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Bilstein 5100 advice

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dylandercole, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. Aug 4, 2009 at 9:08 PM
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    dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So i have a 03 4x4 with 3'' revtec coil spacers in the front and 2.5'' AALs in the rear. I recently ordered toytec rear shackles to give me the extra inch to clear the 33s i want to put on. So i have to get new shocks. I have heard good things about the bilstein 5100s but wanted to know if anyone had any advice on different shocks or these ones.
     
  2. Aug 4, 2009 at 10:42 PM
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    bajamoon

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    the 5100's are good but i am not sure if they will be long enough for your lift, i think they are only good to 2", give Sonny a call at downsouthmotorsports and he will take care of you and tell you what would be best.
     
  3. Aug 4, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Check out the billstein 5125s. They are longer for a higher lifted rear
     
  4. Aug 5, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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    dylandercole

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    Thanks guys this is my first rig so all this is new to me. Ill look into the 5125s.
     
  5. Aug 5, 2009 at 1:14 PM
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    jacob_wood

    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    the billys I have are max 2.5" so you will probably need to go to the 5125s. I'm not 100% though but good luck!
     
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