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front shocks and coil springs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Joel93, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    Im looking to buy some front shocks and coil springs, any suggestions??
     
  2. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    Bilstein 5100 shocks
     
  3. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    5100's with eibach/toytec coils

    Or

    OME Nitrochargers with OME coils
     
  4. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    what he said ^
     
  5. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    haha I was actually thinking about those, or maybe 5150's?

    do you think a possible reason for my truck not being leveled in the front after lift could be from worn coil springs and shocks? they are stock
     
  6. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    i dont know about 5150s. ik for the rear they are good but ive never heard of 5150s for the front. worn coild could be the issue with your rake. new coils would not hurt
     
  7. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    i have a 96. when i lifted mine i used the stock coils and it was level soo idk
     
  8. Sep 30, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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    So you lifted your truck already?
    The trucks come from the factory with a forward rake so that when you load the bed it levels out.

    5150's are rear shocks
     
  9. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    did you use 5100's to lift it?
     
  10. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    That will probably be my next purchase, 5100s and coil springs.

    ;)
     
  11. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    for the front yes i did but i only went 2 inchs not 3
     
  12. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    sweet dude. pics when you do it
     
  13. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    SX8000 nitro gas shocks in the rear, and stock shocks are still in the front
     
  14. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    i think he was asking me if i used 5100s. I read in one of your other posts you have a spacer lift?
     
  15. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    pretty much, it came with 3'' front coil spacers, 3'' blocks, and two rear shocks
     
  16. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    alright. and about how much of a rake do you have?
     
  17. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    I say about an inch or more. I just dont like the rake look. And I dont really haul anything in the back of my truck
     
  18. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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    Take off the spacers, get 5100's set at 0 and eibach coils, or an OME pait
     
  19. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    that wont solve the rake tho which is what he wants to get rid of
     
  20. Sep 30, 2011 at 9:19 PM
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    If I take off the front spacers and put on 5100's and set em at 0, you think it would level it out with the back?
     
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