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

Getting The 5100's done tomorrow

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by raswank, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. Nov 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM
    #1
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    Getting the 5100's installed tomorrow on my Toy. Just so I know is there anything from the stock assembly I need to keep? Besides the coil, and upper shock plate? Any of the stock bushings or anything?
     
  2. Nov 2, 2010 at 11:08 AM
    #2
    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2009
    Member:
    #19185
    Messages:
    23,950
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Doug
    Lakeside, Ca / Gardnerville, Nevada
    Vehicle:
    No Truck..well, maybe
    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    If I were you, I'd keep EVERYTHING until your 5100's are completely & correctly done, then you can pretty much do with your old shit what you will.....
     
  3. Nov 2, 2010 at 11:10 AM
    #3
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    But nothing from the current shocks need to go on the mew ones. No washers, bushings, anything?
     
  4. Nov 2, 2010 at 11:38 AM
    #4
    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2009
    Member:
    #19185
    Messages:
    23,950
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Doug
    Lakeside, Ca / Gardnerville, Nevada
    Vehicle:
    No Truck..well, maybe
    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now

    Well I stopped short, depending where you got them from , some guys have posted about not receiving the new grommets ,washers, etc; from vendor only to have to turn around & buy a "kit" with the new hardware you thought you were getting in the first place, I think this is bullshit myself, they should come with new hardware, mine did, so like I said keep everything til you KNOW your done (washers,nuts, grommets, everything )
     
  5. Nov 2, 2010 at 11:42 AM
    #5
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    I have all the new washers, and new bushings for them. Thanks for your time
     
  6. Nov 2, 2010 at 11:52 AM
    #6
    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2009
    Member:
    #19185
    Messages:
    23,950
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Doug
    Lakeside, Ca / Gardnerville, Nevada
    Vehicle:
    No Truck..well, maybe
    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now

    Not a problem , your good2go !! :D
     
  7. Nov 2, 2010 at 12:35 PM
    #7
    TacomaGRG

    TacomaGRG Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Member:
    #34331
    Messages:
    137
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Greg
    Danvers, MA
    Vehicle:
    09 SR5
    Westin Stainless Bull Bar Flowmaster 50 Dual Exhaust 17" FJ Cruiser Wheels Socks Devil Horn 3rd Brake Light Cover STK Pro Rack Carriage Works Black Billet Grille w/Devil Horns Stubby Antenna Avid Rocker Guards Rear Leaf TSB Rear Bilstein 5100s Front Bilstein 5100s @ 1.75 AFE Air Filter

    Where are you getting them installed?
     
  8. Nov 2, 2010 at 12:38 PM
    #8
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    TCI Tire in my Town. I have them pretty much set up. They have to compress the springs and put the top stuff on
     
  9. Nov 2, 2010 at 12:40 PM
    #9
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    This is how she sits now. Not that great of pics.

    004.jpg
    005.jpg
    006.jpg
    007.jpg
     
  10. Nov 2, 2010 at 1:07 PM
    #10
    TacomaGRG

    TacomaGRG Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Member:
    #34331
    Messages:
    137
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Greg
    Danvers, MA
    Vehicle:
    09 SR5
    Westin Stainless Bull Bar Flowmaster 50 Dual Exhaust 17" FJ Cruiser Wheels Socks Devil Horn 3rd Brake Light Cover STK Pro Rack Carriage Works Black Billet Grille w/Devil Horns Stubby Antenna Avid Rocker Guards Rear Leaf TSB Rear Bilstein 5100s Front Bilstein 5100s @ 1.75 AFE Air Filter

    What are they charging you? I'm looking for a decent place to have just fronts installed and your not that far from me.
     
  11. Nov 2, 2010 at 1:13 PM
    #11
    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2008
    Member:
    #5289
    Messages:
    2,977
    Gender:
    Male
    Socal
    Vehicle:
    08 Dbl Cab 6spd 4x4 TRD Off Road
    Black Headlights, HIDs, Tinted Fogs, Powdercoated Black Wheels, 5100s @ 2.5", Diff drop, AFE Exhaust, AFE Stage 2 Intake, Black Emblems/Grille, LED Tail lights, 265/75/16s Good Year Duratracs
    get the top plate spacer for the driver side so it wont lean.

    it will save you the time and money in the long run if you care about it leaning.
     
  12. Nov 2, 2010 at 1:17 PM
    #12
    Major91

    Major91 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2009
    Member:
    #14540
    Messages:
    455
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve
    Masshole
    Vehicle:
    2009 TRD OffROAD Barcelona Red
    On Anytime Fog Lights Satoshi Grillcraft Misc LEDS 5100's all around Konig's16". Duratracks, debadged,tinted fronts, custom shifter, flyzeye
    Show us pics when your done for sure............and also comments on service and all.

    Damn your chroming that Taco up hey........good for you! I'm going black baby........

    :thumbsup:
     
  13. Nov 2, 2010 at 1:38 PM
    #13
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    Well with all the labor, and alignment 300.00. But that is okay with me.
     
  14. Nov 3, 2010 at 5:02 AM
    #14
    Major91

    Major91 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2009
    Member:
    #14540
    Messages:
    455
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve
    Masshole
    Vehicle:
    2009 TRD OffROAD Barcelona Red
    On Anytime Fog Lights Satoshi Grillcraft Misc LEDS 5100's all around Konig's16". Duratracks, debadged,tinted fronts, custom shifter, flyzeye
    When you have time post some new pics of your ride bro.........:D
     
  15. Nov 3, 2010 at 12:00 PM
    #15
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    Not the best pics, But it is level. As far as the 1/4 spacer, I will do that when i upgrade to Eibachs next year. took them about 5 hours for everything. Didn't look like the guy doing was that familiar with it. Aligned absolutely perfect though. It is actually level, looks nice.

    020.jpg
    021.jpg
     
  16. Nov 3, 2010 at 12:06 PM
    #16
    matt86

    matt86 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2007
    Member:
    #3526
    Messages:
    255
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Matt
    NC
    Vehicle:
    2008 Tacoma SR5 4x4
    Looks good! The 5100's are great.. You should love them!

    5 hours is a long time to just do the fronts. We did my front and rear OME suspension in about 4.5 hours.
     
  17. Nov 3, 2010 at 12:20 PM
    #17
    Fabulous

    Fabulous Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2009
    Member:
    #19807
    Messages:
    831
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Fabian
    Calgary, AB
    Vehicle:
    2006 Tacoma double-cab TRD Sport
    Homertaco grill, Light Racing UCA's, 2.8" front lift (5100's at 0.85 setting and Eibach springs) 2" AAL with rear 5100's, Wet Okole seat covers fr/ bk. 17 x 9 Incubus Crusher wheels w/ 4.5" backspacing. 30% tinted front windows.
    1.75 setting? Looks good buddy...now you just need some sweet wheels/ tires.
     
  18. Nov 3, 2010 at 12:30 PM
    #18
    Falcon86

    Falcon86 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2010
    Member:
    #45128
    Messages:
    234
    Gender:
    Male
    Virginia Beachshire
    Vehicle:
    Bone-stock
    Looks great.

    1.75" setting?

    Anything going on in the rear or stock? TSB?
     
  19. Nov 3, 2010 at 1:03 PM
    #19
    raswank

    raswank [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2010
    Member:
    #41087
    Messages:
    1,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rick
    Auburn,Ma
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 6 speed
    Grillcraft, Rear leaf TSB, 5100's at .85, with Eibachs, 265/70/17 BF Goodrich AT/S Tires, Hella 500's behind Grill, Kenwood KDC X995 H/U all Boston Acoustic speakers, JL Audio subs, Kenwood XR5 S amp, ATX Chrome 17x8 wheels
    TSB in rear. I like the 16 inch Bronze TRD wheels. I will probably get those next year as well. I love the ride, you can definitely tell the difference in the front. So tight, and responsive. Thanks for all the comments.
     
  20. Nov 4, 2010 at 7:27 AM
    #20
    TacomaGRG

    TacomaGRG Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Member:
    #34331
    Messages:
    137
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Greg
    Danvers, MA
    Vehicle:
    09 SR5
    Westin Stainless Bull Bar Flowmaster 50 Dual Exhaust 17" FJ Cruiser Wheels Socks Devil Horn 3rd Brake Light Cover STK Pro Rack Carriage Works Black Billet Grille w/Devil Horns Stubby Antenna Avid Rocker Guards Rear Leaf TSB Rear Bilstein 5100s Front Bilstein 5100s @ 1.75 AFE Air Filter

    Any pics? What did you end up deciding on for the setting on the 5100s?
     
To Top