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Are my 5100's wrong

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SampleFool, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:46 PM
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    SampleFool

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    I picked up my bilstein's today but they dont look like them. They should be silver right? Or are some just sold in yellow?

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  2. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    unless they have new colors those are stockers not 5100s
     
  3. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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    hendooman

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    You got the wrong ones ordered, or they sent you the wrong ones...those are the stock shocks. The 5100's will be silver, and said made by Racing Dynamics on them.
     
  4. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:51 PM
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    Man I knew they were wrong! I drove 40 mi just to have these within a week. Ordered them last friday, and since everyone was way backordered I figured why not?
     
  5. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    hendooman

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    That sucks, too good to be true I guess...good luck. Did you pay 5100 prices? Those stockers are probably considerably cheaper aren't they?
     
  6. Feb 11, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    No they were not thats why I figured they were right. Im calling tomorrow morn and getting money back.
     
  7. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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    Where did you buy them that they don't know the difference between a stock Bilstein and a 5100 and charged you for them?

    I wouldn't buy anything else from them...
     
  8. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    Do they have four different slots under the silver ring or just one? If it has four then that is the same as 5100's. Stockers just have one groove
     
  9. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    I went to an offroad shop here in VA. I guess they dont know much about toyota's, I could have told that from the 10 F-150 sitting out front of it.
     
  10. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    Those look like Billy HD shocks.
     
  11. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:16 PM
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    Engage Offroad long travel front and rear with some fat tires.
    there is a 5100 series shock for stock applications, then the 5100 series shocks for lifted applications

    the stock application ones are still yellow...

    double check the part numbers on the shock bodies...

    but def contact the vendor and get them to pay for shipping so you dont have to drive back...
     
  12. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    That is what they have to be.
     
  13. Feb 11, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    Engage Offroad long travel front and rear with some fat tires.
    ya know what though, thats the way they used to be back when it was just 1st gen tacos... things probably changed since then...
     
  14. Feb 12, 2010 at 3:20 AM
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    I received my 5100s earlier this week. Right now they are sitting in my foyer. They are clearly silver.
     
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    Those are the same stock bill's that came on my TRD OR. Bummer.
     
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    Where did you get them? I am in Hampton, I called around and someone in VA Beach will have them on tuesday, but they want 450 for them
     
  18. Feb 12, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    Interesting. The blue and yellow looks stock but the silver collar/coil seat looks adjustable (5100). My stock TRD Off Road shocks had a thin, yellow collar. I think?
     
  19. Feb 12, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    Where did you get them from? Production Offroad?
     
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