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Bilstein 5100s at 1.75 with stock rear suspension

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bgsmith, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. Dec 4, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    bgsmith

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    Here is a pick of my truck with newly installed 5100s at 1.75 and a 100% stock rear suspension, it sits pretty much level.

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  2. Dec 4, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    Looks good.....What wheel/tire set up are you running? Tire size? etc.
     
  3. Dec 4, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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  4. Dec 4, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    Thanks, had this is my signature as well as a lot of people would ask, not sure why it is not showing anymore.

    *signature fixed
     
  5. Dec 6, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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  6. Dec 6, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    Ride is great, nice upgrade over the stock Bilsteins.
     
  7. Dec 8, 2011 at 9:09 AM
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    billy 5100s @ 1.75, black grill and lower valence, tinted windows
    i run the same set up. just kept my stock wheels.
     
  8. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    MurfsTacoma

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    This is good to know. I'm getting Bilsteins on all corners but want to lift with eibachs. I have a double cab so am hoping for 1.6" of lift n the front. I was worried that I would sit nose high...I'm glad to see that u r 1.75" in the front and about level
     
  9. Dec 17, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    my reg cab with 1.75 front only stock rear

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  10. Dec 17, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    Super curious to hear how the 4cyl rides with 1.75 inch lift
     
  11. Dec 18, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    Do you guys feel like it goes nose-high whenever you put a load in the back? I'm looking at getting this set up soon, I don't haul heavy stuff very much but I don't want to end up with a major bro-lean whenever I do.
     
  12. Dec 18, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    I never haul anything. It would be nose high if i did. Planning on at least and AAL by spring.
     
  13. Dec 18, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    My truck is pretty much level, may even be slightly nose high but it isn't noticeable. Without a more substantial leaf pack in the back I would almost guarantee it would be very noticeably nose high.
     
  14. Dec 19, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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    Dosent feel any different to me to be honest not stiffer or anything, just feels higher lol, i see more of the hood now witch always makes me feel nose high but its really not so i don't mind. I don't tow anything but if i ever did id prob get an AAL OR something for the rear if need be the rear is easier to install than the front so I'm not worried about thAT. Other than that my door closes easier so i keep slamming it by accident.
     
  15. Dec 19, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    heres a before and after



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  16. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    Looks sick fellas. Did you have to buy coils or just shocks?
     
  17. Dec 22, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    Think just shocks. 1.75" of lift is 1 option on the adjustable 5100's (0,0.85,1.75,2.5) Eibach springs will give u 1.6" and OME springs will give u 2" depending on which springs u get. with the Bilsteins set at 0 of course. This subject is thoroughly discussed
     
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  19. Dec 26, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    So im going to have my 5100s installed on wednesday im seriously considering 2.5 setting. I spoke to the guys at DSM and they said that i should b good considering my truck is brand new.
     
  20. Dec 26, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    You're in san diego so you may be a bro. If you are a bro, then lift it 2.5''. Just know that as soon as you drive your truck out of SD everyone laughs at you for your truck being nose high.
     
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