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Bilsteins or Pro Comps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TRDBeast, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. Jun 11, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    TRDBeast

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    Hey guys need help after searching thread after thread.....

    I need opinions please. What would you do? Bilsteins 5100's, 5125's or Pro Comps ES series..... 3 inch lift. Dakkars AAL on the rear.....

    Not much off-road. Mostly street/ highway driving. Going for the look and comfort more than anything....

    Thanks!! :D
     
  2. Jun 11, 2012 at 3:48 PM
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    thanks! main difference between 5100 and 5125?
     
  3. Jun 11, 2012 at 4:02 PM
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    Give Downsouth Motorsports a call and let them know what you are planning and they will get you the right shock
     
  4. Jun 11, 2012 at 4:03 PM
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  5. Jun 11, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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  6. Jun 11, 2012 at 7:35 PM
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    7100s!!
     
  7. Jun 11, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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  8. Jun 11, 2012 at 8:07 PM
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    Honestly I mixed it up out of economy. I am a low budget builder. The 5125s I got with the AALs as a package deal with only 2K on em. Was really into them because they offer a lot of travel. Got the PC coilovers from someone who upgraded. Only had 15K on em.
     
  9. Jun 11, 2012 at 9:24 PM
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    7100s??
     
  10. Jun 12, 2012 at 1:19 AM
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    Remote resi and longer travel. I use them for my expo pack.
     
  11. Jun 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM
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    Would the 7100s make it sit up even higher?
     
  12. Jun 12, 2012 at 8:03 AM
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    No, shocks do not provide lift.
     
  13. Jun 12, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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    is that really overkill tho if Im not spending alot of time offroad?
     
  14. Jun 12, 2012 at 12:23 PM
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    Yes, it is. 5150 or just 5100 would be fine.
     
  16. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:03 PM
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    thx for the answers guys!
     
  17. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:48 PM
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    Those are sexy! waaaaaay too much money for my taste though.

    OP, 5100s with eibachs or OME with 885s will do just fine for a lift.
     
  18. Jun 14, 2012 at 12:34 PM
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    is there a difference between OME 885'S AND 885X?
     
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