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Bilstein 5100 Project

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Just4fununlimited, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Dec 6, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    Just4fununlimited

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    OKAY...
    I am finally in the market to get my project going. I won't be doing to much of off roading but I plan to play in the sand and probably some mud.
    I would like to get your opinions and suggestions before I make my final decision.
    I am planning to go with Bilstein 5100's all around with my stock springs, and maybe a 2" block in the rear. For tires I am hoping to go with 33's if possible.

    For the members with the same lift did you use AAL in the rear or a block? If you used a block how many inches?

    Thanks in advance everyone!!
     
  2. Dec 6, 2009 at 10:28 PM
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    MotoXdoer

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    use an aal for the rear and get different springs so the 5100s aren't maxed out
     
  3. Dec 7, 2009 at 7:36 AM
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    5100's set @ 2.5", Wheeler's AAL, Toyota factory trailer hitch w/ a Reese 3.5" drop ball, Gaylord's Tonneau cover, BLHM w/ 35w 6000k HID's, Lumincs yellow fogs, Sylvania 886 bulbs in taillights for reverse lights, Debadged, Dee-Zee nerf bars, Shorty black antenna, 3M rubberized billet grille & surround, Toyo Open Country AT's 31's, K&N intake, 40 series Flowmaster, Redline Racing Synthetic fluid all the way around, Wet Okole set covers, dash mat, Sirius Starmate 5 hardwired, Cobra radar detector hardwired, paint always taken care of the finest products from Autogeek.net and a Porter Cable dual action polisher.
    5100's and a AAL will be your best option. A block is gonna ride harsh and not allow you tow as much. And no he won't be maxed out on the Billies as I have the same setup and it is perfect.
     
  4. Dec 11, 2009 at 1:07 AM
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    Thanks guys, ordered my 5100's and I'll most likely go with AAL for the rear. Now to decide on what tires and wheels. What exhausts are you guys running?just want to research the different brands.
     
  5. Dec 11, 2009 at 1:10 AM
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    If he sets them at 2.5", which he will need to do to fit 33"s, he will be maxed out on them. If you have the money to get the 1.6" leveling springs I would get those, a 1/2" spacer, and billies set at 85."

    If not, you will be fine with them set at 2.5"
     
  6. Dec 11, 2009 at 5:42 AM
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    quick question, if you have the 5100s @ 2.5" and rear TSB done already, do you still need an AAL?
     
  7. Dec 11, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    It depends on how much your TSB has settled and if you want any kind of rake in the rear. You going to set your Billys @ .85 with the Eibachs?
     
  8. Dec 11, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    Get the AAL especially if you are gonna tow. They keep the firm for the added weight...trust me I tow all the time!
     
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