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5100s all around

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by andrew7940, May 30, 2012.

  1. May 30, 2012 at 1:37 PM
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    andrew7940

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    Ok, I'm looking at getting the blisten 5100s for all four corners of my 06 Tacoma. I don't plan on lifting it, just keeping stock height, I was wondering what I should set the fronts at and how is the ride quality with this set up compared to stock? I don't have the rear TSB leaf springs or anything like that. just looking to replace my stock shocks as of now and I saw that downsouth motor sports had a good deal for the full set. I'd appreciate any advise you could give.
     
  2. May 30, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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  3. May 30, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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    For no lift, set them to 0.
     
  4. May 30, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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    Are you planning on getting the TSB?
     
  5. May 30, 2012 at 4:45 PM
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    No I wasn't I haven't had any issues with my truck since I bought it 6 years ago. I plan on lifting it in a few years when it's no longer a daily driver but I'm going to do the complete ome lift with dakars. But that's about 4 years from now and I'll have about another 50 k or more on her
     
  6. Jun 1, 2012 at 6:01 AM
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    Another question I have is, if I keep the fron set at 0, and replace the rears with 5100s as well would I need to do an AAL? also should I replace the stock coils? the truck has 92k on it now.
     
  7. Jun 1, 2012 at 6:10 AM
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    If you're planning on lifting it later and not using the 5100's to acheive that lift, you might want to consider just the Bilstein HD's for a shock replacement. They're a little cheaper and will still ride very nice. If you're not going to use the adjustability feature of the 5100's, there's no real reason to pay the extra money for them when a good quality conventional shock will meet your needs (especially since you'll be replacing them in a few years anyways).

    Your call on replacing stuff. You don't NEED an AAL with the rear 5100's, they'll work fine at stock height (see my response above about Bilstein HD's or 4600's). As far as the coils, if it rides fine and isn't bottoming out, I wouldn't bother replacing the coils. I'd imagine your leaf springs are at the end of their life though but you mentioned above that they rode fine.
     
  8. Jun 1, 2012 at 6:53 AM
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