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Bilsteins finally arrived.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by badguybuster, May 20, 2009.

  1. May 20, 2009 at 11:35 AM

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Mar 8, 2009
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    2008 Tundra Off Road SR5
    6000K HID Headlights 6000k HID Fog Lights Window visors (all 4) Tri-Fold Tonno Bedlined Rockers Bedlined Bumpers Bilstein 5100 Toytec 1/2" spacers 3" TSB Leafs and AAL's (Toytec) Differential 1" Drop Sway Bar Relocators BHLM Mod Debadged Pro Comp 7089s Hankook Dynapro 35" M/T's Billett Grill 55 watt fog lights in grill 55 watt fog lights on Pre-Runner Light Bar Rear Bilstein 5100's Flowmaster Super 10's Yellow Fog Light Mod Titanium Burl Wood Grain Dash Mod Leather Arm Rest Mod TRD Steering wheel Mod Painted Engine Cover Painted Fuse Box TRD Seat Belt Covers Bed Light Mod Extended/Braided Brake Lines Back up light mod
    As you all know I was having some difficulty in getting my Bilstein 5100's delivered. I ordered them 2 weeks ago and they finally arrived. What a pretty sight they are. Here is my question. I currently have a 2.5" spacer lift on the front, should I leave it and just set the Bilsteins to a stock height or remove the spacer and set the Bilsteins to 2.5"?? How durable are they? I don't do a lot of off-roading but I do some. I would hate to ruin them and then have to put the spacers back on. Advice?? Oh, my truck doesn't seem to ride rougher with the spacers on, so that isn't an issue. I am strictly concerned with suspension longevity and use.

    Maybe I should set them at 2.5" and leave the spacers too!:D I mean 5" would love awesome, right? I am kidding, that is too much lift for me.
  2. May 20, 2009 at 11:44 AM

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

    Apr 27, 2007
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    Moncks Corner, SC
    09 Timberland Mica DC 4WD Sport

    u'd blow shit out oober quick...even if u could get the strut assembly back in there w/ both. i'd say set them at 2.5 and leave it at that
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