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5100s at 2.5 and vibrations

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by toyo freak, Aug 6, 2010.

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Issues with billies and vibrations

Poll closed Sep 5, 2010.
  1. Yes I ran into issue (vibrations, shakes, etc)

    9 vote(s)
    64.3%
  2. No problems so far

    3 vote(s)
    21.4%
  3. Never had an issue

    2 vote(s)
    14.3%
  1. Aug 6, 2010 at 2:08 PM
    #1
    toyo freak

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    I wanna know how many people, who currently run 5100s at 2.5 or those who have had them in the past, ran into issues like vibrations and/or the shakes. If so please elaborate.:D
    Thanks
     
  2. Aug 6, 2010 at 2:19 PM
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    ToucanV13

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    Did you do a diff drop? Some people said it went away after that. Mine are at 2.5 and I have diff drop with no issues
     
  3. Aug 6, 2010 at 2:19 PM
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    ttylerr

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    i'm running 5100's at .85 with the eibach 1.6" springs which gives around the same amount of lift (if not more) and i havent had any vibrations whatsoever as of yet.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    ToucanV13

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  5. Aug 7, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    I plan on setting mine at 2.5 when I install next month and hoping for the best.

    what is diff drop?
     
  6. Aug 8, 2010 at 6:36 AM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    If you have 4x4, it's a 1" drop so it doesn't interfere with driving the vehicle.
     
  7. Aug 8, 2010 at 7:24 AM
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    Reaper10

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    Fronts set to 2.5, very minor drive line vibration at take off. between 5 and 10 miles per hour. Honestly, it's so minor, sometimes I think its just my imagination.
     
  8. Aug 8, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    What? How is this done?
     
  9. Aug 8, 2010 at 12:51 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    listen it seems vibs are hit or miss...do the lift and see what happens....
    if your like me a tried the diff drop the axle shims and the c.b. drop now worked
    the vib is minor at best.. but im a o.c. so what i did is added some m/t and a bass box and now i love it
    good luck and dont worry about it
     
  10. Aug 8, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    a diff drop is one inch spacer that try to correct drive line angles...
    thats all i can tell you you being a colorado fan
    NYR NYR NYR NYR
     
  11. Aug 8, 2010 at 1:45 PM
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    cntmdc

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    I did mine about 8 months ago with no issues at all. I have a 2" AAL in the rear and Billy 5100 set at 2.5" on the front.GL with the lift.
     
  12. Aug 8, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    sanga700

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    Do you run stock wheels or aftermarket wheels ? I got 2.5" lift of the 5100's w/o any vibration at all .
     
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