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Help install Bilstein 5100 & Toytec AAL's

Discussion in 'Northern California' started by mikewho, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Feb 13, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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    mikewho

    mikewho [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100's, OME 885x's, Toytec 1.5 AAL's, shorty antenna x, Trd sport hood, bed extender, ProComp7098's, BFG 275's, K&N filter, black anzo led tails, OEM roof rack, sock monkey bed decal, extra d rings, weathertechs
    Anyone in norcal want to help me install Bilstein 5100's front&rear and a 1.5 AAL?? I'm looking to do the install the weekend of March 10th (specifically that weekend cuz the wife will be out of town) :rockband:

    Im willing to drive within reason or we can use my garage. also i can provide food&beverage of your choice :cheers:
     
  2. Feb 13, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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    TRDMEDIC

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    What's your location?
     
  3. Feb 13, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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    3" custom lift kit, 285/75/r16 toyo open country AT's, Billy 5100's in front and 5150's in back, Weld 16x10 rims, Flowmaster 2 chamber, 6000k bi-xenon hid kit, grey wire mod, and smoked tail lights
    how far in Nor Cal are we talking, i have done this lift to both of my first gens, its essentially the same with the 2nd. By myself i can get the entire lift done front and rear in about 4 hours, considering we have the right tools and stuff.
     
  4. Feb 13, 2012 at 12:06 PM
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    mikewho

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    Bilstein 5100's, OME 885x's, Toytec 1.5 AAL's, shorty antenna x, Trd sport hood, bed extender, ProComp7098's, BFG 275's, K&N filter, black anzo led tails, OEM roof rack, sock monkey bed decal, extra d rings, weathertechs
    Im in Lodi. I have a lot of tools, not sure if they're all the ones we need though! haha i know ill need to rent a spring compressor unless someone here has one :D
     
  5. Feb 13, 2012 at 1:37 PM
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    mikewho

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    Bilstein 5100's, OME 885x's, Toytec 1.5 AAL's, shorty antenna x, Trd sport hood, bed extender, ProComp7098's, BFG 275's, K&N filter, black anzo led tails, OEM roof rack, sock monkey bed decal, extra d rings, weathertechs
    I think im about 30-40 min from each of you.
     
  6. Feb 13, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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    Post your request in the NorCal BS thread, one of the SJ guys might help you out, at some point us turkeys up here will get our act together and do another mod day, those are awesome to get stuff done with.
     
  7. Feb 13, 2012 at 2:52 PM
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    Talbotman

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    3" custom lift kit, 285/75/r16 toyo open country AT's, Billy 5100's in front and 5150's in back, Weld 16x10 rims, Flowmaster 2 chamber, 6000k bi-xenon hid kit, grey wire mod, and smoked tail lights
    you really honestly dont need specialty tools i can do it with the tools inside my tool box all you need is the spring compressors and then just basic hand tools, air tools just makes the job done a hell of a lot faster haha. If you still need help i have no problem making the trip to Lodi to help ya out like i said before i have done them on first gens not on a second but they should be very similar. BTW you can rent a spring compressor from kragen or another auto part store for the price of the tool which is around $50-60 and within 48 hours bring the tool back and you get your money refunded. Another way to make the install waaaaay easier is to drive to Modesto, go to 4Wheel Parts and they will swap the springs onto the billys for you for cheap, i bought my first lift through them and they even did it for free haha
     
  8. Feb 13, 2012 at 7:41 PM
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    mikewho

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    Bilstein 5100's, OME 885x's, Toytec 1.5 AAL's, shorty antenna x, Trd sport hood, bed extender, ProComp7098's, BFG 275's, K&N filter, black anzo led tails, OEM roof rack, sock monkey bed decal, extra d rings, weathertechs
    Thanks, I'll let you know once the time gets closer
     
  9. Feb 13, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    I got OEM top plates i'm selling. Price dropped to $25 for them. Make the 5100 install a lot easier as you don't need to take your old shocks apart for the top plates.
     
  10. Feb 13, 2012 at 8:31 PM
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    +1

    That's what we did for my install. Made it a lot easier and less time consuming than Roberts install.


    I frequent Tracy often, so I could be down to lend a hand.
     
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