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Bilsteins came!!!!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ETaco23, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    ETaco23

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    My rear Bilstein 5100's finally came today! I cant wait to get rid of my cheapo lesschwab shocks and see what kind of diference these 5100's have. Everyone tells me they will ride alot smoother.:) Cant wait!
     
  2. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    you'll like them alot man. just remember......they are side specific, and the boot goes toward the ground.
     
  3. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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  5. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Yep! Thanks chris...
    I mean will!!!....ummm..:)
     
  6. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    do you mean side specific R/L or up and down, meaning the boot goes down?
     
  7. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    boot goes down on both of them, but there is a driver side and a passenger side.
     
  8. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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  9. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    really? is it mark? I cant find where it say's
     
  10. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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  11. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    thanks man!!! I would have never known!
     
  12. Apr 30, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    no prob man.....figured i'd save ya the headache of swapping them around if you got them bacwards. when i first installed my rears....i had them backwards...and the truck leaned like crazy. so.....i found out they were side specific then..swapped them around and was good to go.
     
  13. Apr 30, 2009 at 9:15 PM
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    So are they sapose to correct the Taco lean? Or will the rear still have a slight lean like it does now?
     
  14. May 1, 2009 at 3:46 AM
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    should be level....mine is.
     
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    Congrats you will love them. Mine have been on for three days now.:woot:
     
  16. May 1, 2009 at 7:34 AM
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    Awsome! I dont mine if it levels it out, but I just dont want it to give me more lift then I or ready have.
     
  17. May 1, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    I'm going to have to put the 5100's all the way around very soon!
     
  18. May 1, 2009 at 9:05 AM
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    When I got mine with the ultimate lift there was no part in the instructions that said left or right. I checked the part #'s of the shocks on the invoice and they were the same, so I just put them on.

    I unno I hope they're on right?
     
  19. May 1, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    Thats weird^^^ Mine have different numbers, like what will said above.
     
  20. May 2, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    Hey guys, was I sapposed to get other hardware besides just the bushings with my shocks? I read a thread that said I am sappose to get new washers and bolts too...
     
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