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bilstein 5100 in the back or something else?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Robertocritser, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Feb 17, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    eventually i want to upgrade my susension. i have a roughcountry 3" suspension and hate it. i will get the bilstein 5100 for the front. my question is should i get bilstein 5100 in the back? or do i need to adl?

    all imputs are appreciated
     
  2. Feb 17, 2011 at 1:27 PM
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    ummm yeah
    get an ome lift
     
  3. Feb 17, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    Dirt king 3.5 LT kit with kings, 4 link rear with foa, 4.56 gears, Detroit and arb lockers, one piece drive shaft, armor, and some other things.
    a little to far out of my price range... im shooting for about 600 or 700
     
  4. Feb 17, 2011 at 1:35 PM
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    You would need an AAL in the back to level. The rear 5100's do not provide lift.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2011 at 1:39 PM
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    Dirt king 3.5 LT kit with kings, 4 link rear with foa, 4.56 gears, Detroit and arb lockers, one piece drive shaft, armor, and some other things.
    what about the rear shocks from roughcountry... would i keep them on?
     
  6. Feb 17, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    Sure if you want. I don't know how they compare the 5100's.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2011 at 5:44 AM
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    so i could get the 5100s on the back and adl? to get a lift in the back?
     
  8. Feb 18, 2011 at 6:05 AM
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    The AAL will provide the lift. The 5100's will accommodate that lift.
     
  9. Feb 18, 2011 at 6:11 AM
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    I have the same lift as you on my truck (on it when I bought it) and of course want to replace it. You can get the AAL for the rear and change out the shocks later on.
    Then do front springs and shocks or coilovers later on. Thats the direction Im headed.
     
  10. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:02 AM
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    with the 1500 fit in factory coilcovers?
     
  11. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:05 AM
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    a couple of people from kentucky are trying to get together and do a ride in april at (land between the lakes) i you are interested

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/off-roading-trails/139961-lbl-ride-april.html
     
  12. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:12 AM
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    5100's all on fours
    I think you are asking "Will the 5100 fit the stock coil?"

    If tha is what you questiong indeed is, then yes the factory coil fits the 5100 perfect. (5100 was designed for it)
     
  13. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:14 AM
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    yea thats what i was asking, sorry i was in a hurry while typing :)

    and does it provide a lift?
     
  14. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:30 AM
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    The front will provide 0"-2.5" of lift. You would need a top-plate spacer (1/4") to gain the full 3" of lift in the front. The rear shocks only accomodate lift; 0"-2". You will need an AAL to get lift in the rear.
     
  15. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:39 AM
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    thanks for the info! cant wait to order the stuff and start installing :D
     
  16. Feb 18, 2011 at 7:43 AM
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    you cab do bilstein 5100 on all four corners. just make sure you dont go over 2" AAL in the rear. maybe get a 1.5" AAL and set the front 5100s at 1.75". all of this will vastly improve your ride
     
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