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Did I $#@! up??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Tsenekos, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:44 PM
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    Tsenekos

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    I put bilsteins 5100's on OME 885's am I going to damage my suspension components like it says below from the "Things u need to know about lifting your truck"



    Bilstien 5100's This is a great affordable lift kit. These replacement shocks are great to add a few inches to the front of your Tacoma, it is adjustable and have a slightly better valving system than the stock shocks that come with the Tacoma's. (But please take note NO One recommends it to be used in conjunction with after market coils) This may result in damage of your suspension components.
     
  2. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    Incognito

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    They have to be set at stock height if you plan to use them with the OME coils. ;)
     
  3. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    getting there....
    yeah......885 coils should not be preloaded.
     
  4. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:50 PM
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    I am currently the setup with OME heavies and the Bilstein 5100's. I have the Bily's set at 0" and of the course the Springs give me about 3" extra. I drove to Toytec Lifts, about 30-45 min. from home luckily, and picked up the suspension setup personally and talked over my choices about front struts since the ones I wanted were not in, so after discussing it for a little these were the ones they recommended.

    Had been on since May and currently no issues.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    sorry guys forgot to mention they are set at "0" on the 885's
     
  6. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    getting there....
    you are fine then.
     
  7. Sep 19, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    are you running the 1/4" top plate spacer too??
     
  8. Sep 19, 2009 at 8:22 PM
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    I will add that once my bumper & winch are installed.
     
  9. Sep 20, 2009 at 6:22 AM
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    Thanks guys I really appreciate it.
     
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