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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 09TRD, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    09TRD

    09TRD [OP] it is what it is

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    OK, I'm sure this has been covered a million times and you tw vets are tired of this question but here it goes...

    Thinking about a minor lift, anyone want to share pro's and con's of the 5100's (front and rear)

    or this http://www.toyteclifts.com/index.ph...ategory_id=64&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72

    or other sugggestions in similiar price range???

    Thanks and please don't bash me to bad for asking this question lol!
     
  2. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

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    5100's are a better quality shock then the stockers and can provide different amount of lift.

    Those top plate spacers are better than pre load spacers as they will not affect your ride...but it you are thinking about wheeling your truck at all....think about shocks/springs instead of spacers. They cost a bit more...but it's worth every penny.
     
  3. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    Colton

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    So that kit in the link would be good for somebody who wants a good looking lift and doesn't want to go offroad much?
     
  4. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    Yes.
     
  5. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    Well I'm not a big wheeler but go off road occasinally and do not want to have to worry about it so I guess I need to stick with suspension.......
     
  6. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    Thank you Brunes. :)
     
  7. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    I would recommend the 5100's over the spacer lift any day...and I don't even have them. The 5100's are a FAR better shock then the stock (even TRD) shocks. It'll improve the ride, stock setting or otherwise.

    Cheaper to do the spacers...but why not get the improved ride too??
     
  8. Jun 15, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    Very true, so all I would need to buy is the shocks correct? No springs UCA's or anything like that?
     
  9. Jun 15, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    So I think I will get the 5100's all the way around set the front at 1.75 and do nothing to the rear(non TSB truck). What ya think?

    right now the front measures 34&3/4 from ground to bottom of fender and the rear is 36&1/2
     
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