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Bilstein 5100 Install Help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Coldspire, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:28 PM
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    Coldspire

    Coldspire [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey where can I find install instructions for 1st gen bilstein 5100s? I'm sure that there are some on this site somewhere but all I could find find were fabtech, tuff contry, etc. lifts.

    Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:30 PM
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    Hoyal

    Hoyal Whiskey bent and hell bound.

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    Big tires, big lift, Lots of stuff's.
    5100's install just like any shock. If you type in 5100 install in the search you will find tons of info. They took me about 3hours to put on.
     
  3. Nov 9, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    mixaro

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    you talking about the front or rears?
     
  4. Nov 9, 2009 at 7:50 PM
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    Coldspire

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    Preferably front and rear.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2009 at 9:09 PM
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    Take the fronts to a tire shop to have the springs removed and swaped if you are not familiar with them, take off tires, un-bolt sway bar link, take off single bottom bolt, then the three little ones on top, they should drop out. DO NOT TOUCH THE BIG CENTER NUT! you can lose teeth on that one! Rear are a peice of cake, two bolts drop em out.
     

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