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Bilstein 5100s at 1.75!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Jareds Toyota, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Jareds Toyota

    Jareds Toyota [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Can you do this set up with stock coils? How does the truck ride?
     
  2. BlueTaco07

    BlueTaco07 Super Mod!

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    Yes. And probably just about the same as stock.
     
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    w/ no tsb rear leafs = set @ .85
    w/ tsb rear leafs = set @ 1.75
     
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    265-70-17 Goodyear Duratracs. Pro Comp 17x8 8089's. Bilstein 5100's front and rear (front set to 1.75). 1/4 inch spacer--driver side. TSB rear leaf springs. WeatherTech floor liners. EGR in-channel vent visors. RDS tool box.
    I've got 5100's all the way around. Fronts are set to 1.75, rear has TSB springs. Picked up between an inch and a half to two inches of lift all the way around and the ride is much better, especially off-road.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. CanisLupus

    CanisLupus Previously "MGMTacoFF"

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    So when you install Bilstein 5100's all around, and have the front set at 1.75" to level out, are the rear shocks set at 0", or are rear Bilstein's non-adjustable and are just installed?

    Thanks,

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    the rear 5100's are not adjustable
     
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    No adjustment for the rear, just a better ride. The rear lift is determined by the leaf pack.
     
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    Tinted windows, Bug deflector, Rain guards, Bed mat, Rear leaf TSB, Bilsteins front & rear (front set @ 1.75), 16x8 chrome Helo wheels, Toyo open country AT P265/75/R16 tires. CBI bolt on sliders. BSP color matched M1 Satoshi grill. BHLM. UWS low profile black powder coat crosover truckbox.
    Here is a pic of my access cab 4x4 with the rear tsb done and 1.75 billys (stock coils) in the front to give you an idea.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. CanisLupus

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    Ok thanks guys. I am just thinking about getting Bilstein 5100's all around with the fronts set at 1.75'' to level out, and just had some clarifications.

    Thanks!

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  10. Jareds Toyota

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    Thanks everyone for the input!
     
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    Anybody else have pics of Bilstein's at 1.75'' just in front and preferably 265/70/16 tires?

    Thanks!

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    Jared or anyone else...I keep reading that the 5100s for the rear are two long without a lift. Is this true for a 2011 DC TRD off road? I called 4Wheel Parts and they had never heard this. I am thinking the threads I read were for 1st gens.

    Can I go with the 5100s in the rear or do I need to go with 5125s?

    Thanks
     
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    For a stock (or even slightly lifted) rear, the 5100's do just fine. The issue was 5100's can be too short for a lifted rear and top out causing the shock to break.
     
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    IMG_0245.jpg BILLY 5100 FRONT AND BACK 1.75 FRONT/STOCK REAR
     
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    if i want to set my front 5100s at 2.5 what lift would i need in the rear to level it?
     
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    From what i've read on here, anything under 3", you don't need new UCA's. correct me if i;m wrong but i thought the billy's set at 2.5 was 2.5".
     
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    I like those WHEELS--Sharp!!! I like SHINY.
     
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    Oh ok. well i'm glad you told me baecause i was going to set them high. i'll go with 1.75 and see what it looks like, i may need AAL in the rear. are you getting new UCA's with your set up? i don't really have the $$$ for all that.
     
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    Would the weight of my DC make a difference? i just ordered Discoverer STT 265/75R16 and i want to get my truck level for a more aggressive look.
     
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    your truck looks good, btw. thanks for the advice.
     
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