1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Coils? 5100's w/ stock or eibachs coils

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Jeremy92, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Feb 1, 2011 at 11:43 AM
    #21
    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Member:
    #39131
    Messages:
    28,925
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Massachusetts
    Vehicle:
    '13 Ford F-150 SCREW
    F-150 Mod
    How much lift did you get out of the Eibach's? Sounds like it was less than an inch. If that's the case, I'm sold!
     
  2. Feb 1, 2011 at 11:58 AM
    #22
    RLDTACO

    RLDTACO Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2010
    Member:
    #41121
    Messages:
    11,999
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bob
    Houston Tx.
    Vehicle:
    2010 DCLB PreRunner SR5
    Debadged,Tailgate theft mod,Extra D-rings,OEM bed mat,TRD exhaust, 5100 Billys@ 4 corners set@ 0 with Eibach springs, rear TSB springs.N-Fab tube Steps. TRD FJ SE wheels and Michelin LTX A/T 2's
    I gained 2" with the Eibachs and 1/4" spacer. Rear TSB gain was about 1 3/8". Its been about 3 months and nothing has changed yet. Remember, this is a 4x2 so mileage may vary.
     
  3. Feb 1, 2011 at 12:23 PM
    #23
    LEX

    LEX --- --- --- - ----

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Member:
    #9991
    Messages:
    3,600
    Gender:
    Male
    Houston, Texas
    Vehicle:
    100 Series LC

    IMO it think it's best to be a little higher in the back for a truck. Especially if you use your bed at all.
     
  4. Feb 1, 2011 at 3:18 PM
    #24
    Jeremy92

    Jeremy92 [OP] Tennessee Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Member:
    #47900
    Messages:
    387
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jeremy
    Smyrna, TN
    Vehicle:
    08 AC SR5 Prerunner Impulse Red
    Billies on all the way around, w/ Eibach Coils, w/ rear TSB. Brush Guard. Tail Light Guards.Window Rain Deflectors. 35% tint on side windows. Satoshi Grill(thanks TacoAlaMode). Fog Light Mod (thanks lifesaflaw123). 17x9 XD addicts wrapped in Kumho SAT Kl 61's 265/70/17.More to come!!!
    agreed because there is a reason they made it that way at least on the prerunners. But I have a brush guard on the front and that would weight down the front alittle. I just don't want the ass end a mile higher than the front, where it is really noticeable.
     
  5. Feb 1, 2011 at 3:23 PM
    #25
    Jeremy92

    Jeremy92 [OP] Tennessee Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Member:
    #47900
    Messages:
    387
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jeremy
    Smyrna, TN
    Vehicle:
    08 AC SR5 Prerunner Impulse Red
    Billies on all the way around, w/ Eibach Coils, w/ rear TSB. Brush Guard. Tail Light Guards.Window Rain Deflectors. 35% tint on side windows. Satoshi Grill(thanks TacoAlaMode). Fog Light Mod (thanks lifesaflaw123). 17x9 XD addicts wrapped in Kumho SAT Kl 61's 265/70/17.More to come!!!
    :)
    And just to be totally clear you have done nothing other than get the rear TSB done to the back.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2011 at 6:35 PM
    #26
    RLDTACO

    RLDTACO Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2010
    Member:
    #41121
    Messages:
    11,999
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bob
    Houston Tx.
    Vehicle:
    2010 DCLB PreRunner SR5
    Debadged,Tailgate theft mod,Extra D-rings,OEM bed mat,TRD exhaust, 5100 Billys@ 4 corners set@ 0 with Eibach springs, rear TSB springs.N-Fab tube Steps. TRD FJ SE wheels and Michelin LTX A/T 2's
    Rear TSB and 5100s, but there was no gain going from stock shocks to Bilstein 5100s.
     
  7. Feb 1, 2011 at 6:44 PM
    #27
    LouTaco

    LouTaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2010
    Member:
    #38999
    Messages:
    191
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Lou
    Des Moines, Iowa
    Vehicle:
    2010 MGM DCSB TRD Sport 4x4
    5100's, OME 885X coils, Top plate spacer kit, TC UCA, TSB Leaf pack w/ 1.5" TSB AAL and 1/2" block, Weathertechs, BHLM w/ Retrofit, Foglight Mod, Illuminated 4x4 switch, 18" Wicked Flow, AP U-bolt flip kit, DTLH w/ URD O2 sim, SCS Stealth 6 wheels, 285/70/17 TG G2, ImMrYo bracket
    [​IMG] Very nice ride with this set up. I had Billies set @ 2.5 with stock coil and it was pretty stiff, but OME is a softer ride imo.
     
  8. Feb 2, 2011 at 6:35 AM
    #28
    Jeremy92

    Jeremy92 [OP] Tennessee Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Member:
    #47900
    Messages:
    387
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jeremy
    Smyrna, TN
    Vehicle:
    08 AC SR5 Prerunner Impulse Red
    Billies on all the way around, w/ Eibach Coils, w/ rear TSB. Brush Guard. Tail Light Guards.Window Rain Deflectors. 35% tint on side windows. Satoshi Grill(thanks TacoAlaMode). Fog Light Mod (thanks lifesaflaw123). 17x9 XD addicts wrapped in Kumho SAT Kl 61's 265/70/17.More to come!!!
    Thank guys, now I'm going to have to choose between getting the OME or Eibach's, I'm for sure not gonna use the stock coils, because i would rather not preload the springs. I'll just use the coils to do the lifting. So now the new question get the OME's or Eiback's??
     
  9. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:57 PM
    #29
    willimatic

    willimatic Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17855
    Messages:
    300
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Will
    Rancho Murieta/Folsom, CA
    Vehicle:
    06 Tacoma AC 4x4 Sport

    What did you decide on? I am in similar boat right now!
     
To Top