils

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by LonghornTaco, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:07 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    The ebay auction for the 5100s says:

    Front shocks are for use with "Factory Coil Springs".

    Is this just a CYA or can I use them with the ToyTec coilover kit?
     
  2. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:12 PM
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    im pretty sure they can be used with the toytec coils......you just gotta leave them on the stock setting.
     
  3. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:12 PM
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    That's what I figured...

    Thanks!
     
  4. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:25 PM
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    What do you mean by ToyTec coil over kit?
     
  5. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:27 PM
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  6. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:37 PM
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    Not sure if it'll be wise to use them with the 5100s. For some reason I don't think those springs were made to fit those shocks. I would just get some Billy HDs and get those coils and call it a day.

    edit: the link you showed up above is for the FJ, they don't share the same suspension components as our gen Tacos.
     
  7. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:41 PM
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    Well, their coilover/strut assembly they sell together for $799 include Bilstein 5100. Are those a different model than the 5100s everyone talks about on here all the time?

    http://toyteclifts.com/index.php?pa...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
     
  8. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    YES you can use them with the 5100s. toytec uses them here http://toyteclifts.com/index.php?pa...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
     
  9. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    Ah, I hadn't noticed that. However, it also says in the description:

    Also fits 5100 series aftermarket front shocks. Will not work with factory shocks on the 03-09 4-Runner or 05-09 Tacoma.

    Looks like it will work with the 5100s, just not the factory shocks that come on the '09 Tacoma.

    Am I reading this right? I guess I could call ToyTec tomorrow... :)
     
  10. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:47 PM
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    you can use them with factory springs also
     
  11. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:51 PM
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    Alright, forget everything I said. I just realized you have an '09 Taco and not a first gen Taco, and yes, those will work... obviously.
     
  12. Oct 13, 2008 at 6:56 PM
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    No worries. Thanks guys!
     
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