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I won a set of 5100's!!.. and they're for sale SOLD

Discussion in '1st Gen Tacoma Parts Marketplace (1995-2004)' started by Ripcord, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    Ripcord

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    I was in Denver over the weekend. And at the toytec customer day on Saturday, they had a few raffles going. I was given 3 tickets for the multi-prize free raffle. As I wasn't able to stay very long, and thought it was a "must be preset to win" kind of thing, I only filled out 1 ticket and gave the other 2 back..

    Well, I just got a phone call from Chris at Toytec.. I won a set of front Bilstien 5100 shocks! I did however have to pay shipping, as I was supposed to swing by and pick them up.

    These ones:
    Front Bilstein Height adjustable front 5100 shocks - Toytec Lifts: Toyota Lift Kits: FJ Cruiser Lift Kits, Tacoma Lift Kits, Tundra Lift Kits, 4 Runner Lift Kits, Sequoia Lift Kits, Toyota Truck Lift Kits
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    Which brings me to my question. I currently have the OME 90004 front shocks (pictured below). Now, I would like to hear from those that have the 5100 up front.. do you like the ride? Is it worth it for me to change these out and sell the OME? Or, should I just sell these brand new 5100's?

    I have heard mixed opinions on OME vs Bilstien, and I will most likely get more of that here.


    Heres the OME shocks that I have:
    Front OME 90004 Shocks (95.5-04 Taco/96-02 4Run) - Toytec Lifts: Toyota Lift Kits: FJ Cruiser Lift Kits, Tacoma Lift Kits, Tundra Lift Kits, 4 Runner Lift Kits, Sequoia Lift Kits, Toyota Truck Lift Kits
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    Oh and one more thing..


    THANKS TOYTEC LIFTS!!!!:cheers: :thanks:
    :bananadance: :woot: :drunk: :oldglory: :rockband: :goingcrazy: :humble: :yay:
     
  2. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    i love my 5100s
     
  3. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Love my 5100s and Eibach coils. Never had the OME so idk how they would compare. Id put em on anyways since they are new :)
     
  4. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    Pugga

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    I like my 5100's :)

    I've heard they stiffen up over time though...
     
  5. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    malander

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    What coils are you running? If I had to do it all over again I would get the nitrochargers
     
  6. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    Ripcord

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    I have the 883's up front.
     
  7. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    tacomazach

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    All I know is I'll buy the ones you don't want. :cheers:
     
  8. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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    A member on here switch 5100s for 90004sa and was happier with the way they mated the ome coils. But with the 5100 u can change settings and get more lift.
     
  9. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    hmmm..well..idk. How old are the shocks?
     
  10. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    Ripcord

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    Ive had them a little over a year. Im fine with the amount of lift I have now, so the adjust ability is not a concern.
     
  11. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    there very similar from what ive read and seen...i like my 5100's and i liked the way a truck rode with the ome also....if your happy with your current setup then sell the new 5100 and get something u need...you'll get alot more money for new product then ur used ome.... and alot more people will buy 5100's cause they can adjust the height with them....
     
  12. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    Yea if your happy, just sell em for some pocket money! :D

    or keep them for future use as a replacement.
     
  13. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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    Ripcord

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    Anyone want to buy a set of 5100's? lol
     
  14. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:49 PM
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    im sure you can have em sold in no time :p haha
     
  15. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    The Billies need to stay on the 0" setting with the OME coils otherwise you end up with more than 3" of lift on 1st gens since they only have 3 settings..
     
  16. Aug 15, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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  17. Aug 15, 2011 at 3:05 PM
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    yeah how much? :)
     
  18. Aug 15, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    Ripcord

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    First of all, these are 1st gen 5100's guys. So all you guys with 2nd gens, stop PM'ing me!

    Can I turn this into a for sale thread? lol


    180+15 shipping=195 total.. That is equivalent to a 10% discount from toytec (the forum discount is 5%). PM me if you want em!

    Btw it will be a few days before they even get to me, so it may be more than a week before you see them.
     
  19. Aug 15, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    :thumbsup:

    Just throw some pics up of the actual shocks if you don't mind.
     
  20. Aug 15, 2011 at 3:37 PM
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    ^^^^he hasnt recieved them yet he just one them in a raffle...lol

    to the OP- you have one beautiful 4runner...makes me really miss mine
     
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