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Bilstein 5100 - question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacorob, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. Jun 14, 2008 at 4:35 PM

    tacorob [OP] New Member

    Jun 14, 2008
    Hi! I bought front and rear shocks for my 04 Taco . I would like to ask you two questions: 1. front shocks are brand new but did not come with dust covers ?? I can not find them separate anywhere. Is it ok to install shocks with no protection? 2. when I compress rear shocks all the way down , old shock is about 2" shorter than new Bilstein 5100. I am not sure if I can install it like this. My 4WD 04 Taco has no lift , I just installed ARB front bumper today and wanted to level it with new shocks , but I am not sure about it. Thank you very much for any help. Rob

    My new shocks look like these : http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/96-0...020QQitemZ300231025088QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW
  2. Jun 17, 2008 at 9:25 PM

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

    May 7, 2008
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    trd sport 4x4 w/towpkg
    aFe prodry,Dynomax ultra flo ss,Scangauge2,Demello front bumper,BudBuilt skids,sliders(local)AllPro rear bumper,Wet O's cobalt blu,w/halfpiping,TRD logo in gold,R/L hood struts,5150's@10"aal 3 pack,T/C uca,Light racing c/o,1"diff.drop,de-badged,
    I'll give ya a bump for more info.Little i know, The arb may be to heavy for just the 5100's.Might(big maybe here)have to upgrade w/some ome coils.Hang in there.You're in the right place.:D ps.Welcome to TW.

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