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5100's question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kevinklk97, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. Jun 1, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    kevinklk97

    kevinklk97 [OP] Active Member

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    If I install the 5100's shocks will I need to install new coil spriings or will the shocks alone raise the truck 3inches? i went to the website and could not find a price either anyone know how much they run
     
  2. Jun 1, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    Padilla1880

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    You can use your stock coils.
     
  3. Jun 1, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    cbcs1987 Redneck from the hills

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    Hey I see your from clarksville. I'm from maryville tn. The 5100s only raise the truck in the front up to 2.5 You do not need after market springs.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    DanGer

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    Did you search here? Downsouth motorsports has them at discount for TW members. You donot need new coils but they won't raise it to a full 3" without them
     
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    Also, get your shocks from downsouthmotorsports. They are a member on here and you can get the 4 shocks for 282 shipped.
     
  6. Jun 1, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    The 5100's only give you 2.5" max of lift. You can get a 1/4" spacer from Toytec with gives you and extra 1/2" of lift, hence 3". But you may have a hard time getting 3" from an AAL, it will depend on your leaf pack.
     
  7. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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    white91formula

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    so if i buy the 5100's i can get a 2.5" lift in the front and what in the back ?

    assuming i get the TSB done for the rear.... with the 4th leaf

    anything else required other then the 5100's if i use stock springs ?
     
  8. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    Theoretically no you shouldn't need anything else in the front BUT some guys have had a "tacoma lean" where one side is slightly lower than the other and required a spacer over one of the coils. It doesn't happen to everyone though.
     
  9. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    The TSB will lift approx 1.25" if you want you could either use an AAL or a 1" block like me, check my pics, you'll see it canted to the front (my 5100's are set at 1.75"

    Oh and if you get the TSB, they'll give you new billys so you'll only need to get the front 5100's.

    Rob
     
  10. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    The ones they give you for the rear will NOT be the 5100's though. They will be the standard HD shocks.
     
  11. Jun 2, 2009 at 9:11 AM
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    zero niner

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    I didn't really think they were that different. How much difference are they? I figured both being Bilsteins would be comparative...

    Rob
     
  12. Jun 2, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    In all honesty, I am not sure. Chris4x4 and some of the others may have a better idea. I believe that the valving, the extension, and the compression are all better in the 5100's.
     
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