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Bilstein 510 front question?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SMG26, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. Apr 19, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    SMG26

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    I have an 06 prerunner and currently have the toytec 3" spacer lift. But I recently purchased some front 5100's. I read some post saying that you can use that 1/4" top plate spacer too correct the driver side lean. What do you mean by lean? And does every truck have that issue when installing 5100?
     
  2. Apr 19, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    the lean comes from the factory. you install the spacer on the driver side strut assembly and not on the passanger side. then the lean is "fixed"
     
  3. Apr 19, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    I want to set them at 1.75 setting. When I install the spacer on the drivers side what setting would I set that shock to? Thanks for the help.
     
  4. Apr 19, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    1.75"

    the "taco lean" means that the whole driver side of the truck is angled to sit lower than the passenger side. when you adjust both 5100's to the 1.75 the driver side will sit lower once installed on the truck due to all the weight on that side. so set both to 1.75" and place the 1/4" spacer on top of the driver side strut assembly only, then install.
     
  5. Apr 19, 2010 at 6:57 PM
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    I see. Thanks
     
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    yup! np :)
     
  7. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    my lean was only 1/8th of an inch so i left it alone
     
  8. Apr 27, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    Hmm.. how do you correct the lean on the rear? Or do people just leavce it alone?
     
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