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Bilstein & body lift

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by slawdog, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:39 AM
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    Will Bilsteins help smooth out my ride even with a body lift or am I SOL?
     
  2. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:43 AM
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    i would remove BL and just roll with the billies. IMO
     
  3. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    Will the they give me enough clerance without the lift? It's got a 3 inch body lift on it now. Dont have a lot of room to lower it with the tires on it now.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    what size tire you running?
     
  5. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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  6. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    with the 5100's set at max height 3" you should be just fine ride will be be better by 100% just put a aal in the rear
     
  7. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    maybe minimal trimming
     
  8. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:52 AM
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    Thanks! That's what I'll do. I'm a noob though, whats an AAL?
     
  9. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:53 AM
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    add a leaf
     
  10. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:56 AM
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    you'll be much happier.
     
  11. Feb 26, 2010 at 11:57 AM
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    Bilstein's will only give 2.5" of lift. You would need a small spacer to get 3" (exactly).

    OP - There isn't anything wrong with keeping the BL and rocking the Billy's at stock settings.
     
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