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Bilstein 5100?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by chaz834, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    chaz834

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    Just ordered 5100s for the front shocks I plan on taking out the front 3'' spacers.

    Do you have to buy a longer coil or can I just run the stock coil with the 5100s? What coil does everyone like with the 5100s?

    Help would be greatly appreciated.....
     
  2. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    They are designed to be used with the stock coils...
     
  3. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    So would a different coil make any difference at all?
     
  4. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    yes, Im running OME 881's with the 5100's set at "0" so I got about 2" of lift.
     
  5. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    I would suggest new coils, they are $150-$160 new and they make the ride way better! I have eibachs with billies at 0" and absolutely love the ride! gave me 3" lift
     
  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    Where did you buy your coils from? So do I just buy a coil that says for a 3'' lift, or coils that are no longer than the stock coils?
     
  7. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    Okay thanks guys I think I might go with the OME 881's.....
     
  8. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    Look at build!
    x2 Eibachs go good wiht he 5100's and will give you 3" with the 5100's set at 0" just be sure when you get the 5100's to set them at 0 before installing eibachs if you go that route, they will come pre set at 2.5"

    You can order the eibachs from toytec, cost me 175 shipped. (shipping was $20) so the 150-160 is about right
     
  9. Apr 11, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    I'm running 5100's all the way around and I'm using the 1/4 spacers on the front to get a full 3 in. Ive measured and I'm getting a little more than 3 in. I love the ride and the look

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  10. Apr 11, 2011 at 11:03 PM
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    I love mine. Perfect amount of lift IMO to not mess with the CV angles too much.
     
  11. Apr 11, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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    if you did the eibach coils to get the three inches in front what would fix the rake in back 1.5" aal or 2"aal?
     
  12. Apr 12, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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    2" would set you pretty level.
     
  13. Apr 12, 2011 at 8:02 AM
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    define 'way better'
     
  14. Apr 12, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    I just did the same set up (5100 set at 0 and 3" eibach coils) to replace my spacer kit and also help with the added weight from the bumper and winch. I love the set up works great and is a comfy ride. I ordered my goodies from toytec... $380 to my door three days later.

    If you can afford it then get new coils also, it's well worth it.
     
  15. Apr 12, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    im running stock coils with 3/4" top plate spacer
     
  16. Apr 12, 2011 at 9:01 AM
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    the 881 coils are only for first gens tho right? or does it matte if you put them on 5100s?
     
  17. Apr 12, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    look up my build, my stock suspension was sagging like a mofo! and the ride now(compared to sagging stock) is way better!!!:D
     
  18. Apr 12, 2011 at 4:46 PM
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    yes they are for 1st gens, and i believe you can but dont take my word for it.
     
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