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Bilsteins to level out my tacoma

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rberumen2, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Nov 23, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    rberumen2

    rberumen2 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i have an 06 tacoma prerunner and was wanted to level out my front end. i was debating with a toytec leveling kit or the bilstein shocks. after deciding on the billys, can anyone tell me if that's all i need to lift the front end?
     
  2. Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    thats all you need and set them @ 1.75
     
  3. Nov 23, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    so i don't need to install a spacer or anything? what about coilovers?
     
  4. Nov 23, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    Let me know how it works out for you, I am thinking of doing the same thing. I am not sure if I want to go with a 0.85 or 1.75 setting.
     
  5. Nov 23, 2009 at 9:03 PM
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    nothing else needed
     
  6. Nov 23, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    Tsenekos, Do you think 1.75 would pick up the front too much without the TSB?
     
  7. Nov 23, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    No it won't it should sit perfectly level.
     
  8. Nov 24, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    So would you be installing all four billys or just the front's? I have a 2002 double cab prerunner and want to level it also.
     
  9. Nov 24, 2009 at 9:00 AM
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    I dont know I have mine at 1.75 and I have the TSB AAL and Im just about level I think the .85 setting would be better without the AAL.
     
  10. Nov 24, 2009 at 9:08 AM
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    Rustyota

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    I just did the Bilstein 5100s in the front of my 08 DC at the 1.75" height and I have the rear TSB and it's about 3/4" lower in the front than the back. It's about perfect though, if you ever haul anything, and it allows for good alignment. It was easy too--just borrowed a spring compressor from autozone and it took about an hour.
     
  11. Nov 24, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    im pretty dure it will be ok the rear may be alittle higher with tsb done
     
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