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5100's or?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by yota new.o, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    yota new.o

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    i am very short on money right now and in the future once im in the military i will upgrade to icon's or such. but at the moment i have a 3" block/spacer lift and would like to upgrade the shocks for a little better ride. i know i can expect a whole lot with the spacer and such but is there any option to help with that. fyi it's a tough country lift:help:
     
  2. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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    5100s for the front would be $180 and will give a much improved ride over the spacer/stock shock combo.
     
  3. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:28 PM
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    By the way...once you're in the military you're still going to be short on money :D
     
  4. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:28 PM
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  5. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    are the 5100's up front the adjustable ones or should i leave them set stock and use the spacer id like leaf packs but thats not in the picture right now
     
  6. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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    yota new.o

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    lol well just about got the married part and the kid part not quiet yet, im hoping to leave in a few months if the stupid coast guard recruiter will ever call me back
     
  7. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    You can just ditch the spacer and use the 5100s to preload the springs. The difference is that the 5100 shock is designed for the stiffer spring rate, while the stock shocks are not
     
  8. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    lol thats for my dad and brother i thought about it and almost went but id rather be on a cutter i looked at that combo on toytec and i like the price of the springs with all four 5100's will that be a decent upgrade for now?
     
  9. Jan 10, 2012 at 5:39 PM
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    no not yet ive been to meps discussed my job and contract and ya it's confusing medical issues from the past have been screwing me left and right lol
     
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