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Just Ordered: Bilsteins And AAL

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by YellowDog01, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:27 PM
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    YellowDog01

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    Just placed my order with Toytec for my Bilstein 5100s (All 4) and an Add a leaf in the rear.:D I feel so much better because I was about to go with the spacer lift. Hopefully this will give me a much better ride.

    I'm just happy I found a place that has them in stock!

    I'll have the stock shocks for sale for cheap if anyone wants them in the next month or so. :)
     
  2. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    meckleystephen

    meckleystephen My Taco is Bi-Winning!!!!!!!!

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    i was wondering if i could get the link for the aal i am lifting mine soon and am trying to gather info:D
     
  3. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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  4. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    meckleystephen My Taco is Bi-Winning!!!!!!!!

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    are your ordering new ucas bc i am assuming that you are going with the non tsb and going to set your blisteins to 2.5
     
  5. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    I have a 1st Generation Prerunner Double Cab.
    1st Generations don't have the TSB option. And no I'll just use the same uca's. I'm pretty sure a lot of guys do this. I will barely do offroading, just pulling boats so I don't think it's needed. Sorry if this doesn't help.

    PM Chris4X4, he knows a lot about lifts. :)
     
  6. Mar 30, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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    remind me where in SC you are
     
  7. Mar 31, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    If you can't get your truck aligned. I suggest new aftermarket UCA's.
     
  8. Mar 31, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Charleston. Any good place that you would suggest installing everything?
     
  9. Mar 31, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    How much did Toytec charge you for the shocks ? Shipping ?
     
  10. Apr 1, 2010 at 4:18 AM
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    hmm dont know anyone in charleston...i think JHodge is close by tho and he would probably help you out
     
  11. Apr 1, 2010 at 5:24 AM
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    Cat-Back, weather techs, ipod and sisuis Old 04 Taco: 5100s At all 4 corners set at 2.5", Toyotec AAL, Gibson cat-back, Deck plate mod, 20% Tint on fronts, 10" Kicker Comp sub, Sirius radio, Bud Built Skid, Pro Comp 8069 Wheels
    I just put the 5100s on my truck with the toytec aal. I love it it rides great and looks even better. Mine are set at 2.5 in the front and the aliment is only off because the camber adjusters are rusted solid. Its so close i dont notice it.

    Here are some pics

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Apr 1, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    I just ordered my 5100's from Toytec a couple of hours ago. I was told they will ship tonight. Getting pumped !!!!!!!!!! I paid a little more but at least I know they are coming !
     
  13. Apr 1, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    Exactly. They were a little more than some but I'm glad I ordered it from them because they actually have them in. So I snagged some and they should be here soon!
     
  14. Apr 2, 2010 at 12:12 AM
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    Thanks for your post, I called DSMS and they did not know when they would get more in stock. It was music to my ears when she told me they had the front and rear. I should have them by Monday.
     
  15. Apr 2, 2010 at 12:19 AM
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    Im so excited. Wheelers called and shipped mine today. I only had to wait a month for them to come off backorder...
     
  16. Apr 2, 2010 at 12:24 AM
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    Thats about how long I've been trying to get them from DSMS.
     
  17. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:04 AM
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    The guys at DSMS are awesome and they have helped me more than 5 times with everything, but Toytec was the company that had them in at the time.

    Both are great companies!

    Only K- What are you going to set yours to? I got the AAL, so I'm thinkin' for me 2.5" will level or slightly front rake.
    Did you get those wheel spacers sold?
     
  18. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:08 AM
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    You guys might try shock warehouse. I ordered mine for 98 a piece and any order over 100 gets shipped free. Got mine in 3 days.
     
  19. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:13 AM
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    Thanks for the picture. Do you like the height of the 2.5 with the AAL? It pretty much looks level, or maybe a slight front rake. Either way, looks great!
     
  20. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:20 AM
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    Thanks. Yea i like the height the back is about a half inch taller than the front and it rides great. My leafs were shot and the aal really helped. I would recomend this setup to anyone.
     
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