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bilstein 5125 installation

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dylandercole, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    sway-a-way 2.0 coilovers, 1.5'' AAL, 1'' toytec shackle lift, Go-Rhino 3000 Grille Guard, Kicker KS6502 speakers, JVC KD-S24 Head unit, billstein 5125 rear shocks, Deck Plate mod, K&N air filter, Wheelers offroad front and rear braided brake lines, diff breather mod, power slot rotors, ebc yellow stuff pads
    So I installed my new rear bilstein 5125 shocks. was a little bit of a pain getting them on but i got it eventually (i just started working on cars this is my first rig). Im a little uneasy about the direction i installed them though. I isntalled them with the cylinder down and the black bushing up. This it the way my stock shocks were and the way all teh pictures of the shocks online were presented. But the labels and bilstein logo are upside down now. Did i put these guys on right or should i flip them the other way. please ease my worrying mind.
     
  2. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    sway-a-way 2.0 coilovers, 1.5'' AAL, 1'' toytec shackle lift, Go-Rhino 3000 Grille Guard, Kicker KS6502 speakers, JVC KD-S24 Head unit, billstein 5125 rear shocks, Deck Plate mod, K&N air filter, Wheelers offroad front and rear braided brake lines, diff breather mod, power slot rotors, ebc yellow stuff pads
    and by the black bushing i mean the black rubber boot thing
     
  3. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    Either or, it doesn't really make a difference for everyday driving.
     
  4. dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    03 SR5 TRD 4x4 5-speed
    sway-a-way 2.0 coilovers, 1.5'' AAL, 1'' toytec shackle lift, Go-Rhino 3000 Grille Guard, Kicker KS6502 speakers, JVC KD-S24 Head unit, billstein 5125 rear shocks, Deck Plate mod, K&N air filter, Wheelers offroad front and rear braided brake lines, diff breather mod, power slot rotors, ebc yellow stuff pads
    what about for when i go wheeling? still no difference?
     
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