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bilstien 5100 problem

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by biggecko, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    biggecko

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    hi i have since mon been installing bilstiens on my tacoma and today i got the final front struts in and i have a problem, the bushing that goes on the strut rod in beetween the boot and that upper nut has around 2" of space in beetween the botom of the threads and the coil top i am now at a stand still i have no idea what bushings to use to fill that gap anybody have the same problem?
     
  2. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    rcbs204

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  3. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    The lower bushing is built into the top plate. You should only need a bushing onm the top of the plate
     
  4. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    i have the stock one in and theirs still space
     
  5. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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  6. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    i guess i am missing that big round bushing that it shows on their, can i use one of the old rubber bushings from the rear ?
     
  7. Apr 7, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    No. If you did an R&R, you shouldnt be missing anything.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    where it says front suspension support sub assembly , the big bushing/ bump on it my doesnt have
     
  9. Apr 7, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    thats what i thought and thats why im worried , i thought i may have instaled it wrong but my instructor installed it with me and he has done many struts
     
  11. Apr 7, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    just came back from auto zone/ guy didnt know squat so i went looking round the store and found some shock bushing assortment
     
  12. Apr 7, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    t hat looks bout right to me mine has all that and their is still space guess i just use my autozone bushing
     
  13. Apr 7, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    yah ikr it almost looks like this program we have at school called alldata
     
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