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Bilstein 5100 / Eibach Gallery

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tcBob, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Aug 14, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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    i would relocate those lights. vulnerable location.
     
  2. Aug 14, 2013 at 11:15 AM
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    Oh yeah I know I put them there for now ...they're bolted to the bottom side of the crush bars on the frame, I didn't want any wobbly movement from them
    I'm gonna mount them on top of the bars once I have time to trim the bumper but either way I'm not worried about the lights breaking lol they can handle the abuse if I were to hit something
     
  3. Aug 14, 2013 at 11:27 AM
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    Black just looks bad ass to me. Silver really has no personality or appeal to me. The best thing I can say about it is that it looks clean all the time. If I had to pick between existing colors I'd go black, red, or hunter green. My all time favorite toyota color is the midnight blue that came on the pick ups and on the newer 05+. I plan on painting mine that color after I bob the bed. Until a few days ago I had never seen a 95-04 Tacoma that color.
     
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  4. Aug 14, 2013 at 11:49 AM
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    It is badass lol but I want white or red one next
    I just need out rederp the chrome parts cause I don't really like flat black
     
  5. Aug 14, 2013 at 2:46 PM
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    Nik, you got a build link? I'm curious about that tire/wheel combo you got goin!
     
  6. Aug 14, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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    No:/ unfortunately I don't ! I wish I would have started one a long time ago but the wheels are Mickey Thompson Classic II 15x8 and tires are 33/12.5/15
    BFG km2
     
  7. Aug 14, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    Better late than never! As long as you got a few pics you can start one anytime!

    To keep this on topic... my 5100's and eibachs are doing great! Really happy with the ride on the street. Have only had them in the dirt once so far but they did great!
     
  8. Aug 14, 2013 at 4:06 PM
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    Did you replace the LCAs or just use the factory ones? Also did you replace the top plates or buy new ones? Tried to look in your build but there was no mention of either
     
  9. Aug 14, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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    There arent any first gen LCA replacements out there that are stock length

    I used my old top plate with mine too
     
  10. Aug 14, 2013 at 4:10 PM
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    Ah thanks. When I was asking the guy at Les Schwab how much they'd charge to compress the coils he was talking about how he didn't think the LCAs would be long enough.... so I just had to ask
     
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Long enough...for the shock? Idk wtf he's talking about. Haha



    They'll fit fine. Once its all together, taking the wheels off takes more time than putting the shock assembly in
     
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    I was like :confused: umm wut. Haha. Anyyyyway, back to the main topic:



    Got my extended rear brake line & front diff drop kit in the mail today!

    [​IMG]


    Now I'm just waiting on those dang all-pro expo leafs, my rear 5125s and the BPV bracket from B.A.M.F.
     
  13. Aug 14, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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    Both control arms are stock and I reused the old top plates.
     
  14. Aug 14, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Are you missing a washer under the UCA bolt, between the bolt and the uniball cup? Or can I just not see it in the pic
     
  15. Aug 14, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    I don't think so? That little gray clip??
     
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    Front Diff Drop Help
    The Eibach Coils/5100s Side View:
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    The Eibach Coils/5100s Front View:
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    My question is in the following picture is this where I take out the bolts and add the new screws/pucks for the front diff drop kit?
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    I'm concerned because in the rear there is only about 1" or so of clearance between my drive line and the front diff...
    [​IMG]


    :confused:
     
  17. Aug 15, 2013 at 4:54 PM
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    Yes that's where you install it. And the low clearance right there doesn't matter. A diff drop doesn't actually drop whole diff. All it does is rotate the front part down.
     
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    Ahhhh excellent, thank you for the speedy reply!
     
  19. Aug 15, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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    Yeah man! Take before and after pics of your cv angles. I'm debating as to whether or not to pick one up. Also I'm having a vibration between 10-20 mph and think this might be the culprit since I've already dropped the carrier bearing.
     
  20. Aug 15, 2013 at 6:02 PM
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    It looks like you have the 5100's coil perch set at the 2nd setting...:eek: With Eibach's they have to be on the 1st....this is why your CV's are screaming at all of us...
     

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