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bilstein 5150

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ironman_jon, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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    ironman_jon

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    so to start off i have searched the forums, but i have a question regarding bilstein 5150 shocks. will i be ok with 14 inch shocks or are they to long....i found a pair on craigslist that were going to go on a tacoma but never did, guy wants 160 for them.

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  2. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    Hey, Jonathan.
    I saw these as well, but you still need a adaptor to run these in the rear which will add another half inch or so.
     
  3. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    searched a bit and if your stock in the rear, 10" 5150 is whats recommended. So these 14" will be too long.
     
  4. Jul 7, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    I kinda thought they would be to long. I'll just have to save up to get the icon resi. My donahoes just arrived at DSM and are being torn apart to be rebuilt.
     
  5. Jul 7, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    ah, so you bought the one that came up about a month ago for $300?
     
  6. Jul 7, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    im always late on seeing these things...ill keep my eye out for it... are you in yuma right now
     
  7. Jul 7, 2011 at 1:35 PM
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    Im in Yuma for the rest of the month. I think he sold it within a couple day since the ad didnt last long
     
  8. Jul 7, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    cool cool... maybe ill see you around on day...thakes for the advice on the shocks
     
  9. Jul 7, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    No problem, We could always set up a night run through Picacho st. Park. Its too hot for day wheeling.
     
  10. Jul 7, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    for sure...im waiting on my donahoes and uca and relocation brackets to come back from DSM then maybe we can work something out.
     
  11. Jul 7, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    That should be a nice setup once its running.
     
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