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Just got some Bilstein 5100's installed

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ERIC, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:12 PM
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    ERIC

    ERIC [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys I finally got my Bilstein 5100's installed. What does everyone think?

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  2. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    Sterling

    Sterling Let the Madness Begin...

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    Looks great! What setting are they on?

    Also, what light bar is that? It looks great!!
     
  3. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    CDR Cody

    CDR Cody Rain is just liquid sunshine...

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    Looks sharp Eric. Which setting did you use?
     
  4. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    Looks good, looks like you keep it clean...
     
  5. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    bud3ll

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    looks great..u can tell u take care of your truck.
     
  6. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    Very nice! Sharp!
     
  7. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    DWreck

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  8. Jul 26, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    ERIC

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    Thank you, I used the top setting. I believe its the 2 inch lift. And it is a westin bull bar.
     
  9. Jul 26, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    Digiratus

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    Very nice looking. I really like your grill, did you do that?
     
  10. Jul 27, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    ERIC

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    Na i bought it from carriage works. I dont know if they make them any more though. I bought it like 3 years ago then just added and painted the toyota emblem on it.
     
  11. Jul 27, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    jcmartinez17

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    looks good bro!
    got the same wheels and tires:D
     
  12. Jul 27, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    ERIC

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    Really ^^
    Pictures please.
    I have never seen my wheels on another tacoma before.
     
  13. Jul 27, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Looks very clean!!!;)
     
  14. Jul 27, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    davidpick

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    looks very sharp! :thumbsup:
     
  15. Jul 27, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    881 Front coils, Bilstien 5100's all the way front set to "0" Icon Dynamic's mini leafs in rear, stock tires.
    I like em want them on mine in the near future, did the front end align after the install and how rough is the ride compared to the OEM shocks?

    Thanks
     
  16. Jul 27, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    Nice, looks good!
     
  17. Jul 27, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    ERIC

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    I had the front aligned, but it handles very well. A lil bit rougher but it feels alot more rigid.
     
  18. Jul 27, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    where'd you find the 5100's? nice truck btw
     
  19. Jul 27, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    ERIC

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    i got them from downsouthmotorsports.com. they r cheap there and you get a discount for being a TW member. I got 5100's in the front and 5125's in the rear though.
     
  20. Jul 27, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    senor taco

    senor taco ROLLIN ON RUST

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    The truck looks great.
     
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