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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by RDAY, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Jan 5, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    RDAY

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  2. Jan 5, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    that pretty much covers it. You should consider new Upper control arms, and new front shocks for the best performance.
     
  3. Jan 5, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    everyone is saying get the bilstein 5100's is that the fron shocks or the rear? could someone send me a link please? Also where does everyone order there Upper control arms from?
     
  4. Jan 5, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    chris4x4

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    The "5100" Bilstiens are a MUCH better shock than the factory OEM Bilstiens, and are a good upgrade. They can be found at Downsouth Motorsports.
    For the UCA's, most people are running Total Chaos.
     
  5. Jan 5, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    5100's cover both front and rear...granted they are different shocks, but labeled for the same series
     
  6. Jan 5, 2009 at 10:08 AM
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    x3 for the 5100's I love em!
     
  7. Jan 5, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    I have the Bilstein 5100s, the Toytec Bilstein Coilovers and the Light Racing UCAs from Toytec. Sonny from DownsouthMotorsports sells the Bilstein shocks (I think most of us bought from him). He is a member on this board. Send him a PM.
     
  8. Jan 5, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I'm running the 5100s (front and rear), toytec coilovers and TC UCAs. I love this setup! Rides awesome!
     
  9. Jan 5, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    Adjustable Front Coil Over Kit for Stock Bilstein Shocks is this all i need to lift 3" if i have a TRD model truck.
     
  10. Jan 5, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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  11. Jan 5, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    The adjustable coilover kit doesn't work with the stock shocks.

    Yeah, that's Downsouth Motorsports. Great guys. I bought mine off him as well as A LOT of other people here... I believe Sonny's partner is also a member of this forum.
     
  12. Jan 5, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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  13. Jan 5, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    do the stock shocks have to be replaced cause this is entirely for looks i will be doing no off roading
     
  14. Jan 5, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    If you go with the adjustable coilovers from ToyTec, then yes, they have to be replaced because they don't work with the stock shocks.

    Another option are the 5100s with the stock coils (up to 2.5" of lift) or I think you can use the stock shocks with the OME springs. However, it's recommended to replace the shocks with the springs because you're gonna get a better ride.
     
  15. Jan 6, 2009 at 7:32 AM
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    how much do u guys think i will be looking at if i go with the toytec option with new shocks and everything else i need.
     
  16. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:11 AM
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    From toytec website:

    299 for the lift
    289 Front OME shocks
    30 Diff Drop
    169 Rear OME shocks
    20 Axle Shims
    70 Extend SS Brake Lines

    that's 877 bucks so far

    but it depends what shocks you go with and I didnt even put UCAs on there...
     
  17. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    You dont need the extended brake lines. With a little tug, the bracket can be positioned perfectly. :)
     
  18. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:19 AM
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Here's what I paid for mine...

    ToyTec adjustable coilovers, diff drop and 2" AAL - $567.90 shipped
    Total Chaos UCAs from WheelersOffroad.com - $690 shipped
    ToyTec machined top plate for front shocks - $151.99 shipped
    Bilstein 5100s from DSMS - $269 shipped
    ToyTec Shock extenders - $28 shipped
    6 top studs for top plate to mount to truck - $15 from Toyota*
    Lifetime Alignment from Firestone - $149**
    Installation - $25 (for pizza. Installed myself with a friend)
    Total - $1895.89
     
  19. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:22 AM
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    and all u guys think it is a good investment of about $1200 u can definetly tell a diffrence.
     
  20. Jan 6, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Well, I'm glad I did it and it was worth it to me...
     
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