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Bilstein 5100?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Gavinfritz101, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. Aug 17, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    Gavinfritz101

    Gavinfritz101 [OP] THE Gavin Fritz.

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    I'm looking into getting this lift, bilstein 5100 Adjustable front and rear.

    I wanna see what it would look like on my truck. Anyone have any pics?
    With 265/75 would be ideal :)thanks
     
  2. Aug 17, 2011 at 10:58 AM
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    Matic

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    Never heard of them. :confused:
     
  3. Aug 17, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    ohdrj1all

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    I just ordered a set from DSM last night. I don't have a lift, nor do I want one...but I do want to level it & leave the rear stock. I talked with DSM & they said for my requirements I should get 5100s for the front & 5125s for the rear. And after checking with others on here that is indeed what I ordered. So if you are not lifting the I would recommed talking to DSM & making sure you get what's right for you requirements.
     
  4. Aug 17, 2011 at 11:35 AM
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    MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes... Moderator

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    before and after with 5100's, coils and a new leaf pack

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  5. Aug 17, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    FishinTaco

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    Hey Lisa, what settings are you 5100's at, and what type size coil did you go with? Lastly hows the ride?

    Cheers,
     
  6. Aug 17, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes... Moderator

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    those are old pics but thanks!:cool:

    the shocks are at zero, with OME 881's. And the ride is a little stiff in my opinion but still better than the worn out stock suspension.

    and as posted above, the 5100's are not going to give you any lift. They are intended to work with stock suspension parts to maintain stock height but you can get roughly a 2" lift by also replacing the coils and leaf packs (or getting an AAL)...which is what I did.
     
  7. Aug 18, 2011 at 5:54 AM
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    FishinTaco

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    Thanks, looks great, perfect stance!
     
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