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Bilstein 5125

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TacomaDan, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:27 PM
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    TacomaDan

    TacomaDan [OP] Don't go off ninjin

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    K im not looking for any type of lift or anything. Just a better handling shock and something that rides nice out back. Are these any good for stock driving? I dont carry any loads. Just lots of fast paced back road Arizona driving. Kinna like a mini desert runner. I have ProComp ES3000 on the back now and they suck. I want to see what shocks would be best and I saw Bilstien 5125's. I already noticed a huge difference when i put the Fox/Fabtech struts up front to replace the ES3000's.
     
  2. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    05offroad

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    bump. id also like to know more about these shock. have the 5100s on the front but wanted to know what the difference is between the 2 and how much better is the ride??
     
  3. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:39 PM
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    cbcs1987

    cbcs1987 Redneck from the hills

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  4. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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    TacomaDan [OP] Don't go off ninjin

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    Ya what about first gen tho. I went on ALLPRO's website and they dont even have an option of a 5100 for 95-04
     
  5. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:45 PM
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    :mad:I hate back order....
     
  7. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:51 PM
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    i like my 5125s
     
  8. Mar 16, 2010 at 11:53 PM
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    i ran 5125s for a couple years... they are a decent shock and the valving is pretty much right in between soft and firm...

    BE5-6251-H5 is the part number you would want to try and get if running stock leaf packs...
     
  9. Mar 20, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    Dont' expect any help from me, just here for the info. I've been researching for my truck as well. Looking at replacing the shocks all the way around and possibly just an AAL. Trying to figure out what combination would be best for me. My leafs are just about shot - read:flat - and every time I get on a dirt road I feel like I will end up with brain damage from the way the truck shutters down the road. I would prefer no lift but if its recommended to get a better ride then i guess i will give in to a minor lift.
     
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